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Lae City Dwellers: 1. Ronald WARISAN (GK) 2. Mosebuya-Mosie MILUBWA, 3. Valentine NELSON 4. Goropaul ALBERT, , 6. Troy GUNEMBA, 7. Raymond GUNEMBA, 8 Michael FOSTER, 9. Nigel DABINYABA, 10. Obert BIKA, 11. Joachim WAROI, 15. Joshua TALAU,
Substitutes: 1. Matheson NASA (GK), 5. Japhet TIAMPO, 12 Mathew DAVID, 13. Adolf KUMISI, 14. Ken KEPE M, 16. Carlos PEKA, 20. Ronald WARISAN (GK) 21. Peter DABINGYABA JNR, 22. Billson BULLO
Coach: Peter Gunemba (PNG)
Auckland City FC: 24. Diego RIVAS (GK), 4. Mario BILEN, 5. Angel BERLANGA 9. Darren WHITE, 10. Ryan DE VRIES, 11. Te Atawhai HUDSON-WIHONGI, 12. Nicolai BERRY, 13. Alfred ROGERS, 16. Daewook KIM, 17. Joao MOREIRA 20. Emiliano TADE,
Substitutes: 1. Jacob SPOONLEY (GK), 18. Danyon DRAKE (GK), 2. Marko DORDEVIC, 3. Takuya IWATA, 6. Jesse EDGE, 7. Reid DRAKE, 8. Michael DEN HEIJER, 14. Clayton LEWIS, 15. Ivan VICELICH, 19. Micah LEA’ALFA, 25. Fabrizio TAVANO
Match Officials
Referee: Médéric LACOUR (NCL)
Assistant Referee 1: Ravinesh KUMAR (FIJ)
Assistant Referee 2: Ujwaal MUDLIAR (FIJ)
Fourth Official: Nelson SOGO (SOL)
FULL TIME: LAE 1-2 AKL Auckland City defeat Lae City 2-1 to go clear at the top of Group A
90+4 Raymond Gunemba sends another corner behind the goal-line
90+4 YELLOW CARD AKL Alfie Rogers is cautioned by the referee
90+2 SUB AKL Ryan De Vries replaced by Takuya Iwata
90′ YELLOW CARD AKL Fabrizio Tavano receives a booking
90′ Fourth Official indicates 4 minutes of added time
89′ GOAL!!! LAE 1-2 AKL Joao Moreira with a clinical finish after cutting across from the right to pass the keeper. The defending champions lead 2-1
87′ It’s end-to-end action with both sides looking for a winner
85′ GOAL!!! LAE1-1 AKL Nigel Dabingyaba with a short pass from the free-kick to Raymond Gunemba who curls his shot into the top left corner of the net. Rivas had no chance
84′ Lae showing signs of ugency and they receive an indirect free-kick inside Auckland City’sbox after Rivas holds onto the ball for too long
81′ A shot by Clayton Lewis is blocked by Joshua Talau for a corner. Warisan has no trouble collecting the ball from the set piece.
