West Hamilton 1-5 Swifts

Recap

Comag Matamata Swifts have saved their largest victory of the season for their penultimate match, beating West Hamilton United 5-1 in Hamilton on Saturday.

It has been something of a grind for the Swifts this season, with their lack of proficiency in front of goal often leading to results slipping after promising performances. But there were no such issues this time out.

Chris Lee’s second goal of the season gave the Swifts a slender half time lead, but it soon stretched out to three by the hour mark. Young wide player, Adam Harris, hit his first goal for the team ten minutes after the break then half time substitute, Steph Turnbull put the result out of sight only a few minutes later.

There was brief respite for West Hamilton when they reduced the deficit from the penalty spot midway through the half, but Harris was in on the act again soon after to stretch the margin back to three.

Turnbull fired home with five minutes remaining to complete an excellent afternoon’s work for the Swifts.

With a number of regular players missing, through injury and suspension, this was both a promising performance and result for the club as the 2020 campaign enters its death throes.

The Swifts have one final game remaining this coming weekend when they venture over the Kaimais to play Tauranga City.

Details

Date Time League Season
September 26, 2020 2:45 pm WaiBOP Premiership 2020

Ground

Weka Street
24 Weka Street, Frankton, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand

Results

Club1st Half2nd HalfGoalsOutcome
West Hamilton011Loss
Matamata Swifts145Win

West Hamilton

Position Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards
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Matamata Swifts

# Player Position Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards
1Kyle van WaverenGoalkeeper0000
3Adam HarrisDefender2000
4Jamie BaxterMidfielder0000
7Brad WestMidfielder0000
8Chris Lee 22Midfielder1000
10Anton GanasMidfielder0000
12Mike Smith 9Midfielder0000
13Finn Challis 18Defender0000
15Blair GriffithsDefender0000
21Campbell HigginsDefender0000
24Nathan FareyMidfielder0000
9Troy Rosser 12Midfielder0000
18Stephan Turnbull 13Midfielder2000
22Hayri Cihan 8Forward0000
 Total 5000

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