Essendon Go Down In Friday Night Thriller

ESSENDON 1.5 3.7 9.10 12.14 (86)
HAWTHORN 4.1 9.3 9.7 13.12 (90)

GOALS
Essendon: Ambrose 3, Hardingham 2, Carlisle 2, Zaharakis, Stanton, Hocking, Merrett, Chapman
Hawthorn: Suckling 2, Breust 2, Rioli 2, Roughead, Hill, Gunston, Hale, Lewis, Puopolo, Simpkin

BEST
Essendon: Hibberd, Goddard, Watson, Heppell, Zaharakis, Ambrose
Hawthorn: Burgoyne, Gibson, Rioli, Suckling, Cheney,

INJURIES
Essendon: Patrick Ryder (left ankle)
Hawthorn: Luke Hodge (groin)

SUBSTITUTES
Essendon: Zach Merrett replaced Patrick Ryder (ankle) in the third quarter
Hawthorn: Jonathan Simpkin replaced Luke Hodge (groin) in the third quarter

Reports: Nil

Umpires: Chamberlain, Meredith, Ryan

Official crowd: 44,163 at Etihad Stadium