Hemel Hempstead Town couldn’t find a late equaliser after Sammy Moore’s men lost 2-1 at home against Havant and Waterlooville.
The Tudors got off to the worst possible start when the visitors went in front after just four minutes from a free kick. Sam Magri got his head to the ball following the free kick and the ball looked as if it was going wide but sneaked in. Hemel Hempstead 0 Havant and Waterlooville 1
Despite the early goal for the visitors, both teams looked equal as the first half wore on.
After the break, Hemel kept up the pressure but Havant were awarded a penalty after 53 minutes which was duly converted. Hemel Hempstead 0 Havant and Waterlooville 2
To their credit, The Tudors kept pushing and were rewarded for their endeavours w | Ashford puts a clever ball through to Midson who beat Worner to the ball to halve the deficit. Hemel Hempstead 1 Havant and Waterlooville 2
Hemel Hempstead then poured forward in search of the equaliser and the match developed into a real end to end affair as it entered its final quarter with experienced midfielder Simon Walton the difference between the two sides.
With 89 minutes on the clock, Jacques Kpohomogh had a glorious opportunity to equalise at the far post but he isn’t able to make a good connection
Although the Tudors pressed well, they were unable to find an equaliser it was Havant who travel back to Hampshire with three points.
Hemel are next back in action when they take on Maidstone United on Tuesday.
Picture courtesy of Hemel Hempstead FC