Lemons complete first leg of treble
PUBLISHED: 09:00 12 March 2015
FC Leytonstone also moved to top of the table after hat-trick from front man defeats Becontree Soccer
FC Leytonstone’s are on course to win the treble after they won Inner London Football League Cup on Monday night.
Ibrahim Khan put them ahead in the first at Mile End Stadium against Bow FC before four goals after the break earned a 5-1 success.
Charles Gyamafi helped himself a brace and Ibrahim Khan added another to his tally before Zulqi Khan found the net.
That midweek success came after Lemons went top of the London City Airport League following Bradley Williams hat-trick last weekend to give themselves a fighting shot at winning the title.
Gyamafi was also on target in the 4-1 success against Becontree Soccer as Lemons moved above Millwall Elite with two games remaining.
The hosts started well with Ibrahim Khan and Gyamafi tested the hands of the Becontree keeper.
They soon turned that pressure into scoreline dominance when Williams brilliantly finished Arshad Coowar’s centre with 19 minutes played.
And Williams doubled his and Lemons tally just before the break with a snapshot that left Becontree’s keeper helpless.
The hosts weren’t satisfied with that, though, and made it three when Gyamfi converted from the penalty spot after winning the spot kick himself.
But Becontree pulled one back when a defensive error isolated Lemons keeper Kevin Rabey and he couldn’t prevent the visitors reducing the arrears.
After some cagey moments shortly afterwards, the hosts ensured the victory when this time Williams was fouled inside the area.
He stepped up and dispatched the spot kick to earn himself the match ball and make it keep up Leytonstone’s title charge.
Although they need Millwall to drop points, two victories from their remaining fixtures will give Lemons a chance of securing the league and they will also ttempt to reach the London Cup final this weekend.
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