Kings see off Saints Reserves

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Kings Langley 3 St Albans City Reserves 0

Kings Langley kept their slim promotion hopes alive with a second comfortable victory in three days.

Jimmy Armstrong kept up his hot form in front of goal with a first half double, before Arturas Simakovas completed the scoring in second half stoppage time.

An intriguing opening half hour – during which both teams played creative football – saw Kings force some good saves from David Bailey while Saints lacked a cutting edge to finish off good approach work.

Craig Lynskey, who troubled the visiting defence all night, eventually forced the breakthrough when he did well to set up Armstrong, who converted from close range.

Minutes later, goal machine Armstrong added his second of the game after a Sam Warrell corner – punched out by Bailey and fired back by Simakovas – fell to him and he turned quickly to drill the ball home.

The second half saw Saints continue to have more possession and play attractive football, but their best moment came when Joe Enui brought a flying save from Kings keeper Ross Hampton.

Kings always looked dangerous on the break, though, and Dan Campbell – returning from injury – played in Simakovas to wrap up the win.