Hornchurch boss happy

Second-half showing pleases McFarlane

Hornchurch boss Jimmy McFarlane was pleased with his side’s second-half response in last night’s Essex Senior Cup tie at Eton Manor.

Trailing 1-0 at the break, after an early Manor goal, Urchins hit back with a six-goal salvo, as Martin Tuohy and Ross Wall bagged braces and Tambeson Eyong and Andy Tomlinson also struck.

McFarlane said: “They were lucky there wasn’t any tea in the dressing-room at half-time.

“We thought it was going to be easy, but it was only a matter of time before we scored. It was a matter of application.

“I said to them, the longer you go without scoring, the more agitated, nervous and anxious you get and you start to do things differently.

“But we showed what a good side we can be in the second half and it was an all-round good performance.”

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