Match Report – 17.1 – 05/07/2020

Match Report – 17.1 – Game Date: 05/07/2020

BMFC 17.1: 4
Penrith FC: 1

BMFC Goal Scorers: Ethan 2 (1 pen), Liam, Damo

Players Player of the Match: Liam

Match Report: After the longest pre-season ever known, it was great to finally get the boys on the park for their first game of the season

Two pieces of ‘I can’t believe he did that’ news prior to even the warm-up getting underway kept things interesting

Firstly, a 7.40am call was received from Finn to advise that he had left the keys in the car the night before and woke up to a flat battery and would therefore not be with us til close to kick off. That cemented Finn’s place on the bench for the start of the game!

Secondly, Brayden’s hair. Liam had been handed the clippers the night before and a mullet come arrow had been carved out on top ??. Different. Amazingly Brayden maintained his spot in the starting 11

The game got underway and a goal after about 10 minutes settled the nerves. A move through the centre of midfield – Harry Burns to Liam and slide rule pass for Ethan to run onto and knock past the oncoming keeper

A second goal came a few minutes later, courtesy of a penalty from Ethan after a Penrith FC defender was adjudged to have handled in the box

Ash had a goal disallowed – following up after a shot from Ethan was pushed away by the keeper

Penrith stayed in the contest – a well hit free kick was touched onto the bar by an ever reliable Eli in goal

In the second half, Damo found himself free in the box after a couple of shots were parried and the second one fell to him to pass into the net

In the second half, Ash was matched for pace for once as Adam from the Voice demonstrated his all round talents

Liam placed a free kick perfectly around the wall and into the net to make it four

Penrith then pulled one back with a similar free kick to Liam’s being well placed

Overall a good team performance in our first league game – some great play but certainly a few things to work on at training through the week