Failure to take chances is costing Bury

Ryman Division One NorthEnfield 3Bury Town 1Enfield proved the more clinical side as Bury wasted a number of good opportunities in a 3-1 defeat.

Ryman Division One North

Enfield 3

Bury Town 1

Enfield proved the more clinical side as Bury wasted a number of good opportunities in a 3-1 defeat.


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Despite Bury having the better of the opening chances, it was the home side that took the lead after 21 minutes with a fine header from Stuart following a cross by Judge.

Both sides created further chances, but it was Enfield who made theirs count when, after 35 minutes, Bury failed to clear a free kick and Stanley shot past an unsighted Barber to double their advantage.

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After an even start to the second half, Enfield began to get on top of the game.

Bury changed to a 3-4-3 formation in an attempt to get back into the match, but in the 74th minute Smith handled in the Bury box and Gabriel made no mistake from the spot for Enfield's third.

Three minutes later Bury reduced the arrears when substitute Wood got clear on the right and crossed low for Bugg to convert from close range.

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