In a near-full squad, Jeanfield traveled to Dundee, missing only the injured goalkeeper J. Welch. Stepping up, Jeanfield's second-choice keeper, C. Mathews, took charge.
10 minutes in, Bank Street's keeper's miss kick handed Jeanfield's A. Abboud a perfect opportunity, resulting in a flawless chip for a 1-0 lead.
The 18th minute saw R. MacKintosh's free-kick delivered deep into the box, where M. McLeod out jumped everyone, making it 2-0. Despite the even match afterward, Jeanfield dominated the first 20 minutes.
In the 46th minute, on the brink of halftime, Bank Street's long throw found the net, narrowing the score to 2-1.
At halftime, with a 2-1 lead, Jeanfield regrouped. Bank Street attempted a daring center shot, but C. Mathews comfortably thwarted it. The keeper then initiated an attack, with B. Potter flicking a pass to A. Abboud, securing his brace.
In the 51st minute, Bank Street responded with a long throw, a shot deflecting off R. Green, making it 3-2. However, Jeanfield's determination shone through.
On the 58th minute, A. Abboud completed his hat-trick with a header to the keeper's bottom left. The score quickly escalated to 5-2 at the 62nd minute as J. Jardine volleyed a cross-field pass.
Despite being a man down, Jeanfield's C. Mathews became a hero with a crucial penalty save on the 70th minute. This pivotal moment not only preserved the lead but ignited a surge in Jeanfield's performance. As the game approached its conclusion, R. O'Connor's goal, accompanied by a WWE-inspired Ric Flair celebration, sealed the resounding 6-2 victory.
Bank Street Athletic AFC 2
Jeanfield Swifts AFC 6
Man of the match was hattrick hero A.Abboud sponsored by Ace Electric.
A. Abboud ⚽⚽⚽
J. Jardine ⚽
M. McLeod ⚽
R. O'Connor ⚽