FOOTBALL: Ascot are a tough hurdle for Brimscombe

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ASCOT galloped to an emphatic 5-1 Hellenic Premier Division victory over injury-hit Brimscombe.

New Lillywhites boss Mike Green was hit by injuries and unavailability, cutting his 23-man squad to just 12.

Brimscombe matched a powerful Ascot side in the early stages before Daryl McLean and Leon Younie scored to put Ascot in control.

McLean made it 3-0 on 30 minutes as he fizzed beyond Adam Thomas.

Brimscombe hit back with Dan Holloway firing in a superb free-kick.

However, McLean completed his hat-trick on 65 minutes before Jamie Walker and Ben Deakin forced visiting keeper Chris Grace to pull off two great saves.

Nonetheless, Adam Harnaham made it 5-1 with a goal with seven minutes remaining.

Brimscombe travel to Highworth Town, tonight.

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