Match report: Yeovil Town 4 Bridgwater United 1

Yeovil Town progressed to the second round of the Somerset Premier Cup with a 4-1 home win over Toolstation Western Football League side Bridgwater United at Huish Park.

The home side fielded a strong starting XI included defenders Morgan Williams and Max Hunt  and forwards Adi Yussuf and Sonny Blu Lo-Everton appeared having turned out in the National League against Chesterfield four days earlier.

The visitors went in front in the second minute as striker Jack TAYLOR fired home a 25 yard free-kick to stun the home side.

Yussuf came close soon after before WILLIAMS brought the sides level after 28 minutes when Yussuf’s effort came back off the crossbar and the defender was on hand to put in the rebound.

Hunt came close to putting Yeovil ahead on the stroke of half-time but his effort from Alex Bradley‘s ball in was cleared off the line.

Lo-Everton came close to putting his side ahead soon after the restart putting an effort just wide and then was denied by Jake Viney when he burst through shortly after the hour.

But the Watford loanee was not to be denied on 64 minutes when LO-EVERTON broke through to get the second.

Ollie Haste had a chance cleared off the line on 73 minutes before a special moment when Finlay Skiverton, the son of Glovers’ assistant, Terry, replaced Jake Graziano on the 74th minute.

Three minutes later, YUSSUF completed the scoring after being played in by Jack Robinson, playing making his first start since joining on loan from Middlesbrough.

But, the biggest cheer of the night came for Finlay SKIVERTON who made it four with two minutes remaining.

Yeovil Town: Evans, Graziano (for Skiverton, 74), Robinson, Williams, Hunt (for Andrews, 90), Worthington, Bradley, Lo-Everton, Haste, Stephens, Yussuf (for Borges, 90). Subs: Smalley,  Lye.

Bridgwater United: Viney, J. Llewellyn, Greenwood, Sturdy, Williams, Taylor, Woodrow, T. Llewellyn, King, Horton, Edwards. Subs: Armstrong, Jimenez, Hiroli, Brereton, Reed.

Attendance: 327.

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