Kings Langley 3 Chesham United Reserves 1
Kings Langley continued their impressive end-of-season form with a comfortable win over Chesham United Reserves.
Craig Lynskey gave Kings the lead after just two minutes, but the side had to wait until the 79th minute to double their advantage as Jimmy Armstrong notched his customary goal.
Chesham responded three minutes later to half the deficit, but it did not take long for Kings to regain their two-goal cushion as Nathan Pooley fired home just one minute later.
The win takes Kings up to fourth in the MSSML Division One table with three games left to play.
In-form Kings made a blistering start to the game, and Lynskey showed good control to turn in the box and place a shot past the keeper from a Jack Johnson cross.
With the pitch having received a downpour the previous day, Kings provided a torrent of attacking football that left the visitors defending desperately.
However, the nearest the hosts came to doubling the lead in the first half was a Pooley effort which went wide of the post when the Kings man was one-on-one with keeper Josh Thompson.
The second period continued in the same manner as the first, with Gary Wallace firing over when well placed.
However, it wasn’t until ten minutes from the end that a raking Evan Connolly through-ball was seized upon by top striker Armstrong to beat Thompson and double the Kings lead.
Incredibly, United pulled one back within three minutes when Ross Hampton blocked a shot from a rare breakaway, only to be exposed to substitute Ben Edwards’ follow up
However, Pooley restored the advantage virtually from the restart with a trademark surging wing run and shot from an acute angle to secure the points for Kings.