Wounded Bombers Outlast Power

ESSENDON 3.2 9.5 13.7 18.10 (118)
PORT ADELAIDE 4.3 5.4 9.7 12.16 (88)

GOALS
Essendon: Bellchambers 5, Winderlich 3, Hurley 3, Stanton 2, Zaharakis 2, Ryder, Howlett, Goddard
Port Adelaide: Monfries 4, Gray 3, Wingard 2, Hartlett 2, Trengove

BEST
Essendon: Hooker, Zaharakis, Melksham, Goddard, Heppell, Bellchambers
Port Adelaide: Ebert, Monfries, Wingard, Hartlett, Westhoff, Boak

INJURIES
Essendon: Watson (shoulder), Stanton (leg)
Port Adelaide: Nil

SUBSTITUTES
Essendon: Travis Colyer replaced Jobe Watson in the first quarter
Port Adelaide: Paul Stewart replaced Jack Hombsch in the third quarter

Reports: Nil

Umpires: Dalgleish, Rosebury, Kamolins

Official crowd: 40,817 at Etihad Stadium