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AS Tefana 0-2 Auckland City FC

AS Tefana's Kaena Onuu takes on Auckland City's Mario Bilen at the 2016 OFC Champions League. Image: Phototek

Auckland City FC have defeated AS Tefana 2-0 in the first clash of their two-legged semi-final of the 2017 OFC Champions League.

AS Tefana: 1. Stevens HIRIGA (GK), 3. Taumihau TIATIA, 4. Tehevarii LUDIVON, 5. Viritua TIAIHO, 6. Tunoa TEVAERAI, 7. Temarii TINORUA, 11. Sylvain GRAGLIA, 12. Alvin TEHAU, 13. Stanley ATANI, 16. Manutea TAAE, 19. Heimano BOUREBARE.
Substitutes: 2. Farearii TUTEINA, 8. Jess HOROI, 9. Tehina TEMORERE, 10. Tautua LUCAS, 14. Jonathan TEHAU, 15. Jean Claude CHANG KOEI CHANG, 18. Kaena ONUU, 22. Nicolas VALLAR, 23. Moana PITO (RGK), 25. Toriki GUYOT, 29. Mikaël ROCHE (RGK), 30. Lorenzo TEHAU.

Coach: Sébastien LABAYEN (TAH)

Auckland City FC: 1. Enaut ZUBIKARAI (GK), 3. Takuya IWATA, 5. Angel BERLANGA (C), 6. Cam HOWIESON, 8. Albert RIERA, 11. Fabrizio TAVANO, 14. Clayton LEWIS, 16. Daewook KIM, 17, Joao MOREIRA, 20. Emiliano TADE, 23. Marko DORDEVIC.
Substitutes: 4. Mario BILEN, 7. Reid DRAKE, 9. Darren WHITE, 13. Alfie ROGERS, 18. Danyon DRAKE (RGK), 19. Micah LEA’ALAFA, 22. Abdullah AL-KALISY.

Coach: Ramon TRIBULIETX (ESP)

FULL TIME: AS Tefana 0-2 Auckland City 

90’+5 Sylvain GRAGLIA fires the ball at goal but Enaut ZUBIKARAI pulls off an impressive save, punching the ball over the crossbar

90’+3 Auckland City hold possession but can’t break through the Tefana backline

90′ Five minutes additional time

90′ Tunoa TEVAEARAI forces Enaut ZUBIKARAI to dive after firing the free kick just wide of goal

90′ Another free kick to Tefana just outside Auckland City’s box

89′ Free kick to Tefana after a foul on Tauatua LUCAS deep in Auckland City’s half

87′ SUB AUC | Clayton LEWIS is replaced by Darren WHITE

85′ SUB TEF | Viritua TIAIHO is replaced by Tauatua LUCAS 

84′ SUB AUC | Fabrizio TAVANO makes room for Mario BILEN 

83′ Daewook KIM chases a through ball but the offside call is given

82′ Jonathan TEHAU sends in a cross from out wide but the Auckland City backline are first to the ball

79′ SUB AUC | Emiliano TADE makes room for Micah LEA’ALAFA 

78′ Tunoa TEVAEARAI sends a long cross to Sylvain GRAGLIA but the Auckland City backline intercept and clear the ball up the field

76′ SUB TEF | Manutea TAAE makes room for Lorenzo TEHAU 

75′ GOAL!! TEF 0-2 AUC | Clayton LEWIS finds the back of the net after receiving a pass from Joao MOREIRA, who intercepted Stevens HIRIGA’s clearance

71′ YELLOW CARD | Viritua TIAIHO is cautioned for a hard tackle

70′ Viritua TIAIHO breaks through the Auckland City backline but lets the ball too far in front of him and Enaut ZUBIKARAI picks it up

69′ Takuya IWATA blocks a cross from Sylvain GRAGLIA but gives Tefana the corner kick

66′ Free kick to Tefana after a foul from Daewook KIM deep in the Tefana half

65′ Emiliano TADE meets a cross from Daewook KIM but his attempt hits the post and bounces back into play

64′ Enaut ZUBIKARAI takes the free kick after a foul from Sylvain GRAGLIA just outside the Auckland City box

63′ Sylvain GRAGLIA sends in a dangerous cross but Takuya IWATA is first to the ball and clears it up field

62′ Free kick to Tefana after a foul from Emiliano TADE in the Tahitian club’s half

60′ Auckland City manage to clean up dangerous play from Tefana in their box, but Takuya IWATA requires treatment after a collision

59′ A quick counter attack from Tefana forces Takuya IWATA to clear the ball wide

59′ Joao MOREIRA sends a through ball to Emiliano TADE but puts too much angle on the pass and sends it out of play

