was second versus third position in Group A next
as Paralytic Athletic would play host to Wizards
of WhatsApp. Wizards of WhatsApp could go joint
second with a win and still hold a game in hand
over their opponents. For Paralyitc Athletic this
was the last chance to register points and make
their case for Cup qualification. If they avoided
defeat they would have a great chance of qualifying.
A win would put them joint top and a chance of
topping the group – it would also guarantee a
place in the Cup.
of WhatsApp came into the game having won one
and then lost one with 8 goals scored and 8 goals
against. Paralytic Athletic had 2 wins and a defeat
with 11 goals scored and 5 against. Our imaginary
bookmakers would no doubt have Paralytic Athletic
as favourites for this game and they didn't disappoint.
they had done in the previous game, Paralytic
Athletic established a 3-1 lead at half-time.
Against Team Koopman they consolidated that lead
with a 4-2 win by full-time. Here they consolidated
that lead with a 5-3 win by full-time that guaranteed
their qualification from Group A in a minimum
of second place. Paralytic Athletic shared the
goals around with Jack Estcourt (2), Nanda McCarthy,
Edward Sharp and Philip Robinson all finding the
back of the net.
Wizards of WhatsApp it was a second defeat in
a row. They were free-scoring going forward with
Charlie Barth, Francis Plunkett and Bas on target
but keeping the goals out seemed to be their Achilles