YG2k 's Match Report
The boys did very well in the game against ESA but did not manage to any point.
Coach encouraged the boys and wanted them to maintain the same level of performance.
The boys started brightly with Naufal , Christos and Rindra probing and getting into good shooting positions.
Football Plus was very well organised in their defence and have some skilful players in their midst.
Izzy , Ridwan and Ranen did well to hold the defence tight.
YG2K had some good scoring chance but Football Plus keeper did very well and made some good saves.
With YG2K pouring players forward in search for a goal, it was Football Plus that scored first via a good counter attack.
was awarded a corner. The ball was floated high into the area. The
keeper made a good catch and immediately made a very clever throw
towards YG2K goal.
The throw was long and high, looping over Ranen
the last defender. The striker chased with speed. Ranen lost his
feelings and gave the striker to reach for the ball first and he blasted
it clinically past Travis to make it 1-0.
Thereafter, it was mainly YG2K dominating most of the possession as Football Plus defended the lead very well.
As time went on, the boys seemed to frustrated as they could not create
good scoring opportunities even though they had more possessions.
The breakthrough finally came via a good work by Ridwan. He was switched
from defense to attack and his energy and speed created some problems
for the defenders. It was in one such occasion that he pestered the
defenders and the ball bounced to Mohamed outside the box. Mohamed
calmly pushed the ball and unleashed a unstoppable shot into the net for
After the goal, YG2K had a few other chances but the defenders and keeper did well and the final score was 1-1.
The boys got only 1 point out of a possible 6 in the first match day but
their performance was great and their attitude and fighting spirit was
strong. If the YG2K’s boys continued to play in similar fashion, they will definitely do well in the league.