Sleaford 1, King’s Lynn 3

Robbie Harris came off the bench to guide the Linnets to another impressive win in the Hereward Teamwear United Counties League.

Lynn's fifth away victory of the season kept the pressure on big-spending title rivals St Neots, who crushed Desborough 10-0 to remain three points clear of the Linnets, who have a game in hand.

Supersub Harris scored twice in four second half minutes to seal the points after Sleaford had taken a surprise lead against the high-flying visitors.

Harris has now struck four times in his last three matches after making his 100th appearance for the club in the weekend 5-1 romp over Rothwell Corinthians.

Lynn keeper Alex Street had already made one excellent stop before the hosts went ahead on 25 minutes.

Scott's long clearance was headed on by Burrows and Shaw raced through to confidently convert.

The Linnets were back on level terms seven minutes later when defender Jamie Alsop found Jamie Thurlborne, who finished emphatically.

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Street was again on hand to save the Linnets with another fine stop just before the break and it took the introduction of Harris for Kieron Doherty on 63 minutes to turn the tide in the visitors' favour.

Harris gave Lynn the lead 11 minutes later, netting with a specular overhead kick after his initial effort had been blocked by Scott, and wasted no time in giving his side a two goal cushion.

This time the striker finished from some 20 yards after highly-rated wide player Thurlborne and captain Jack Defty had combined to set up the chance.

The match, Lynn's first at Sleaford, was watched by a crowd of 302, with former manager Tommy Taylor among those looking on.

The Linnets' were scheduled to meet title rivals St Neots on November 27 at The Walks for the first time this season but now travel to Yarmouth in the Norfolk Senior Cup fourth round.