Woking 1 Stevenage 5

Last updated : 28 September 2002 By Footymad Previewer

Woking suffered a humiliation of their second successive 5-1 home defeat in a spell which has seen them concede 27 goals in seven matches.

It was the visitors who drew first blood a reward for their endeavour in the opening spell.

The Cards defence was again found wanting when Jon Boardman's header went only as far at Mat Fisher, who fed Michael Blackwood on the left.

Blackwood whipped in an excellent cross which Tony Tucker could only palm away to the feet of Martin Williams who needed not invitation to slot home.

Boro, Woking,s big rivals, continued to enjoy the majority of the possession as the home team persisted in playing a long ball game from the back, much to the frustration of the home support.

Home skipper Barry Moore, later sent off, managed one strike on goal from distance but it was a token gesture and after Charlie MacDonald had swept home Fisher's cross Blackwood was allowed to walk through a static backline to make it 3-0 to Boro before the break.

Incredibly a few Woking fans appeared to leave the ground five minutes before half time disillusioned with their team's showing.

MacDonald added a fourth straight after the break, before Grant Payne hit the lone reply for the home side.

Then Macdonald chased Sam McMahon's throughball after 69 minutes. Keeper Tucker came off his line and with Scott Smith and Boardman getting in a muddle, the ball ran loose to Kirk Jackson who had the simple task of sliding home Boro's fifth.

It could have been more with Jean Michel Sigere having a header saved and McMahon slicing his shot wide.

The final goal sparked protests from the home fans after a combination of dreadful results from their team, who appear to need a miracle to climb their back up the Conference table