started with some caution as the teams knew
each other well from many games over the
years and any points are considered a bonus
in the heavly contested Swedish league.
After absorbing couple of counter attacks by
Hammarby, Assyriska managed to an early goal
by the newly acquired Jones kusi Asare which
forced Hammarby to change the game plan as
they needed to square even at the least.
In the second
half, Hammarby tried to change the game plan
to apoint where they apply more pressure on
the home team who was content to take the
result of 1-0 and defend it which made for
an exciting game of pressure and counter
As time went on
and it was evident that the Hammarby
sharpness was not in place yet although
their tactics were, their offence became
more and more desperate which allowed
Assyriska to look better as time started to
wind down and a long six additional minutes
by the referee.
that the game was televised, a crowd total
of 6,400 energized by the Zelge fans made
for a great football atmosphere and 3
valuable points to start the season.
The next game
will be away to GIF Sundsvall on Friday