South Park were punished twice for giving the ball away in their own half as Cheshunt took all three points with a 3-1 victory.
A right wing cross was headed wide by Hallet as the home side attacked straight from the kick off. A South Park free kick on the left was played into the box for Joel Thompson whose shot on the turn was blocked. Matt Males quick free kick found Ehis Izokun whose shot from the edge of the area was blocked. Michael Eacott raced out of his area to head away a Cheshunt counter attack. Tyreke Leslie picking the ball up in his own half burst forward down the left and cut inside and his curling right foot shot seemed to be heading for the bottom corner until Girling in the Chesunt goal pushed the ball away. Jay Bradley hit a 25 yard shot over the bar on the half hour as the game was evenly poised. Leslie hit another right foot shot narrowly wide of the far post before Eacott saved along range effort from Casey. Cheshunt broke the deadlock in the 38th minute as park gave the ball away on the left and a cross picked out Hallett in space whose shot found the bottom corner form 15 yards. Eacott was off his line quickly to deny the home side a second goals diving at the feet of Hallett. Cheshunt doubled their lead on the stroke of half time as indecision by from Darryl Harrison allowed Akinsanya to nick the ball way and the forward had a clear run on goal and shot past Eacott.
Hallett shot wide early in the second half for the home side. Leslie’s long range effort was saved by Gurling. Eacott pushed out a shot from 18 yards. In the 65th minute after fine build up play Leslie’s 25 yard shot cannoned back off the bar. Cheshunt sealed victory in the 82nd minute when Hughes tapped home from close range after Symons shot came back off the post. Park grabbed a consolation goal in the 87th minute when Leslie latched onto a through ball and calmly fired past Girling from 18 yards.
South Park now have successive home games against Waltham Abbey on Saturday and Chipstead on Tuesday 25th September.
South Park: Michael eacott, Giani Ashley, Jake Hill, Matt Males, Daryl Harrison, Jay Bradley, Ehis Izokun, David Awomolo, Joel Thompson, Luciano Osbourne, Tyreke Leslie. Subs: Melvin Adesida, Charles Alexiou, Dylan Ramazani, Daniel Lukombo, Sam Remfry.