Somerset Division One: Ashton & Backwell United 4-2 Saltford

Ashton & Backwell United extended their recent winning run to three games after an impressive win at home on Saturday.

In the Uhlsport Somerset County Division One, Ashton & Backwell defeated Saltford 4-2.

It was an exciting match throughout as both sides were able to play some free flowing attacking football, resulting in six goals.

For Ashton & Backwell, the goals came from Thomas Smart, Lewis Smart, Fraser Devlin and Jimmy Fortt.

Defensively they were the better side as well, even though Saltford were able to squeeze in for two goals.

The three points sees Ashton & Backwell move up to seventh place in the league table and bridges the gap to the playoff spaces.

A spokesperson from the club said: "Big 4-2 win today against high flying opponents, great team performance again top class opponents cleaned changing room top blokes good side."

Up next for Ashton & Backwell is an away trip to take on Ashcott on Saturday, March 23. 

This will be a tough challenge against a side one place below them in the table, however with the recent form of Ashton & Backwell, they will feel they can beat any team in the league.