4 last minute dropouts not enough to stop Legends from eking out 2-1 victory

Apr 29 2019 Published by under Legends

Competition: SC Eintracht, League Opposition

 

Location: Randall’s Island #72, Randall’s Island

 

Conditions: Nice, cloudy and cool spring morning

 

Fans: 1.  Injured Pattison for part of second half.

 

Result: 2:1 HT: 0:1

 

Goals: 1-1: Sobczak Assist Rosenbloom  (long cross from sideline at about the 35yd line which found Sobczak in stride at 18yd line making a direct run in center of field.  One touch to control and a second touch to cleanly beat the GK from about 10yds out)

2-1: D’Andrea (PK) Assist Sobczak

 

Yellow Cards: Edmunds

Red Cards: None

 

Mike D’s aka No Shows: Unfortunately two scratches in the wee hours before 8am match and two no shows:  Casanova, Denari, Vale, Teesdale.  Thank goodness management had coordinated a full 16.5, so the reduction still left Legends with 12.5.

 

Conboy’s aka Reverse Mike D’s: None

 

”Mr. Glass” Fragility/Old Man Injury Award: None, despite being short on subs.

 

Old Man of the Match:  On one hand both strikers (Sobczak & Sawyer) were a handful for the opposition with their hard work, and had tons of touches and shots.  On the other hand they both struggled to convert possession in the final third and in the penalty area into actual goals.  Props to the Eintracht GK and the posts/bar who combined for double digit saves on what could have been 4-5 Legends goals on another day.  Honorable mention to Sobczak who scored the tying goal and got dragged down inside the box to earn a clear penalty call which was converted for the winner.  Honorable mention to the Legends defense and GK, who kept the capable Eintracht midfield and strikers away from having too many clear chances, and kept out the equalizer as Eintracht sent numbers forward in the waning minutes on several counters and several corners.

 

Old Man of the Bar:  None

 

El Presidente (Old Men who don’t make it to game but come to the bar): None

 

Statistic of the week:  None

 

Team Bar Showing: 2 out of 13 (15%)

Team Bar Night: 1.5 out of 5.  Just Edmunds and Resnik went to Blooms.  Alas, was closed just after 10am so went to nearby Pig and Whistle for several pints and breakfast.  Actually stayed full 2.5 hrs and thru first half of ManU v Chelsea.

 

Team (No new profiles this week): Pablo Arrocha (GK), Gavin Moore (DF), Eduardo Mazzi (DF), Mark Edmunds (DF), Steve Roberts (DF), Mark Resnik (DF), Neil Stower, Andy Jones, Willian D’Andrea, Bevan Rosenbloon, John Hodges, David Sawyer, Sebastian Sobczak

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