ASB Premiership - Round 2
Kiwitea Street, Sandringham
Sunday 6 November, 2011
Own goal (Tim SCHAEFFERS) 5'
Halftime:2-0 Referee:Matt Conger Crowd: 683
by Bob Pearce at Kiwitea Street
1 Jacob Spoonley (GK)
1 Phil Imray (GK)
5 Angel Berlanga
2 Tim Schaeffers
6 Chad Coombes
4 Michael Eagar
8 David Mulligan
5 Nick Branch
9 Manel Exposito
6 Darren Cheriton
14 Adam Dickinson (McGeorge 76)
8 Michael White (Duncan 82)
15 Ivan Vicelich
10 Dakota Lucas (Fenton 72)
16 Albert Riera (Koprivcic 61)
11 Tyson Holmes
20 Emiliano Tade
12 Ethan Galbraith
21 Andreu Guerao (Corrales 69)
13 Karl Whalen
22 Andrew Milne
19 James Musa
10 Luis Corrales (on 69)
3 Jamie Duncan (on 82)
11 Daniel Koprivcic (on 61)
7 Wiremu Patrick
17 Adam McGeorge (on 76)
23 Louis Fenton (on 72)
23 Simon Arms
25 Scott Basalaj (RGK)
26 Liam Anderson (RGK)
=2 yellow cards
= red card
Play by Play
Winter has returned to Kiwitea! A chilly wind and grey skies. Who said it was a summer league.
0 more mins
Changes from Auckland's O League team last weekend. Ian Hogg and Alex Feneridis out. Daniel Koprivcic on the bench. In come Emiliano Tade, Andreu Guerao and Andrew Milne.
Auckland playing from clubhouse end.
We're off with Wellington kicking off and first move ending in goal kick
Early pressure from Wellington, wit Galbraith making useof hislong legs.
GOAL! Ball in from Vicelich. Exposito gets touch but defender (Schaeffers) last in line.
Shot by Exposito well saved by Imray
Shot by Michael White deflected ove bar, corner cleared
Yellow card for Eagar for tackle.
Corner by Exposito headed ove top by Berlanga
Lob in by Lucas cleared with difficulty as Spoonley is unde pressure from Galbraith.
Vicelich backpass just reaches Spoonley as Galbraith closes in.
Exposito races through but blocked by Imray. Good save.
It's getting a bit willing with several tackles marginal from bot sides.
Poor defence by Auckland yields corner to Wellington, first effort only just cleared, second cleared easily.
Big buildup by Auckland ends with Coombes firing wide.
GOAL! Mulligan slots ball though defence and Tade scores from acute angle
Yellow card for wild tackle Mulligan
45 plus one
We're off again with no changes
Belanga and Lucas clash. Freekick Wellington. Auckland break but White intercepts cleverly
GOAL! Individual effort by Michael White who rounded two defenders and buried his shot
Auckland trying to play possession football but being bustled out of it.
Exposito sets up Mulligan but he shoots just wide.
GOAL! Freekick to Wellington on right and after Spoonley prries ball Galbraith takes advantage to hea home
Corner to Auckland, part cleared and Mulligan fires wide.
Koprivcic replaces Viera.
Exposito through but shot slides just wide. Auckland have been spurred into action.
Corrales on for Guerao
Coombes yellow for foul on Lucas
GOAL! Super sub Corrales finds net after defence opens. Fourth time in a row he has scored against old team Wellington ove two seasns.
McGeorge on fo Dickinson.
GOAL! Exposito breaks through a tired defence -- keeping up his record of a goal a game tis season in all competitions.
Duncan on for White
Exposito sets up Tade but his shot bounces off top of bar
Three minutes to be added.
Final whistle. 4-2 but Wellington gave Auckland a fright. Expect them to be a force this season.