Slice of Cheese

South Hobart v Launceston City

Saturday 18/8, 11:45am, Darcy Street

Live Blog Coverage From Molly Appleton

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Full Time: South Hobart 4 – 2 Launceston City

90′ Djakic puts a clever ball through to Ferreir in space but the shot just misses

87′ Savill finds space in midfield and fires off a shot that looks good but is at a good height for the keeper who is able to make the save.

83′ A deep freekick for South looks to chip the keeper, but lands safely into Dewsbury’s hands.

82’SUB: South OFF: Coy ON: Declerck

81′ GOAL! A pin point corner by E Hernyk sees it land on Shegog’s foot, who blasts it into the net leaving the keeper with no chance. South 4 – 2 City

74′ Dangerous play by South there with Steventon taking a hit, but Johnston is able to pull out a save. South quickly then counter, but City have enough players back to deal with it.

74′ SUB South OFF: Mcculloch ON Gossage

73′ Hopeful effort by Halaby, but it goes well wide.

68′ Save! Dewsbury loses her footing but somehow pulls out a quality save after it was fired into the guts of the goal.

SUB: South OFF: Berrell ON: Colanzi

65′ GOAL! Djakic shrugs off the challenge of Steventon to cannon the shot in to get her hat trick for the day. South 4 – 1 City

64′ South get a foul just outside the box in a dangerous area. N Moutsatsos lines up the shot, blocked by the wall and the rebound skives into the path of the goalkeeper.

61′ City again able to find some passes, this time with Shegog able to get a shot off, but without enough power to pressure Johnston

58′ McCulloch ventures down the right flank to receive the ball, firing a shot just above the bar.

56′ Save! E Hernyk hits a shot on the corner of the penalty box, but Johnston does well to react quickly and punch it out for a corner.

55′ Some good combinations by City to shift the point of attack sees Savill on the end of it with some space, but unable to show any composure as the shot fumbly lands within distance of the keeper to pick up.

53′ Fader with the ball at her feet on the left flank, can’t find any options so goes for the shot, which is deflected for a corner.

51′ Bygrave makes some space for herself in the midfield to put off a shot, but can’t get it on target.

48′ City with some good combinations in around the box, but unable to utilise it with a decent effort on frame, they do get a corner out of it though.

46′ City testing out their shooting early, with a long range effort from midfield, but the shot goes off target.

Back for the second half.

SUB: City OFF: Walsh ON: Halaby

Half Time: South Hobart 3 – 1 Launceston City

45+’ Again South threaten down the left flank through Fader and Ferrier combining to get a shot off, but no success being called back for offside.

45+’ Bygrave pounces on the free ball to pass it through to Savill, whose in space but can’t find a shot on target.

40′ Save! Johnston pulls out a quality save there, and whilst an element of luck was on her side to stop the shot from going in the goal, it’s enough to deny Savill a stunning goal there.

39′ City with a chance as Shegog is played through in the box, but some good defending and goalkeeping blocks the opportunity.

38′ Off the line! South working the combinations, City lucky to get away with that as Ferrier cracks a shot over the keeper, hitting the crossbar but somehow doesnt make it over the line

38′ A mistake by Malkin sees Fader gain the ball with space in front of her, but strikes the shot early with too much on it to see it sail over the crosbar.

35′ GOAL! Djakic doubles her tally for the day quickly, finding space in the box off a corner, the ball at her feet and again makes no doubt of the situation to find the back of the net with her shot. South 3 – 1 City

34′ Save! Dewsbury pulls out a top notch save to deny N Moutsatsous, whose shot was going for the near top corner.

27′ GOAL! Djakic puts her side ahead, staying on the last player as a challenge between N Moutsatsous and Hawes sees the ball bounding into Djakic’s path. Djakic’s finish complete class, with a one on one with the goalkeeper and slotting it into the bottom left hand corner. South Hobart 2 – 1 Launceston

25′ A 1-2 down the right flank for South opens up the City defence, but the resulting shot has no fire behind it making it an easy save

21′ City get a chance with Bygrave whipping in a deep cross for E Hernyk, who was waiting in the box but the shot again can’t get on target

17′ Dewsbury does some fearless goalkeeping, winning the ball from a cross as Ferrier was steaming in to get on the end of it.

16′ Long range effort by N Moutsatsos sees a firing shot blocked by a City defender.

14′ GOAL! Some good linking up by City to make their way up the field, E Hernyk’s initial shot well blocked by the South goalkeeper but Walsh puts away the rebound to bring the sides level. South Hobart 1 – 1 Launceston

13′ Fader again down the flank, giving her defender a tough time, takes the chance herself but the keeper stays strong.

12′ South quickly break, N Moutsatsos nearly gets in behind the defence right in front of goal but is called off for offside.

11′ A good combination between Shegog and E Hernyk sees a chance for City, but the shot was never going to come down, going well over the bar.

7′ Save! Dewsbury pulls out a quality save after Fader blitzes down the flank, beating her defender and pulls it back for a shot on a tight angle, but none the less was on target so good work by the goal keeper.

4′ City trying to claw their way back in, Bygrave playing through E Hernyk, who gets a shot off target. Then Bygrave winning the ball from a goal kick for another shot which misses the mark.

2′ South still on the front foot here, getting the ball back quickly and some dangerous play by the City keeper and her defender sees a South shot blocked out for a corner

1′ GOAL! No moment to breathe here with Eliane Fader receiving the ball off the kick off down the left flank, space behind the defence and blasting it past the goalkeeper. South Hobart 1 – 0 Launceston

The sun is trying to come out from behind the clouds on this cloudy morning and South starting with the kick off