We went into the Santos game where our priority was still a win as we needed to keep our momentum and continue to build on what we started.
Knowing that we will encounter a good team with a lot of attacking power in Santos, we had to dictate the tempo of the game and also apply the pressure on them from the beginning.
We had very good passages of play with passing the ball around nicely and created a few opportunities in the first half. Containing their wingers from putting crosses into our box was important and dealt with them very well.
Getting the first goal of the game was critical as we needed to benefit from our domination. A free kick from Brandon Parusnath into the Santos box caused some problems as it was headed in by a Santos defender for an own goal.
The game gave our players more confidence and played with a lot more freedom and attacked at will. Missed opportunities was again the order of the day and hopefully we will soon capitalise on the chances we create.
Another 3 points in the bag and keeping our unbeaten run continues with the best positive being that we still have not conceded a goal in the NFD.
A tough away trip to Jomo Cosmos next week will be our next challenge and we will strive to keep pushing in our quest for automatic promotion.
Thanks for the support we got at Chatsworth from our loyal fans and trust it will be the same for the rest of the season.