Crewe go out of Cheshire Cup to Northwich on penalties
Crewe Alexandra suffered a penalty shootout defeat as the Alex were knocked out of the Cheshire Senior Cup by Northwich Victoria this evening.
On a wet night in Flixton, Victoria's present home, the game had ended 1-1 after normal time. The Alex fell behind just after the break through a Danny Boyle strike but a James Jones free-kick deflected in to bring the Alex level.
The game went in to extra-time and after 30 additional minutes in to penalties which proved to be something of a disaster for the Alex.
Lee Molyneux, Thierry Audel, Jon Guthrie and Liam Nolan all missed for the Alex, and despite the Victoria missing a penalty and Alan Martin saving a spot-kick Northwich ran-out 2-0 winners.