Essex Senior League: Southend Manor 0 Redbridge 3

PUBLISHED: 09:27 08 October 2017 | UPDATED: 09:27 08 October 2017

Ricky Eaton of Redbridge (pic George Phillipou/TGS Photo)

Ricky Eaton of Redbridge (pic George Phillipou/TGS Photo)

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Redbridge saw their match at Southchurch Park abandoned after 80 minutes due to serious injury.

Home keeper Liam Pitts was taken to hospital in an ambulance after suffering a suspected broken leg in a collision with Motormen striker Brian Moses, who stayed with his opponent for some time as he waited for paramedics.

Manor had gone close to opening the scoring on 13 minutes when Rob Norris scuffed a shot at the near post.

Moses and Calvin Poku failed to find the target at the other end, but Motormen took the lead on 34 minutes when a long ball found Poku and he sent a low shot into the corner of the net.

Pitts denied Moses seven minutes into the second half, while Bayley Newell shot wide for Manor.

Motormen went 2-0 up on 61 minutes when Reside Coxi-Sebastfao netted after good work from Moses, but Lewis Greene had to be alert to save from Charlie Barlow.

Joshua Hutchinson netted Redbridge’s third goal, after Pitts saved from Moses, but the game ended on a sad note following the collision between the pair.

Motormen moved up to second place as a result of their seventh successive win and are due to visit Hanwell Town in the London Senior Cup on Tuesday.

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