06 Nov 2019 in Match Reports
The tough run-of-form continued at the Gateshead International Stadium.
Mark Bradshaw’s side suffered a 3-0 defeat to the North-East side after conceding two minutes in through JJ O’Donnell, from a corner.
As the game continued both teams decided to play a lot of long balls back and forth to each other, which may have been due to the wet and almost waterlogged pitch conditions.
However, 15 minutes in and Curzon were finding joy down the right side as Baillie was able to deliver a cross perfectly creating a heading opportunity for Miller, who unfortunately had his effort cleared off the line.
Gateshead finished the first half strong, narrowly missing chances and having a goal disallowed for offside a third of the way through the game.
Dom Tear doubled their lead a short while later after Jordan Prestons shot was saved well by Curzon’s keeper Cameron Mason, who despite conceding three goals had a good game and made vital saves to keep the score down throughout the game.
Gateshead were happy to sit back and defend their lead against a Curzon with “a mentality not strong enough to compete at the moment” according to manager Mark Bradshaw.
A late 25-yard strike from Oliver proved to be the only bit of quality, in a poor second half of football at The Heed, putting the home side 3-0 up in the last five minutes of the game.
The defeat means Curzon are now 14 games without a win.
Next up for the Nash is Telford United as we look to put an end to our current run of form.