Bentham brace steers Islington & Camden to win over Haringey

PUBLISHED: 17:17 01 April 2015 | UPDATED: 17:17 01 April 2015

Joe Bentham, Islington & Camden U12s

Joe Bentham, Islington & Camden U12s

Dieter Perry

Joe Bentham’s double enabled Islington & Camden Under-12s to beat Haringey 3-1 and gain revenge for their 5-3 defeat earlier in the season.

Bentham opened the scoring after 20 minutes on the astroturf at St Aloysius’ College, firing home a volley from the edge of the box as the I&C boys gained control.

Haringey responded well in the second half, but the home side doubled their advantage when Tyrese Litchmore played a superb pass behind the defence and Mark Stephenson capitalised to score.

Bentham grabbed his second of the game with 10 minutes remaining, finishing off a scramble in the penalty area with a left-foot shot before the visitors netted a late consolation.

Islington & Camden: Evert, O’Malley, Rincon, Farrell (St Aloysius), Khaleel (William Ellis), Bentham, Scheinmann (Acland Burghley), Stephenson (IAMS), Julian, Ward, Smith, Makaya (Holloway), Litchmore (Hampstead), Adewale, Works, Kabongo (Haverstock), Williams, Graham (Central Foundation).

Islington & Camden Under-13s fought back after conceding two early goals to claim a deserved 2-2 draw at Harrow.

Trailing 2-0 inside the first five minutes, the visitors roused themselves and reduced the deficit when Haverstock’s Zane Nicholas netted for the second time in as many games.

Elliot Saturus grabbed the equaliser with a mazy run from the left and a cool finish and that was the way it remained, although Donville Monroe had two penalty appeals turned down in the second half.

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