Fixture: Team Bath Buccaneers v Trojans
Date: Sunday 26 February 2012
Score: Team Bath 2-5 Trojans
Venue: Sports Training Village, University of Bath
In a game where Team Bath Buccaneers needed to take the game to the opposition a slow start and lack of concentration led to two early goals by Trojans.
Despite this, Buccs slowly regained some shape and composure but were not able to match the work rate or pass completion of the opposition.
The team improved after the break and were able to press the ball higher up the pitch. A resulting short corner was put away well by Zoe Shipperley to make the score 1-2.
From the restart Trojans went up field and were able to convert a short corner to quickly re-establish their two goal lead.
Within minutes the game turned again with Zoe Shipperley powerfully converting a short corner to make the score 2-3.
Clever aerial play by Trojans led to a counter attack which they converted to make the score 4-2.
In looking to push up field to create pressure Buccs were not able to get back to defend a counter attack converted at close range by Trojans.