Grays Athletic 3 Haringey Borough 3: Ralston Gabriel his hat-trick in draw for Borough at Blues

Ralston Gabriel scored a hat-trick for Haringey Borough at Grays Athletic (pic: Tony Gay).

Ralston Gabriel scored a hat-trick for Haringey Borough at Grays Athletic (pic: Tony Gay). - Credit: Archant

Bostik North: Grays Athletic 3 (Slabber 38, Cole 41, 60) Haringey Borough 3 (Gabriel 49, 87, 90)

A Ralston Gabriel hat-trick helped Haringey Borough come from two goals down to earn a 3-3 draw at Grays Athletic in the Bostik North.

Borough trailed in the 38th minute at Parkside, with Jamie Slabber putting Athletic in front.

The Blues added a second three minutes later through Adeyinka Cole to lead 2-0 at the break.

Four minutes into the second half, though, Gabriel pulled one back for Tom Loizou’s men with his first of the net.

However, in the 60th minute, Cole found the net for Grays to give Haringey a mountain to climb.

With three minutes left in the match, Gabriel hit the target again to set up a grandstand finish at Parkside.

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And in stoppage time, Gabriel headed home again to complete a dramatic comeback for Haringey.

Next up for Borough is a trip to Harrow Borough of the Bostik Premier in the first qualifying round of the FA Trophy on Saturday.

Grays: Johnson, Mahal, Cross, Cogan (Zuhdu 84), Halle, Muguo, Folkes, Cole, Bishop, Slabber (Monsheju 80), Carlos (Thompson 88).

Subs: Fowler, Brown.

Haringey: Pajetet, Olufemi, M O’Donoghue, Richards, Mitchell, Gordon (Kay 81), Aristidou (Ademiluyi 62), Dtassi-Sambu (Benjamin 74), Gabriel, Heather, McDonald.

Subs: J O’Donoghue, Byfield.

Attendance: 183.

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