ASB Premiership - Week 11
Fred Taylor Park, Whenuapai
Sunday 16 January, 2011
Daniel Koprivcic 63
Halftime:0-0 Referee:Campbell-Kirk Waugh Crowd:1537
by Bob Pearce at Fred Taylor Park, Whenuapai
1 Danny Robinson (GK)
1 Jacob Spoonley (GK)
2 Jason Rowley (Emblen 78)
2 Angel Berlanga
3 Aaron Scott
3 Ian Hogg (Milne 68)
4 Tim Myers
6 Stuart Kelly (Campbell 20)
6 Jack Pelter
7 James Pritchett
8 Chris Bale
8 David Mulligan
10 Allan Pearce
11 Daniel Koprivcic
12 Roy Krishna
13 Alex Feneridis
13 Michael Gwyther
14 Adam Dickinson
17 Jake Butler
15 Ivan Vicelich
19 Dakota Lucas (Sole 54)
23 Adam Thomas (Morgan 61)
16 Neil Emblen (in 78)
4 Sam Campbell (in 20)
18 Zane Sole (in 54)
10 Luis Corrales
21 Anthony Hobbs
12 Paul Gothard (RGK)
23 Ashton Pett
19 Daniel Morgan (in 61)
28 Andy Ralph (RGK)
17 Andrew Milne (in 68)
=2 yellow cards
= red card
Play by Play
Welcome to Fred Taylor Park, Whenuapai, home of Waitakere United and venue for this Week 11 ASB Premiership 'Super City' derby between old rivals Waitakere and Auckland City. Plenty to play for today with the home side searching for is ninth consecutive win since the season kicked off back in October while the visitors continue their chase for a play-off spot and the minor premiership.
It's hot and sunny so drinks breaks will be in order whatever the ref decides.
Luis Corrales is back from Costa Rica and sits on the Auckland bench
Jason Rowley starts in place of Ashton Pett for Waitakere
Waitakere playing towards Kumeu.
Mulligan chips to Dickinson but goalie just clears under pressure.
Freekick to Waitakere on left, free to pearce, centre cleared by goalie
throw in to Waitakere on goalline, cross easily gathered
Appeal for penalty as Thomas goes down but ref says goalkick
Krishna breaks free of marker but shoots into side netting.
Nice move by Pearce for Waitakere but offside call. Very close.
Ball breaks free to feneridis who tries lang-range shot well saved
Koprivcic heads over but no real threat.
Gwyther felled on edge of penalty area. RED CARD for Vicelich and freekick to Waitakere on edge of area.
Pearce freekick well saved by Spoonley
Sub Auckland. Kelly off, Campbell on.
Dickinson clear, blocked by Robinson. Great save.
Koprivcic flicks on and Robinson produces great save, all in vain it was offside.
Yellow card for Pelter clattering Koprivcic
Gwyther clear but angle and goalie foil him with good block. Waitakere are beginning to dominate possession.
Krishna breaks on left, cross eludes goalie but Pearce blasts wide.
Shootout to Stu Munro in Invercargill. Kumeu is where my glass of wine comes from!
Dickinson yellow for tackle on Myers.
Three mins to be added and the players will be glad of a break.
45 plus one
Mulligan gets yellow for off the ball incident. Ref adamant despite plea of innoncence.
45 plus three
Halftime at 0-0 but it's going to be tough for Auckland with 10 men in the second spell.
No changes at the break
Pearce tries long-range shot from right over the top.
Krishna breaks but ruled offside, close call.50 mins
Hogg breaks and Rowley has to concedecorner as Thomas lurks
Corner, diving header from Campbell just wide
Yellow card for Pearce tackle
Hogg tries to retaliate and gets yellow
Sub Zane Sole on for Lucas for Waitakere
Krishna finds Bale on edge of area but he fires over the top
Aucckland bring Morgan on for Thomas
GOAL! Koprivcic and Dickinson play one-two and Koprivcic belts ball in.
Bale from long range, just wide. Sub Milne on for injured Hogg.
Waitakere break but Bale is offside.
All action. Pelter and Dickinson get second yellows after clash and Corrales gets one on the bench. Auckland down to nine against Waitakere's 10
Waitakere pressing, earn corner and then foul by Emblen on the goalie
Yellow card for Feneridis. Five mins of time to be added.
90 plus one
Two Waitakere freekicks both saved by Spoonley under pressure.
90 plus three
Morgan through but shoots wide unmolested
90 plus five
Final whistle. A famous victory for Auckland's nine men.