MATCH REPORT: City ladies pay the penalty for missing many chances

Robyn Gribble (red) in action for City of Peterborough Ladies v Harleston. Photo: David Lowndes.
Robyn Gribble (red) in action for City of Peterborough Ladies v Harleston. Photo: David Lowndes.
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City of Peterborough Ladies paid for a glut of missed chances as they lost for the first time in East Division One North yesterday (October 8).

The city side lost 3-1 at home to harleston Magpies seconds, but remain third in the table with three wins from four matches,

Lucy Dakin in action for City of Peterborough Ladies in their 3-1 defeat by Harleston. Photo: David Lowndes.

Lucy Dakin in action for City of Peterborough Ladies in their 3-1 defeat by Harleston. Photo: David Lowndes.

City domainted from the start, but fell behind to a breakaway goal midway through the first half and the visitors scored again to make it 2-0 at the break.

City then squandered numerous short corners and skipper Lauren Finding saw a penalty flick saved before Harleston added a third goal.

Tierney Augustine claimed a late consolation goal for City.

Lucy Dakin was named player-of-the-match. City next travel to Colchester (October 15).

City of Peterborough Ladies miss another chance against Harleston. Photo: David Lowndes.

City of Peterborough Ladies miss another chance against Harleston. Photo: David Lowndes.