Bromley drew against Altrincham 0-0 at Hayes lane in sweltering conditions.

The game commenced positively for the visitors, with Ryan Colclough intercepting the ball and cutting inside shooting wide. In a half of few chances, the Bromley defensive line blocked a shot from Colclough inside the penalty area.The players had a drinks break in these soaring hot conditions, half-way through the first half.The first real chance fell to Alty, with the dangerous Colclough getting past league debutant Kellen Fisher and passing the ball to Aaron Bennett, who from point blank range forced Reice Charles-Cook to produce a great save with little time to react.

Bromley had far and few chances in the half. Michael Cheek’s deflected shot from 20 yards went straight into Matthew Gould’s gloves. As the half was coming to an end, in the 43rd minute after some neat build up play between James Vennings and Corey Whitley, the latter delivered a clever pass to Fisher who was racing through on goal but saw his shot blocked.

In the 54th minute, Fisher got down the wing, skilled past his marker and delivered a good cross to which no Bromley player could meet, really good play from the academy graduate. Following an injury to Gould, there was a large break in play. In the 70th minute, Chris Bush shot from 30 yards out, with the ball dipping wide. In this cagey game, chances were far and few.In the 78th minute, Whitley’s curling effort went just over the bar, following a good spell in possession for Bromley. In the 83rd minute, Colclough tested Charles-Cook with a powerful effort, making the Bromley goalkeeper get down quickly to his right hand side.

With minutes remaining of the game, Charles-Cook came to Bromley’s rescue, saving an effort from Christopher Conn-Clarke.
Bromley: 13 Reice Charles-Cook, 3 Reece Hannam (Dennis), 4 Billy Bingham, 5 Chris Bush, 6 Omar Sowunmi, 9 Michael Cheek, 14 Mason Bloomfield, 17 Byron Webster, 18 Corey Whitely, 21 James Vennings (Coleman), 35 Kellen Fisher (Forster)Unused Subs: 30 Boylan, 2 Callum Reynolds

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