MATCH REPORT: XMIFC V CHONGLANG

XMIFC BOUNCES BACK

In 13th week of Xiamen City Super League XMIFC faced Chonglang at Tong`an Huangdong Football Park. XMIFC defeated Chonglang 4-2 getting their first win after three weeks.

XMIFC took an early 2-0 lead with Shaun, he scored two back to back goals to take XMIFC ahead, XMIFC found few more chances with Sercan at the end of the first half but were unable to convert. First half ended 2-0.

Chonglang started second half very fast and caught XMIFC napping, scoring right away from kick off, 2-1. Five minutes later this time they found the back of the net from a corner, equalizing the game. After this moment XMIFC pushed forward to get a goal but they`ve struggled to break through Chonglang defence until the 80th minute.  After Colo`s effort from long range bouncing back from the crossbar XMIFC`s no.45 Petar volleyed it into back of the net, 3-2.

Later in the last minute Shaun completed his hat-trick from a corner giving XMIFC`s two goal lead.

After this result XMIFC is sitting 3rd in the league, behind Guanshi FC with 24 points. Next week is XSL`s last matchday. XMIFC will face Tianyu Shihe in an effort to get the 2nd place finish in the league.

Photos Courtesy of Wayne Lee

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