Potters Bar show style and a professional side to see off promotion favourites Hornchurch in FA Cup

PUBLISHED: 11:11 23 September 2019 | UPDATED: 11:19 23 September 2019

Chima Uchechi of Hornchurch loses a header to Keagan Cole of Potters Bar Town during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019

Chima Uchechi of Hornchurch loses a header to Keagan Cole of Potters Bar Town during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019

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Two goals within four first-half minutes were enough to send Potters Bar Town into the third qualifying round of the FA Cup after a stylish win over Hornchurch.

Keagan Cole of Potters Bar Town heads the ball during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019Keagan Cole of Potters Bar Town heads the ball during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019

They be have been at home and they have been playing another side from the Isthmian League Premier Division but it was the manner of the 2-0 success which caught the eye.

Matt Johnson of Hornchurch battles for the ball with Josh Hutchinson of Potters Bar Town during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019Matt Johnson of Hornchurch battles for the ball with Josh Hutchinson of Potters Bar Town during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019

The Scholars were in inspirational form and they needed to be in order to see off one of the favourites for promotion.

George Craddock of Potters Bar Town during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019George Craddock of Potters Bar Town during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019

It was an entertaining game from the off but Bar added a touch of professionalism to their game in order to avoid any last-minute dramas.

Thomas Gogo of Potters Bar Town during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019Thomas Gogo of Potters Bar Town during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019

Hornchurch began brightly with Matt Johnson going close from a corner in the second minute and Chris Dickson, the league's top scorer, was proving a handful for the Bar defence.

George Quarrington-Carter of Potters Bar Town on the ball during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019George Quarrington-Carter of Potters Bar Town on the ball during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019

He almost scored twice within a couple of minutes but was first denied by the advancing R'avan Constable in the Bar goal before heading over.

Chris Doyle of Potters Bar Town looks for a pass during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019Chris Doyle of Potters Bar Town looks for a pass during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019

And with the early threat stifled the Scholars came more into the game and moments after Chris Doyle sent over a tantalising cross that just begged someone to get on the end of, they took the lead.

Andy Lomas of Potters Bar Town plays a ball forward during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019Andy Lomas of Potters Bar Town plays a ball forward during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019

James Budden won a thundering tackle in the middle of the park and before unleashing a strike from outside the area that beat Joe Wright in the Hornchurch goal.

Chris Doyle of Potters Bar Town looks for a pass during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019Chris Doyle of Potters Bar Town looks for a pass during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019

The home fans were still celebrating when it became 2-0 four minutes later, Josh Hutchinson getting his seventh of the season with a perfectly directed header from Thomas Gogo's tempting cross.

Nathan Cooper of Hornchurch slides in to tackle Ben Ward-Cochrane of Potters Bar Town during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019Nathan Cooper of Hornchurch slides in to tackle Ben Ward-Cochrane of Potters Bar Town during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019

The second half began in a similar way to the first with Hornchurch looking to get a foothold in the game. Three corners in quick succession piled on the pressure but the Bar defence dealt with everything thrown at them.

Joakim Ehui of Potters Bar Town during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019Joakim Ehui of Potters Bar Town during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019

A driving run from defender Matt Johnson was stopped by a timely tackle from George Quarrington-Carter and that seemed to sum up the afternoon for the Urchins.

Ben Ward-Cochrane of Potters Bar Town during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019Ben Ward-Cochrane of Potters Bar Town during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019

They promised much but failed to make the most of the possession they had against a rock solid and well-organised Bar side.

Keagan Cole of Potters Bar Town speaks to the referee during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019Keagan Cole of Potters Bar Town speaks to the referee during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019

And the hosts almost capped their performance with a third, Keagan Cole finding Gogo who curled his shot just wide with Wright stranded.

Josh Hutchinson of Potters Bar Town during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019Josh Hutchinson of Potters Bar Town during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019

Imedd Kartita of Potters Bar Town during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019Imedd Kartita of Potters Bar Town during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019

George Craddock of Potters Bar Town during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019George Craddock of Potters Bar Town during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019

Thomas Gogo of Potters Bar Town during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019Thomas Gogo of Potters Bar Town during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019

Imedd Kartita of Potters Bar Town on the ball during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019Imedd Kartita of Potters Bar Town on the ball during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019

Jordan Clark of Hornchurch slides in to tackle Bradley Sach of Potters Bar Town during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019Jordan Clark of Hornchurch slides in to tackle Bradley Sach of Potters Bar Town during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019

Bradley Sach of Potters Bar Town battles for the ball with Matt Johnson of Hornchurch during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019Bradley Sach of Potters Bar Town battles for the ball with Matt Johnson of Hornchurch during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019

Thomas Gogo of Potters Bar Town gets past Mickey Parcell of Hornchurch during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019Thomas Gogo of Potters Bar Town gets past Mickey Parcell of Hornchurch during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019

Bradley Sach of Potters Bar Town battles for the ball with Mickey Parcell of Hornchurch during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019Bradley Sach of Potters Bar Town battles for the ball with Mickey Parcell of Hornchurch during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019

Manager of Potters Bar Town Lee O'Leary on the touchline during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019Manager of Potters Bar Town Lee O'Leary on the touchline during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019

R'Avan Constable of Potters Bar Town collects a corner during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019R'Avan Constable of Potters Bar Town collects a corner during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019

Potters Bar Town praise Thomas Gogo (centre) after his cross set up Josh Hutchinson to score the second goal during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019Potters Bar Town praise Thomas Gogo (centre) after his cross set up Josh Hutchinson to score the second goal during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019

Josh Hutchinson of Potters Bar Town heads Potters Bar TownÕs second goal past Joe Wright of Hornchurch during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019Josh Hutchinson of Potters Bar Town heads Potters Bar TownÕs second goal past Joe Wright of Hornchurch during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019

Josh Hutchinson of Potters Bar Town heads Potters Bar TownÕs second goal past Joe Wright of Hornchurch during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019Josh Hutchinson of Potters Bar Town heads Potters Bar TownÕs second goal past Joe Wright of Hornchurch during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019

James Budden of Potters Bar Town shoots and scores with a deflected shot during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019James Budden of Potters Bar Town shoots and scores with a deflected shot during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019

Ryan Young of Potters Bar Town tackles Mickey Parcell of Hornchurch during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019Ryan Young of Potters Bar Town tackles Mickey Parcell of Hornchurch during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019

Ryan Young of Potters Bar Town shoots from outside the box during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019Ryan Young of Potters Bar Town shoots from outside the box during Potters Bar Town vs Hornchurch, Emirates FA Cup Football at The Pakex Stadium on 21st September 2019

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