Albany Bayswater handed second defeat of Albany Junior Soccer Association under-18 season

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When Albany Bayswater last played Polonia White in Albany Junior Soccer Association under-18s competition, Bayswater pinched the win with a last-minute goal.

And their contest in round eight last Saturday also did not disappoint and Polonia White reversed the result.

Polonia took the lead mid-way through the first half through Oliver Camins and desperately pressed for a second.

But Bayswater were fast on the counter-attack and on one such attack Corey Plug scored to level the scores for Bayswater.

The second half was a little cagier but it was Polonia who were more disciplined, keeping their shape and soaking up the pressure.

When their opportunity came Oliver Trichilo scored to give Polonia the 2-1 win and hand Bayswater their second loss of the season.

Stirling Rangers were unable to upset league leaders Polonia Red.

Rangers started the match the better but lacked the polish to finish well.

As the match wore on the fitness and quality of Polonia Red showed and they were able to create great chances which were thwarted by some heroics from the Rangers keeper.

As Stirling Rangers tired, Liam Murdock got through one-on-one against the keeper and didn’t miss the chance for Polonia Red.

A second followed shortly afterwards and Rangers were pleased to hear the half-time whistle.

Rangers, refreshed after the break, were hungrier up front and a mistake by the Polonia defence enabled Beau Adams to pounce.

Despite Stirling Rangers having a few more chances they were unable to capitalise and it was Polonia who put the game to bed with a Will Smith goal 10 minutes from time for the 3-1 win.

Denmark and Caledonians played out an eight-goal thriller in the other 18s match. Denmark finished the first half best, up 2-0.

The second half was end to end and Denmark were able to maintain the two-goal cushion until the final whistle, winning 5-3.

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