Daggers today pulled off an unlikely comeback against Southend United to draw
3-3 having been 3-0 down with only a quarter of an hour remaining..|
a goal down on 28 minutes when Jim Corbett crossed the ball for former Dagger,
Drewe Broughton to slot the ball home beyond Tony Roberts (right).
Ben Sedgemore wasted a good chance five minutes later in the Daggers first
attempt on goal.
With eight minutes gone of the second half, Che Wilson crossed from the left
to Wayne Gray who made no mistake to double the visitor's advantage.
The Daggers found themselves three goals down on 58 minutes when Gray bagged
a brace from Duncan Jupp's free kick.
With 15 minutes remaining, Jack Midson crossed well for Tony Boot (left) who
smashed the ball low into the corner of the net to reduce the deficit.
minutes later and the Daggers were back in the game thanks to a Lee Goodwin
(right) headed goal from Ben Sedgemore's free kick.
With time running out, Tony Boot saw his shot saved by the Southend 'keeper
but there was still time for Jake Leberl to grab the equaliser with a deflected
volley from the edge of the area.
The draw leaves the Daggers still undefeated in pre-season.
Dagenham & Redbridge: Tony Roberts, Lee Goodwin, Lee Flynn (Shane Blackett 55
mins), Ashley Vickers, Anwar Uddin (Tim Cole, 55 mins), Jake Leberl, Mark Janney
(Paul Hakim 82 mins), Ben Sedgemore, John Taylor (Craig Mackail-Smith 55 mins),
Chris Moore (Tony Boot 71 mins), Warren Ryan (Jack Midson 71 mins). Unused
Substitutes: Abiodun Baruwa, Grant Cooper, Warren Barton.