Under 9s vs Met Police – 25.09.16
Merton 9 vs 2 met police
Second away game on the trot took us to a sunny Ember court where we convincingly beat a lively met police reds 9-2.
with the team in confident mood despite absences from key players, We played a cavalier 3-2-1 formation attacking with power and conviction from start.
First half, mets goal was under constant bombardment and we went into the break 5-0 up with the game effectively won in what was the best first half performance of the season so far.
With a new Starting line up Our boys tackled, battled, passed and played superbly as a unit with power and passion. The defending techniques from training was evident across the field. We showed good linking team play combined with good individual skill.
Danielus kept concentration in goal, man of match Kalyan was awesome as last man, Presley and Callun in midfield both excellent, Jack unstoppable on the left, Harry ran his socks off and best personal performance so far on the right, doo Ho ran mets defence ragged as centre forward.
Sam and Tom came on in the second half and the met to there credit came out fighting and managed to nick a couple of goals as we experimented with different positions but still won the half comfortably.
Overall an entertaining game, 5 players on the scoresheet, and lovely atmosphere and fantastic support from our parents. A good day. 3 games 3 wins.
Most memorable moment of the match awarded by calluns dad was when a fine team attack ended with a through ball to doo Ho who rounded the keeper running wide to the left, side footing to goal the ball rolled slowly just crossing the line before the defence reached it….thanks for the tension doo Ho!