- Created: Monday, 20 April 2015 18:28
- Published: Monday, 20 April 2015 18:28
Lossiemouth ended the season magically as they deservedly won against nine man NairnCounty at Grant Park to send their supporters’ home in a party mood.
Goals from Ryan Green and Joao Rodrigues wrapped up the victory which crashed Les Fridge’s side’s hopes of finishing the season with a hat-trick of wins – despite an attempted comeback from the visitors in the second halfwith Sam Urqhuart bagging a goal.
The first chance of the half fell to Green who fired a low drive narrowly wide of the target.
A couple of minutes later Nairn were reduced to 10 men with Alan Pollock going for an early bath for seemingly raising his hand to Ryan Farquhar.
Soon after, Robbie Duncanson was about to pull the trigger but Darren Bailey came in quickly to make an outstanding block to prevent the player from having the opportunity to score.
Not long after the away side were reduced to nine men due to captain Michael Morrison being sent off by referee Calum Spence for an alleged elbow on Willie Mathers.
That event spurred Lossiemouth on to break the deadlock as Farquhar whipped in a corner which Rodrigues headed home.
Five minutes later the hosts doubled their lead with Farquhar darting down the right wing and his delivery was headed into the net by Green.
Lossie almost extended their lead as Rodrigues went clean through on goal with him unselfishly passing to Farquhar instead of taking a shot. However, Farquhar was in an offside position.
In the 56th minute County got a goal back with the ball falling kindly for Urquhart, who smashed a shot into the net.
Not long after, Conor Gethins stepped up to blast a free-kick goalwards which keeper Connor Hall brilliantly pushed away.
Regardless of late pressure from the away side the Coasters finished the season on a massive high. Lossie Manager Charlie Charlesworth will certainly be chuffed with the tremendous finish to the term.