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NPL2 Rd26 – Final Game Report

by basil1999

The Brunswick City Spartans played Preston Lions for the final round of the 2023 season.

Brunswick City needed to get a result and hope that Brunswick Juventus did not get a win i their final game.

Brunswick City took to the field and began the came very strongly, however could not find the back of the net. After a tense first half, the scores were 0-0.

In the second half, Brunswick City came out with a stronger purpose, and were able to go ahead 1-0 in the 49′, through Jesse Makarounas. Atter some tense moments, we scored a second goal via Austin Wong in the 80′, where the team thought that the job was done for survival in NPL2 for 2024. The coaching staff decided to make all the changes and bring all players off the bench, to give them the final taste of senior football for 2023, with 4 changes in the last 5 minutes.

This is where Preston Lions fought back, snatching a goal in the 90′, then winning a penalty in the 94′, which they converted and levelled the scores 2-2.

However, this is how the game ended up, and it was enough to ensure NPL2 survival for another season.

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