Heybridge Swifts’ play-off hopes ended at Haringey Borough
PUBLISHED: 21:49 02 May 2018 | UPDATED: 21:49 02 May 2018
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Haringey Borough 2 Heybridge Swifts 0
Heybridge Swifts’ terrific season came to an end with a 2-0 defeat at Haringey Borough in tonight’s Bostik North play-off semi-final, in front of a crowd of 442 at Coles Park.
The Swifts had an early chance with Joe Gardner side-footing wide, but Borough hit the bar on 11 minutes when Anthony McDonald’s header struck the woodwork.
Ahmed Abdulla did well to clear Ralston Gabriel’s header off the goal-line on 15 minutes, as the hosts forced the issue.
And Borough went in front in the 21st minute, Jorge Djassi-Sambu finding the back of the net with a slick finish.
Before half-time, Juan Luque was close to an equaliser with a shot from distance which curled wide.
Krasniqi and Gardner peppered the target early in the second half before Djassi-Sambu doubled the lead with a towering header in the 71st minute to seal the Swifts’ fate.