Bangor City lost 2-0 at Connah’s Quay Nomads in the Nathaniel MG (League) Cup last night, in a competition that Bangor have never won.
City made several changes to the starting line-up with Matthew Hall starting in goal, Cai Owen and academy graduate Guto Williams making his debut for City, and he gave an assured display in defence, a rare start was also given to Bangor veteran Sion Edwards.
Daniel Nardiello with a left-footed shot from the edge of the area, and Steven Hewitt’s shot across the face of there goal. were City’s best opportunities in the first half; while Nomad’s best chances were from Michael Wilde, forcing a great reaction save from Matthew Hall and Michael Bakare with a scissors-kick over the Bangor cross bar.
Both sides make changes at half-time, with Danny Holmes replacing Anthony Miley for Bangor, George Harry went close to scoring with a looping header from a Danny Holmes cross just after 60’ and Nomads’ Michael Bakare misses an open goal at on 67’
A diving header from Cai Owen narrowly missed the target for City after 76’ and Sion Edwards delivers a cross from the left which eludes substitute Sam Henry with four minutes left to play.
With extra time looking inevitable, Michael Wilde scored for the Nomads with a far post header, in the final minute of normal time. Former Bangor City player Callum Morris skipped through the Bangor defence to settle the tie in the 93rd minute.
FT: Connah’s Quay Nomads 2-0 Bangor City