Stirling FC has started its 2017 Series Futsal Australia campaign with a hard-fought win over West Australian rivals Fremantle at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre today.
Fremantle scored the first goal and held sway for the opening stanza, but a strong Stirling soon bounced back to end the first half with a 4-2 lead.
More goals to Fremantle ensured a close match, however, led by Ella Mastrantonio who scored three goals in teh match, Stirling was too strong, eventually taking an 8-5 win.
The loss for Fremantle is its second in as many matches, leaving the West Aussie squad with plenty of pressure ahead of its final four group stage matches.
PLAYER OF THE MATCH: Ella Mastrantonio
|March 17, 2017||12:00 pm||Womens||2017 Mar|
|Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre|
|Melbourne Exhibition Centre, South Wharf VIC 3006, Australia|
|Club||1st Half||2nd Half||Goals|
|Stirling FC W||4||4||8|
|Fremantle FC W||2||3||5|
Stirling FC W
Fremantle FC W
|Player||Man of the match||Goals||Assists||Yellow Cards||Red Cards|
|La Toya Crotty||0||0||0||0||0|
|Drewan Faith Kennedy Baxter||0||0||0||0||0|
|Kimberley Ann McCartney||0||2||0||0||0|
|Bonnie Jane Mcleay||0||0||0||0||0|
|Rebecca Elizabeth Davies||0||1||0||0||0|
|Katie Melissa Bogumil||0||0||0||0||0|
|Emma Michelle Young||0||0||0||0||0|
|Nicole Caitilin Ritchie||0||1||0||0||0|
|Daniella Margaret Simatos||0||0||0||0||0|