Bell and Green on fire as Bilbaum hit 11 for the second time



Charlie Sassienie saluted his team after Athletic Bilbaum registered their second 11-0 win of the season after putting Boca Jewniors to the sword.

Ben Bell and Edward Green fired hat-tricks while further strikes from Robert Rodney (2), Seb Silverman, Sam Deaner and Oliver Sharpstone completed the rout.

Bell opened the scoring when a visionary 50-yard pass from Seb Silverman dropped 30 yards from goal. Bell controlled it with his left as he took it away from the last defender before lobbing the keeper from the edge of the area with his right.

Sharpstone doubled the lead, tapping in from a cross from Daniel Madgidson, with a superb finish into the top left-hand corner.

Deaner added a third with a sweetly-struck half-volley following a flick-on from Sharpstone from a corner.

Just before half time, Green controlled a goal-kick around the halfway line, turned and ran towards goal. He broke through a few challenges before holding off the final defender and slotting home into the right hand corner of the goal.

Rodney joined the party in the 55th minute when an in-swinging corner from Seb Silverman was met by a bullet header into the top left-hand corner.

The Baums were queuing up by this point and Green grabbed the sixth, sneaking in sweep home a smart low cross from Eli Gottlieb beyond the keeper.

The goals continued to flow and a free-kick from the right was delightfully curled in by Ben Cantopher for Rodney to head home.

Bell's second came when he stopped a high ball dead on the halfway line, played a one-two around a defender with Ed Green, then ran through on goal, rounding the keeper with quick feet and slotting home.

Then Dan Goldhill played in a delightful outside of the foot cross which Green met with a header into the top left corner - the keeper dived athletically and did well to get finger tips to the ball but was just unable to keep it out and that sealed Green's hat-trick.

Goal no. 10 saw Silverman picked the ball up in the middle of the park and drove towards goal, shimmying past the Boca centre half before coolly slotting home into the right hand corner of the net.

Bell's hat-trick goal and 13th of the season came when Silverman played another raking ball over the top. Bell controlled the ball on the left-hand edge of the box, first rounded the onrushing keeper and then a defender before blasting the ball into the roof of the net.

Baums boss Charlie Sassienie told JC Sport: "It was a great performance from the team today. We didn't switch off at any point and stayed focused to ensure we got the clean sheet as well as all the goals.

"We hope to continue our strong scoring run in our final two games."

Boca's Anton Nyman told JC Sport: "One word: shambles. We could talk all day about bad ref decisions and missing key players - and finishing the game with less due to injuries and absentees - but it doesn't change anything - they were the better team 10-fold."

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