Green end the campaign with a heavy defeat

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Leverstock Green 1
 St Margetsbury 5

Leverstock Green finished their season with a disappointing defeat at home to St Margaretsbury.

The visitors started the game in lively fashion and had already had a couple of chances before taking the lead in the third minute through Lee Roberts.

Leverstock’s first effort at goal came in the 17th minute when Tobi Akin struck a good effort from the edge of the box which hit the post.

And Levy pulled the scores level in the 28th minute from the penalty spot.

Marvin Tabi’s fierce effort at goal struck the hand of defender Steve Barker, and the referee had no hesitation in pointing to the spot. Top scorer Akin made no mistake to notch his 20th goal of the season.

However, the referee was pointing to the spot again at the other end 13 minutes later as Chris Cutler was penalised, allowing Anthony Anstead to tuck away the penalty and put St Margaretsbury back in front at 2-1.

The game was still well-poised at half time, but Levy lost midfield fulcrum Adrian Colorado to injury just before the break and his side made a slow start to the second half.

Just three minutes after the interval, Josh Lillis netted from close range to score his side’s 100th league goal of the season.

That was the end of the Levy resistance, and two further goals from Davy Edmee wrapped up the win for the visitors.