Codicote put four past Southall in victory
PUBLISHED: 15:04 23 December 2014 | UPDATED: 15:05 23 December 2014
Codicote secured their fourth win from five games in all competitions with a fine 4-2 home league victory over Southall.
The hosts started brightly on Saturday and Southall never got going on a tough playing surface.
Codicote’s second corner of the game resulted in a goal of the season contender.
Player-manager Liam Errington curled across a corner that was partially cleared and from 25 yards Ben Le Honore unleashed an unstoppable volley into the top corner. The game was stop-start from this moment as Codicote were happy with their goal lead and defended resolutely.
Codicote thought they had taken a 2-0 lead midway through the half as Ricky Case finished only for a tight offside decision to be given.
Le Honore then hobbled off with a hamstring injury and Jahrome Mullings came on up front.
Mullings’ pace immediately threatened Southall’s defenders and they went in at half-time happy to just be 1-0 down.
Codicote came out at the start of the second half looking to put the game to bed and they were awarded a penalty on 59 minutes after Case was fouled.
Scott Orphanou scored his first of the season slotting the spot kick into the bottom corner off the post.
Southall had a penalty appeal for handball on the line turned down, before Case hit a long range shot that caught Southall keeper Cassells out for 3-0.
It was four two minutes later as Mullings glided through the middle and calmly slotted his first goal of the season.
The four-goal cushion was not to last as Akda Asare finished from close range for 4-1.
It was 4-2 with four minutes left as the referee awarded a dubious penalty to Southall and defender Tobi Jinadu rifled it home.
However, Codicote saw the game out for another three points to move into fifth spot in the league.
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