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Kingborough v South Hobart

Live Blog Coverage from Daniel Webb

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Full Time South Hobart 3 defeat Kingborough 2 

90′ Kingborough with some good attacks as the game draws closer to the end

90′ South Hobart miss another chance to seal the win

89′ Stalker with two great saves to keep his side in the contest

88′ Marin is fouled in the centre of the park

86′ Chris Downes with a header going wide for the Lions

85′ Calvert wins another Lions corner through great use of the body

84′ Bastock finds himself through on goal but the flag is raised

81′ The Lions win  two more corners, looking dangerous here

80′ Chris Downes whips in a great ball that wins the Lions a corner

80′ Kingborough win a free on the right wing, a great battle from Calvert

76′ Goal South! Connor Schmidt crosses to Jack Turner, who puts South back in lead 

72′ Substitute South, Degetto coming on

71′ Goal Kingborough! Danny Cowen converts the penalty and the scores go to 2 all 

70′ Penalty! Calvert does well to get a ball into the box and Bastock is bought down in the box

69′ Morton takes a shot from range, saved well by Stalker

68′ The Lons win a free on the left

67′ Walter with a great run down the left hand side

65′ South with some good attacking possession

63′ James Hall plays Baker through who hits the upright for the Lions, unlucky not to score

62′ Alex Walter plays a good ball to Morton, but the flag is raised

60′ Substitute for the Lions Conor Bastock coming on

56′ Kantozs with a great attack for the Lions

52′ Goal South! The visitors go up by a goal when a dangerous Nick Morton cross hit the head of Daniel Brown 

50′ Substitute for the Lions, James Hall coming on

48′ South win a freekick at the top of the box

47′ Goal! Alex Walter with a great run, finished off by Nick Morton, the score is now 1-1

45′ Second Half Underway 

A good half of Football that saw the Lions letting South hold possession early, however much to the delight of the home crowd, the Lions went up by a goal and attacked well on the counter throughout the remainder of the half. It will be interesting to see how South react to the scoreline and if the Lions will push for more goals

45′ Half Time Kingborough 1 South Hobart 0 

45′ Baker with another run, this time down the right and almost finds his teammate in the box

44′ Baker with a great run down the left hand side, testing the South keeper

42′ Turner with a great leap, his shot goes wide

40′ Verdouw with a good shot for the Lions

35′ Stalker does well to stop the shot from the freekick

34′ Timothy Baker joins the Cheese party for his challenge on Marin, gifting South a free on the edge of the box  

32′ Schmidt with powerful shot, blocked well by the Lions

32′ Feral plays another good ball to Gorrie, who does well on the wing

30′ Timothy Baker whips in a great ball for Kingborough

29′ Pearce with a great run and cross for the Lions

28′ Cheese! Another slice of dairy is awarded to Alex Walter 

26′ Cheese! Nick Morton picks up a tasty slice of Cheddar for his challenge 

24′ South win a free right in front of goal

23′ GOAL! Kingborough go one goal up with a Timothy Baker cross finding Chris Downes at the back post 

20′ Walter and Gorrie combine well to create a chance for South

19′ A South freekick is played short to Gorrie, who whips in a dangerous ball

17′ Morton with a powerful shot, the Lions defending well

15′ Mitchell Stalker with a brilliant save to deny Marin with a goal

15′ Morton plays a great cross into the box, South are looking dangerous

13′ Gorrie plays Marin in the box who shows some fantastic skill to win South a corner

11′ Kingborough win an attacking free kick in a dangerous position

9′ The Lions are sitting off here, South holding possession early

7′ A great ball from Feral finds Gorrie, who plays the ball to Turner in the box, however the flag as up for offside

5′ Morton’s corner sees a shot over the bar from South

3′ Marins with a great run, cutting the ball back, unlucky for nobody to convert

2′ A counter sees the Lions win a corner, Di Marteno’s shot flys over the bar

1′ Jack Turner plays it across to Marins, a good early chance

1′ Kick Off 

A good crowd is at the Den tonight with the red hot South Hobart facing off against Kingborough in the first game under lights at Lightwood Park. Both teams will be looking to grab all three points as the competition heats up and the race for places intensifies.

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