Fordoun beat top side

Fordoun inflicted a first league defeat of the season on Hudsons with a 1-0 win on Sunday.

Friday, 16th March 2012, 8:51 am

In 12 minutes a Hudsons attacker had a shot saved by Ian Welsh. Six minutes later McComiskie burst through for Fordoun but was put off by a visiting defender. Referee Taylor deemed the defenders shout unsporting and awarded an indirect free kick which saw Hector fire over the bar.

As both sides struggled to create clear openings a visiting attacker was booked for diving. Hector then went close for Fordoun when he hooked an effort off the bar and in 35 minutes the same player fired a shot at the keeper.

In 60 minutes Hudsons saw a back post header saved by Fordoun keeper Welsh and then another effort cannoned off the post.

Fordoun winger Murray then found himself in space on the left but couldn’t find a team mate with his cross and the chance was gone.

In 67 minutes Fordoun striker Thomson broke the deadlock tapping in from close range after good work from McComiskie who chased a Ross Stirling long ball and cut back from the goalline to set up his strike partner.

Hudsons were reduced to 10 men when a straight red card was shown for a rash lunge but still went in search of the equaliser. This left gaps at the back which Fordoun failed to exploit and one break saw three Fordoun attackers faced by one Hudsons defender but Hector couldn’t control the ball and McComiskie slipped and the chance was lost.

As the game moved towards injury time Welsh made a great save to divert a Hudsons shot over the bar and seal his third clean sheet in five appearances in 2012.

Fordoun look to continue their recent good form with a trip to MCT on Sunday.