Coventry City XI v Leamington Updates

It is a nice warm and pleasant night at the New Windmilll Ground Leamington.

Coventry City Team:

Dunn, Phillips, Ruffles, Bigirimana, Cameron, McPake, Brennan, Deegan, O'Donovan, Platt, Wilson, SUBS: Jeffers, Burge, Richards, Willis.

Killian Brennan is a triallist at City.

Richard Money has been spotted in the crowd.

Match kicks off.

1. Leamington win a corner.

5. Deegan fires across the goal.

The triallist Killian Brennan is from the Dublin side Bohemians. He is 27 years old and plays on the left wing for his club.

6. Leamington free kick 20 yards out which Sheldon fires straight at Dunn, then Taylor has two quick shots at Dunn.

11. Husband gets around McPake and his right footed shot just misses the far post.

 13. Leamington are forced into making an early substitution and Batchelor is on.

16. Brennan passes the ball well and City win a corner.

17, O,Donovan and McPake have both had shots blocked. City had a shout for a penalty after the ball hit the arm of a Leamington defender, but the referee waves play on. The ball falls to Platt who toe pokes the ball just wide of the post from just six yards out.

19. Leamington win a corner which Cameron heads clear.

 22. Goal: 1-0 to City. Platt lays the ball back for Callum Wilson to carve through and score from six yards out.

Leamington force two corners thanks to a good block from McPake and a finger tip save from Dunn.

28. Goal: City go 2-0 up. A ball from the left finds Josh Ruffles  who scores from the edge of the area.

31. O'Donavan fires wide.

34. City win a corner, but the ball ends up back on the halfway line with Deegan who passes to Bigirimana, who picks out Wilson who, in turn,has a hard low drive on goal and watches as the ball goes agonisingly inches wide.

37. Goal: 1-2. Leamington win a penalty and Tom Berwick beats Dunn from the spot.

39. Leamington have two more chance to equalise, but McPake clears the danger.

43. Deegan limps off to be repaced by Richards.

Half time score:

Leamington 1 (Berwick pen 37Coventry City 2(Wilson 22, Ruffles 28)

Both teams are out for the secod half. No changes have been made to the City side.

Just 20 seconds into the second half Richrds fire wide of the Leamington goal.

46. O'Donovan is fouled and Bigirimana takes the free kick which goes just wide from 20 yards.

50. Leamington win a corner.

Attendance has just been announced at 724.

55. Phillips fires over from the edge of the area.

58. Leamington substitution. Ben Mackey comes on.

60. City substitution. Jeffers is on in place of Platt.

61. Wlson wins City a corner.

64. Former City yongster Tom Bates come on for Leamington.

66. Good work from Bigirimana picks out Ruffles, who fires not very far wide.

73. Jeffers wins City a corner.

74. Wilson rifles a shot over the bar from 20 yards.

76. O'Donovan passes to Wilson who bursts through only to fire his shot wide.

78. Jeffers sees his shot pushed away by the 'keeper. He then crosses for Richards only for him to head wide.

84. It's Wilson's turn to fire wide.

85. MacKey shoots and Dunn has to concede a corner.

87. Wison has another unsucessful shot. 

90. City win a corner. Jeffers gets his head to to the ball as it is crossed, but it is saved.

The referee ends the game

Full time score:

Leamington 1 (Berwick pen 37) Coventry City 2(Wilson 22, Ruffles 28)