Leighton Buzzard’s slump in form continued on Saturday with a disappointing 4-2 defeat at the hands of Abingdon.
In a game that always produces goals, Leighton were quick to get off the mark as Tommy Lakins neatly touched the ball home.
Abington rallied and caught Leighton on the break to draw level shortly afterward though.
Leighton were made to pay for their missed chances as Abingdon took the lead into half time, catching keeper Jacob Bradding two-on-one to givethe home side a 2-1 lead at the interval.
In the second half the game once again was evenly poised. More chances went missing for Leighton and they were punished Abingdon finding the net again to double the lead.
Leighton worked hard to get back into the game, and were given a lifeline when man of the match Larkins had a wuick one-two with David Fry, allowing him to net at the near post.
Abingdon would have the last laugh though, scoring late on to win 4-2.
Leighton 2nds lost 8-2 to league leaders Eastcote 4ths in an action packed game.
Josh Wavish netted both of Leighton’s goals in a game which simply saw Eastcote take their chances more often than the home side.
The Ladies 1sts’ slow start cost them as they lost 2-1 to nearby Bedford 3rds.
The home side took an early lead, which they held until half time, not for want of trying by Leighton.
After winning a short corner, Gabbie Avola fired the ball to the top of the D and Hollie Taylor finished the routine off beautifully.
Bedford were awarded a penalty flick, which they converted to retake the lead, and take victory.
The Ladies 2nds took a point from their clash with Aylesbury, drawing 2-2.
Kyrsty Hardy gave Leighton the lead in the first half before Katie Jackson doubled the lead in the second.
But with 10 minutes to go, Aylesbury mounted a comeback, netting twice to snatch a draw.