Boston United are knocked out of FA Cup on penalties by Basford United

Boston United suffered a shock in the FA Cup on Tuesday evening after defeat to Basford United.

Boston United were dumped out of the FA Cup by Basford United.
Boston United were dumped out of the FA Cup by Basford United.

United chucked away a two-goal lead inside nine minutes through a Dominic Roma own goal and Jake Wright, with Gregg Smith and Anthony Dwyer forcing extra-time.

Luther Munakandafa’s strike was cancelled out by a Scott Pollock penalty, on a night which also saw the Pilgrims hit by three injuries.

It was the visitors who kept the never best as they secured a 4-2 shootout win to book a trip to Solihull Moors.

Boston host Hereford United at the weekend as they return to National League North action.