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Two goals in the first four minutes paved the way for a disastrous night in North London for the Blues.
It was the biggest defeat for Stortford under the current management team of Jamie Cureton and Steve Smith, with Blues 4-0 down at half-time before conceding a late fifth.
To rub salt into their wounds, Blues saw Luke Callendar dismissed for a seemingly innocuous challenge late in the game.
With Ryan Charles unavailable, there was a first start for Yasseir Nazor, but Stortford couldn’t have made a worst start as it took just two minutes for the home side to take the lead.
The visiting defence were left motionless to allow Ken Charles to slot home from close range at the second attempt after Fred Burbidge had denied his initial effort.
It took the E’s only two minutes to double the lead when Sam Youngs was left unmarked to head home at the far post.
Callendar could have reduced the arrears shortly afterwards, as sliced Ben Worman’s free-kick wide.
But the game was as good as over in the 16th minute as the defence was again nowhere to be seen, allowing Billy Bricknell to head home at the back post, although there had appeared to be a handball in the build-up.
Nazor and Mark Haines both had efforts as Blues finally settled, and their best effort came on the half hour mark when Callander flicked a Cureton’s corner into the path of Haines at the back post, only to see his effort flash wide.
Colchester United loanee Charles continued the rout as he made it 4-0 nine minutes before half-time and he broke through the Stortford defence and slotted past Burbidge.
Ryan Henshaw twice went close as Blues opened the second half brightly, though Burbidge continued to be busy as he denied Bricknell from 12 yards.
Cureton fired over after a good ball from Callander, and the veteran striker again went close in the 69th minute when he headed over Nazir’s cross over after a flowing move from the visitors.
Four minutes later Callander saw red as appeared to run into Sam Youngs as he cut across him in midfield. Youngs miraculously recovered shortly after referee Heron had dismissed the striker.
A bad night at the office for the Blues was completed five minutes before time as substitute Junior Mubiayi made it 5-0 after Alex Cathline’s initial effort was saved, and Mubiayi made no mistake with the rebound.
Enfield Town: Nathan McDonald, Jon Muleba, Joe Payne, Scott Thomas, Mark Weatherstone, Dan Rumens, Lewis Taaffe (Junior Mubiayi 65), Sam Youngs, Billy Bricknell (Alex Cathline 80), Ken Charles, Sam Potton (Nathan Livings, 43).
Unused subs: Sam Hatton and Callum Ellesley
Blues: Fred Burbidge, Jack Thomas (William Mycroft-Edwards 74), Sam Robbins, Ryan Henshaw, Alex Warman (Harry Morgan, 61), Jamie Cureton (Olly Miles 80), Johnville Renee, Yassier Nazor, Mark Haines, Ben Worman, Luke Callander.
Unused subs: Ben Sampayo and Kane Lowe.