However, the recent upturn in goals from corner-kicks
suggests that the Catalan may have adapted his philosophy somewhat.
Wayne Hadley's corner-kick
found the head of captain Lee Bateman for number three before Fulford completed from Hadley's through-ball.
Hart coach Louis Romero had discussed with his players at Monday's practice about bringing Mason up from the back line on corner-kick
and free-kick situations to use her tall frame to win balls in the air in the penalty box.
The Dragons' lack of potency at corner-kick
situations was illustrated superbly during the Cardiff game.
The Americans owned 27-0 shot and 11-0 corner-kick
advantages, but the result was secondary for coach Greg Ryan and his staff, who used the game, the weeklong camp preceding it and two prior outings this summer to observe rising talent and several players - such as Fotopoulos - who have been around a while without securing regular roster call-ups.
The Reds went ahead in the 17th minute through a Danny Murphy free-kick but Silva's header from a corner-kick
on the hour brought Boavista back on level terms.
The own-goal was scored on a corner-kick
, which landed in front of COC's goal.
The Bulldogs' attack led to eight corner-kick
tries in the second half, none of which exploited what had become a nasty Camarillo defense late in the season.