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Danny Lewis the penalty hero as Solihull Moors progress in

Solihull Editorial 18th Feb, 2016 Updated: 21st Oct, 2016   0

SOLIHULL Moors have progressed through to the semi-final of the Birmingham Senior Cup after beating a youthful Wolverhampton Wanderers side on Tuesday evening.

A neat finish from Akwasi Asante gave Moors the lead on 13 minutes before Connor Hunte equalised for the visitors ten minutes after the break.

Neither side could break the deadlock from then on and with the game finishing 1-1 at full time the fixture went to penalties.

Asante and Adam Walker missed the first two from the spot as Moors went 2-1 down and Wolves could have won it when Jim Kellerman stepped up but Danny Lewis pulled off a fine save to keep the hosts in the match.

Sudden death penalties followed which saw Moors go 5-4 in front before Lewis saved a second penalty with his feet to win the tie and book Moors a place in the final four.

Bignot’s side will now face either Stratford Town or Rushall Olympic for a place in the final.

This Saturday Moors return to league action when they travel to Gainsborough Trinity in the Vanarama National League North.

Bignot’s side will be looking to cement their position at the top of the league with another victory as well as improving their overall record against Trinity, with Moors having won six and drawn four of their last 16 meetings since 2007.

Trinity have lost just four times at home this season and currently sit eighth in the table but Bignot’s side head into Saturday’s game high in confidence having lost just once on the road in the league this season.

Tickets for the match, which kicks off at 3pm, are priced at £12 for adults, £8 for concessions and entryu for children under the age of 16 is £4.

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