Romulus 1 King's Lynn 2
26th February 2013
Goals from George Thomson and Danny Beaumont saw the Linnets make it a magnificent seven at Romulus on Tuesday night.
Thomson struck with a first-half penalty and Beaumont sealed victory before Romulus, who had goalkeeper Lewis Exall sent-off in the first 45 minutes, netted a late consolation.
Linnets boss Gary Setchell said: "We were absolutely fantastic for the first half-anhour and had enough chances to put the game to bed.
"But as soon as Romulus had a player sent-off we took our foot off the gas and, while we were only a goal in front, in made for a very nervy ending.
"It is a horrible place to go and not being disrespectful to either Sutton Coldfield or Romulus ifwe never had to go back to Coles Lane it wouldn't bother me as I don't think a synthetic surface should be allowed in the league." Thomson's spot-kick fired Lynn in front in the 31st minute after Romulus goalkeeper Exall was shown a straight red card for cleaning out Sam Mulready.
Linnets fans had to wait until three minutes from time fora second goal, though, when Beaumont followed up after an initial effort from Steve Spriggs had been saved by stand-in goalkeeper Tyrone Amory.
Romulus replied through Luke Keen as the game approached injury time.
: Exall, Wynter, Lee, Robinson, Francis, Recci, O'Callaghan, Keen, Clarke, Amory, A. Jackson. Subs not used: Evans, M. Jackson, Ravenhill, Gibbs. Sent-off: Exall.
Goal: Keen (90).
King's Lynn Town
: Gay, Fryatt, Gulliver, Lee, Yong, Quigley, Bunting,Thomson (Jepson 72), Mulready (Spriggs 59),Tolley (Beamount 72), Dunkley. Subs not used: Butt, Watson. Booked: Dunkley.
Goal: Thomson (pen 31), Beaumont (87).
: G. Hubbard. Attendance