Scarborough Athletic hammered 6-0 at FC United of Manchester

Scarborough Athletic slumped to a 6-0 loss at FC United of Manchester on Tuesday night in the NPL Premier Division.

Tuesday, 28th September 2021, 10:37 pm
Updated Tuesday, 28th September 2021, 10:38 pm
Boro report

The signing of former striker Jake Day from Guiseley had sent Boro fans into this game in high spirits but they were soon brought down to earth on a chastening night at Broadhurst Park.

The hosts got off to a flying start with an opening goal after only four minutes as Cedric Main notched, his first-time shot bouncing into the ground and over Boro keeper Ryan Whitley.

Twelve minutes before half-time, Ali Waddecar was allowed too much space on the right flank and his ball to Paul Ennis evaded the Boro defence and the latter lashed it home with a low deflected shot from outside the box.

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Six minutes later the win was effectively sealed as Main and Bradley Holmes combined to set up the former with a one-on-one and Main drilled it into the bottom-right corner of the net.

Regan Linney added to Boro's woes 11 minutes into the second half as he rounded Whitley and slid a shot into the net from an acute angle, only a few moments after Boro had gone close to pulling a goal back after a goalmouth scramble.

Holmes added a fifth on 74 minutes with a fine solo run and finish and the 6-0 win was confirmed three minutes from time when Matty Rain slotted home from a tight angle after fine play from Ennis.