United’s 10 men hit back to take the points

Lee Mason, front, and Nathan Stewart for Norwich United, yellow, in action against Witham Town at Pl

Lee Mason, front, and Nathan Stewart for Norwich United, yellow, in action against Witham Town at Plantation Park. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2016

Norwich United 2 Soham Town Rangers 1

Despite trailing at the interval and losing Angus Mackie to a straight red the Planters came back to clinch all three points with an impressive second half performance.

Soham led thanks to Luke Brown's 33rd minute penalty. A long throw caused mayhem in the Planters' box and referee Sean Kilbourn pointed to the spot, withBrown's spot-kick going straight down the middle.

Things got worse for the Planters in the opening seconds of the second period, After losing control as he went to contest a loose ball Mackie got a touch but caught Lewis Endacott in the process and the man in the middle had no hesitation in dismissing the youngster.

This seemed to fire up the Planters and Tim Henery, Christy Finch and substitute Nathan Stewart all forced good saves from visiting keeper George Lawton. The last of these brought a corner from which Jamie Speller found Andy Eastaugh at the far post and he powered home a header to level the scores in the 68th minute.


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Four minutes later the hosts were in front as Finch broke free before firing a right foot shot into the bottom corner to complete the turnaround

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