Tecumseh 1 vs. Chelsea 0
Goal: Josh Nowak
Terrific night for a game and we had a huge crowd for a huge SEC match. Chelsea was very strong defending the mid-field for mist of the game and really created problems for us. When we were able to mice through the middle third of the field, we made nice attempts with through balls that was just one step out of reach. During one of those plays, Jonny Montoya made a brilliant touch on the ball around the defender and was taken down in the box. Josh Nowak converted the PK to give us the 1-0 lead.
The second half was much line the first but things got a bit chippy as time went on. The guys did well to handle the aggressive play and stayed composed on defense.
“I need to give Chelsea a lot of credit for their defensive effort in the middle third if the field, it’s probably one of the two best defensive efforts thrown at us by an opponent.” “The bottom line is that we got the 3 points in the standings and stay in first place alone. While it was an ugly win, it was still a win and the team continued to find ways to keep the opponent out of the net.”
We are now 12-1-1 overall and 5-0 in the league. Very tough week next week playing AA Huron and Dexter away.