21st March 2018 - Ian Claxton & Paul Rutland

Lymington Town secured three more points in their battle for a Wessex League Premier Division top 8 spot with a 4-2 win over Fareham Town. 

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Lymington waited a little over 15 minutes to take the lead in this one as Patrick Nolan played a nice ball into the path of Jake King who fired past Luke Douglas. 

An excellent full stretch save from Douglas, pushing King's deflected shot over his crossbar, kept the difference at one, allowing the Creeksiders to equalise moments later.

Gary Austin created himself a few yards of space on the edge of the Lymington penalty area before sending a low drive out of the reach of Ross Casey.

However, the home side would lead at half time as Fareham allowed Ross Bottomley, Lymington's captain, too much space in the area for a corner and he fired the hosts back in front from close range.

Lymington stretched their lead further after the break. King would race clear before squaring back across to Sam House, who found the back of the net with a straight forward finish. 

Owen Fee, who'd had an earlier goal chalked off for offside, then added a fourth to the Lymington tally. 

Fareham almost created a come back, led by Matt Simm's header and a red card for Lymington's Tom Man, but a missed free kick with two minutes to go ended any realistic chances. 

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