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Clapton CFC salvage point at Hampton & Richmond Borough

PUBLISHED: 12:00 05 November 2019

Clapton CFC in action against Hampton (Pic: Thomas Seropian)

Clapton CFC in action against Hampton (Pic: Thomas Seropian)

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Greater London Women's Division One: Hampton & Richmond Borough 2 Clapton Community 2

Clapton CFC women salvaged a point against Hampton & Richmond Borough as they drew 2-2 at the weekend.

The visitors had the majority of possession and chances in the first half with Naomi Scriven bullying the Hampton left back with powerful runs.

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The opening goal came from a Scriven delivery from the right that was almost impossible to defend as forward Harriet Plows rushed in to head home.

Hampton headed in a corner at the back post to level the score on the stroke of half-time.

And that equaliser galvanised the hosts, who emerged in the second period with a stronger shape and more attacking thrust.

They took the lead shortly after the restart when a swirling cross deceived keeper Sophia Axelsson and flew straight into the net.

And it took a moment of magic on 75 minutes to get Clapton CFC on even terms again as midfielder Zhane Amoaten curled a shot into the top corner.

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