Christchurch United 2-0 Selwyn United - Southern League Round Four

Christchurch United played against Selwyn United in a highly anticipated match at Foster Park on Friday night. The game was fiercely contested, with both teams showing a lot of quality on the field. It was a tense encounter, and the outcome could have gone either way until the dying minutes of the game.

The match started with both teams playing cautiously, trying to figure each other out. Christchurch United was the first to show some real attacking intent, with some good movement off the ball and accurate passing. Selwyn United's defense, however, was up to the task, and they managed to keep the hosts at bay.

As the game progressed, Selwyn United grew in confidence and began to assert themselves on the match. They had some good opportunities to take the lead, but Christchurch United's defense held firm, and the score remained level at 0-0 at halftime.

The second half started much like the first, with both teams playing with caution. Christchurch United started to push forward more, but Selwyn United's defense continued to hold strong. It seemed like it would take a moment of individual brilliance to break the deadlock.

That moment finally arrived in the 92nd minute when Dan MacLennan scored a fantastic goal to put Christchurch United ahead. He picked up the ball just inside the box, took a touch and held off the defenders, and unleashed a shot into the bottom corner of the net, leaving Selwyn United's goalkeeper with no chance.

Selwyn United tried to mount a late comeback, but it was not to be. In the 95th minute, Zeb sealed the victory for Christchurch United with another superb goal and scoring his first for the club in 2023.

The final scoreline of 2-0 in favor of Christchurch United was a fair reflection of the game. Both teams played their hearts out, but Christchurch United's persistence and determination paid off in the end. They showed great teamwork and character, sticking to their game plan until the very end.

The win was a great morale booster for Christchurch United, who will look to build on this four in a row win momentum in their next game on Friday 21st April at United Sports Centre against Nomads 7pm kick off. The team's performance was a testament to the club's values, especially teamwork, which was on full display throughout the match. It was a memorable day for Christchurch United and their fans, who will surely savor this victory for a long time to come.