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Match Report
Bostik North - 2017/2018
Canvey Island 2
C. Ibe (46), . Trialist (83)
East Thurrock United 4
M. Cornhill (32), F. Akindande (49), M. Cornhill (76), H. Honesty (82)

Canvey Island continued their pre-season preparations with a 4-2 defeat against National League South side East Thurrock United on Tuesday night.

The visitors took the lead on 31 minutes when Max Cornhill headed home from a corner.

The Gulls levelled straight away in the second half when Callum Ibe stole possession from a defender on the edge of the area before finishing into the bottom corner.

David Knight had a shot tipped over the bar soon afterwards before Femi Akindande restored East Thurrock's lead on the counter attack.

Callum Ibe nearly scored his second of the evening on 65 minutes when he brought the ball under control, turned a defender before thumping his shot against the woodwork.

The visitors extended their advantage in the final 15 minutes thanks to goals from Max Cornhill and Harry Honesty, with a trialist pulling one back for Canvey on 83 minutes after Callum Ibe had a shot saved.

Match photos by Kieran Argent can be found here.

Danny Heale Post-Match Interview with Simon Pitts