A depleted Ton Pentre Youth went down with a battle at Taffs Well after the squad was decimated by illness and injury.
The young Bulldogs took the lead in the match through Liam Jones but the goal was cancelled out when Taffs Well equalised before half-time.
Taffs Well dominated large parts of the game and the Bulldogs were unable to keep them out when they took the lead in the 57th minute.
Although suffering defeat, it was an improved performance from Ton Pentre who lost 6-1 in their previous match against Barry Town United.
Ton Pentre’s next match is on Monday, 22 February at Ynys Park against Caldicot Town. The match kicks off at 7.30pm.