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    Nothing between sides 

    Saturday, January 18, 2020 4:52:31 PM

    Scottish Cup days are always special and this tie against Inverness Caledonian Thistle was to turn out a five goal thriller, with end to end football but unfortunately in cup ties there can only be one winner and a late goal from Charlie Trafford was enough to see John Robertson's men grab the all important winner, which to be fair could have went either way.

    The Wasps came back twice from going behind with Inverness taking an early lead after only 8 minutes. Ten minutes later however Kevin O'Hara headed home at the near post to score the first equaliser.

    Kevin O'Hara heads in equaliser
     
    Kevin O'Hara effort just slips past the post
     
    For the neutral it was a great cup tie with action at each end, Kevin O'Hara so nearly put "The Wasps" in front but his effort just went past the post. Liam Buchanan was next to watch Inverness keeper Mark ridgers pull off a wonderful save to stop him scoring early in the second half.
     
    Liam Buchanan's shot saved by Mark Ridgers
     
    Just after the hour mark Jordan White, who has been a thorn in the flesh of Alloa before put Inverness back in front. Peter Grant then introduced both new loan signing Lee Connelly for Liam Buchanan and Robert Thomson for Adam Brown who looked to have picked up an injury, both players made an impact coming on from the bench. Lee Connelly broke down the left wing and crossed for Kevin O'Hara to score his ninth goal of the season and his second goal of the game to draw level at 2-2.
     
    Kevin O'Hara makes it 2-2
     
    At this stage in the game it would be difficult to choose a winner with little between the sides other than physicality with the highlanders always looking a threat in the air. Four minutes from the end when a draw looked more likely Charlie Trafford was to head home inside the Alloa box and knock "The Wasps" out of the cup.
     
    Charlie Trafford breaks Alloa hearts
     
    In the final five or six minutes Alloa threw everything at the Inverness goal but it stood firm. It had been a cup tie which went to the last kick of the ball but Alloa disappointed in getting nothing for their effort.
     
    We now get back to Ladbrokes SPFL Championship action on Tuesday night when we will face Arbroath at the Indodrill Stadium in a massive game for the club.
     

     



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