The Breakers had a great pre-game warm-up and were keen for a win against the Italo stars.
Within 30 seconds the Brunswick team won the ball and mounted an attack, and with the wind behind their backs a long range shot was tried but the ball whistled past the post. For the rest of the first half the Brunswick team had numerous unsuccessful shots at goal only.
The half-time whistle was blown with the score 0–0.
The second half began and again it was the away side who were dominant and surged forward with a beautiful passing move with all three strikers, and the final pass found Ella in a great position: she fired with her left foot only to see the ball go just wide of the post.
The coach was thinking of putting goalkeeper Zoe onto the field as she had only touched the ball a few times … but who to put in goals? He decided to not change the team – a mistake by him; as the second half came to a close the final whistle blew with final score 0–0. A
ll 12 players who travelled to Lismore had great games. It was the coach who made an error; he will not be so cautious if this happens in another game.
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