Vincenti dedicates goal to fans
Peter Vincenti dedicated his matchwinner against Ebbsfleet United to the travelling fans on Saturday and hopes to give them more to cheer about at Wembley in May. Vincenti came off the bench to net the winner and seal a 4-2 aggregate win at Stonebridge R
Peter Vincenti dedicated his matchwinner against Ebbsfleet United to the travelling fans on Saturday and hopes to give them more to cheer about at Wembley in May.
Vincenti came off the bench to net the winner and seal a 4-2 aggregate win at Stonebridge Road prompting jubilant scenes amongst Boro fans.
The 22-year-old described the goal as one of the highlights of his career so far and thanked the fans for their excellent support.
"It doesn't get much better than that," he told The Comet. "It was a brilliant atmosphere - the fans were great out there again and it was brilliant to give the fans a goal at the end.
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"To come on and score the winner made it a really enjoyable day."
Vincenti admitted it was not comfortable viewing for the Boro bench as Fleet piled on the pressure in the second half in search of a goal to bring the tie level.
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But he was delighted to get on and follow Graham Westley's instructions to the letter - 'get me a goal'.
"He always says something along those lines to me," he added. "He said to be an outlet and put some pressure on the full backs.
"The boys were tiring a bit and I was just some fresh legs to bring on. I think Bridgo (David Bridges) played a good ball over the top and luckily enough for me I went on to finish it.
"It's the tensest game I've sat watching from the bench. It was a good, professional performance - all the lads did their jobs well."
Vincenti admitted there is a sense of relief around the squad that they can solely concentrate on the league for the rest of the season starting with Histon tonight.
"The league has to be the priority for the club and now it's out the way we can concentrate on getting three points in every game we go into.
"We know what we're going to get from Histon. They are a big physical team - they play a lot of long balls as well.
"It's on their pitch so it's not going to be easy. But we're full of confidence and we know if we play to the best of our ability then we can beat anyone on our day.