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