Injuries, suspensions and forced shape changes seen the Hoose fall out of the EoSFL Qualifying Cup at the 2nd round stage with a 5-1 away defeat at the hands of a robust Burntisland Shipyard team.
Burntisland opened the scoring in and around the 7th minute following some slack retention of the ball in midfield which seen the Shippy cross in from the left wing to which was put away down to the left of Weatherby’s goal.
The Shippy came close again in the 10th minute as they hit the cross bar but didn’t have long to wait to secure their 2nd.
Again some poor retention of the ball in midfield seen the Shippy break free down the middle with the break eventually stopped by some foul play.
The resulting the free kick was calmly converted as it beat the wall down to Weatherby’s right hand corner.
The Hoose came close in the 32nd minute with a shot from Chris Philbin which drew a fine save by the Shippy keeper.
Burntisland Ship Yard FC 2-0 Fauldhouse United FC
Burntisland got their 3rd in the 52nd minute with a easy conversion following a rebounded clearance.
The Shippys goalkeeper pulled off a fine save from David Bannerman to keep the score at 3-0 however the Hoose gave a glimmer of hope in the 64th minute from a header by Reece Lowdon to bring the score back to 3-1.
Any Hoose hope was quickly extinguished on the 65th minute when the Shipp reinstated their 3 goal advantage with a fine strike from outside the box then adding a 5th quickly after.
Burntisland Ship Yard FC 5-1 Fauldhouse United FC
The Shippy progress to the next round and all the Club wish them all the best for the future.
A disappointing night for he Hoose who now dust themselves down and prepare for a home league fixture against Stoneyburn on Saturday.
Mon the Hoose