SAM 3-3 TGA

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Samoa: 1.Faalavelave MATAGI (GK) (C), 2. Peter HUNT, 3. Timothy HUNT, 4.Tauati TANOAI, 6. Xavier TANIELU, 7. Christopher GALE, 9. Samuel MALO, 10. Frank MARINER, 12, Pago TUNUPOPO, 15. Vaatausili VAA, 18. Fagupo TELETOLIO
Substitues: 20. Eteuati TOMASI (GK), 5. Maiseli MATAMU, 11. Brian SIMI, 13. Esekielu LAUSSEN, 16. Timote FONI, 17. Slade OMERI,
Suspended: 8. Vaa TAUALAI
Coach: Paul UALESI (SAM)
Tonga: 1. Mahe MALAFU (GK), 3. Sione TUIFANGALOKA, 4. Sione KITE, 5. Tevita VAKATAPU, 7. Soakai VEA, 8. Sateki MATAKAIONGO, 9. Vai LUTU, 10. Hemaloto POLOVILI (C), 11. Anthony LIKILIKI, 15. Talatala PO’OI, 16. Lachman ATOA
Substitues: 20. Semisi OTUKOLO, 2. Kilifi VEA, 6. Aisea MULI, 13. Timeth BOGIDUA 14. Hola MALAFU, 17. Etilei TUIONO, 18. Folauhola MESUI, 19. Tevita TUKIMAKA
Suspended: 12, Fisi’ihoi PALU
Coach: Tevita MOALA (TGA)
Match Officials
Referee: Campbell-Kirk WAUGH (NZL)
Assistant Referee 1: Phul SINGH (FIJ)
Assistant Referee 2: Isaac TREVIS (NZL)
Fourth Official: Salesh CHAND (FIJ)
90+8 FULL TIME: SAM 3-3 TGA
90+7 SUB SAM Vaatausili VAA is replaced by Brian SIMI
90+5 Hemaloto POLOVILI with a free header inside the box but his attempt goes wide
90+3 Sateki MATAKAIONGO breaks up a promising Samoan attack on the left
90′ Fourth official indicates 8 minutes of added time
90′ MATAGI with a fgood diving save from Anthony LIKILIKI f
89′ Hemaloto POLOVILI with a long distance strike that goes high over the bar
88′ Vaatausili VAA with a quick counter following a Tongan corner but he drives staright at MATAGI
86′ Both sides pressing forward looking for a winner
84′ MALO strikes the left post from close range
81′ SUB TGA Vai LUTU is replaced by Timeth BOGIDUA
80′ GOAL!!! SAM 3-3 TGA MALO steps up to convert from the spot
78′ PENALTY SAM for a foul on Xavier Pasese TANIELU inside the box
73′ GOAL!!! SAM 2-3 TGA Hemaloto POLOVILI completes his hat-trick with a clinical low strike to pass the diving MATAGI from the edge of the box
70′ GOAL!!! SAM 2-2 TGA Pago TUNUPOPO grabs a brace as he drives holme with a rifling left footed shot from inside the box.
66′ GOAL!!! SAM 1-2 TGA Pago TUNUPOPO taps in from close range to pull a goal back for Samoa
65′ SUB SAM Peter HUNT is replaced by Slade OMERI
64′ Talatala PO’OI hits the left post from inside the box
63′ Indirect free kick for Samoa inside Tonga’s penalty box but MALO drives staright at keeper
60′ SUB SAM Christopher GALE is replaced by Esekielu LAUSSEN
58′ Hemaloto POLOVILI is on the ground with an injury
56′ Play continues with a dropped ball
53′ Sateki MATAKAIONGO and Christopher GALE are both down on te ground after a collision
51′ Tonga goalkeeper Mahe MALAFU is forced into brilliant diving save from a powerful drive by MALO
49′ Frank MARINER with a free header inside the box but he can’t control it
47′ Strong start by Samoa after the break with Samuel MALO making a good run before Vaatausili VAA forcing a save from Mahe MALAFU
46′ We are underway with the second half between Samoa and hosts Tonga
45+3 HALF TIME: SAM 0-2 TGA
45+1 Talatala PO’OI drives straight at MATAGi after a lightning fast run on the left flank
45′ Fourth official indicates 3 minutes of added time
44′ Timothy HUNT with a crucial block inside his penalty area
40′ GOAL!!! SAM 0-2 TGA Hemaloto POLOVILI grabs his second of the match with a powerful free kick which curles over the wall before rocketing into the top left corner, MATAGI had no chance
37′ Samao under sustained pressure in front of their goal
34′ MATAGAU makes a brilliant fingertip save from a powerful free kick by Soakai VEA
33′ Hemaloto POLOVILI drives his free kick into the wall
32′ YELLOW CARD Timothy HUNT receives a yellow card
31′ Talatala PO’OI miscues his shot from the edge of the box
29′ Soakai VEA blasts his shot over the crossbar from the left
27′ Talatala PO’OI with a great chance inside the box on the left but he drives straight at MATAGI
25′ Neither side able to control possession
23′ Xavier Pasese TANIELU with a high and wide attempt at the other end
22′ Sateki MATAKAIONGO drives straight at MATAGI from 20 metres out in front of goal
20′ Tonga with the majority of possession and territorial advantage
16′ YELLOW CARD TGA Talatala PO’OI receives a yellow card
15′ YELLOW CARD TGA Hemaloto POLOVILI receives a yellow card
14′ Samuel MALO just misses the crossbar with a powerful long range strike
13′ Samoa under pressure before Peter HUNT makes a crucial tackle on Talatala PO’OI
10′ GOAL!!! SAM 0-1 TGA Captain Hemaloto POLOVILI gives Tonga teh lead with a well taken low drive from the edge of the box
8′ Scrappy start to the game with Samoa winning a free kick which is sent too deep
5′ Talatala PO’OI with an attempt on goal but his miscued low drive is no trouble for Samoa goalkeeper Faalavelave MATAGI
3′ The play resumes after the medical time out
1′ Samoa with early possession but Vaatausili VAA is tackled hard and he requires medical treatment
1′ We are underway in the final match of the 2016 OFC Championship Preliminary between Samoa and hosts Tonga at the Loto-Tonga Soka Centre in Nuku’alofa


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