Mariners fail to fathom how to win again af­ter de­feat in Der­byshire

Midweek Visiter - - Sport - BUXTON:

Buxton 2 Marine 1 MARINE’S win­less run con­tin­ued on Satur­day with a 2-1 de­feat at Buxton.

The Mariners had started the brighter team in the en­counter in Der­byshire and were ahead af­ter just five min­utes.

Danny Mitch­ley put in a crisp cross from the left and Ge­orge Lo­max headed the ball home from close-range.

How­ever, the Bucks pulled level cour­tesy of a Luke Hins­ley ef­fort af­ter 29 min­utes.

Both sides went on the at­tack in the sec­ond half with Mitch­ley hav­ing the best of the chances for Marine.

How­ever it was Buxton who net­ted the win­ning goal and took all three points af­ter sub­sti­tute Liam Hardy slot­ted the ball home from a tight an­gle just be­fore the hour mark.

The Mariners will at­tempt to ar­rest their win­less slump – which now stretches some 12 matches since their last vic­tory on Au­gust 26 – when they play host to Staly­bridge Celtic this evening at the


Danny Mitch­ley opened the scor­ing for Marine but they fell to de­feat at Buxton.

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