one of their best starts of the season by
winning their 2nd game out of two ad against
two of the league's alleged top teams as
considered by many football analysts in
started the game missing the services of
Andi Toompuu and Stefan Batan who suffered
an injury from the first game against
Hammarby. They were Narsai Shaba and Fredrik
Samuelsson, who also was team captain for
As they did
against Hammarby, Assyriska started
quick and deadly by scoring in the 2nd
minute after a very nice play that witnessed
Haris Laitinen dribble his way through the
GIF Sundsvall defense line and takes a shot
that was saved by the goalie only to find
Mikael Ishak for an open goal score.
dominated most of the first half however
they should have been ahead by more than one
goal at the half time interval.
In the second
half, Assyriska tried to slow down the game
which resulted in Sundsvall attempting the
long balls which eventually resulted in a
goal for the home team off a mistake by
Haris Laitinen as he lost the ball near
the penalty area allowing Sundsvall to score
the tying goal in the 51st minute.
substitutions, Assyriska seemed to find
themselves back in the game and started to
create some scoring opportunities including
an open goal shot by
Nahir Besara and few chances by
In the 85th
Haris Laitinen places the ball to the
left of the goalkeeper from a direct free
kick just outside the penalty area which
resulted in an eruption of jubilation on the
Click here to watch the
highlights and goals ...
perfect record at this early stage of the
season, the coaching staff and the players
have a lot to work on to refine their skills
and team performance as wasting easy chances
will catch up sooner or later with missed
opportunities that the team has to avoid.
The team now has to prepare for this
Wednesday Cup game vs. IFK Lulea.