Match Report: 06 - Beacon Spurs vs Rock-A-Fellas
Date published: 17 April 2019 by Bongani Silandu
The game on the A field between Beacon Spurs and Rock-a-fellas started on a high with both teams looking to use the width of the field in order to create goal scoring opportunities.
Beacon Spurs was the 1st of the 2 sides to create a goal scoring opportunity as their captain Mogamat Hartley made a fantastic run inside the box but he unfortunately failed to convert from close range.
It didn’t take long for Beacon Spurs to take the lead through poor defending by Rock-a-fellas led to Beacon Spurs Beauren Matthews converting from close range.
Rock-a-fellas had an opportunity to equalise but Chad Jackson failed to convert the chance as he blasted the ball over the cross bar.
Beacon Spurs didn’t wait long to double the lead as their captain Mogamat Hartley made another fantastic run and unselfishly gave the ball to Taariq Louw who doubled the proceedings with a calm finish.
Rock-a-fellas decided to shake things up tactically with a double change within the 1st half in search of a much needed comeback. They took out Chad Jackson for Ra-ees Adams and Milton Moletsane for Keagan Stevens.
Having just joined the fray, Beauren Matthews of Beacon Spurs scored his 2nd goal of the match and made it 3 for his club after a fantastic solo run in which he converted with great composure and calm.
Rock-a-fellas had an opportunity to pull 1 back after Keagan Stevens got a free kick outside the box but he hit the cross bar, taking the game into the half time break with Beacon Spurs leading by 3 goals to nothing against a disappointing Rock-a-fellas.
Half Time Score: Beacon Spurs (3) – (0) Rock-a-fellas
Beacon Spurs began the 2nd half on a high and got the 4th goal of the match within the opening 5 minutes as their captain Mogamat Hartley converted from close range.
The comfortable score-line sparked Beacon Spurs into double change as they gave fringe players some much-needed game time. They took out Taariq Louw for Mbasa Besete and Ryan Coeries for Siyavuya Duna.
A horrible tackle by Keagan Stevens of Rock-a-fellas led to the referee taking out the 1st yellow card of the match.
Beacon Spurs made their final change by bringing in Ridawaan Nicholas for Waleed Groenewald.
Rock-a-fellas continued to push for a consolation goal but the Beacon Spurs defence stood their ground and cleared all scoring opportunities created by Rock-a-fellas with great ease.
Beacon Spurs had an opportunity to make it 5 after a great combination in the middle of the pitch but Keenan Cornelissen failed to hit the target.
Rock-a-fellas almost pulled a goal back after a fantastic long range shot by Ra-ees Adams was stopped by the cross bar.
A single minute was added by the officials.
The game ended with Beacon Spurs being victorious by 4 goals to nothing against a poor Rock-a-fellas.
Final Score: Beacon Spurs (4) - (0) Rock-a-fellas