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  September 2014 News
Saturday 20th
Racing Club 2 - 1 Club Atletico Independiente
Atletico travelled to Racing Club, but this game was as far away from the El Clįsico de Avellaneda as you could imagine. Warwick won 2-1 thanks to some awful defending, and a late JJ Melligam penalty failed to add any joy for AFC.

It was a nervy start from both sides with neither producing much in the way of goal chances, though AFC could've been ahead on just 2 minutes but Luke Richards lost his footing on the uneven surface just as he ran onto a through ball. Warwick did take the lead on the half hour, a low cross into the box looked to be dealt with by John Clapp, but he also fell over at the critical moment and Ryan Langmead capitalised on the error to blast past Sam Arnold.

The second half was less interesting than the first, with all the action saved for the last 10 minutes. Langmead put Warwick two ahead on 80 minutes after Arnold and Clapp got themselves in a right mess, neither dealing with the ball and falling at the feet of the unmarked Langmead to tap into the goal. Almost right on time AFC got a fortunate decision from the ref when he awarded a penalty, and JJ Melligan returning from injury scored to give Hinckley a glimmer of hope. Then incredibly in injury time Hinckley almost equalised with a strong shot from Mark Bellingham being parried away by Warwick keeper Tom Reynolds. It was to get worse for Hinckley after the final whistle when a frustrated John Clapp remonstrated with the ref too much and he showed him a second yellow card, earning Clapp the unenviable record of being the first Hinckley AFC player to be sent off.

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