Ashford Draw Level

Putney Vale held league leaders Ashford Town (Middlesex) Ladies to a 1-1 draw at the Richardson Evans Sports Ground.
Lauren Richardson went close early on only to be denied by the goalkeeper who got down well to stop the shot.
Ashford continued to dominate possession and create goal-scoring opportunities, however it was Putney Vale who struck first.
Putney opened the scoring mid way through the first half when possession was lost from Ashford in defence, allowing Putney to race clear and squeeze the ball underneath Lauren Restel.
Ashford continued to knock on the Putney door however were consistently denied with passionate defending.
H/T: 1-0
Putney were awarded a corner early on and soon saw themselves gifted a penalty which was expertly saved by Restel.
Ashford continued to push for a goal and were rewarded ten minutes till the end when Charmaine Benham scored from close range.
It was a very tense last five minutes with Ashford going close to getting all three points when Ashley Cheatley saw an effort cleared off the line and Holly Isaacs going agonisingly close shortly after.
F/T: 1-1
It was a day to forget for Ashford as Putney, currently sitting on the opposite end of the league table, defended impressively throughout.
LINEUP: L Restel, A Luzar, J Boyd, C Benham, N Jacobs, L Neufville, L Richardson, V James, S Phillip-Hines, H Isaacs, A Cheatley