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Western United 0 – Marist 0

saw them barely dominate possession and almost came out second best. Marist had little that could match the Western United arsenal but team work proved an effective tool for them.
The only exciting event in the first half was Abraham Iniga’s shot curled in from a rebound which almost beat Marist’s former goalkeeper Navusu Kitu. With a well coordinated defensive plan in place Marist kept Western United frustrated throughout.
The second half did not go any better for 2012 runners-up who saw their every move meet stubborn opposition from Marist. Marist substitute, Dickson Maggi, injected some excitement after coming midway through the second half but he could not break the deadlock either.
The share of points was confirmed when match referee, George Time, put an end to the match. Western United are sure to feel more disappointed as they look ahead to a row of difficult matches in the rounds 4 and 5 of the Telekom S-League.
See below play by play summary:
0’ The match kicks off
3’ Benjamin Totori tries his first shot of the game but it goes wide
15’ Neither side is able to take control of the match with possession see-sawing between them
30’ Western United are starting to have more of the ball but are still unable to penetrate the stubborn Marist defence
34’ Abraham Iniga curls back a shot which forces Navusu Kitu to a great save
45’ 1 minute of additional time is indicated
The first half ends
The second half starts
59’ Totori hits a free kick on target but Santus Kabini saves
75’ Substitute Dickson Maggi volleys from distance but his shot is a few inches too high
80’ Maggi shoots, low this time, from outside the 18 yard box but Kitu saves
90’ Three minutes of stoppage time is signalled
Match ends

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