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Chimpo Dragons FC: 4 BCS XI: 2

The sun was out for the 3nd time in as many months and created a hot and muggy morning with the turf heating up. We started the game building off of our win last week and looked quite good. We pressured and worked hard. We were organized and communicated and it showed. We went up 2-nil in the first half with goals from Steve I. and Doosup. Both goals had great service coming in and were deserved goals for great play.

The last 5 minutes of the half we were tired and playing lazy. The 2nd half was more of this kind of play with moments of positive offense that would relieve the pressure that was constant on our side of the field. CD FC were awarded a PK about 15 minutes in when Tom went to punch a 50/50 ball and made contact with their forward's head as he came for it. After what seemed like forever the ref finally decided to make a decision [which seemed heavily influenced by the players] and the PK was given. Tom guess right and almost made the stop, but it went just a bit too low for him and was a well taken shot.

They had some late-comers that were not only fast, but had fresh legs too and the combination proved too much for our team, which clearly lacks fitness. We've relied too heavily on having a plethora of subs on the sideline. The 2nd half was not the worst we've played, but we put our heads down and stopped communicating, and the 1st place team managed to get level then pad the score line with a late header.

It was a valiant effort and we have a lot of positives to take from it, but it's always hard to swallow a loss after you've been up 2-0 at the half. We just need to be able to play our football and keep it together for a full 90 and we'll be a really strong side. Looking forward to our final game of the Spring against our Korean friends in a make up game from what should have been the first game of the season.


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