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Gonzalez brace secures Mons Calpe deserved win

A brace from Alex Gonzalez secured Mons Calpe a well deserved 2-0 win over Bruno’s Magpies which sees them move within two points of top spot. 

Mons Calpe nearly took the lead in the first five minutes but a superb piece of goalkeeping from Fernando Sanchez kept out a over-hit back pass from Mario Romero. Seven minutes later the Magpies keeper was called into action again, making a comfortable save to keep out Sergio Vazquez’s shot.

Mons continued to dominate, Ruben Fernandez played the ball to Thomas Carrillo whose shot was excellently saved by Fernando Sanchez. Mons Calpe took the lead less than a minute later, Thomas Carrillo’s shot was blocked, the rebound fell to Alex Gonzalez who slotted his shot into the bottom corner from close range.

With ten minutes remaining Mons Calpe keeper Joe Borg made his first save of the game, keeping out debutant Nick Dembele’s effort. Mons held on for the last few remaining minutes and went into the break leading 1-0.

Mons Calpe continued to dominate the second half and had a great chance to double their lead but some great defending from Tom Hudson prevented Sergio Vazquez from getting his shot away. Mons Calpe doubled their lead in the 75th minute, a low cross from Salvador Vallejo found Alex Gonzalez who drilled his shot past Sanchez.

Magpies had a chance shortly after to pull a goal back but Harry Perry smashed his shot wide from a tight angle. Mons Calpe had a chance to extend their lead just before full-time but Ruben Fernandez’s shot was excellently saved by Fernando Sanchez. Mons held on and walked away with three important points. 

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