Deportivo come from behind to beat Morpeth Town side

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BLYTH Rangers Deportivo returned to winning ways after a four-game losing streak with a well earned win at Morpeth Town.

The away team made the running right from the start and the first real chance came when Jamie Worton won the ball and played it to the left wing for Jack Bell who saw his fierce shot saved by the home keeper.

Tom Fulthorpe was next to test him, having being played in by David Dunworth.

Callum Robinson looked like he had scored with a shot from a corner but the referee ruled that the whole ball had not crossed the line before Kristian Sands and David Dunworth both went close.

Mortpeth then took the lead against the run of play. The ball was played into the right channel and the Morpeth winger made a strong run before calmly lobbing Alex Cockburn in the Rangers net.

Bell went close again before parity was restored in the 32nd minute. Charlie Allison found Jordan Hall with a long ball out of defence and although the keeper saved his shot Dunworth was on hand to prod the rebound home and make it 1-1.

Man of the match Cockburn was called into action a couple of times early in the second half and made some brave saves to keep the scores level.

Rangers regained their composure and started pushing forward and Fulthorpe was unlucky to see his shot cleared off the line, however, the pressure told in the 49th minute when a Hall corner was flicked on by Shane Clough and Sands headed in from close range.

The lead was increased a minute later when Bell and Clough were involved in a flowing move before the ball was fed through to Fulthorpe who placed a well placed shot into the corner of the net to make it 3-1.

The Morpeth keeper made further saves from Sands and Bell before Fulthorpe was fouled inside the box allowing Dunworth to slam home the resultant penalty and make it 4-1.