Slice of Cheese

University v Launceston City

Live Blog Coverage From Molly Appleton

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Full Time University 0 – 4 Launceston City

90′ Of the crossbar! Fagan gets on the end of a long ball back into the box from her defence, and hits a striking shot right onto the crossbar.

86′ Through ball by Agatowski to Fagan sees a good chance, but the shot wasn’t good enough to get past the keeper

80′ GOAL! Marielle Agatowski lines up the penalty, and despite keeper George getting hands on it, Agatowski hits it hard enough for the ball to still go over the line. Uni 0 – 4 City

79′ Penalty for Launceston for a hand ball in the box by Georgia Burley

76′ Some absolutely delightful play between Hector and Fagan, with one chance forcing two brilliant saves from George, and the last shot going wide of the goals.

73′ Uni are looking good when they’re able to string some passes together, with Kaitlin Casey and Michelle Tadros often the instigators. The City defence is holding strong though and dealing with the threats of the oncoming balls from the midfield.

68′ City having a spell of possession now, but aren’t finding the gaps they were able to in the first half nearly as easily.

58′ Uni having their best spell of the game in the last five minutes, with City struggling to keep the ball out of their half. Uni are putting in some balls closer to the danger zones, but are lacking that final bit to get a shot off.

52′ Two long range efforts in quick succession by Sydney Hector, both dealt with and palmed away by the keeper.

50′ Some really good combinations for Uni through Sophie Young, Sophie Muir and Riana Gardiner is thwarted for a handball at the top of the box

48′ A through ball from Fagan, through to E Hernyk sees a decent shot go on frame and Uni Keeper, Mikalha George, pushes it out for a corner

45′ From the kick off a lose ball in the midfield by Uni sees Keilin Fagan jump on the ball and thread it through to E Hernyk, who hits the shot well off target.

Back for the second half

Half Time Uni 0 – 3 Launceston City

38′ Uni get an opportunity, resulting in a shot off target, after a lot of pressure by City.

33′ Both teams battling in the midfield, but City clearly with the upper hand, finding some nice pockets of space to play balls into to create some chances and pulling off a higher press, making Uni sit on their back foot.

29’An early substitution for Uni with Jayd Lockley coming off for Sophie Muir

28′ Uni keeper stands strong after a strong shot comes right at her from E Hernky, who was released through on goal after a through ball from Walsh

18′ Uni finally get some decent possession, playing some nice little passes in the middle of the field, creating half a chance but comfortably cut out by keeper Lucienne Dewsbury.

14′ Both teams countering quickly, a quick release for uni see Gardiner with some space and a half opportunity, for the turn over to in return head the other way, with City now gaining two consecutive corners, resulting ultimately in a shot off target by Selina Steventon

13′ City’s first corner leads to two beautiful crosses, begging for a head, then, with the ball landing at her feet, Walsh strikes one straight to the goalkeeper

11’GOAL! Lillian Shegog gets onto the end of some really nice play there by Launceston, after Walsh found some space in the middle to release it down the flank, for City to then put a delightful ball across the face of goal, Shegog touching it home, having been unchallenged in the box. Uni 0-3 City

10′ City controlling play to a certain extent, with tthe confidence of two goals, but Uni still looking threatening on the break.

4′ GOAL! City quickly double their lead, with some quick play around the middle of the park and Kiara Walsh following her initial shot to get the rebound into the back of the net. Uni 0-2 City

2′ GOAL! Emily Hernyk receives a long ball off a deep free kick, finds plenty of space between the centre backs and hits the bottom left hand corner. Uni 0 – 1 City

1′ Uni get the first corner of the game early on, a good high ball in but a misdirected header leaves it well wide off the post

We’ve got kick off, City starting with the ball and the clouds are set over the mountain, with the rain beginning to settle in for the afternoon.