Josh Ford netted twice as Boston Town’s road to Wembley began with a 3-2 victory over Great Yarmouth.
Ian Dunn described this afternoon’s clash as a must-win match prior to kick off after two league defeats.
And things looked good at the halway stage when Lori Borbely gave the Poachers a 1-0 interval lead against the Eastern Counties Division One side, netting in the 41st minute.
After the break, Yarmouth pulled level, but Town’s lead was restored by Josh Ford in the 67th minute, his second of the season in this FA Cup extra-preliminary round.
And Ford found the net soon after to make things look comfortable.
However, the Bloaters rallied and scored again - but Town held firm.
TOWN: Drury, Lambley, Jackson, Pinner, Wood, Wilson, Borbely, Bull, Nimmo, Ford, Field; SUBS: Stocks, Foster, Goodhand, Robinson, Thompson, Dunn, Stainfield.