Porthmadog Ladies 0 – 0 Bangor City Ladies
Bangor faced Porthmadog at home this Saturday at Canolfan Brailsford. Bangor were searching for their first win this year after losing last week. Bangor tried a new formation this week after Blaneau exposed some weaknesses in the Bangor set up.
From the starting whistle Bangor came out fighting and showed some slick, well-rehearsed passages of play. Porthamadog seemed to struggle to break through the Bangor defence due to having great support from the midfield. The end of the first half saw both teams level at a stalemate. Bangor were feeling more confident in the second half as their new formations opened up more space for the midfield to capitalise on. Amanda Smith had a storming match again in midfield and her tireless efforts created chances for Bangor, but they were unable to be converted. Miffy Wilson came close to scoring after a penalty corner saw Claire Bennett slip the ball to the nearside post where Wilson was waiting who fired the ball across the goal and Gwenno Evans was just inches away from scoring. Porthmadog came close to scoring but keeper Katie Williams made some fine saves to prevent them from getting a goal. Unfortunately Williams badly injured herself making a crucial save and had to be carried off the pitch. Rhian Culley stepped up to play in goal for the remainder of the game with her first touch of the ball being from a penalty corner. Miffy Wilson once again made a fine on-the-line save to keep Porthmadog from scoring and some determined defending form Helen Glanville also stopped Port from breaking the stalemate.
The match ended 0-0, which was a fair result for both teams. Amanda Smith was awarded the payers player of the match for her relentless determination in midlfield. Helen Glanville was awarded the oppositions player of the match for her solid defence performance. Both teams would like to wish Katie a speedy recovery.