Highly motivated by a great tactic speech and encouraging words by the captains ladies 1 started the game with great energy, not giving Alken space to play. Demonstrating their ability to play football at the highest levels, midfield and strikers pressing while defense cut all of Alken’s chances at goal. Soon enough, after a great offensive play, Mel scored a beautiful goal for the ladies in green. Alken got frustrated, they are first of the league and had not lost any match so far. They managed to score a goal at the end of first half and the ladies went to recess 1-1.
Ladies 1 went back to the field strong and kept playing at their best. However, Alken showcased good technical ability and scored a second goal. Although Ladies 1 never gave up and kept pressing, they conceded two more goals at the end of the game.
Despite a final score of 1-4, Ladies 1 managed to keep a 1-1 score for more than half of the game against a top of the league team. The ladies demonstrated that they have the ability, willingness and spirit to compete at D2 and will keep the level high for future matches!