Barnstaple Town punished during â€˜20 minutes of madnessâ€™
BARNSTAPLE Town Reserves were beaten 5-1 at Fresha Devon and Exeter Premier Division leaders Seaton Town on Saturday.
Barum are the only team to have beaten Seaton in the league this season, strangely, a 5-1 victory on the opening day of the season.
Manager Terry Chapple said his side matched the hosts for the first 20 minutes but threw the game away during â€œ20 minutes of madnessâ€ in which they conceded four goals before the break.
It was a tough end to the half for Barnstaple, who were forced to replace midfielders Josh Pearce and Jason Jones through injury.
The hosts made it 5-0 from the penalty spot after the break before Billy Tucker pulled a goal back for the visitors.
Manager Chapple said: â€œSeaton are a good outfit and we faced an uphill struggle in the second half but played for pride.â€
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