ASB Premiership - Round 4
Fred Taylor Park, Whenuapai
Sunday 25 November, 2012
Jake Butler 22m
Luis Corrales 41
Halftime:1-1 Referee:Mirko Benischke Crowd:650
by Bob Pearce
1 Danny Robinson (GK)
1 Jacob Spoonley (GK)
2 Aaron Scott
16 Albert Riera
4 Tim Myers
19 Daniel Saric (Milne 46)
5 Brian Shelley
11 Daniel Koprivcic
7 David Mulligan
13 Alex Feneridis
8 Chad Coombes (Manko 74)
9 Manel Exposito
10 Allan Pearce
10 Luis Corrales (Tade 77)
12 Roy Krishna
14 Adam Dickinson
17 Jake Butler
15 Ivan Vicelich
19 Dan Morgan(Beguely 54)
2 Simon Arms
20 Ryan De Vries
3 Takuya Iwata
3 Jack Beguely
17 Pedro Garcia
16 Maksim Manko
20 Emiliano Tade
6 Matt Cunneen
21 David Browne
21 Dylan Stansfield
18 Liam Anderson (RGK)
22 Louie Caunter (RGK)
22 Adam Milne
=2 yellow cards
= red card
Play by Play
The Fred has had a bad case of sunburn in the past week and the surface won't be ideal. Irrigation problems still to be solved.
0 more mins
Spoonley back in goal for Auckland, Berlanga still missing. Firs sat for Sarich. Myers back in starting lineup for Waitakere.
Sun shining but fairly brisk wind across the field.
0 more mins
NZ Football media man Seamus Marten keeping an eye on proceedings
We're off, Waitakere playing from the Kumeu end
Just 28s in and Krishna has clear shot on goal but shoots wide.
Coombes just wide wih shot. Spoonley wondering what hit him!
Cross by Pearce Spoonley can only punch away for corner.
No profit from corner.
Iwata put into clear but shoots wide. End to end stuff.
Dickinson lucky to escape card for messy challenge.
Mulligan felled by Riera
Ball in Watakere net rom Mulligan header after Spoonley strugglest clear. But offside flag is up.
Cross by Morgan, Mulligan has tap=in but Spoonley grabs.
Robinson freekick, tis time too far for Pearce.
Pearce cross, Spoonley dives to intercept.
All Waitakere at the moment. Their pattern play is being bustled .
Right wing corner to Waitakere. Morgan takes, clearance falls to Coombes but he fires over top.
Mulligan collects poor pass but rolls pass too close to keeper.
GOAL! Jake Butler shoots from 25 metres and finds the net.
Robinson stumbles over a clearance but nobody on hand to tke advantage.
First Auckland corner, no real threat. Ball falls for Krishna to break but Auckland scramble away.
De Vries opens up defence but first Krishna the Mulligan can't convert.
Yellow card Morgan for bringing down Dickinson.
De Vries does Saric like a dinner but reinforcements arrive.
GOAL! Corrales scores after one-two with Exposito.
De Vries down, limps off, still on sideline.
Two minutes to be added.
45 plus one
Yellow card Vicelich fo pulling Krishna's shirt
Halftime 1-1, Waitakere may rue those missed chances.
Possession stats would be 60-40 in home team's favour and chances probably 10-2.
Yellow card Coombes for tackle
Halftime sub, Milne for Saric.
Quick break by Waitakere but Butler can't repeat long-rane shot.
Beguely on for Morgan
De Vries theatens on left, corner on right for Waitakere. Now corner on left.
Iwata and Exposito combine wide on left but thwarted by defence.
Auckland having more of the game this half.
Ball deflected to Koprivcic's feet but shot blocked and cleared.
Yellow card on Feneridis for grab after tackle.
Freekick Auckland, Feneridis taps Iwata blazes wide.
A lot of gesturing among the Auckland players. Blame game beginning ?
Clever interchange Pearce and Krishna but finish astray.
Manko on for Coombes.
Yellow card Arms, tackle on Krishna
Tade on for Corrales.
Right wing corner for Watakere falls to Manko who fires ove top from 2m.
Great cross field pass finds Exposito but his cross easy meat for goaiie.
Krishna flattens Vicelich, handbags at five paces. Krishna get a yellow
Cross by Scott, header by De Vries, straightto goalie.
Tade beats a succession of payers but never delives the pass tha counts. Same story.
Butler makes space on right , delivers cross and De Vries shot just over bar.
Freekick to Waitakere on edge of area
Three minutesto be added.
, now freekick th other way.
90 plus one
Freekick to Auckland cleared. Last few seconds and final whistle. 1-1 and Auckland hag on to three season unbeaten record in regular season play.