MATCH REPORT: Hot-shot Pythons give Cramlington the blues

Alnwick Pythons 4 Cramlington Town Blues 3

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Pythons got back to winning ways against Cramlington Blues.

Alnwick conceded the first goal, but Matthew Conway squeezed a shot into the top corner of the goal from a tough angle near the corner flag to level the game.

Minutes later, Dylan Scott latched onto an Eithan Balmbra cross with a left-foot drive on the edge of the box to take Pythons 2-1 up at the break.

Dylan Scott grabbed his second of the game in the second half with another great strike with his left, which made it 3-1.

Cramlington pulled one back for 3-2.

Eithan Balmbra drove down the left and beat his defender to pass across the box for Cameron Nichols to poke home to make it 4-2 to the Pythons.

Cramlington scored to make it 4-3 and then threw everything at the Pythons in the last five minutes.

In-form goalkeeper Tyler Cooke pulled off three or four tremendous saves to deny Cramlington any points and to ensure the Pythons took them all.

Alnwick Pythons squad: Tyler Cooke, Jake Richardson, Jack Pentleton, Luke Brown, Finley Hindhaugh, Matthew Conway, Matthew Stewart, Daniel Campbell, Eithan Balmbra, Connor Jones, Dylan Scott, Cameron Nichols. Man-of-the-match: Tyler Cooke.