Robins rue missed chances as they fall out of FA Trophy on penalties

Updated: Jan 1

Written by: Chris Brenta

After Carshalton comfortably overcame Barking 3-0 despite playing two thirds of the match with ten men following Eddie Allen’s red card, they had a tougher challenge in Southern Prem souths Swindon Supermarine to face off against in the FA Trophy 2nd round. Marine had won both their previous rounds 3-2 including a win over Dorchester on Tuesday and currently sit sixth in the league.

Adeniyi made two changes from the team that won earlier in the week with Ernold Haxhiu replacing Kershaney Samuels and despite having his red card overturned, Eddie Allen dropped to the bench with Lloyd Thomas coming in to make his Carshalton debut. Dan Hector retained his place in the XI after impressing against Barking and Lewis White was on the bench despite grabbing the third on Tuesday night. Marine manager Lee Spalding name an unchanged line-up from that that beat Dorcheste