NORTH FERRIBY UNITED 0 NUNEATON TOWN 2
NUNEATON secured a big win against their relegation rivals to spoil Chris Bolder’s Ferriby party.
The Villagers’ new manager will take heart from his side’s first-half display, but it was a disappointing result as Boro dominated the secnd period.
The first-half was relatively even though it was Nuneaton who looked the more threatening.
Ferriby keeper Ross Durrant made two good saves to deny Jordan Nicholson and Brad Gascoigne.
Ferriby played some good football going forward but offered little in the way of goal threat.
Nuneaton came out after half-time and immediately upped the tempo and totally controlled the game.
Ferriby’s midfield and defence worked hard and tirelessly but Nuneaton’s pace caused problems. Ashley Chambers, in particular, was a handful for Ferriby’s defence.
Tom Elliott opened the scoring in the 58th minute. His first-time volley from Ryan Beswick’s corner found the top corner.
Four minutes later Chambers sealed the victory. Ferriby lost the ball some 30 yards out and the ball reached Chambers who drilledin a low shot.
Nuneaton had a number of attempts which were either saved by Durrant or missed narrowly.
Ferriby will not complain about the result as, once again, they lacked a striker with Chambers’ qualities to worry defenders.