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Home V Dover

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Tuesday 21st November

National League - Home V Dover


It was a cold and bitter Tuesday night in Essex that bitter taste was something neither side wanted to feel come the final whistle. The league leaders Dover travelled to promotion hopefuls Dagenham looking to hold on to top spot. It was the league leaders who got proceedings underway at Victoria Road however the hosts started liveliest, this included an effort from Ling going just fractionally shy of the crossbar. Pinnock’s long throw gave the Daggers a scare up the other end though as it led to a clear-cut chance being parried wide amazingly by Mark Cousins; preventing a certain goal. It became end to end stuff as Whitely’s commendable run and cross was half cleared leading to a Robson header, Walker was alert and just did enough, consequently tipping it over.
The home side were putting together some encouraging moves however their balls over the top to Ferrier were continuously being intercepted; they had to start getting it along …