The match report in tweets (unless specified these are from the @HertfordTownFC account):
Kick off 3pm dead on. There’s a novelty.
@MercSport: Kick off here @HertfordTownFC v Oxhey Jets
3 mins. Oxhey corner, Blues break. Leigh Rose through ball to Jordon, shot saved, Dajour follow up narrowly over.
GOAL. 6 mins. Hertford 1 Oxhey 0. Leigh Rose mazy run down left, crosses to far post, Louis Rose with well placed header over keeper.
@MercSport: GOAL @HertfordTownFC skipper Louis Rose heads home in 5th min 1-0 brilliant start v Oxhey Jets!
16. Penalty to Hertford. Jordon Watson scythed down.
GOAL. 16 mins. Hertford 2 Oxhey 0. Louis Rose coolly slots home sending keeper the wrong way.
@MercSport: GOAL 2-0 to @HertfordTownFC as Louis Rose scores from penalty spot on 15min
GOAL. 30 mins. Hertford 3 Oxhey 0. Dajour cross spilled by Oxhey keeper, Leigh Rose says thanks very much, rolls it home.
@MercSport: Blues boss Paul Halsey must be pleased with electric start from @HertfordTownFC who lead Oxhey 2-0 with 25min gone
@MercSport: GOAL! The Roses are blooming as Leigh Rose makes it 3-0 for @HertfordTownFC v Oxhey with barely 30min gone
33 mins. Penalty to Oxhey.
Goal. 34 mins. Hertford 3 Oxhey 1.
@MercSport: It’s all happening here @HertfordTownFC as Oxhey pull a goal back from penalty spot 3-1
37. Penalty to Hertford.
GOAL. 38 mins. Hertford 4 Oxhey 1. Louis Rose again for his HAT TRICK.
@MercSport: GOAL @HertfordTownFC Louis Rose nets hat trick from penalty after Watson is felled 4-1 to the Blues. It’s Brazilian footie like the weather!
44. Kardan Campbell with a powerful run through the Oxhey midfield. Feeds Leigh Rose, shot well saved.
Half Time. Hertford 4 Oxhey Jets 1.
@MercSport: A stunning half of football from @HertfordTownFC who lead Oxhey Jets 4-1 thanks to the Roses. Wonderful stuff
@MercSport: Second half kicks off with @HertfordTownFC leading Oxhey Jets 4-1 better keep eye on action as might miss a penalty!
Sub on 58 mins. George Laffar replaced by Sion Hardy.
@MercSport: Danger signs for @HertfordTownFC who musn’t get complacent with Oxhey creating more chances
@MercSport: Leigh Rose has sharp chance saved by Oxhey keeper on 59min still 4-1 to @HertfordTownFC
64. Leigh Rose clean through, squares to Jordon Watson. He must score, he must score, he must score, he doesn’t.
@MercSport: @HertfordTownFC have woken from slumber but Watson has put ball over bar when it would have been easier to score. Miss of season already!
Sub on 65 mins. TJ replaced by Denzel Conteh.
73. Harry Ricketts with a great reaction save to keep the half goalless.
GOAL. 76 mins. Hertford 5 Oxhey 1. Jordon Watson through, shot in off the post. A good finish.
@MercSport: GOAL! Jordan Watson makes it 5-1 for @HertfordTownFC after pass from Louis Rose in 75th min
77 mins. Jordon Watson is replaced by Adam Lawton.
Goal. 82 mins. Hertford 5 Oxhey 2. Harry no chance.
@MercSport: Goals galore here at @HertfordTownFC as Oxhey make it 5-2 as Alexander is given too much time to shoot by Blues defence 81min
GOAL. 89 mins. Hertford 6 Oxhey 2. Leigh Rose powers down right, cuts inside, shoots across goal, final touch by Oxhey, might have been in.
@MercSport: OWN GOAL Oxhey Jets who now trail @HertfordTownFC 6-2 with final whistle beckoning
FULL TIME. Hertford 6 Oxhey Jets 2. COME ON THE BLUES.
@MercSport: Final score @HertfordTownFC 6 Oxhey Jets 2. Well done Blues
Pictures courtesy of The Hertfordshire Mercury
|Tegana James (TJ)|
|Charlie K Smith|