Futsal Premier League Open Women’s Round 6 Preview

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The bottom four host the top four in round six of the Futsal Premier League Open Women competition this weekend.

With plenty to look forward too, let’s have a look at our round six fixtures before the weekend.

Eastern Suburbs Hakoah Futsal Club v UTS Northside Futsal Club; Saturday 21 October, 3:50pm, Heffron Centre

Fifth placed Eastern Suburbs Hakoah face fourth placed UTS Northside at the Heffron Centre, Saturday afternoon.

One of only two sides to play all five games this season, Eastern Suburbs Hakoah find themselves holding a midtable position. A defeat last weekend was their third of the season after winning their previous two.

Last weekend they started well against Mascot Vipers with two early goals but couldn’t hold on. Gisella Pipino the obvious standout in that one with a brace, crucial to her sides efforts then and going forward.

Their opponents UTS Northside come into this one on the back of three consecutive results. Two wins and a draw have them sitting in fourth place with a game in hand over their opponents here.

Last weekend they were ruthless in dismantling Enfield Allstars scoring five goals in the first half alone. Daisy Arrowsmith scored another hat-trick while Emily Bastow and Grace Arnold also found the back of the net in a dominant display. A statement from our reigning champions.

Boomerangs FS v Mountain Majik Futsal Club; Saturday 21 October, 3:50pm, Mpowerdome

Mountain Majik are the next ones to visit Boomerangs FS as they look to hold onto second place after the weekends action.

Back-to-back defeats in similar fashion, Boomerangs FS know where they have to improve in the FPL competition going forward. Sitting on one win from three games, we still haven’t seen their best on the pitch with this weekend a chance to put that right.

A lack of concentration in key moments cost them dearly against an efficient Macarthur Quake last weekend. Dianne Wilson, Sharon Chao and the De Marco girls their best in that one.

Safe to say one of these sides will end up with seven goals this weekend? Yes, in a recent results quirk, the Majik have either scored or conceded seven in their last four games. Unfortunately for them, last week they conceded seven against Dural Warriors.

They just couldn’t match it with their clinical opponents in that one going down 7-2 on the day. Olivia Schembri and Cameron Janssen playing their part with respective goal contributions in that effort. Can they bounce back here?

Dural Warriors v Macarthur Quake Futsal; Saturday 21 October, 3:50pm, The Centre

Dural Warriors host Macarthur Quake looking to build on their first victory of the season last weekend.

It was a case of third time lucky for Dural Warriors last weekend who picked up their first victory of the season. On four points from three games this season, they sit in lower midtable after five weeks of the competition.

They were clinical last weekend against the Mountain Majik scoring seven goals away from home. Samantha Nagy and Kayla Osborn both picking up braces while Rachel Perrins continues to impress on the pitch.

Won’t be easy though with Macarthur Quake returning to winning ways last weekend over Boomerangs FS. Three wins from their four games, they sit in a three-way tie at the top of the competition.

Linda Dudek was the standout for the Quake as she grows into the competition as every week passes. Combining well with Tea Mucenski who played a role in multiple goals last weekend. A chance to go outright top, will they continue their good form?

Enfield Allstars v Mascot Vipers; Saturday 21 October, 5:20pm, Morris Iemma Indoor SC

Finally, bottom placed Enfield Allstars host top of the table Mascot Vipers at home this Saturday evening.

In an ominous sign for the competition, Mascot Vipers showed what they are made of last weekend against Eastern Suburbs Hakoah. Three wins from their first four games, things seemed to click last weekend.

Led by Trudy Camilleri, they came from behind and looked unstoppable in the second half in a true team effort. Ivana Rozman also impressing in goal to keep them in it earlier on and scoring a goal late in the fixture.

It was another tough weekend for Enfield Allstars who fell to their fourth straight defeat of the season. They sit last on the table and will be looking for improvement as they take on our competition leaders.

Defense is where they need the most improvement after conceding 27 goals in the past three weekends. While they also have lost Ashley Purcell to Eastern Suburbs Hakoah. Could they spring an almighty upset here?

By Justin Smith