Collingwood win their ELEVENTH game in a row with dramatic win over reigning premiers Melbourne

Ed Langdon’s remarks come again to hang-out him as Collingwood win their ELEVENTH recreation in a row after dramatic victory over Melbourne – and the Pies poke enjoyable on the reigning premiers following MCG thriller

  • Ed Langdon was served a sizeable portion of humble pie on the MCG on Friday 
  • The Melbourne star mentioned Collingwood had been ‘all duck, no dinner’ earlier than the sport 
  • He was made to eat his phrases because the Pies secured their eleventh successive victory 

Ed Langdon was served a portion of humble pie as Collingwood earned a monumental win over the reigning premiers to show they’re a real risk for the premiership on Friday. 

Melbourne star Langdon wound up the Pies plenty this week by claiming Craig McRae’s facet had been ‘all duck, no dinner’ previous to their conflict on the MCG.

He mentioned on SEN: ‘They’re kind of all duck, no dinner in a way. If they’re taking part in quick footy on their phrases they seem to be a very arduous crew to cease.

‘They’re a little bit of a one-trick pony at instances, so hopefully we are able to dampen the way in which they need to play and off the again of that exit and offensively play the way in which we need to play.’

And a fired up Collingwood made certain the winger regretted his remarks in an exhilarating contest.

With momentum swinging backwards and forwards within the last time period, the Pies suffocated the Dees and compelled them to play inside their very own 50, with their stress ultimately bearing fruit as Ash Johnson gave his facet an unassailable lead.

Ed Langdon was served a sizeable portion of humble pie as Collingwood defeated Melbourne

Ed Langdon was served a sizeable portion of humble pie as Collingwood defeated Melbourne

The Pies tweeted 'quack' after Langdon said they were 'all duck, no dinner' before the game

The Pies tweeted ‘quack’ after Langdon mentioned they had been ‘all duck, no dinner’ earlier than the sport

A Collingwood fan holds a rubber duck aloft in a clear dig at the Melbourne winger

A Collingwood fan holds a rubber duck aloft in a transparent dig on the Melbourne winger

Taking to Twitter moments after the ultimate siren, Collingwood – who leapfrogged Melbourne into second on the ladder – merely posted: ‘quack’ in a transparent parting shot at Langdon. 

Jamie Elliott additionally kicked 4 objectives in his a hundred and fiftieth recreation to assist Collingwood upset Melbourne and the lead swung on the final 5 objectives of a pulsating contest on the MCG on Friday evening earlier than the Magpies prevailed 15.6 (96) to 13.11 (89) in entrance of 70,956 followers.

It was Collingwood’s tenth win by a margin of lower than two objectives in a rollicking first season beneath Craig McRae, lifting them into second spot on the ladder.

But the fallout may damage, with Will Hoskin-Elliott (hip flexor) substituted out, Nick Daicos (ribs) damage and Mason Cox set to come back beneath scrutiny for driving his knee up into Max Gawn’s abdomen at a ruck contest.

Collingwood earned a monumental win over Melbourne to move to second on the ladder

Collingwood earned a monumental win over Melbourne to maneuver to second on the ladder

In a feisty affair, the Magpies kept their cool to win by six points at the MCG on Friday night

In a feisty affair, the Magpies stored their cool to win by six factors on the MCG on Friday evening

Jamie Elliott celebrates after putting his side ahead in a back-and-forth final quarter

Jamie Elliott celebrates after placing his facet forward in a back-and-forth last quarter

The Pies secured their eleventh win in a row, the first time they have done so since 1965

The Pies secured their eleventh win in a row, the primary time they’ve performed so since 1965

Ash Johnson matched Elliott’s tally with 4 objectives, Daicos (31 disposals) was sensible at half-back, Jordan De Goey (24 touches, 9 clearances) had an influence within the center and hard-working ahead Brody Mihocek (two objectives) performed a key function against Steven May.

Clayton Oliver (42 disposals, 14 clearances) was greatest afield for Melbourne and Gawn (31, 10) was excellent, whereas Ben Brown and Bayley Fritsch kicked two objectives every.

But they could not cease an irresistible second-half surge from Collingwood, who trailed by 23 factors in the course of the second quarter and kicked seven objectives to a few after the principle break to overpower the reigning premiers.

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