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Match Report


Posted Tue 30 Jun 15 at 08:24 AM

Daggers 1 York City 0

The Daggers earned their first home win of the season; Joss Labadie missed a penalty, but Josh Passley scored the only goal of the game giving the Daggers the vital three points.

John Still made no changes to the side, after the 0-0 away game at Notts County.

Hendrie was unable to clear the ball properly in the 12 minute, Labadie received it and shot wide on the half volley.

Labadie won a free kick 30 yards out, but it ended up as a speculative effort as it went wide.

There was a one on one chance for the Daggers, Chambers was found through on goal, however was unable to get control of the ball.

The Daggers produced nine touches of the ball, nearly coming to a chance for Muldoon to shoot from outside the box, but it ended up being blocked.

Dagenham and Redbridge looked the superior side, as it reached the half hour mark defended well a corner, as two shots were blocked.

Ashley Hemmings had a shot testing Scott Flinders, who did enough to save it, Chambers then followed in and crossed it back into the centre of the box finding Muldoon, who was unable to direct it towards the goal.

Dominic Hyam had to come off five minutes before half time, he received a knock to the head, the Frenchman, Clevid Dikamona replaced him.
There was a hand ball shout as Doidge headed the ball on target and hit a player standing in front of goal.

The home side nearly took the lead seconds before the whistle, after a counter attack, Chambers found Doidge in the centre of the box, the Daggers striker then headed the ball just wide.

The Daggers came out with the same energy in the second half, good strength from Labadie and vision, he played Passley down the line, who then put a low cross into the centre of the box looking for Doidge.

A penalty was given to the Daggers after Doidge headed it towards the top right hand corner of the goal, York’s captain, Russell Penn, stopped the ball from going in as he hand balled it.

Labadie went up to take the penalty and missed as Flinders guessed the right way, Doidge was unable to score from the follow up.

The visitors reacted quickly with two tactical substitutions, Kenneth McEvoy was subbed off for James Berrett and Bradley Fewster came off for Josh Carson.

Doidge was subbed of for Oliver Hawkins straight after the forward hit the crossbar in the 66th minute.

The goal came for the Daggers in the 78th minute, Hemmings ran down the wing, eventually crossing the ball to Passley, slotting it into the bottom right.

Nerves were kicking in as there was six minutes of time added on. The Daggers defended well as York pushed for the equaliser.
Attendance: 1,767

Daggers: O’Brien; Worrall, Richards, Passley, Hyam, Widdowson; Labadie(Capt), Muldoon, Chambers, Hemmings, Doidge

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