FPC FC made the better start to the game and controlled most of the possession. Mitch forced the ‘keeper into a save from a long shot, Del had a goal bound effort blocked near the line and Fraz hit the bar after stinging the goalies fingers.
Changes were made mid-way through the first half and these reaped instant rewards. Dave did well to get to the by line and his back post cross was met by the head of Craig P.
Parscelona came back into the match in the second half but FPC missed a couple of chances to kill the game. Parscelona hit the bar before levelling under controversial circumstances. Farmer had already collected a soft header before the referee astonished everyone – Parscelona players included – by awarding a penalty. The spot kick was dispatched and it was 1-1.
FPC went out looking for a winner but found a well organised Parscelona defence. With ten minutes to go, a winner looked certain but Dave’s shot hit the inside of the post and stayed out. A sight we would soon become familiar with later in the afternoon.
Parscelona were coming more and more into things and had missed a couple of chances before scoring the winner on the break. Their third wrapped up the game and left the FPC boys feeling well and truly scunnered.