A continuation of the play by play descriptions. This time it's from the Uruguay- Solomon Islands game.Uruguay vs Solomon Islands
The Uruguay National Anthem plays and is followed next by the Solomon Islands Anthem.1st Period
The first half begins and Solomon Islands will kick off. Their first strike goes wide of the right hand post.
Richard Anisua back heels the ball under the legs of a Uruguayan player then tries to run around him but the Uruguayan player stands firm and Anisua concedes a foul when he pushes him in order to regain possession.
A low shot from Oli of Uruguay rebounds off the left post to Coco who unleashes a shot into the net from an acute angle. A desperate tackle from a Solomon defender and the acrobatic attempt at the save from the keeper is in vain. Uruguay leads 1-0.
The Solomon keeper throws a long ball to a Solomon forward who has only the keeper to beat. The keeper rushes out but is beaten by the forward who dribbles to the right side. His shot from the acute angle is well blocked however by the backtracking defenders.
A high flying tackle from a Solomon player is captured by the camera.
Uruguay has a free kick. Miguel puts it easily past the keeper. Uruguay go into the break leading 2-0 and the Uruguay fans are dancing in the stadium.2nd Period
A high cross into the goal area meets the head of Fabian and it floats over the arms of the keeper and into the net. Miguel is ecstatic and pumps both his hands in the air to celebrate. Uruguay extends their lead to 3.
Solomon Islands kick off and the strike hits the Uruguay keeper hard on the chest and he staggers back as the ball rebounds off him.
A Uruguay player squares the ball to Pampero who hits the ball at speed. It hits a bump on the sand and flies over the diving keeper. That was a lucky goal from Uruguay who now lead 4-0.
Naka challenges strongly for the ball in front of the Uruguayan goal and the Uruguay defender falls down as if been shot from the back. The keeper rushes out towards Naka but Naka passes in time to Henry Koto who Henry Koto who hits a weak shot goal wards. The Uruguayan defender is unable to clear the ball and it rolls into the goal. Solomon Islands finally get on the score sheet but they're still down by a considerable margin (4-1).
A skilful move by a Uruguayan forward where with his back towards goal, flicks it over his head and the Solomon defender, turns and then thumps it into the chest of the rushing keeper.
A lovely floating cross from Naka is wonderfully latched onto by a flying Sylvester Rogy. He times his jump well and the ball beats both the defender and the keeper. Solomon narrows the deficit to 2 goals.
Deep in his own half, Damian shoots the ball goal wards which should've been a comfortable save for the keeper. The ball however hits a bump in front of the goal and goes past the helpless keeper. Damian pumps up the crowd with that effort as Uruguay lead Solomon Islands 5-2.
A running Miguel passes the ball to his team mate who flicks it back to him before he launches the volleys into the netting. That was a wonderful move and a great goal. Uruguay 6, Solomon Islands 2.
The crowd sense their dominance and start celebrating on the stands. Dancers entertain the crowd during the break.3rd Period
A long accurate throw from the Uruguayan keeper finds Pampero alone and he volleys it into the back of the net with a clinical first strike. Uruguay 7, Solomon Islands 2.
A Uruguayan player attempts an overhead kick from some way out and it hits the crossbar. That would've been another great goal had it gone in.
A Uruguayan player plays a delightful through pass for Matias to chase and scores with a goal in the top corner. He gets up and salutes the crowd. The Bilikiki boys look dejected after those quick goals. Uruguay now lead by 6 and are assured victory with 8 minutes to play.
It's time for the Bilikiki boys to show some of their own skills. Naka passes the ball to Anisua who is heavily guarded by a Uruguayan defender. He backs heels it back to Naka with his first touch. The move fools the Uruguay defence including the keeper. Naka receives the ball and runs past the keeper and rolls it nonchalantly into the empty goal. It manages to cross the line just in time. Solomon Islands get their third goal but are still behind by 5.
A long ball finds Parrillo who turns and shoots. The ball beats the keeper but not the post. It rebounds off then hits the keeper as he turns around and bounces back into the goal. That was an unlucky goal to concede and Uruguay stretches their lead back to 6.
The keeper throws the ball to Henry Koto. He turns sizes up the shot and unleashes a left footer past the keeper. Solomon Islands strike back with another goal. It's now Uruguay 9, Solomon Islands 4.
A free kick from inside their half sees Seba score a wonderful long range goal. Uruguay hits double figure with that goal.
Solomon Islands attempt a strike from the left flank but it goes wide.
A quick counter-attack from Uruguay sees the ball rebound off the right hand post and into open space.
The Bilikiki boys have one last trick. Gideon Omokirio plays a one-two with Naka. Naka back heels the ball while running towards the corner taking with him the Uruguayan defender. Gideon runs onto the ball and slots it past the keeper. That's a wonderful goal to finish the game.
The hooter sounds and Uruguay are comfortable winners, 10-5. The Bilikiki boys are not disheartened however and go to shake their opponent’s hands with smiles on their faces. The Uruguayan supporters chant their team's name and celebrate their team's first win by singing in the stands.
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