Match making report


With almost half an hour on he clock the Tanners nearly replied when Sammy Moore almost equalised from a cross, but his header went just wide. A few minutes later Sam Deering’s shot at the other end was comfortably caught by Oualah. In the 37th minute the visitors appealed for a penalty as Sam Blackman felt he had been hauled to the floor inside the penalty area, but referee Scott Williams ignored the shouts for a spot kick.

Melbourne with a 19 6 advantage in inside 50 entries in the final quarter that resulted in (23) to Essendon .(8), but the six third quarter goals to the Bombers the difference.

The pent-up frustration was evident in the way he smashed home a 77th-minute penalty -- awarded after Dejan Lovren needlessly fouled Dominic Calvert-Lewin -- to cancel out Mohamed Salah's brilliant first-half strike and his celebration in front of the visiting fans was equally as exhuberant.


Match making report

Match making report