Fixture: Moorlands v Kirkintilloch Rob Roy
Competition: Under 14's C&KYF League "A"
Conditions were favourable for this league Division A match between these two sides.
Kirkintilloch got off to a good start and quickly found their shooting boots. Moorlands worked hard to try and respond but the Kirkintilloch defence were in no mood to let them through and held firm.
The first half produced several goal scoring opportunities for Kirkintilloch but they did not take the chances which fell their way and failed to find the net.
Moorlands continued to try and breech the Kirkintilloch defence but without any joy and play broke down in the last 20 yards.
Both teams produced some good passages of play and passed the ball about with confidence and entertained the watching parents.
Neither team were able to find the net and at half time it remained 0-0.
Half Time : Moorlands 0-0 Kirkintilloch Rob Roy
The second half continued as the first but Kirkintilloch started to produce more cutting edge passes and became more threatening as they upped the pace.
Their pressure eventually paid off when in the 43min a good move down the left side started in defence saw the ball fall for number 12 and he fired low into the net to make it 1-0 Kirkintilloch.
Moorlands looked to get back into the game and eventually found their way towards goal but the Kirkintilloch keeper comfortably dealt with the shot.
A short period of Moorlands pressure saw them come close again with a shot on target but Kirkintilloch number 9 intercepted and turned the ball onto the post and out for a corner. The resulting corner was dealt with easily.
Kirkintilloch continued to play attractive passing football and applied further pressure on the Moorlands goal. They won a corner and from the resulting corner and goalmouth scramble the ball was headed home in the 58th min by Kirkintilloch number 8 to make it 2-0 for Kirkintilloch.
Several further chances fell to Kirkintilloch but they failed to convert them and Moorlands continued to press towards goal.
An attractive game and both teams deserve credit for their commitment and entertaining play.
Full Time : Moorlands 0-2 Kirkintilloch Rob Roy