A disciplined and controlled performance from the hoose as they seen off a spirited Harthill side with a 3-1 victory in the league.

Harthill had the chance to open their account early in the 1st half but for a fine save by the hoose keeper Matty Wallace to keep the scores level.

Fauldhouse opened the scoring on the 24th minute with Blair MacDonald who then double his and Fauldhouse tally with a fine strike just after 36 minutes.

Half Time:

Fauldhouse United FC 2-0 Harthill Royal FC 

Fauldhouse and MacDonald had the opportunity for the hat trick following a penalty award which seen his shot rebound back off the bar.

Having survived the penalty Harthill entered their best period of the fixture as they pressed to get back in to the tie and their efforts were rewarded in around the 63rd minute when they were awarded a free kick just outside the box which was expertly converted with a fine strike high in to Wallace’s top left corner.

Harthill continued to press for an equaliser which opened space for the hoose to exploit with MacDonald securing his hat trick and the 3 points for the hoose with a curling shot to the bottom left of Harthills keeper from just in side the box.

Final Score:

Fauldhouse United FC 3-0 Harthill Royal FC 

The Club travel to 1st Division Fife side on Saturday 6th August 2022 for a 1st round tie in the Alex Jack Cup

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Hat-trick helps guide Fauldhouse United to win over Harthill Royal – Daily Record