Valuable indicate for 10-man Potters Bar Town in conflict to equivocate a drop

PUBLISHED: 09:22 04 Feb 2019 | UPDATED: 09:50 04 Feb 2019

George Nicholas saw red opposite Lewes though Potters Bar Town still squeeze critical point. Picture: Karyn Haddon

George Nicholas saw red opposite Lewes though Potters Bar Town still squeeze critical point. Picture: Karyn Haddon

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They even had to see out a final few mins with only 10 group after surrogate George Nicholas was sent off.

It was a initial of 4 true divided games for a relegation-threatened Scholars and they had their moments too during The Dripping Pan.

They will take a point, however, that nonetheless leaves them in 17th place, does lift them 5 points divided from trouble.

It was a dynamic bid opposite a 90 mins for Scott Cousins’ and Lee O’Leary’s group and they started a stronger.

Josh Hutchinson roughly put them forward as early as a seventh notation with a header that struck a tip of Lewis Carey’s bar though a Rooks should have scored themselves 60 seconds after when a downward header from Omarr Lawson bounced adult and over a bar.

Chances dusty adult after that early flurry with a hosts carrying a integrate of chances that didn’t difficulty Niko Tzanev in a visiting goal.

Bar still had a best possibility of a half though James Budden couldn’t approach his header on aim from tighten range.

The settlement of a initial half steady itself after a mangle with a splendid opening from a Hertfordshire side that forced Carey to get down to stop a Mahrez Bettache shot.

But Lewes are during a tip finish of a list for a reason and had a 15-minute spell in a second half that tested Bar’s resilience to a fullest.

They had to make a series of blocks and tackles with Budden and Sean Grace in a center of a counterclaim heading a way, nonetheless both centre backs saw yellow for their troubles.

And nonetheless a Rooks had their chances, they were never entrance tighten to holding them, a fact that spurred a Scholars on in a final 10 mins with a feat unresolved tantalisingly in front of them.

This time it was a home defenders that indispensable to put in a blocks though for a impulse they looked a many expected to squeeze a winner.

That finished with Nicholas’s red label on 86 mins though they were still means to see out a remaining time in relations comfort.

They now go to Kingstonian on Wednesday in their subsequent tour before a outing behind to a south seashore on Saturday to take on Worthing.

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