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Gayle: Waterhouse coming together at the right time | Sports

After a brilliant first half and a gritty second-half show, Waterhouse coach Marcel Gayle believes his staff’s recreation is coming collectively on the proper time.

Waterhouse defeated Molynes United 1-0 on Keithy Simpson’s ninth-minute penalty to maneuver again inside two factors of leaders Dunbeholden with six rounds to go.

Gayle was happy with how staff noticed out the match.

“We started brightly and that is the start we have been looking for all season and I think our game is coming together at the right time, at the back end of the season,” he stated.

“We had an exquisite recreation and with slightly extra luck in entrance of the objective, we may have had extra objectives.

“So kudos to the guys, I think they played well and managed the game very well and closing the gap to two points is very important at this stage. We just want to stay healthy and stay as close as possible,” he added.

Waterhouse obtained off to a blistering begin and simply 9 minutes into the sport, they have been awarded a penalty when an attacker was fouled within the space.

Simpson fired dwelling the spot kick to offer Waterhouse the early benefit.

Denardo Thomas then had a shot tipped, earlier than establishing Simpson, who fired over bar from six yards.

Thorn Simpson had an opportunity late within the half for Molynes however couldn’t convert.

After the break Waterhouse stored creating openings and main scorer, Cardel Benbow, a Sixty fourth-minute substitute, may have had a hat-trick.

He first lifted a simple likelihood over an empty objective from 12 yards, earlier than having an effort blocked at point-blank vary.

Then late within the match, he headed a free kick large from eight yards.

Nicholas Nelson got here shut for Molynes with a low shot that was effectively saved, whereas Milton Brooks headed a fantastic likelihood over in added time.

Molynes coach Garnet Lawrence stated inside points left the staff morale very low and so they simply by no means turned up for the sport.

“You could see the fear they (Waterhouse) had for us but we just did not create any chances to trouble them,” he stated.

Waterhouse are actually second on 36 factors, two adrift of Dunbeholden and 5 forward of Arnett Gardens.

Molynes keep second from backside on objective distinction with 14 factors.

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