Grays pay the penalty after letting lead slip twice

Lamar Johnson - penalty save,

Norwich United 2, Grays Athletic 2
GRAYS twice let the lead slip and left Norfolk on Saturday evening feeling they had also let two Bostik points slip from their grasp.
The first half was something of an insipid affair, though in the main bossed by Grays who had just one goal to show for their efforts, a 37th minute penalty converted by Kieran Bishop who had been fouled to earn it and he took responsibility to roll the ball home from the spot.
Grays found a hero in keeper Lamar Johnson 11 minutes into the second half when he saved Liam Jackson’s penalty after Stanley Muguo had been adjudged to have handballed by referee Paul Quick.
However, when Norwich got a second penalty eight minutes later when Ben Jones was brought down in the box, Adam Hipperson stepped up and hit home from the spot.
Parity didn’t last long however and three minutes later Joao Carlos capitalised on a Sam Applegate slip and lifted the ball over keeper Andy Wilton.
Sadly for Grays they could only hold the lead for three minutes as Hipperson’s deep corner found sub Nathan Stewart and he struck a sublime volley back across the face of goal and inside the far post.

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