ATHERTON Colls went down to a 2-1 NWCL Division One defeat at Prescot Cables.

The Atherton side took the lead after only two minutes, when Martin Sloan put Nicky Fisher through to finish from 18 yards.

On 65 minutes, Sloan was fouled, but unfortunately Anthony Smith failed to increase Colls lead when he missed his penalty kick.

The home side rallied late to take all three points, with goals on 70 and 82 minutes.