58′ Emiliano TADE receives a ball just outside the Tefana box but Tunoa TEVAEARAI runs in to make the tackle

56′ Daewook KIM still on the ground requiring treatment after his tackle

55′ Daewook KIM makes the tackle on Temarii TINORUA but gives the corner to Tefana

51′ Emiliano TADE wins the 1v1 with Stevens HIRIGA but sends his attempt just wide of goal

48′ GOAL!!! TEF 0-1 AUC | Cam HOWIESON follows up a Stevens HIRIGA’s save and places the ball in the goal

48′ Emiliano TADE is tackled in the Tefana box but wins the corner kick for Auckland City

46′ Tefana get the second half underway

HALF TIME: AS Tefana 0-0 Auckland City 

45’+2 Clayton LEWIS chases a long ball but Stevens HIRIGA is first to it

45’+1 Fabrizio TAVANO sends in a powerful shot but then attempt drifts just wide of goal

45′ Two minutes additional time

44′ Daewook KIM chases a through ball from Clayton LEWIS but can’t reach a foot to it before it rolls out of play

43′ Stanley ATANI chases an Auckland City pass back but the offside call is given

42′ Jonathan TEHAU sends in a cross but goes over the crossbar and out of play

41′ Joao MOREIRA receives a ball in front of goal but the offside call is given

40′ Free kick to Auckland City after a foul on Takuya IWATA in the Auckland city half

39′ Emiliano TADE picks up a misread header from Tunoa TEVAEARAI but Stevens HIRIGA slides in to win the 1v1

38′ Stanley ATANI charges at Enaut ZUBIKARAI forcing the keeper to clear the ball up the field

37′ Free kick to Tefana after a foul on Jonathan TEHAU just inside Tefana’s half

36′ Temarii TINORUA attempts a through ball to Stanley ATANI but gives away possession

35′ Daewook KIM dribbles the ball into Tefana’s box but Manutea TAAE makes the tackle

34′ Viritua TIAIHO fires the free kick well above the Auckland City crossbar

34′ Free kick to Tefana just outside the Auckland City box

32′ Daewook KIM’s attempt at goal is blocked but earns Auckland City the corner kick

31′ Emiliano TADE chases a through ball but the offside call is given

30′ Free kick to Auckland City after a foul on Cam HOWIESON just inside Tefana’s half

29′ Temarii TINORUA attempts to send a through ball but doesn’t get enough power behind the attempt and Auckland City intercepts

28′ Temarii TINORUA has an attempt from just outside the Auckland City box but sends the shot well wide of goal

27′ Joao MOREIRA charges after a pass-back forcing Stevens HIRIGA to clear the ball wide

26′ Tunoa TEVAEARAI sends in a dangerous cross but Enaut ZUBIKARAI jumps up and catches the ball

24′ Tunoa TEVAEARAI runs the ball down the line then sends a through ball but no Tefana player chases

21′ Viritua TIAIHO fires in a dangerous free kick forcing Enaut ZUBIKARAI to dive and punch it away

20′ Free kick to Tefana after a foul from Daewook KIM just outside the Auckland City box

19′ Free kick to Tefana after a foul from Joao MOREIRA just inside the Tefana half

18′ Emiliano TADE pressure the Tefana backline but they keep composure and pass the ball out of trouble

17′ Emiliano TADE receives a ball from Clayton LEWIS in the box but fires his attempt straight to Stevens HIRIGA

15′ Tefana attempt to counter attack but Auckland City are quick to regain possession

14′ Auckland City take a quick free kick to switch the play after a foul on Joao MOREIRA

12′ Auckland City hold possession and push up the field but can’t break through the Tefana backline

9′ SUB TEF | Taumihau TIATIA is replaced by Jonathan TEHAU 

8′ Joao MOREIRA sends an attempt from in front of the goal face just over the crossbar

7′ Temarii TINORUA lines up a shot at goal but an Auckland City defender slides in to block just in time

7′ Temarii TINORUA’s cross is blocked but wins Tefana the corner kick

5′ Clayton LEWIS gets his foot on a cross but Stevens HIRIGA catches the ball

4′ Emiliano TADE charges down the line but can’t complete his cross before the Tefana backline makes the tackle

3′ Free kick to Tefana after a foul from Marko DORDEVIC on Stanley ATANI

2′ Stanley ATANI fires in a corner kick but Enaut ZUBIKARAI punches clear

1′ Auckland City get the match underway

Match Officials:
Referee: George TIME (SOL)
Assistant Referee: Bertrand BRIAL (NCL)
Assistant Referee: Bernard MUTUKERA (SOL)
Fourth Official: Nelson SOGO (SOL)

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