The Dockers did exactly what West Coast could not handle in round one, and claim triumph in their opening match at the location.
They were led by skipper Nat Fyfe as they topped the heap for the very first time in 17 video games, going out 16.10 (106) to 14.6 (90) winners.
The Bombers had actually crafted a sensational resurgence last week versus Adelaide they could not duplicate the accomplishment when they tracked by 22 points at the last modification.
Ed Langdon put more daytime in between the groups at the start of the last term prior to excellent debutant Adam Cerra (9 disposals) slotted his 2nd.
Essendon coach John Worsfold yielded his group had not played all right to win.
” Overall, I believed we didn’t utilize the ball effectively or play effectively in regards to when we won the footy we didn’t make great choices,” he stated.
” We weren’t tidy around the ball and we dropped marks we ought to have been developing off, and (it) put us under pressure.”
Fremantle, who had actually lost to Port Adelaide by 50 points in round one, got things right with slick ball motion.
Fyfe had 29 disposals to opt for an objective, with Connor Blakely handling 30.
Dockers spearhead Matt Taberner slotted 4 objectives, one except his career-best.
For Essendon, star Joe Daniher was held goalless for the very first time in 40 video games by young protector Alex Pearce.
The Bombers just routed by 8 points at the long break, however never ever struck the front after half-time and dropped to a seventh-straight loss in Perth.