Lower Breck 2-2 Avro: McCarthy and Clifton on target as battling Breck left bereft

Lower Breck vs Avro FC match report

Connor McCarthy and Macauley Clifton were on target for Lower Breck but it wasn’t enough to claim three points as they were denied by a late Avro equaliser.

Second-half goals from McCarthy and the substitute Clifton cancelled out Enoch Likayo’s opener to put Gary Moore’s side within minutes of three points.

But deep in added time, a Kane Wallwork free-kick from the corner of the 18-yard box beat Theo Roberts.

Likayo was a constant threat for the visitors for. Manchester in the first-half. His best chance came after sneaking in behind the back line and only to be denied bravely by the Breck shot-stopper.

On the stroke of half-time, the striker finally got the better in their duel as his low-effort crept into the bottom corner.

Breck fought back despite their disappointment prior to the interval and shortly after the break they were back on level terms.

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A searching free-kick saw McCarthy hold off his marker and as Connor Rankin picked up the scraps, his mishit effort fell to the forward who made no mistake in firing home the equaliser.

The visitors didn’t lack chances as they looked to restore their lead. Their best effort came through Wallwork who thumped a long-range effort goalwards only to be denied by a spectacular save by Roberts.

As the game entered the dying embers Breck were handed the lead. A stray back pass allowed the debutant Clifton to nip in, the attacker, on dual registration from Runcorn Linnets, showed immense composure to slot it past Grant Shenton.

With the Breck on the verge of claiming all three points, Avro crowded the box from a free-kick in a dangerous position on the corner of the box.

Wallwork stepped up and fizzed his effort in to skid off the greasy surface beating Roberts to earn the promotion-chasers a point.

Match Stats:

Lower Breck 2-2 Avro

Goals: 50′ Connor McCarthy, 82′ Macauley Clifton; 45′ Enoch Likoy, 90+ Kane Wallwork.

HT/FT Score: 0-1/2-2.

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