Matlock Baileans 2nds 1
Another solid and resilient performance saw Matlock leave Lichfield with a win and another step forward in their preparation for the second half of the season.
During a very end-to-end first half, Matlock made the most of their opportunities as Sarah Evans once again slotted Matlock ahead. Frankie Price and Becky Tang came close to adding a second through good work attacking down the flanks, while man of the match Laura Singleton impressed on her debut.
Goalkeeper Chris Poyser kept Matlock in the game through a string of good saves. The second half saw Matlock really step it up a level and they came close to doubling their lead through Sarah Evans, who hit the upright. Good work from Marie Cowie in the middle kept Matlock’s shape and she distributed well and, as the defence remained solid, Matlock held on for the win.