79′ Rivas is called into action in quick succession following a couple of speculative Lae long balls
77′ Lae skipper Raymond Gunemba wastes a rare opportunity for Lae by sending his corner behind Rivas’s goal
75′ SUB LAE Troy Gunemba replaced by Ken Pepe
73′ Rivas receives a header from his own defender and he is forced to volleys the ball to safety
68′ Auckland City pushing forward looking to double their advantage, Lae are under sustained pressure in front of their own goal
65′ GOAL!!! LAE 0-1 AKL Clayton Lewis with the free-kick from the right. Daewook Kim pops up to score his second goal of the tournament by tapping in from close range after a goalmouth scramble. Auckland City lead 1-0
64′ Free-kick for Auckland City for a foul on Tavano
61′ SUB AKLIt’s a double substitution for the defending champions with Emiliano Tado coming off for Fabrizio Tavano
61′ SUB AKLNicolai Berry replaced by Clayton Lewis
60′ Corner for Lae after a Alfie Rogers clearance. The cross from the left is too deep it goes out for a goal-kick
59′ SUB LAE Obert Bika replaced by Matthew David
57′ The Navy Blues are passing the ball around at the edge of Lae’s penalty box before Tade’s cross goes out for a goal-kick
55′ Auckland City are dominating but can’t break down Lae’s stubborn defence
53′ Moreira with a chance but Moreira’s lob from inside the box sails over the bar from
52′ Tade’s corner from the left goes out from Mario Bilen’s head
50′ YELLOW CARD AKL Joshua Talau also in the referee’s book
50′ YELLOW CARD LAE Mosea Milubwa receives a card
48′ A long free-kick by Lae is headed out to touch by Berlanga
47′ An early attempt by Nicolai Berry just misses the right post low down
46′ SUB LAE Half Time substitution by Lae Coach Peter Gunemba. Goropaut Albert replaced by Japheth Tiampo
46″ We are back at Auckland’s QBE Stadium Oval for the second half between Group A rivals Auckland City and Lae City from Papua New Guinea. The score is still 0-0. Lae City get us underway
HALF TIME LAE 0-0 AKL Auckland City with a lion share of the possession in the opening 45 minutes but neither side could break the deadlock
45′ Daren White with a crucial intercept from Raymond Gunemba to bring an end to proceedings in the first half
43′ A great chance for Moreira who finds himself one-on -one with the keeper after a short pass from Tade at the edge of the box. Warisan rushes out to block with his feet
42′ Auckland City keeper Diego Rivas launches the ball forward but his goal-kick is too long and the ball goes over the goal-line at the other end
41′ Chance for Moreira but his unmarked header from 5 metres goes out for a goal-kick
39′ Obert Bika tries his luck from distance but his effort is high and wide
38′ Two foul throws in quick succession, one from each team
37′ A swift counter by Lae City but Raymond Gunamba’s final pass is intercepted by Daewok Kim.
35′ Corner for Auckland City after a miscued backpass by Nelson. From the corner the ball falls for Daren White but his close range attempt is blocked
33′ Auckland City on the attack but unable to break down Lae’s well organised defence
32′ Moreira with a backhill towards De Vries but Valentine Nelson intercepts
30′ Tade and Moreira exchange some intricate passes before Mario Bilen clears the ball for Lae
28′ Free-kick by Tade caught by Warisan
26′ Ryan de Vries with a sublime pass to Moreira, the Portuguese striker’s powerful strike well kept out by Warisan before Tade’s follow up is blocked
25′ Tade’s corner goes straight out for a goal-kick
23′ Hudson Wihongi’s shot from the edge of the box goes straight to the keeper
22′ Angel Berlanga with an attempted pass to Ryan De Vries, it’s too long and the balls trickles over the goal-line.
20′ Every Lae player behind the ball defending deep inside their own half
19′ Moreira blocked by Valentine Nelson, Auckland City with a quick free-kick
17′ Auckland City building from the back again the ball finds Tade inside Lae’s half but his cross flies into the arms of Warisan
14′ Nikolai Berry with a shot, the keeper puts a hand to it, Auckland City with a corner
13′ Goropaul Albert loses possesseion inside his own half he recovers well to put it over the sideline
11′ Te Atawhai Hudson-Wihongi’s header is wide from the corner
10′ Free-kick for Auckland City halfway inside Lae’s half after a foul on Moreira. Tade’s free-kick takes a deflection. Corner from the right side
8′ Lae City find it difficult to gain possession
7′ Moreira with a long range strike, his shot sails high above the crossbar
6′ Auckland City with plenty of possession early on, Alfie Rogers cross collecyed by Warisan
5′ Tade with a strong forward run but his cross blocked by Mosie Milubwa at the edge of Lae’s box
3′ Michael Foster with a pass towards Obert Bika but his ball goes over the sideline on the right
2′ Auckland City holding possession, patiently knocking the ball around at the back
1′ Joao Moreira and Emiliano Tade kick off the match for Auckland City
1′ We are underway with the second Group A clash on Matchday 6 between defending champions Auckland City FC and Lae City Dwellers from Papua New Guinea.

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