The first half hour was a scrappy affair and the official seemed a little whistle happy, which interfered with the flow of the game. Ely looked quit competent going forward, but at the same time looked vulnerable to set pieces. However, on the half hour mark James Seymour, who had been moved into midfield from defence latched on to a through ball and put the Robins in the lead. It was to remain this way until half time with few further chances to be had for either side.
At the start of the second half Diss looked the more determined team and after just five minutes had an equaliser when a long throw caused confusion in the box. The equaliser seemed to awaken the Robins though and after Jack Saunders had come close he found Alex Theobold to stab home what was to be the winner after Ely managed to hang on to the win after keeping possession for most of the remainder of the game.