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No way through for Southampton Women
 Women's Football WNL Division 1 South West News - 25 Aug 2021
 
WNL Division 1 South West News - No way through for Southampton Women - 25 Aug 2021 - Women's Football NewsSouthampton Women 0 Maidenhead Utd 0
Southampton Women and Maidenhead United fought out an intense goalless draw in their second FAWNL Division One South West match of the season at Alresford FC.
 
Both teams were coming off fine opening day away wins and the confidence was evident on both sides. Maidenhead were rock solid in defence, super organised and committed whilst Southampton were relentless in their attacking intent, moving the ball well and using the full width of the pitch to create dangerous situations. In the end, however, neither side could find the decisive move to gain the advantage.
 
Southampton had an early flurry of attempts on goal, each shot blocked by a Maidenhead defender in ten seconds of mayhem in the penalty area. Gracie White had a couple of long range efforts which flew narrowly over Lola Pollard's goal as the hosts dominated territorially.
 
The visiting defence was opened up just once in the half with Sian Wylie powering through on 23 minutes but firing narrowly wide when well placed.
 
Despite Tina Brett holding the ball up well for Maidenhead to relieve the pressure on the defence, there were very few chances for the visitors to really test the Southampton back line before the break.
 
Megan Halfacree gave the Southampton defence a scare with a viciously inswinging corner from the right which narrowly cleared Ellie Parker's bar on 49 minutes but the majority of the play was at the other end of the pitch. Laura Vokes went very close to opening the scoring with a run and cross which Pollard tipped on to the bar on 58 minutes.
 
Player of the match Aliss Wheeler continued to find passes which released wide players and a sting of crosses flew high and low into the Maidenhead area but they were nearly always met with a clearance from an outstanding back four well supported by covering midfielders.
 
Late on, Maidenhead had a couple of set piece moments well dealt with by Parker but it had largely been a very well executed rearguard action by the visitors against intense pressure to leave both on four points going into midweek matches in a busy start to the FAWNL season.
 
Southampton Women: Ellie Parker, Lauren Cheshire, Lucy Mear, Gracie White, Britt Jeal, Aliss Wheeler, E-J May, Laura Vokes, Sian Wylie, Hannah Samuels, Chloe Tucker. Subs: Sam Burt, Emma Whitlock, Lydia Osborne, Aimee Lawrence.
 
Maidenhead Utd: Lola Pollard, Nicole Barrett, Megan Halfacree, Amy Saunders, Kajal Malhotra, Sarah Thompson, Chrissy Nazif, Vicky Carvill, Tina Brett, Jade Chhokar, Shylla Carty-Duhaney. Subs: Freya Gordon, Paige Vanden, Katie Thorne.
 
(REPORT BY PATRICK HIGGINS)
 
Photos by www.jamesprickett.co.uk:
 
(top) Hannah Samuels tries to block a clearance from Megan Halfacree;
(middle) Vicky Carvill slides into challenge Britt Jeal;
(bottom) Shylla Carty-Duhaney (right) holds off the attentions of Lauren Cheshire;

 

 
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