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Crusaders felled by Cornish comeback win

Truro trip ends in defeat for Hungerford after a night of missed chances

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Crusaders felled by Cornish comeback win

Luke Williams - hit the woodwork

Truro City 2 Hungerford Town 0

HUNGERFORD were caught out by Truro side reeling from its 6-0 home hammering at the hands of East Thurrock on Saturday as the Cornish side recorded its first home win since April 5.

But Hungerford were again left to rue missed chances after dominating long spells of the game, only to concede early on and again just before the break.

Nat Jarvis and Stefan Brown had gone close before Truro struck in the 12th minute when Ryan Brett cut back the ball for Cody Cooke to score and set up a flurry from the home side that saw George Legg twice make saves before Ian Herring, Luke Williams and Garyn Preen had chances, only for Truro to strike again when Rocky Neal won possession and set up Niall Thomson for a simple finish.

Preen was just off the mark after the break and Harry Goodger and Matt Day headed over, and Luke Williams hit the bar and was denied by goalkeeper Tom McHale before Hungerford hit the long road home.

Truro City: McHale; Bentley, Pugh, Smith, Richards, Thomson, Knowles (Allen 75), Cooke, Brett, Thomson, Neal. Subs: Crago, Fallon, Afful, White.

Hungerford Town: Legg; Tyler, Jones, Day, John; Clark (Goodger 62), Herring (Bignall 62), Williams; Preen, Jarvis, Brown (McGrory 62). Subs: : Rusby, Boardman.

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