The Coasters go into the play-off semi-final second leg at home to Guiseley this Saturday with a one goal deficit to overcome after the Yorkshire side won 1-0 in the first leg on Wednesday night.
Despite an excellent last half an hour at Nethermoor, Fylde failed to score and Jake Lawlor’s 33rd minute header meant that Guiseley won the first leg between the two sides.
The Coasters can take plenty of positives from that match and are sure to be up for the fight in the second leg at Kellamergh Park on Saturday.
Fylde finished in second place in the Conference North league table and won their final league game of the season 6-4 at home to Gloucester City in a remarkable game at Kellamergh Park.
Previous to Wednesday night’s defeat, The Coasters were unbeaten in their previous ten games, winning six and drawing four as well as scoring an impressive 30 goals in those last 10 games of the season.
Guiseley lost their last two games of the season against North Ferriby and Oxford City and they finished 15 points behind The Coasters in the league table. However, they will be looking to defend their one goal advantage from the first leg.
The Lions only just squeezed into the play-offs, as they finished one point ahead of Oxford City and Tamworth but they also only finished one point behind Chorley and two points behind Boston United, who finished fourth and third respectively.
These two sides met twice in the league this season, with Guiseley taking four points from The Coasters. A 0-0 draw at Kellamergh Park in August was followed by a 3-1 win for The Lions in February.
Admittance to this match is just £10 for adults, £7 for concessions and FREE to all U16’s and Armed Forces Personnel.
The match will kick off at 3PM.
Your support has been exceptional so far this season and we’d love to see it continue on Saturday by coming along to support the lads once again.
SEE YOU THERE!
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