Ossett Town Mavericks 2 v 5 Guiseley Yellows
Sunday 4th Nov sees Ossett under 11’s Mavericks host top of the league Guisley. Both teams unbeaten so both wanting points. Mavericks today are Stephen, Jack, Jake, Samuel, Hubert, Josh, Joe, Brandon, Max, Jarrod and Rich.
A cold start sees Guisley kick off and start strong. Rich has an early run and wins Ossetts first corner. Guisley fail to clear straight away and the mavericks keep on the pressure allowing Brandon to be able to get a shot away, defender blocks and tidies up. Rich breaks but Guisley win the ball and are very quick in the counter attack and shoot just wide hitting the side netting. Again Guisley attack and soon hit the post and then shoot wide. Jake stands strong and is able to start a break, a good ball to Brandon who crosses to find Max. Guisley again good defending break quickly and are back up pitch. Jarrod closes down and clears with Jack putting pressure on their striker forcing an error. Joe switches play out wide to Rich but again mavericks can’t break through. Soon the mavericks are attacking and all over Guisley winning a deserved penalty. Brandon steps up and makes it 1-0. Joe subbed and Samuel on. Mavericks keep up pressure and sees Rich’s shot cleared off the line by their defense. Samuel pushes forward but again Guisley counter strongly forcing Stephen to come and make a save. Max off and Josh on. Guisley keep on the attack and are making Stephen work hard but soon score with a lob from distance that Stephen can do nothing about. Half time comes 1-1.
Ossett start better and are defending well but soon feel Guisley arent going to make this easy at all. They shoot and hit the post and score on the rebound Ossett go 2-1 down. Guisley attack straight away again and Stephen comes out and does enough to put the player off. Soon its Guisley who is awarded a penalty, they convert making it 3-1. They score again quickly making the most of us getting back into position and getting our heads round the penalty. 4-1 down. Joe starts an early run from mid as Josh feeds him a ball through and he runs at them, mavericks trying hard to get back into it and are strong pushing forward. Max finds space and skips round the keeper and taps in the ball into the net for our 2nd. 4-2 down.Hubert and Josh defend well and sees Hubert come up field, he shoots but ball cleared. Guisley have one last attack and hit the cross bar and again score on the follow up. Ossett kick off again but too late and our first loss of the season comes. Guisley 5 Mavericks 2. A hard game in cold conditions. Lads all played well but unlucky. Man of the match was Richard Flood.