Hart-Break For Carmarthen
Llandudno Put Three Past Old Gold
Llandudno v Carmarthen Town
A feisty opening 5 minutes which sees both teams sharing the possession of the ball, llandudno looking to keep the ball early on.
7th minute sees our first action as new signing Toby Jones steps up & fires a free kick into the box, which sees us win a corner, 3 Llandudno players press the goal keeper resulting in a foul, good pressure from Llandudno early on.
Since the 7th minute Llandudno had much more of the ball, we saw good play from a throw in close to Carmarthen's 18 yard box which saw good link up play from M.Williams & Hart with a shot from Hart fired straight at Carmarthen's Keeper.
Carmarthen looked to stamp their presence on the game with their physicality this saw them with a chance in the 17th minute by winning a corner from a cross, the resulting corner saw a Carmarthen header glance over the crossbar.
Williams linking up with Edwards saw our first clear chance of the half, Edwards played the ball into Joyce who accelerated into the Carmarthen box and worked a good save from the Carmarthen keeper.
A free kick from Carmarthen crossed into the box saw a half chance saved by Roberts in the llandudno goal, a very action packed 25 minutes.
First booking of the game for the visitors, Lewis Harling popped into the refs book for a foul on Danny Hughes.
New signing Toby Jones incepting a misplaced pass from the Carmarthen goal keeper sees him 1-on-1 with the goalkeeper under pressure, saw our best chance of the half saved by the goalkeeper, Jones looking a hand full for llandudno.
A contentious elbow by tom dix saw Morgan drop to the ground, players from both sides arguing but play continues, no elbow thrown.
Carmarthen's captain Lee Surman clobbered Marc williams in the 38th minute after the balls been played sees Carmarthen towns second yellow, very physical opening 45 minutes.
Toby Jones again in the 42nd minute with a great chance, Sam Hart knocks on a free kick in the box which sees Jones get the slightest touch to take it just wide of the goal.
Georgievsky received the third booking for Carmarthen town for a foul on Mike Williams.
End of the 1st half sees us going in level 0-0, Llandudno having had most chances but Carmarthen looking threatening on the counter, new llandudno signings looking sharp.
1st Half key moments
• Joyce's strike
• Toby Jones 1 on 1
• Ghost Elbow that wasn't
• Marc Williams clattered
First action of the half 50 minutes in as Joyce was clattered which resulted in a free kick, the free kick is fumbled by the keeper and cleared from Surman
In the 52nd minute Llandudno could of been 1-0 up as great play from williams, Toby and Edwards sees Edwards fire a shot at the keeper from 3 yards out winning a corner, the corner is blazed over by williams.
58th minute sees a Hughes shot inches wide, were seen piling pressure on the visitors
Another yellow to Carmarthen, 4th of the game, we've seen a few reckless challenges from the visitors this game.
Dominating the first 20 minutes of the second half saw another Llandudno chance, two corners in quick succession defended by the visitors
67th minute and again we were at it, Jones taking on the opposition full back and almost took a dipping effort over Idzi in the Carmarthen goal.
70th minute, yet another yellow. 5 yellow cards, tale of the tape for Carmarthen in this game.
73rd minute, we were given a penalty for a handball by the Carmarthen center back, Hart calmly slots under the keeper. 1-0 LLANDUDNO!
Kicks off just after the goal saw Taylor booked for scrapping with the opposition players, were one up & it's great work from the home team which resulted in a well deserved goal.
Ryan Edwards was seen a yellow for a late challenge and surprisingly a 6th booking for Carmarthen's men. Llandudno needing to shut up shop for the last 8 minutes.
New signing Shaun Cavanagh came on with 5 minutes to go who has looked sharp in pre-season.
it's only took 2 minutes for Shaun Cavanagh to take his mark in the JD Welsh Premier League and what a goal it was, the ball has been chipped over from Edwards and Cavanagh has taken a touch & placed the ball in the corner of the goal under Idzi the Carmarthen's goal keeper.
Last minute of the game and it's another penalty for the Seasiders, the Carmarthen defender had his arms all over Cavanagh & the linesman's flag goes straight up and the ref has no choice but to award the penalty.
Sam Hart stepped up & placed the ball in the bottom right corner sending the goalkeeper the wrong way.
Full Time: Llandudno 3-0 Carmarthen
We saw a feisty first half but the class of Llandudno showed in the second half as link up play from the front three & midfield proved costly for Carmarthen.
A solid defensive display from the back four ending with a clean sheet.
2nd Half Key Moments
• Edwards strike
• Hughes shot inches wide
• Penalty for Llandudno
• Hart tucks away the penalty
• GOAL Shaun Cavanagh
• Penalty Llandudno foul on Cavanagh
• Hart scores second penalty