American Samoa 0 – 4 Tahiti

See below for the play-by-play action.
American Samoa:
1. Sancia SOPOAGA (GK), 2. Meleane IOAPO, 3. Fuataina SIATU’U, 5. Fiso LETOI, 6. Lynn TUALAULEILEI, 7. Tuiemanu RIPLEY, 9. Moaga SIAULAIGA, 10. Lela WAETIN (c), 15. Nikki TOLMIE, 18. Trixie MAVAEGA, 20. Alma MANAO
Coach: Uinifareti ALIVA
Tahiti Nui: 1. Poroni TURANA (GK), 3. Maruina TOM SING VEIN, 4. Vaimiti IOANE, 5. Angela TAIARUI, 6. Ninauea HIOE, 8. Maima MARMOUYET, 10. Mohea HAUATA (c), 11. Heimiri ALVAREZ, 13. Patricia YAKEULA, 20. Mataha FAURA, Adriana FRELIN
Coach: Patrice FLACCADORI
Referee: Tupou PATIA (COK)
Assistant referee 1: Lata I Sia TUIFUTUNA (TGA)
Assistant referee 2: Didier HMUZO (NCL)
4th official: Anna-Marie KEIGHLEY (NZL)
The match kicks off.
4′ American Samoa turn the back four but Tahiti do well to recover
5′ Tahiti have the first corner of the match after a nice run down the right by Maima Marmouyet
6′ Mohea Hauata wastes the opportunity for Tahiti hitting the corner straight out for a goalkick
7′ Lela Waetin gets through on the counter attack for American Samoa but the offside flag is up
8 ‘ A good opportunity for Tahiti as Fiso Letoi puts in a low cross from the right but Ninauea Hioe’s shot sails high over the cross bar
11′ Nice work again by Tahiti with Letoi and Marmouyet combining well to set up Adriana Frelin but her shot from the edge of the area goes wide
12′ Another corner for Tahiti but American Samoa are able to clear
14′ A good chance for American Samoa as Lela Waetin runs into the box and tries to round the goalkeeper but the ball rolls out for a goalkick
15′ Maima Marmouyet has a one on one opportunity against American Samoa goalkeeper Sancia Sopoaga but puts the ball inches wide
16′ Down the other end American Samoa captain Lela Waetin is in the action again with a breakaway opportunity but Poroni Turana does well to come off her line and smother the ball
20′ GOAL!!! American Samoa 0 Tahiti 1: Adriana Frelin opens the scoring with a clinical finish from 10 yards after a pin-point cross from Maima Marmouyet
24′ Tahiti are caught offside
26′ Ninauea Hioe wins a corner for Tahiti
27′ American Samoa put the ball out for another corner but on the second attempt, Mohea Hauatu plays it out for a freekick
31′ The first corner of the match for American Samoa but the ball hits the side netting
33′ Strong work by Tahiti down the left resulting in a shot from Patricia Yakeula but she misses the target
34′ American Samoa are caught offside
37′ Tahiti have a corner but goalkeeper Sancia Sopoaga does well to punch the ball clear
39′ Tahiti’s Heimiri Alvarez sees her shot go over the bar
41′ Meleane Iaopo has a go from the edge of the area for American Samoa but her shot is blocked
43′ Tahiti are caught offside
45′ There will two minutes of additional time
The referee brings the first half to an end.
The second half kicks off.
46′ SUBSTITUTION: Tiere Apo replaces Maima Marmouyet for Tahiti
48′ American Samoa’s Lynn Tualauleilei puts a good ball across the face of goal but noone is there to get on the end of it
50′ Tahiti have the first corner of the second half but the ball sails over everyone
52′ Poroni Turana sweeps outside her box and misses the ball but good covering defense from Tahiti sees the danger cleared
54′ Tahiti earn another corner but the ball curls out for a goalkick
55′ American Samoa’s Lela Waetin shoots from a tight angle but hits the side netting
57′ GOAL!!! American Samoa 0 Tahiti 2: Heimiri Alvarez wins the ball on the edge of the area and places her shot past Sancia Sopoaga for Tahiti’s second
58′ SUBSTITUTION: Tasi Alailesulu replaces Lynn Tualauleilei for American Samoa
58′ SUBSTITUTION: Tihani Tokoragi replaces Adriana Frelin for Tahiti
64′ Substitute Tihana Tokoragi shows good strength to beat two defenders but shoots wide with just the keeper to beat
66′ GOAL!!! American Samoa 0 Tahiti 3: Ninauea Hioe cuts it back for Tokoragi who has an easy tap in
71′ SUBSTITUTION: Fiapa’ipa’i Siatu’u replaces Sancia Sopoaga in goal for American Samoa
72′ GOAL!!! American Samoa 0 Tahiti 4: Heimiri Alvarez sets up Tiere Apo at the back post for Tahiti’s fourth
79′ Substitute goalkeeper Fiapa’ipa’i Siatu’u makes an exceptional save to deny Heimiri Alvarez. Tahiti earn a corner
80′ Mohea Alvarez hits the corner into the side netting
84′ Tahiti’s Tihani Tokoragi shoots the ball wide
86′ YELLOW CARD: Tahiti’s Mohea Hauata is cautioned
88′ YELLOW CARD: American Samoa’s Moaga Siaulaiga is cautioned
90′ SUBSTITUTION: Moaga Siaulaiga is replaced by Filiga Ioapo
The final whistle is blown.

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