Sutton Common Rovers breezed into the third round of the FA Vase when they put fellow Combined Counties side Horley Town to the sword on Friday night.

The line up showed numerous changes from the side that had stunned Balham the week before, both centre backs (and captains) were unavailable, so it was left to promising teenager Guy Baskerville and the fit again Jeff Addo-Dankwa to hold the backline together.

Adam Allen was ill, Callum MacLean broke down in warm up, so their were first starts of the season for Asa Rixon-Nicholls and Kevant Serbony.

Rovers got off to the worst possible start and fell behind only three minutes into the game, Serbony was dispossessed in the middle of the park and the ball transferred quickly to ex-Rovers man Ayden Richards. Richards struck the ball early, deceiving Ollie Ellaway in the Rovers goal and the visitors were ahead.

Too often in the opening period Rovers were guilty of aimless long balls or just keeping possession without really going anywhere, however as the half progressed they were starting to get on top, and on 23 minutes the scores were level. Marlon Pinder picked up the ball just outside the Horley area, drifted passed a couple of players and crashed home an unstoppable shot. Rovers continued to dominate and both Addo-Dankwa and Baskerville went close to putting them ahead with efforts from Neset Can Bellikli crosses.

At the other end, Horley were limited to a few chances, but could have gone ahead on 38 minutes, a ball into the area was only half cleared by Ellaway, and with the keeper out of position, Richards drove a shot goalwards only for Baskerville to somehow clear off the line.

Two minutes later and Rovers snatched a first half lead. Bellikli swung over a corner and Baskerville powered his header beyond George Hyde in the Horley goal to put Rovers ahead.

Rovers took a firm hold on the game just seven minutes into the second half, when neat play just outside the Horley area found Ollie Twum, he powered passed two defenders and crashed home beyond Hyde for 3-1, and two minutes later it was game over as Addo-Dankwa stooped to head home another Bellikli corner.

Phil Page and Josh Uzun were introduced into the fray as Rovers kept on the front foot. Matt Tanton latched onto a low Twum cross to fire home his first for the club on the hour making it 5-1 and scoring was completed four minutes later when Page saw his effort deflected beyond Hyde for 6-1.

The remainder of the game fizzled out, with Rovers content to keep possession and Horley were unable to raise a fightback.

In Monday's draw Rovers were handed a tricky away tie to Southern Combination Premier division side AFC Uckfield Town, tie due to be played on 1st December.