Hawke's Bay United
ASB Premiership - Round 12
Kiwitea Street, Sandringham
Sunday 26 February, 2012
Chad COOMBES 52'
Conor TINNION 32 secs
Halftime:0-1 Referee:Nick Waldron Crowd:833
by Bob Pearce at Kiwitea St
Hawke's Bay United
12- Tamati WILLIAMS (GK)
1- Shaun PETA (GK)
5- Angel BERLANGA
2- Fergus NEIL
6- Chad COOMBES
4- Stu WILSON
8- David MULLIGAN
5- Bill ROBERTSON (c)
9- Manel EXPOSITO
7- Matt HASTINGS (O'MEAGHER 82')
14- Adam DICKINSON
8- Adam COWAN
15- Ivan VICELICH (c)
10- Sam MARGETTS (WATSON 72')
16- Albert RIERA
11- Conor TINNION
21- Ivan DIAZ (CORRALES 69')
14- Danny WILSON
22- Andrew MILNE (KORPVICIC 64')
17- Tom BISS
23- Simon ARMS
20- Leon BIRNIE (HIGHAM 77')
18- Liam ANDERSON (GK)
26- Richard GILLESPIE (GK)
7- James PRITCHETT
6- Dale HIGHAM (BIRNIE 77')
10- Luis CORRALES (DIAZ 69')
16- Reilly O'MEAGHER (HASTINGS 82')
11- Daniel KOPRIVCIC (MILNE 64')
18- Hamish WATSON (MARGETTS 72')
19- Iwa SHAKER
22- Luke CHAPMAN
=2 yellow cards
= red card
Play by Play
GOAL! 32 seconds and its 1-0 to Hawke's Bay United after Conor TINNION hits a 25-yard belter beyond Tamati WILLIAMS!
What a shock start here at Kiwitea Street - Auckland City have responded by grabbing the lionshare of possession. They have a corner.
Angel BERLANGA crashes a header over the crossbar from a David MULLIGAN corner.
Let's not forget this is a massive match for Hawke's Bay today - they can cut Team Wellington's lead to one point if the capital men lose to Waitakere and this scoreline remains the same. Long way to go yet.
Ivan VICELICH long ball gathered by Shaun PETA.
Tom BISS cross collected by Tamati WILLIAMS.
Auckland are gradually recovering from the shock goal but so far no penetration
Looping cross by Milne, but freekick ater push in penalty aea.
Bay pressing again but thwarted a corner
New boy Diaz showing creative touch in midfield
First corner for Bay well cleared
Big Bill Robertson gets a finge wagging from ref for tackle
Bay are swarming all over Auckland and the lead leaders are under siege.
Exposito jinks his way past two defenders but cross blocked
Good move by Auckland sees Coombes final bullet shot wide.
Pass puts Coombes through but shot a fizzer.
Freekick just outside area fo Auckland, Mulligan to take, tipped over bar by Peta
Yellow card Cowan after late charge on Vicelich
Riera tries a sneaky shot but just wide. Following cross unmolested by anyone.
Corner for Auckland on right, Mulliga takes, Peta catches.
Clearance comes to Coombes, who gets yellow for tackle
Dickinson shot on target but brilliantly headed away by Danny Wilson
Yellow card Vicelich on edge of area, Tinnion freekick just wide.
Freekick to Auckland wasted, halftime whistle blows. Bay fully deserve teir lead for a 45-minute full court press on Auckland's passing gme.
Auckland City 0-1 Hawke's Bay United
We're back underway with no changes to either side.
Bill Robertson nicks the ball off Manel Exposito and is fouled. Free kick Hawke's Bay United.
Eight pass move by Auckland City results in David Mulligan firing over the bar.
Close control and shot by Diaz.
Angel Berlanga shot from an Adam Dickinson cross blocked by Bill Robertson.
GOAL! Chad Coombes blasts home a wonderful header from a Dickinsonc ross - scores are level!
Hawke's Bay were stretched for that goal and Auckland City are in control - Diaz cross to the near post caught by Shaun Peta.
Free kick for Hawke's Bay United deep in Auckland territory.
Yellow card for Albert Riera.
Conor Tinnion free kick headed at Williams by Leon Birnie. Saved.
Adam Dickinson goes on a solo run but can't breach the Bay defence.
Chad Coombes shrugs off Bill Robertson with ease but slices the shot narrowly wide.
Substitution - Ivan Diaz replaced by Luiz Corrales.
GOAL! David Mulligan slams home an unstoppable shot to complete his comeback! Great work in the build-up by Luis Corrales.
Substitution Sam Margetts replaced by Hamish Watson.
The minor premiership swings back into view for Auckland City while Hawke's Bay's playoff hopes have started to slip away. Should be a great finish.
GOAL! Luis Corrales lobs Shaun Peta and doubles the lead for Auckland City!
Free kick for Auckland City in the 'D'.
David Mulligan free kick goes wide.
Substitution Matt Hastings replaced by Reilly O'Meagher.
Red card David Mulligan sent off for deliberate hand ball.
GOAL! Tom Biss sends Tamati Williams the wrong way.
Hawke's Bay United spurn a decent chance to level the scores.
Referee brings the match to an end.
Auckland City 3-2 Hawke's Bay United.