20th Sep 2005 - BCI Vs. MK ED
Bunky's 2 - 1
stormed to the top of the league last night following an emphatic pounding of MK
seemed like such a good way to start the first match report of the new season
that I thought I would use it anyway ……
however, Bunky Chollox scrambled three points with a last gasp winner as they
break down a defensive MK Ed. (Although they did manage to go top for a
few minutes following the victory,
as this was the ‘early’ kick-off).
‘Disco’ was the only change from last year, as he took his place between the
his full debut and Bunky’s started brightly with good possession and plenty of
current speculation that top flight football has become ‘boring’, MK Ed. clearly
ignore critics and deployed a 5-0-0 formation, intending to frustrate BC1 and
hit on the counter-attack,
and it so nearly paid off!
With a packed
final third of the pitch, BC1 struggled to find the opening to capitalise on
and as the first half wore on seemed to run out of ideas, leaving individual
players to try and create their
drew the Bunky defence out as well and when the ball broke loose, MK Ed. made a
attack. With BC1 losing all positioning, a well struck shot somehow found its
way through and beyond Disco
into the net.
to plug away and towards the end of the half, Rolfey stole the ball and played a
short pass that finally allowed Sean the time and space to control the ball and
steer it past the ‘keeper
to level the score.
hadn’t learnt, however, and it took a couple of suspect challenges from Rolfey
prevent MK Ed. increasing their lead as the defence was again caught short - but
at the break the
scores remained level at 1-1.
The second half
was much better. Bunky continued to retain possession but this time
the movement and passing was incisive and it led to a barrage of opportunities,
Rogers (on as a sub) and Sean all hitting the woodwork – as well as the MK Ed.
‘keeper having to
pull out a few excellent saves.
Bunky’s rolled on
the subs and brought on new boy Danny (and his amazing techni-coloured long
dream-shirt) for his debut appearance and it was seconds from the end when he
collected the ball
in the middle, squared it to Gaz, who rolled it on to Rogers to finish the game.
Relief, more than
anything, seemed to be the overriding reaction as Rogers finished in typical
placing the ball into the far corner to give BC1 their first opening day victory