ASB Premiership - Round 2
Fred Taylor Park, Whenuapai
Sunday 11 November, 2012,
David Mulligan 66
Halftime:0-0 Referee:Isaac Trevis Crowd:328
by Bob Pearce at Fred Taylor Park
1 Danny Robinson (GK)
1 Matt Upton (GK)
2 Aaron Scott
6 Sam Jasper
5 Brian Shelley
9 Rory Turner
6 Matt Cunneen (Myers 40)
7 Ryan Thomas
7 David Mulligan
4 Josh Greene
8 Chad Coombes (Manko 64)
14 Sam Margetts (Awad 49)
10 Allan Pearce
5 Eder Franchini
12 Roy Krishna
23 Hone Fowler
17 Jake Butler
24 Adam Wallis
19 Dan Morgan
18 Alexi Carlamo (Hobson-McVeigh 63)
20 Ryan De Vries
16 Jesse Edge (Webster 85)
3 Jack Beguely
17 Mohamed Awad
4 Tim Myers
11 Jack Hobson-McVeigh
16 Maksim Manko
8 Bailey Webster
21 Dylan Stansfield
12 Matt Oliver (RGK)
22 Louie Caunte (RGK)
3 Harley Tahau
=2 yellow cards
= red card
Play by Play
Cloudy and cool at the Fred with a brisk northerly wind
0 more mins
No place in the starting lineup yet for Tim Myers in the home side. Former faourite son Rory Turner will start up front for Waikato. Sam Mathews injured and replaced by Chad Coombes.
Waikato playing from Kumeu end and kicking off
We're away and Waikato quickly on attack
Quick break by Waitakere, Krishna allowed too muc room but Coombes shot rebounds off bar to be cleared.
Waikato surge back and earn corner but grabbed by goaie.
Corner at the other end sees Butler head over bar.
Coombes through again, blocked for corner, yet anothe corner.
Ball in net from Ryan Thomas but offside
Freekick to Waitakere bobbles in goal mouth but ambitious ovehea kick by Pearce goes wide. Never too old to tr someting new!
Aaron Scott makes run from back but shoots wide.
Waikato freekick cleared and quick break by Krishna and Pearce ends with Pearce shot wide.
Waitakere corner overhit. Plenty of corners no profit
Turner makes good break but his low cross is wasted
Krishna and De Vries combine but Pearce shot reboundsoff defender's backside -- last line of defence!
Morgan freekick ricochets around the heads but bounces clear.
Cunneen off getting blood flow stemmed. Back in new shirt
A lot of pregame talk about possession football but there have been fa too many giveaways from both sides.
Offside flag stays down as Krishna bursts through but Upton deals well wit shot.
Ryan Thomas clear through, but trips over his own feet tring to cross. Golde opportunity lost.
Waikato break quickly and Ryan Thomas lobs goaie but ball bounces out from underside of crossbar. V unlucky!
Battered Cunneen replaced by Myers
Two mins to be added
45 plus two
Halftime whistle. Both sides guilty of wasting goal chances
No changes at the break
Krishna cross Butler header straight at goalie.
Yet another Morgan corner for Waitakere, easy clearance.
Sub: Awad on Margetts off.
Freekick from distance by Mulligan, halfway to Massey!
News of two goals for Sean Lovemore for theBay, his goal scoring is sadly missed at the Fred!
Long range shot by Franchini sails ove bar.
Yellow card Jasper for off the ball foul
Waikato sub Hobson-McVeigh for Carlamo
Waitakere sub Manko for Coombes.
Penalty Waitakere after partly cleared corner hits hand of Turner facing the wrong way.
GOAL! Mulligan converts penalty.
De Vries cross headed over by Krishna.
Waikato coach Declan Edge warned by ref for comments on sideline.
Krishna one on one with goalie, who just touches shot wide.
Franchini freekick sails over bar
Scott yellow for blocking illegally.
Yet again Krishna creates space fo himself, but fires over the bar
Sub Waikato Webster fo Jesse Edge.
Three mins to be added.
90 plus one
Corner Waitakere, Mulligan kick fielded by goalie, nothing new there.
90 plus three
Late chance fo De Vries, just wide.
90 plus four
Final whistle. One goal in it and that a harsh penalty. Neither side impressed.