Jordan Wilson opened the scoring with a goal on debut for Atletico, and despite a penalty
save from Adam Harrison, Cadbury hit back to win in the second half.
Midweek signing from Loughborough Dynamo Jordan Wilson made his debut in the starting eleven
and it looked to be going really well for him and AFC in the first 25 minutes. A through ball
to Grant Ryan on the quarter hour saw him with his back to goal, but passed to Wilson on the
overlap in the left channel, who took the ball into the area, past a defender then finished
from a tight angle. Sam Belcher then forced Stuart Palmer to parry the ball from the edge of
the area, and a Ryan flicked header fell just over the bar from a corner before AFC were hit
with a break away goal on 24 minutes. A long clearance found Odane Barnes, and as the ball dropped
nicely for him saw Adam Harrison coming out of goal, and neatly chipped it over the AFC keeper
into goal. Barnes should have doubled his goal tally on the half hour but for some devine justice,
so to speak. A cross from the right side was defended by Martin Hutchcox, but as he mis-timed his
header the ball hit his trailing arm by his side and the ref awarded a very soft penalty. Barnes
stepped up to take responsibility but for the second time this season Harrison dived the right way
and saved the penalty, leaving the scores level at half time.
The game turned on the hour when a static Hinckley defence were caught out by John Baker, and the
Cadbury forward slotted past Harrison to give them the lead. Nkosi Mzungwana was brought on and this
made an immediate impact on Hinckley's attacking play, resulting in a last 20 minutes of AFC attacking
and Cadbury protecting their lead. Belcher saw his goal bound shot saved by Parsons, then Wilson running
into the area with just Parsons to beat was bundled over before he could shoot, however the referee
deemed it a fair challenge. Belcher then saw another shot blocked on the line by a defender before
Mzungwana attempted a curling effort from the edge of the area that just drifted wide of the post.
With the game almost done, a goal mouth scramble saw the ball half cleared to Tom Maddison on the
right edge of the area, who drilled goalwards past the melee of players and with Parson unsighted
the ball just clipped the outside of the post and away. Leaving Cadbury with a hard fought away win
and AFC with their second league defeat of the season.
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