ME Athletic showed real spirit and determination to beat RA United in today's match. These two sides have been battling it out for the last month, ME being the people's favourite but RA the stronger of the two sides.
ME were stuggling in the first half, not playing on top form with some major players carrying injuries. ME did an outstanding job of defending RA's constant attacks. There were also some brilliant chances at goal for ME but most were a little off and and failed to hit the mark.
It remained 0-0 at half time.
In a show of distaste at a particularly dirty tackle an ME player got shown red card (crying is not appreciated on the pitch) leaving them outnumbered for the rest of the match. RA readily took advatage of this and demonstrated their experience by producing some skillful, some would argue sneaky, play.
ME rallied with the help of their substituion (S.Teroid) but could not handle the pressure, becoming weary and careless as the second half progressed. RA finally swooped in at the 89th minute and scored the long awaited goal.
RA United became the divison champoins after todays defeat. ME Athletic have however, survived relegation this season. Despite a complete battering ME Athletic remain positive for a win against RA United in the future.
Man of the Match: S.Teroid.