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 targets, the Blues lastly bought one again courtesy of McKay.
But when the Blues are to be any probability right now, they’ve to repair up their ahead entries.
They’re virtually 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 targets 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 strain, which has seen them lead the tackles 20-13, or their clearance dominance (13-7). The hosts additionally lead the contested possessions 36-35.