UTS Northside Futsal Club 1-1 Dural Warriors
Dural Warriors secured a hard-fought point against UTS Northside in our pick of the weeks action.
A match good enough to get you out of your seat, both goals came in the first half. A Daisy Arrowsmith goal cancelling out a Rachel Perrins strike a couple minutes earlier.
The pick of the action in this one came in the opening period with chances at either end before things tightened up in the second half.
Daisy Arrowsmith opening the game in terms of chances for UTS Northside after breaking down the right side early on before shooting wide.
Skye Hill having the Warriors first effort at the other end with a shot across the face of goal.
While Sarah Easthope was kept busy with a couple of saves after ten minutes. First denying Jenny Hill after some Halle Smit trickery before a Skye Hill deflected shot went wide.
Our first goal of the fixture came at the other end however thorough none other than Rachel Perrins. Perrins having a shot pushed wide on 13 minutes before she was able to sneak a shot past the keeper from an acute angle on the quarter hour.
That lead not lasting long, UTS Northside equalising two minutes later, Daisy Arrowsmith pouncing on a rebound inside the circle to equalise.
After an enticing finish to that half, things seemed to settle early in the second half with chances few and far between.
Grace Arnold and Halle Smit both having chances in the opening five minutes of the second half at one end.
While Rachel Perrins was the most threatening for the Warriors with here shot pushed wide before the half hour.
The final ten minutes belonging to Dural keeper and captain Sarah Easthope who came up big with a string of saves.
Denying Chelsea Burton on 36 minutes, Daisy Arrowsmith with a one-handed save on 37 minutes, Grace Arnold with a diving save on 39 minutes before a one on one save to deny Arrowsmith with the last opportunity of the match to earn her side a point.
Skye Hill also deserving of a mention for her defensive work throughout.
UTS Northside host the final game of their early season home stand against Boomerangs FS next weekend. While Dural Warriors host Mascot Vipers next weekend
UTS Northside Futsal Club 1 (Daisy Arrowsmith 17’)
Dural Warriors 1 (Rachel Perrins 15’)