Player ratings: Woking 2 St Albans City 1

PUBLISHED: 21:49 07 August 2018

St Albans City travelled to Woking for their second Vanarama National League South fixture.

St Albans City travelled to Woking for their second Vanarama National League South fixture.


St Albans City travelled to Woking in the Vanarama National League South. Read how Herts Advertiser’s NEIL METCALFE rated the players.

St Albans City:

Dean Snedker: 7 – Couple of very good saves in the first half kept St Albans in the game. Solid in the second half too.

Ben Herd: 5 – Not as noticeable as he was on Saturday but did get forward from wing-back on a couple of occasions. Sent off for two yellows.

Tom Bender: 6 – Moved out to the left wing-back role for this one but never had the chance to get on the ball.

David Noble: 6 – A surprise perhaps to see him involved again but another 90 minutes. Class always shows even as the years roll on.

Dave Diedhiou: 7 – Doesn’t look the most mobile at times but that is very deceptive. Powerfully built and didn’t let much beyond him. Replaced by Moyo.

Harold Joseph: 8 – An absolute rock in the back three. Harsh that they conceded two late because he had defended superbly.

James Sage: 7 – Few shaky moments early on but a willing worker and grew into the game. Couple of great blocks and tackles.

Solomon Sambou: 6 – Again not his best but made some quality tackles and linked defence with attack well.

Ralston Gabriel: 6 – Not as electric as his debut but was called a pest by his manager and you can see why. Never stops running.

Sam Merson: 6 – Partnership with Gabriel is coming slowly. Wasn’t a day when there were lots of chances but worked his socks off as usual.

Percy Kiangebeni: 6 – Wanted the ball all the time which as a young man in the centre of midfield is a great thing to see.


63’ David Moyo (7) on for Dave Diedhiou. Big chance but a wonderful debut goal.

66’ Khale Da Costa (6) on for Sam Merson. One great cross for Moyo.

87’ Zane Banton (n/a) on for David Noble.

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