ASB Premiership - Week 16
Kiwitea Street, Sandringham
Thursday 10 March, 2011
Ken Yamamoto 88'
Halftime:0-0 Referee: Chris KERR Crowd:342
by Bob Pearce at Kiwitea Street
Needing a win to leapfrog Hawkes Bay United in the final round fixture delayed by the Canterbury earthquake, the Southerners looked to have wasted the string of chances they created in a spirited display at Kiwitea St.
1 Jacob Spoonley (GK)
22 Tom Batty (GK)
3 Ian Hogg
3 Nick Wortelboer
4 Sam Campbell
4 Gareth Rowe
7 James Pritchett (Thomas 45)
5 Tom Schwarz
10 Luis Corrales
7 Aaron Clapham
11 Daniel Koprivcic (Kelly 65)
9 Russell Kamo
15 Ivan Vicelich
10 Sam Miles (Yamamoto 82)
16 Albert Riera (Exposito 58)
12 Gagami Feni
20 Riki Van Steeden
13 Garry McDermott(Attwell 56)
22 Andrew Milne
19 Jeremy Wild
26 Aaron Bawdekar
23 Andrew Barton (Faichnie 69)
6 Stu Kelly (on 65')
11 Ryan Faichnie (on 69')
9 Manel Exposito *on 58')
15 Danny Attwell (on 56')
12 Liam Little
20 Dominic McGarr
23 Adam Thomas (on 45')
21 Ken Yamamoto (on 82')
30 Rory Kelly
25 Andrew Pitman
=2 yellow cards
= red card
Play by Play
Beautiful evening with bright sunshine and a gentle breeze.
0 more mins
David Mulligan missing from Auckland lineup, on plane to China for trial.
0 even more mins
Both teams have plenty of regualrs, Vicelich a starter for Auckland; Clapham and Kamo sharp shooting for Canterbury.
Canterbury straight on the attack and earn corner, easily cleared
All Canterbury so far with Auckland barely out of their half
Another Canterbury corner, and then a second one. Clapham to take
Hogg breaks on left and centres but nobody connects
Freekick by Clapham just wide.
Corrales out speeds defence and crosses past goalkeeper but poor finish.
Another Canterbury corner, taken short but cleared.
Barton down injured and off for the moment
Barton back on and into fray quickly
Auckland get ball in the net but well offside.
Feni collects ball near goal but his shot straight at Spoonley
Good buildup by Auckland , Koprivcic shot brilliantly saved by Batty.
Fifth corner for Canterbury, scrappily cleared
Feni making inroads on left but final pass going astray.
Another corner for Canterbury, header off bar by Scwarz, another corner. Shot by Barton parried away by Spoonley
Yellow card McDermott for tackle.
Feni still dazzling defence but finish poor.
Miles heads Feni cross but well wide
McDermott breaks clear but shoots straight at goalie
45 plus one
Halftime whistle and the wait goes on for Matt Chandler and Co in the Bay
Auckland replace Pritchett with Thomas
We're off again and Canterbury quickly back on the attack. Another corner.
Good Auckland buildup but Thomas shoots over bar.
Auckland corner cleared behind, then cleared again
Corrales weaves way through but shot blocked
Canterbury replace McDermott with Attwell
Yellow card for Van Steeden tackle
Exposito on for Riera.
Shot by Barton fumbled by Spoonley but regathered.
Poor freekick by Hogg fielded by goalie. No pressure.
Corrales shot flies wide after good buildup.
sub for Auckland Kelly on for Koprivcic.
Faichnie on for Barton. Immediately has shot blocked by Spoonley
It's all Canterbury and they earn another corner, punched away by Spoonley
Shot by Corrales saved by Batty, Auckland pressing hard.
Van Steeden fastens on to clearance but fires over top. Milne then fires just wide from corner.
Milne blows one on one with goalie and then Hogg wastes partial clearance. What a miss!
Batty takes a knock but up again.
Miles off replaced by Yamamoto.
Faichnie clear on right shoots across goal and just misses.
freekick by Auckland over goalie but over goal.
GOAL! Faichnie floats cross from right and Yamamoto steers it home.
Three mins to be added.
90 plus four
Final whistle bCanterbury beat Aucckland and will play Waitakere at Fred Taylor on Sunday