MATCH RECAP: Taunton Town 3-1 Chippenham Town | National League South, Mon 29th Aug 2022
A recap of Taunton Town 3-1 Chippenham Town
STARTING XI | Here’s how your Bluebirds line-up for today’s game against Taunton Town
1′ KICKOFF! | We are underway at The Cygnet, COME ON YOU BLUEBIRDS!
3′ CHANCE! | Foulston with the first chance for the hosts today, as the former Chippenham man, fires narrowly over.
10′ | Chamberlain pushes forward for Taunton, as he fires one on-target, however it’s widely over of the crossbar.
14′ CHANCE | Another big chance for Taunton as Foulston finds Lucas who shoots straight away on goal, however a great save by Will Henry. CORNER!
15′ | A foul in the Chippenham box following the corner, goes in-favour of the Bluebirds as they win a free-kick.
19′ | Santos pushes through the Taunton midfield, despite a firm challenge by Jarvis, finds Palmer-Houlden with a brilliant through-ball but Bycroft is there to get it clear.
24′ GOAL! | Taunton take the lead as Luke Russe puts the ball into the ball his own net following pressure by Jarvis and Foulston.
31′ | Santos with a challenge on Zac Smith, the hosts win a free-kick. Alefe is cautioned with a yellow.
33′ | The Bluebirds push forward following Taunton’s free-kick with Russe who finds Parker in space. The No.17 drives forward and tries to find Palmer-Houlden but the ball is out.
37′ | Golding and Sims-Burgess both try to get to the loose ball heading towards Will Henry, the No.20 manages to gain the ball and looks to shot but great save by Henry.
43′ | Chamberlain is fouled by Gunner near the centre circle, the No. 8 is booked.
45+’ | 1 added minute.
HALF TIME: Taunton Town 1-0 Chippenham Town
45′ | The two teams are back out onto the pitch!
45′ | SUB AT HALF TIME! – Caine Bradbury on for Alefe Santos
45′ | We are back underway!
50′ GOAL! for Chippenham Town courtesy of Caine Bradbury with an absolutely fantastic goal from outside the penalty box. What an impact! 1-1
52′ GOAL! | Taunton re-take the lead with Jake Wannell who slots it home from close-range. 2-1 to Taunton Town
58′ CHANCE! | Palmer-Houlden turns and tries to shot following some great throughplay from Bradbury.
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62′ GOAL! | Taunton make it 3-1 with a goal from Ollie Chamberlain who scores an absolute screamer.
62′ SUB! | Jordan Young on for Joe Parker
73′ | Chippenham look to push forward from their own penalty area, with nice pass and moving towards Jones who tries to float a ball into the box. But it’s wide.
73′ | SUB! | Noah Coppin on for Callum Gunner
76′ | Corner for Chippenham finds Landon Golding who tries to chip over Bycroft, it’s cleared away with an exceptional clearance but Palmer-Houlden is down after taking a kick.
80′ | Jordan Young turns and twists outside the Taunton box and fires one with the left foot towards net, but it’s just wide narrowly.
82′ | Free-kick for Chippenham, Young fires it into the hands of Bycroft
87′ | Free kick for Chippenham by Young finds Palmer-Houlden who flicks with a header towards goal, but Bycroft catches.
90+’ CHANCE! | Bradbury and Coppin combine with great pass and movement, and the ball eventually finds Young who strikes one towards goal, it’s off the bar.
FULL TIME: Taunton Town 3-1 Chippenham Town
The Bluebirds are beaten on Bank Holiday Monday.