Phoenix FC firsts won their first ever derby fixture vs an experienced Premier division team, St Bedes.
Phoenix started the game strong with a few chances early on eventually taking the lead with Attaur converting a rebound.
Phoenix continued to dominate the ball but could not convert their chances in the first half, coming in at half time with a 3-1 lead.
A goal fest second half started with
Phoenix adding a 4th to their day. St Bedes showed their experience of being in this division for years and gave Phoenix a lesson not to take the foot off the pedal at this level. A couple of quick goals meant Phoenix had to find their rhythm again. Phoenix bagged a 5th but St Bedes replied with one of their own in the final minutes of the game, ending a dramatic game at 5-4.
Manager Zaf was disappointed with the missed chances but was full of praise with the graft put in by the boys despite some scares. A good first derby day win for the lads!
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