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Late strike sees United lose seven-goal thriller
8:00am Wednesday 18th August 2010 in Reports
Evesham United 3, Truro City 4.
SUBSTITUTE Lee Afful settled a seven-goal thriller in favour of the visitors last night with the winner four minutes from time in a pulsating Zamaretto League Premier Division clash.
The game started well for the Robins. Jamie Hyde had his shot cleared off the line by Truro defender Barry McConnell but it was City who took the lead on 35 minutes.
Andy Watkins outpaced Rapinder Gill to plant Lee Hodges' clearance past Nathan Vaughan.
Evesham levelled three minutes after the break. Nisbett's ball across the face of goal was turned in by Roland Agbor.
Two minutes later Truro cracked again. Fazel Koriya provided the opportunity for Agbor to score his second with a first-time finish from six yards.
The lead last just two minutes.Former Exeter City midfielder Andy Taylor delivered a free-kick from the left that was powerfully headed home by skipper Jake Ash.
The visitors made it 3-2 on 69 minutes.Taylor powered in a free-kick after goalkeeper Nathan Vaughan had been penalised for gathering Anthony Watson's back pass.
The hosts responded and drew level in the 78th minute. Agbor was tripped in the area by McConnell, Koriya's penalty was pushed out by Truro stopper Martin Rice, but the onrushing Nisbett blasted the rebound into the roof of the net.
Disaster then struck for United with four minutes to go. A static defence allowed Afful to round Vaughan before tapping home the winner.
Gill was sent off after the final whistle for unsporting behaviour.
Evesham United: Vaughan, Watson, Hyde, Cummins, Luckett, Gill, Barnfield, Mensah (Robbins 32), Nisbett, Agbor, Koriya. Subs not used: Ducros, Lennon, Clarke, Mace. Attendance: 118.