Shrimpers too strong for Witham
Witham Town 2 Southend United 5This was a good work out for both teams with the visitors just having the edge as expected.Alan McCormack gave them the lead after 23 minutes from close range and Dougie Freedman put them further ahead in the 37th minute with a first time shot.
Witham Town 2 Southend United 5
This was a good work out for both teams with the visitors just having the edge as expected.
Alan McCormack gave them the lead after 23 minutes from close range and Dougie Freedman put them further ahead in the 37th minute with a first time shot.
In the 41st minute Rob Edmunds headed in a corner for Witham but two goals in two minutes from McCormak and Stuart O'Keefe just before half time gave Southend a 4-1 lead.
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Both teams made many changes at half time with Southend fielding almost their first team squad however Witham were playing well but couldnt stop Alex Revell scoring number five in the 62nd minute. Just before the end Josh Goody scored a second for Witham with a thundering shot, a reward for the efforts of all the team who played well throughout the game, before a good crowd.
Two more pre-season home games have been arranged for Witham, when on Saturday Leyton are the visitors and the following Tuesday 21st July AFC Sudbury are the visitors.
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