Midweek Ridgeons action: Ely 1 Wroxham 2, Gorleston 2 Norwich Utd 0, Wisbech 0 Diss 1
Ely City 1, Wroxham 2: A late goal from Ben Thompson earned Wroxham a dramatic victory in Tuesday night's top of the table encounter in the Premier Division.
The game appeared to be heading for a draw until Thompson headed home a cross from Gavin Lemmon in the 89th minute to enable the Yachtsmen to close the gap on leaders Ely to just two points, with two games in hand. It was a fitting reward for an excellent display by David Batch's side, who had taken the lead on 30 mintes when Matt Daniels netted from the penalty spot after Ben Jones had been fouled.
Wroxham had chances to extend their lead but none were taken and Ely made them pay midway through the second half when Richard Chadwick headed home.
It appeared as though the visitors would have to settle for a point – but Thompson had other ideas.
Gorleston 2 Norwich Utd 0
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Gorleston bounced back from their 6-0 hammering at Felixstowe on Saturday as they recorded a deserved win at Emerald Park.
The Greens went ahead on 25 minutes when Liam Harvey-Cooper's effort from distance gave keeper Ben Nower no chance. Eight minutes later it was 2-0 when Chris Sandford converted from close range after a quick break. The Planters had a glorious chance to reduce the arrears before the break when they were awarded a penalty as Andy Howell brought down Carl Poppy but Louis Cutajar's spot-kick was well saved by Elliott Pride.
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• Wisbech Town 0, Diss Town 1
Diss goalkeeper Matty Webster was in inspired form as the Tangerines recorded a hard earned victory.
The Fenmen were on the front foot for much of the game only to be thwarted by a string a fine saves, and were denied even a share of the spoils when Diss struck in the 81st minute. Good work on the left from Stuart Jopling and James Pipe set up Danny Easlea just outside the box and he found the back of the net with a sweet strike that was worthy of winning any game.
Robert Taylor's side went on to record a fourth straight win while the Fenmen suffered another dose of home frustration, having been held to a goalless draw by Woodbridge on Saturday.