Solid at the back
All the usual reasons
This Saturday the M3s had their strongest squad of the season so far and it needed to be against division leaders, Long Sutton.
The signs were promising. South had a strong first ten with the majority of the possession and attacking moves. Long Sutton couldn't pass through the South midfield but used their aerial ball to good effect with some fast breaks putting South under pressure.
Beyond the first ten the cracks started to show. Strong individual skills saw Long Sutton score three in the first half from open play and a well worked short corner routine. The first half finished three-nil to the visitors.
The second half was a more open affair with the ball pinging from one end of the pitch to the other. South lacked composure and killer instinct in the final twenty-three despite some half chances. Long Sutton's attacks still looked dangerous but South's defence was up to the challenge and held Long Sutton to a second half goalless draw.
Adam narrowly took MoM honours for his unwavering defence.
George's antics earned him another LoM but his captain's pity saved him from match report writing duty.