Post-Match Review: Lenexa City vs Southside FC

Match Review: Southside FC Triumphs in Goal-Filled Encounter Against Lenexa City

5/17/20242 min read

Match Review: Southside FC Triumphs in Goal-Filled Encounter Against Lenexa City

May 11, 1 PM - On the Road at Lenexa City

In what proved to be a thrilling and historic match for Southside FC, the team secured a commanding 8-4 victory over Lenexa City. This encounter was marked by several firsts for the club, including debut appearances for new signings and a standout performance by a makeshift goalkeeper.

With regular goalkeeper Ryan unavailable for the match, David Hyatt stepped in between the posts. Additionally, fans were eager to see new signings Isaac Smith, Ben Ogutu, and Hudson Bell take the field for the first time this season.

First Half: An Explosive Start

Southside FC wasted no time asserting their dominance. Within the first six minutes, Tony set the tone with a clinical finish, putting the visitors ahead. This early goal was a sign of things to come in a half that saw Southside capitalizing on nearly every opportunity.

Despite allowing Lenexa City several chances to equalize, the home side failed to convert. Southside, however, did not miss their mark. Tony struck again before halftime, doubling his tally. Ramiro and Ty added to the scoreline, and Trey, netting his first goal for the club, capped off a superb first half. By the break, Southside FC held a commanding 5-0 lead.

Second Half: A Test of Resilience

The second half began on a more challenging note for Southside FC. Lenexa City came out with renewed vigor, and an early foul just outside the box gave them a prime opportunity to score. They made no mistake with the free kick, sparking a comeback effort. Lenexa City managed to score three more goals, putting pressure on Southside’s defense and testing David Hyatt's resolve in goal.

However, Southside’s attacking prowess shone through once again. Trey and Tony each completed their hat tricks, showcasing their finishing skills and ensuring Southside maintained their lead. Another goal from the visitors sealed the deal, bringing the final score to an emphatic 8-4.

Summary: A Day of Milestones

This match will be remembered not only for the high scoreline but also for the significant contributions from new and existing players alike. David Hyatt’s adaptability in goal, Tony and Trey's hat tricks, and the seamless integration of Isaac Smith, Ben Ogutu, and Hudson Bell into the squad highlight the depth and potential of Southside FC as they continue their campaign.

As Southside FC looks ahead to future fixtures, the team will undoubtedly build on the confidence and cohesion displayed in this impressive victory. Fans can look forward to more exciting performances as the season progresses.

Final Score: Southside FC 8 - 4 Lenexa City