New Zealand Four minutes left. It looked like the points were going to be shared. Then stepped up and made it 2-1 for Canterbury United.
It was the home team Eastern Suburbs who took control of the game. Derek Tieku made it 1-0 at seven minutes.
The score remained unchanged until the end of the half.
Canterbury United scored in minute 83. That meant 1-1.
Most matches are decided at the end, and that's when it's time to make the final push. That's exactly what did – the deciding 2-1 in minute 87, and the win for Canterbury United.
ISPS Handa Premiership – 2018-03-17
Eastern Suburbs – Canterbury United 1–2 (1–0)
|ISPS Handa Premiership|
|1||Auckland City Football Club||17||11||4||2||39-12||27||37|
|5||Southern United FC||18||6||6||6||28-27||1||24|
|7||Hawke's Bay United||18||5||4||9||21-36||-15||19|
|9||Wellington Phoenix Reserves||17||4||3||10||27-51||-24||15|