Pre-season: Dunmow Rhodes down Flitch United in friendly

The 2018/19 season is fast approaching (pic George Phillipou/TGS Photo)

The 2018/19 season is fast approaching (pic George Phillipou/TGS Photo) - Credit: George Phillipou/TGS Photo

Dunmow Rhodes put in another good performance in their latest pre-season friendly to beat Flitch United by a 4-2 scoreline.

The Braintree & North Essex Sunday Premier side began well, creating several chances and taking the lead through Matio Calvino.

But Rhodes started to play their neat passing football and put pressure on the Flitch defence before Ollie Blower got them back on level terms with a decent strike.

Josh Breeze had a good game in goal for Rhodes, cutting out any danger from the busy Flitch forwards, and an excellent pass by Sam Duberry found Danny Watt on the right flank, whose shot from an acute angle found the net from distance.

Larry Sharpe made it 3-1 to Rhodes with a good strike and Warren Baines, who impressed in last week’s game, added a fourth.

You may also want to watch:

Flitch scored in the closing minutes when Calvino got his second goal, but it was only a consolation.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus