Berko go top after a victory in midweek

Berkhamsted's 2017/18 squadBerkhamsted's 2017/18 squad
Berkhamsted's 2017/18 squad
Unbeaten Berkhamsted FC went to the top of the league on Tuesday night after a 4-1 win over St Margaretsbury at Broadwater.

Alex Campana and Stacey Field returned to the starting line-up and Field netted twice as Berko overtook Biggleswade at the top of the standings on goal difference.

The Comrades had plenty chances in the first-half but there was only one goal, although they did hit the post. Field netted his 12th of the season in front of the young fans at the railway end.

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In the second-half Berko created several chances as they looked to extend their lead but had a shock when they conceded an equaliser from a long free-kick which hit the knee of veteran Jon Stevenson and went in.

Field put Berko back in front with a header at the back post when he got on the end of a deep cross. Sub Ashton Campbell was hauled down in the box and Dan Jones calmly fired the spot-kick into the bottom corner to make it 3-1.

There was no doubt where the points were going when Ashley Morrissey rounded off the scoring with a great shot curling in at the back post after dribbling through the defence.

Table-toppers Berko and Biggleswade were due to meet on Saturday.

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