Western Sydney Wanderers Women
Adelaide United Women
Westfield W-League R2
Marconi Stadium
2017-11-03T08:30:00+00:00
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Reds resolute but concede late in W-League opener


Adelaide United fell 1-2 to Western Sydney Wanderers in Round 2 of the Westfield W-League 2017/18 season at Marconi Stadium on Friday night, as a late Rosie Sutton goal secured the hosts all three points.

American, Makenzy Doniak was impressive all match and scored her maiden goal for Adelaide United.

In charge of his first league game for the Club, Head Coach, Ivan Karlovic handed the Reds’ other new U.S star, Alyssa Mautz her Westfield W-League debut.

Newly-appointed Captain Emma Checker, and Jenna McCormick started for Adelaide upon their return to the Club.

And a few familiar names from last season made the Starting XI including Eliza Campbell, who was stupendous in goals, Emily Hodgson, Georgia Campagnale, Emily Condon, Adriana Jones, Katie Naughton and Danielle Colaprico.

A fast start from Western Sydney saw Lo’eau LaBonta make it 1-0 on 12 minutes with a strike past Campbell, after collecting a loose ball from the edge of the area.

However, 11 minutes later, Doniak levelled the scoring with a nicely curled shot into the back of the net.

It was chance after chance for both sides with Campbell keeping the Reds on the game, but it was Sutton who claimed a deflected ball and struck from close range in the 90th minute to score the winner.


Key moments

3’ | Mautz firing for Adelaide early, creating a chance from long range that was denied by Wanderers ‘keeper Jada Whyman.

12’ | GOAL: Gaining the lead for the hosts, LaBonta latches onto a free ball to strike into the net, following a bit of chaos in the box.

23’ | GOAL! After her first chance was denied, Doniak hunts down the ball again to curve a beautiful shot past Whyman to equalise.

56’ | Campbell is untroubled by Ellie Brush’s long range effort.

68’ | A nervous moment in the match for the Reds’ as an alert McCormick directs a header over the crossbar to deny LaBonta’s goal-bound strike.

77’ | Campbell performs an excellent save to deny LaBonta’s vicious strike.

79’ | Marlous Pieete is booked for a foul on Campbell, and the Reds’ shot-stopper is then bandaged.

87’ | And even with a bandaged head, Campbell palms away Lee Falkon’s dangerous effort.

90’ | GOAL: Kahlia Hogg’s free-kick deflects, and Sutton claims the ball to hit it past Campbell, late in the game.

90+5’ | Campbell tips away Erica Halloway’s attempt over the crossbar.
 

Match details:
Friday, 3 November 2017
Westfield W-League Round 2
Western Sydney Wanderers 2 (LaBonta 12’, Sutton 90’)
Adelaide United 1 (Doniak 23’)
Venue: Marconi Stadium

Hyundai A-League 2017/18
# Club P W D L PTS
Sydney FC 27 20 4 3 64
Newcastle Jets 27 15 5 7 50
Melbourne City FC 27 13 4 10 43
Melbourne Victory 27 12 5 10 41
Adelaide United 27 11 6 10 39
Brisbane Roar FC 27 10 5 12 35
Western Sydney Wanderers FC 27 8 9 10 33
Perth Glory 27 10 2 15 32
Wellington Phoenix 27 5 6 16 21
Central Coast Mariners 27 4 8 15 20
# Club P W D L PTS
Brisbane Roar FC Women 12 9 1 2 28
Sydney FC Women 12 8 1 3 25
Newcastle Jets Women 12 6 2 4 20
Melbourne City FC Women 12 6 2 4 20
Canberra United Women 12 5 1 6 16
Perth Glory Women 12 4 2 6 14
Melbourne Victory Women 12 3 2 7 11
Western Sydney Wanderers Women 12 3 2 7 11
Adelaide United Women 12 3 1 8 10
Group A
# Club P W D L PTS
Melbourne City FC Youth 8 5 1 2 16
Melbourne Victory Youth 8 4 1 3 13
Adelaide United Youth 8 3 2 3 11
Perth Glory Youth 8 3 1 4 10
Brisbane Roar FC Youth 8 2 1 5 7
# Club P W D L PTS
Western Sydney Wanderers FC Youth 8 6 0 2 18
Sydney FC Youth 8 5 2 1 17
Newcastle Jets Youth 8 3 3 2 12
Central Coast Mariners Youth 8 2 1 5 7
Canberra United Youth 8 1 0 7 3