Whites started brilliantly, dominating the ball and moving it well without giving the reds a sniff nor a single shot on target for the first 10 minutes. The pressure eventually proved decisive and they broke through with kong fei making a sneaky run from the left of defense to score a nice low shot. A second goal then followed soon thereafter.
However as the game went on, it seemed like the whites started to become overly aggressive and their formation broke down while the reds started to settle down and began to take over.
By the 30 minute mark it was clearly apparent that the reds were outplaying the whites at this point possibly due to fatigue or simply the reds figuring out their responsibilities better.
Near the 45 minute mark, the turnaround was complete and the reds led 4-3 and were still in control of the game with the whites clearly unable to make much headway in their offense.
But against the run of the play, the whites scored an equalizer and a quick series of inspired passing nearly scored the winner with a super close final pass failing to find the onrushing calvin on the right by mere inches.
They lights then turned off partially at the 55 minute mark and both teams tried to play on for the last ten minutes to decide a winner but to no avail.
White got into a 2-goal lead at the start as Red’s defenders failed to mark their opponents closely. Red pushed up higher and managed to tie the game at 3-all. Towards the end, a mistake by Red’s keeper allowed an easy goal for White. Final score was 4-3 to White.
$1 credit to each of Calvin and Anthony for a first report for Whites and Reds respectively. $1 credit to each of Wilson and Naren as captains. $1 ball credit to Calvin. $1 credit to Wilson for a second report for Whites.