ASB Premiership - Semi final Leg 1
Fred Taylor Park, Whenuapai
Sunday 15 April, 2012
Russell Kamo 8'
Halftime:0-1 Referee:Matt Conger Crowd:347
by Bob Pearce at Fred Taylor Park
1 Danny Robinson (GK)
22 Adam Highfield (GK)
2 Jason Rowley (Cunneen 11)
3 Mark Johnson
3 Aaron Scott
5 Tom Schwarz
4 Tim Myers
7 Darren White
7 Martin Bullock
8 Aaron Clapham
8 Chris Bale
9 George Slefendorfas (White 65)
10 Allan Pearce
10 Russell Kamo(Wortelboer 84)
11 Ross McKenzie
13 Daniel Glozier
17 Jake Butler
14 Josh Smith
20 Ryan de Vries (Lovemore 43)
15 Julyan Collett
30 Rory Turner (Krishna 65)
20 Ken Yamamoto (Terris 55)
6 Matt Cunneen
1 Tom Batty (RGK)
12 Roy Krishna
2 Dan Terris
22 Matthew Upton (RGK)
4 Nick Wortelboer
25 Sean Lovemore
11 Michael White
29 Jordan Vale
19 Calvin Opperman
=2 yellow cards
= red card
Play by Play
Surprise to see Roy Krishna back from injury on the bench for Waitakere. After his two goals last week Rory Turner gets anoter start.
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Cloudy with a very light drizzle and not a lot of wind.
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Waitakere fans in the clubhouse keeping an eye on Wellington game. Could be the only Aucklanders rooting for a Wellington team.
We're off, Waitakere playing towards Kumeu.
First freekick to Canterbury no profit.
Right wing corner to Canterbury, behind for goal kick.
Yamamoto puts Slefendorfas clear but he's ruled offside.
Rowley off getting treatment for wha looks like a calf injury.
Kamo has first shot but no problem for Robinson, Rowley back on with leg strapped.
GOAL! Long hopeful cross from wide right and Kamo sticks out a leg and pokes ball wide of Robinson.
Rowley limps off replaced by Cunneen.
Corner fo Waitakere cleared and Canterbury are away again.
Two corners in a row but no profit for Waitakere.
Rory shoots from tight angle, blocked by Highfield.
Long-range shot by Pearce, well saved. Then gets one-on-one by goaie but Highfield blocks well.
Cracking good shot by Clapha brilliantly saved by diving Robinson.
Right wing corner to Waitakere, McKenzie takes, another corner. Nothing to report.
Golden chance missed by Canterbury after Slefendorfas crosses from tigh angle and Darren White scuffs his shot from in front.
Yellow fo Kamo for persistent offending. Freekick cleared by Highfield punch.
Good buildup Turner and de Vries, but de Vries shot blocked.
Two corners fo Canterbury, ends wih shot slipping wide with goalie watching anxiously. Both sides living dangerously moregoals are imminent
Kao and Butler collide, both get up gingerly but seem OK.
Fine cross by Glozier from left well interceptd by Robinson.
Long range shot by de Vries trickles past post
Yellow for Myers fo tackle on Slefendorfas. meanwhile de Vries is down and stretcher caled for andh is replaced by Lovemore.
Four minutes to be added.
Left wing cornr for Canterbury, headed over by Kamo.
Slefendorfas hits post after being put clear by Kamo.
Halftime whistle and Canterbury lead 1-0, probably deserved ate they came close with a couple of other chances.
We're off again, no changes at the break
Freekick to Waitakere on edge of area after Pearce fouled but too easily cleared.
Left wing corner to Waitakere taken short but botched.
RED CARD! Darren White dismissed for reckless tackle on McKenzie. Canterbury down to 10.
Myers gets a second yellow after clash with Kamo. It's now 10 a side.
Terris on for Yamamoto.
Slefendorfas heads over from freekick
Yellow McKenzie fo trip. Diving header by Kao from freekick ove the bar.
Yellow Cunneen, Clapham off for treatment.
Krishna on for Turner, White on for Slefendorfas.
Krishna already making his mark, putting pressure on the defence with his speed.
Michael White has chance from close range but last-ditch tackle by Scott saves the day.
Right wing corner for Waitakere, limp effort into side netting.
Yellow Bullock for push in back
Great freekick from Clapham, touched ide by Robinson.
Corner to Waitakere after Canterbury defenders collide. Yellow fo Highfield for dissent.
Sub, Kamo off Wortelboer on.
Four minutesof time to be added
90 plus two
Michael White clear but brilliatly blocked by Robinson.
90 plus three
Corner for Waitakere but fielded by Highfield. Final whistle. 1-0 to Canterbury nd advantage going ito the second leg next weekend.