Blog log from R11 of 2019: Essendon vs Carlton

Newman turns the kick-in over straight to Heppell who marks 40m out, directly in front. Heppell goes back and kicks the opening goal of the day. (Q1 6:37)
Fasolo marks just outside the 50 and kicks to the top of the square where Kreuzer gets separation on Bellchambers and marks. Kreuzer’s set shot is a goal. (Q1 11:07)
McGrath hits Laverde on the chest with a low ball but Laverde misses the set shot from 40m out. (Q1 13:47)
Petrevski-Seton bites off more than he could chew, running out of defence, and is caught by Merrett. The set shot from Merrett misses across the face. (Q1 15:34)
Clarke kicks inside 50 over the head of Baguley who beats out his opponent to soccer the ball through for the goal. (Q1 19:40)
Gibbons chips inside 50 and McKay marks just prior to the last second ticking away for the quarter. McKay’s kick after the siren is through for a goal! (Q1 28:10)
Heavy rain has started to fall at the ‘G, making this a scrappy contest. (Q2 6:01)
Langford picks up the loose ball just on the 50m arc, he takes a couple of steadying steps and then kicks a nice long goal. (Q2 11:32)
The Bombers get two in a row as Parish kicks a nice running goal from 40m. (Q2 12:32)
Laverde does well to push off his opponent and mark in the pocket. With seconds ticking down until half time, he kicks truly and gives Essendon a 3 goal lead at the half. (Q2 30:16)
Zaharakis pumps the ball forward and McDonald-Tipungwuti roves the contest and kicks a goal in the opening minute of Q3. (Q3 1:12)
Fisher has a blazing shot on goal on the run but misses to the near side. (Q3 4:13)
Lang has a snap on goal but is pushed in the back by Redman as he kicked, so he gets another attempt, this time from the set shot. He misses across the face. (Q3 8:04)
Essendon cough the ball up in defence to Setterfield who hands to Curnow for the snap and goal from 30m out. (Q3 10:48)
Merrett kicks inside 50 and Newman falls over, allowing Laverde to stroll into an open goal! (Q3 13:03)
Setterfield kicks high to the goal square where Curnow beats Hurley in the one-on-one and kicks the goal. (Q3 18:42)
McDonald-Tipungwuti creates something out of nothing as he gathers in traffic, throws the ball on his boot and dribbles it through for a miraculous goal. (Q4 3:12)
McGrath breaks a tackle and chips forward to Parish who marks 20m from goal directly in front. Parish kicks at goal and puts the result beyond doubt. (Q4 12:27)
Long ball into Baguley who wins a free against Plowman for holding in the marking contest. Baguley’s kick at goal is through the middle for another goal. (Q4 20:24)

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