Carlton 1.3 (9)
Fremantle 3.0 (18)
Fremantle: Taberner, Colyer, Lobb
Carlton: Cripps 7, Docherty 7, Newnes 7, Walsh 7
Fremantle: Brodie 11, Aish 9, Younger 8, Hughes 7
An extremely irritating first quarter for Carlton involves an finish with them trailing by 9 factors.
After the Dockers booted the primary three objectives, the Blues lastly obtained one again courtesy of McKay.
But when the Blues are to be any probability as we speak, they’ve to repair up their ahead entries.
They’re nearly tripling Freo for inside 50s (19-7), but have hardly appeared threatening because the Dockers backline have performed a marvellous job.
In the meantime, down the opposite finish, the decimated Carlton backline’s vulnerability has been on show with Freo booting three objectives from simply seven entries.
The guests are main the disposals 97-82, marks 35-19, contested marks 7-3, rebound 50s 17-4 and hitouts 15-7.
Carlton haven’t been in a position to capitalise on their good stress, which has seen them lead the tackles 20-13, or their clearance dominance (13-7). The hosts additionally lead the contested possessions 36-35.