Knights put away top opponent

IRYMPLE Knights showed they are still the team to beat in S-League senior men’s soccer with a 4-2 round 7 win over Mildura City on Sunday.

Nichols Point’s Dustin Thompson displays an awkward tackling style against Mildura United’s Vu Dong in their 4-4 draw on Sunday. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

Nichols Point’s Dustin Thompson displays an awkward tackling style against Mildura United’s Vu Dong in their 4-4 draw on Sunday. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

Coming off a 1-0 win over cellar dwellers Mil­dura United, it was expected the Knights would be out to make a statement against its main title rival.

However, City defended stoutly and, although trailing 1-0 at the break, still looked like they could trouble the competition powerhouse.

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