PORTLAND United saw off Totton & Eling in an eight-goal thriller to progress to the Velocity Wessex League Cup second round.

The Blues will face Romsey Town on Tuesday, October 3 but they will have to improve defensively if they are to embark on a cup run.

Portland went behind in the third minute, failing to deal properly with a throw-in despite numerous attempts to clear, Oli Dennett powering a low shot through keeper Sam Moggeridge……..

By Neil Walton @EchosportNeil

Senior Sports Correspondent