ASB Premiership - Round 1,
Roy Krishna 28s David Mulligan 65' pen Allan Pearce 78'
Halftime:1-0 Referee:Matt Conger Crowd: 347
by Bob Pearce at Fred Taylor Park
1 Danny Robinson (GK)
1 Scott Basalaj (GK)
2 Aaron Scott
20 Luke Rowe
5 Brian Shelley
24 Alec Solomans
6 Matt Cunneen
5 Andreas Damgaard
7 David Mulligan
13 Karl Whalen
10 Allan Pearce
18 Tom Doyle
12 Roy Krishna (Myers 83)
23 Tom Biss (Patrick 83)
17 Jake Butler (Coombes 73)
19 Tobias Bertsch
18 Sam Mathews
3 Jamie Duncan (Haidakis 67)
19 Dan Morgan
22 Hamish Watson
20 Ryan De Vries (Slefendorfas 77)
11 Karston Viborg (Dom Rowe 67)
4 Tim Myers
7 Wiremu Patrick
8 Chad Coombes
16 Jimmy Haidakis
9 George Slefendorfas
14 Dom Rowe
22 Louie Caunter (RGK)
2 Tim Schaeffers
24 Harshae Raniga
25 Will Jones
=2 yellow cards
= red card
Play by Play
Sun shining at the Fred, but the trees at the Kumeu end have been felled and there is a brisk breeze across the pitch.
Wellington playing from the Kumeu end with the wind in their faces.
GOAL! Krishna wins the ball, rides two tackles and beats Basalaj frm 25m.
Waitakere corner, taken by Morgan, cleared wt difficulty
Freekick to Wellington on edg of area, Luke Rowe fires over wal but also over goal.
Another corner for Waitakere, Butler shot hits post, Shelley hitsrebound well saved by goaie.
Watson tries from long range but Robinson scrambles back to save.
Scott floats in a cross from the right but Basalaj collects
De vries wins ball, feeds Mulligan whose low shot is well gatheed by goalie.
Bobbling shot from Bertsch troubles Robinson but he regathers.
Viborg almost blocks Robinson clearance, shades of the ASB Charity Cup
Mulligan takes left side corner, headed behind for a repeat on the other side. No profit as the brisk westerly whips theball too far.
Another corner for Waitakere, Mulligan overshoots for goal kick.
Fifth corner for home side. Morgan's effort cleare but pressure on with yet anothe corner. Behind fo goakick.
Best cace so far for Wellington as Watson bursts clear but shot just wide.
Seventh corner for Waitakere, straigh t Basalaj.
Risky backpass from Cunneen, Robinson just blocks Viborg.
Basalaj does well to grab ball off Krishna's feet as De Vries set up chance.
Mulligan freekick from 37m sails almost as far over the bar.
45 plus one
Morgan freekick cleared halftime whistle goes. Waitakere have had 70 per cent of possession so a one-goal lead is scant reward. Still al to play for.
We're off again, no changes yet.
Cunneen down injured but quickly up again.
Wellington cough up crucial possession, Krishna beats two but pushes weak shot wide.
Waitakere left wing corner, Shelley heaer over top.
Krishna speeds though and crosses but no connection in front of goal.
Yellow card Cunneen fo bringing down Viborg. Perhaps lucky not to ge red. Freekick easy save for Robinson.
Good challenge by Solomans halts Krishna raid.
Solomans now gets yellow for tckleon De Vries.
Damgaard yellow for bringing Krishna down. Penalty.
GOAL! Mulligan converts penalty.
Double sub Wellington Duncan off/Haidakis on, Viborg off/Dom Rowe on.
Coombes on for Butler
Krishna sot blocked after run by Pearce.
First Wellington corner, shot by Luke Rowe into orbit.
Slefendorfas for De Vries.
GOAL! Pearce makes it three as defence stands and watches.
Yellow card Krishna for high foot.
Myers fo Krishna, Patrick for Biss
Wellington corner no profit.
Four to be added, fourth officia hungry for more!
90 plus two
Pearce makes run on left but runs out of puff and dribbles his shot.