Upminster men hit six of the best in resounding triumph at home to Cambridge City
PUBLISHED: 10:00 25 October 2018
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A round-up of the latest matches involing Upminster teams
Upminster men’s firsts collected a routine 6-0 win at home to Cambridge City thirds in East Division One.
Jamie O’Dell opened the scoring via a short-corner drag flick, while Russell Murphy soon added to the lead when driving forward from midfield and crashing a shot past the keeper.
The third came courtesy of an Ollie Cipa miss-hit that found its way to Lyndon Ford, who smashed home from close range.
Ford’s second and Upminster’s fourth also came from a similar distance, albeit a much more deliberate pass.
O’Dell added the fifth, beating half the Cambridge defence before slotting past the on-rushing keeper, before the final goal cane courtesy of trademark Cipa drag-flick.
Upminster will hope for another comfortable win this Saturday when they make the trip to Broxbourne.
The men’s seconds, meanwhile, collected a 3-2 victory on their trip to East London thirds in East Three South East.
Upminster are back at home this Saturday as they play host to their Crostyx counterparts.
The men’s thirds were also in winning form as they secured a 4-1 victory over Old Southendian thirds in East Five South East.
In East Seven South East, Upminster fourths triumphed 6-2 at Waltham Forest, but the fifths fell to a 9-1 loss at Old Loughtonians Willows in East Nine South East.
*Upminster women’s firsts collected a 2-1 victory on their trip to Tunbridge Wells in East One South.
The firsts are back at home in the league on Saturday as they welcome Maidstone for their next encounter.
The women’s seconds were also in winning form in the Essex Premier Division as they beat Maldon firsts 1-0 away from home.
Next up for the seconds is a home match against their Crostyx counterparts on Saturday.
In Essex Division One, Upminster’s thirds secured a 3-1 success at home to Wapping fifths.
The thirds are set to hit the road on Saturday as they visit Old Southendian firsts.
The women’s fourths won 6-2 at Southend & Benfleet thirds in Essex Division Three, the fifths were 5-0 winners at Old Southendian thirds in Essex Division Five and divisional rivals the sixths were beaten 1-0 at home to East London ninths.