In the Maco derby involving home side Wollongong United and our visitors Cringila Lions, it was the home side who prevailed victors on the day running out 2 nil winners, with goals scored by Billy Tsovolos & Adrian Karakolevski. In what was billed a must win match by both sides for different reasons, Cringila looking for there first win of a disappointing season & United looking to get back in the top 3, in the end it was no contest, with United squandering numerous chances, with the final scoreline not a true reflection of the game.
It wasn’t pretty, but United registered a valuable 3 points in the deferred round 4 fixture against our neighbours in South Coast United. The original match day was washed out and the fixture was rescheduled to a midweek Wednesday nite, after the club was granted an amendment to the existing DA allowing the use of lighting on the main pitch to the new time of 10pm. This extension is now permanent which means the club will be in a good position to host more games.
Football NSW Waratah Cup Round of 16 fixture has been confirmed. With Wollongong United FC taking on NSW National Premier League team Sydney United 58 at Macedonia Park on Wednesday 22nd May 2013. Kickoff 7:30pm
A bizarre 65th minute goal to Port Kembla’s Karouna Michael was enough to see the home side inflict a first loss to United. The game, as always started at a very past pace, although the bulk of the possession & chances again fell to the United strikers. Domenic Cutri & Brian Montanari both had guilt edged chances but there efforts could not find the back of the net. United had no less than 8 corners in the first half, but were unable to find an opening goal. Port’s best chance of the half fell to Nuno Pires, who was sent through ono on one with Sam Nastic, although a great save from Nastic kept the scores locked at nil all going into the break.
Wednesday 22nd May
Waratah Cup Round of 16
Wollongong United FC v Sydney United 58
Kick Off 7:30pm
Wollongong United v Cringila Lions
Illawarra Premier League
First Grade - WUFC 2 def CRINI 0
Youth Grade - WUFC 4 def CRINI 0
|2||Dapto Dandaloo Fury||8||11||17|
|3||Wollongong United FC||8||9||17|
|9||Albion Park White Eagles||8||-6||8|
|11||South Coast United||8||-10||2|