Match Report - Premier League – Kings Lynn versus Peterborough - 10th December 2022
Kings Lynn versus Peterborough
10th December 2022 at Lynnsport Leisure Centre, Kings Lynn
Kings Lynn Squad
4 Josh Horn
5 Jack Tucker
7 Josh Taylor (Captain)
8 Jamie Griffin
9 Joseph Hawes
10 Josh Roberts (Goalkeeper)
13 Ryan Barnes
14 Owen Norris
30 Imogen Center (GK)
55 Josh Futter
Kings Lynn, from the first whistle, started this match at high speed and with full commitment. With Josh Taylor orchestrating all of the Kings Lynn attacks from his customary deep position it was only going to be a matter of minutes before they would take the lead. Following four swift attacks by Kings Lynn they broke the deadlock as Josh Taylor attacked the Peterborough goal and as he emerged from behind the goal, he cleverly tucked his winning shot under the Peterborough keeper. Kings Lynn 1 Peterborough 0
Harry Hillam broke down the right-hand side and his strong slapshot was well watched and saved by the Kings Lynn keeper. The Kings Lynn team were snapping into tackles as if their lives depended on it and were again rewarded when space was created for Josh Taylor to advance unopposed up the rink to firmly hit an excellent slapshot into the Peterborough net. Kings Lynn 2 Peterborough 0
Another devastating move involving three Kings Lynn players again created space for Josh Futter to get a clear sight on goal and he struck his firm slapshot past the hapless Peterborough goalkeeper. Kings Lynn 3 Peterborough 0
This third goal from Kings Lynn was the catalyst for a flurry of Peterborough attacks as they finally burst into life which three determined shots on goal by Harry Hillam, Luca Oakley and Alfie Newton. The last five minutes of the first half was Peterborough’s best period of play up to the half time claxon.
Half Time: - Kings Lynn 3 Peterborough 0
Kings Lynn started the second half in the same strong manner that they began the first half. Josh Taylor advanced swiftly down the Peterborough right hand flank and after going around the back of the Peterborough goal he found himself unopposed to hit an excellent reverse slapshot which flew in at the near post of the Peterborough net. Kings Lynn 4 Peterborough 0
The next two Kings Lynn attacks involved Ryan Barnes. Firstly, he latched onto a defensive error and finished with his clear delight for everyone to see. Not one minute later a fine cross rink pass by Owen Norris was expertly converted by Ryan at the far post with the Peterborough defence is disarray.
Kings Lynn 6 Peterborough 0
Another excellent Kings Lynn move involving Jack Tucker and Josh Taylor resulted in Taylor’s shot striking the Peterborough right hand post and rebounding to safety. A quick counterattack down the Kings Lynn right found James Berry with a clear sight of goal and he hit a fine shot past Josh Roberts in the Kings Lynn goal.
Kings Lynn 6 Peterborough 1
The goal scored by James Berry was quickly followed by an excellent slapshot from Harry Hillam which struck the Kings Lynn post. Another Kings Lynn breakaway saw three marauding players break free from the Peterborough defence and the resultant shot saw Tyler Salmon in the Peterborough goal make a fine save. Not to be kept quiet for long Kings Lynn created a fine move involving three players to create the space for Josh Futter to hit his second goal of the match.
Kings Lynn 7 Peterborough 1
The last ten minutes of this match saw Peterborough match their superior opponents in every aspect which was good to see. However, the way this Kings Lynn team attack the opposition with a variety of so many well created set plays it is so difficult to defend against them.
Peterborough struggled to break through the strong, well organised defence that Kings Lynn has. On the occasions they did they found the competent Kings Lynn goalkeeper in fine form.
To their credit the young Peterborough Team never gave up, but they came up against a well-motivated, determined, fast moving, fit, skilful team from Kings Lynn who will take some stopping in the Premier League this season.
Final score – Kings Lynn 7 Peterborough 1