Interim Sebastopol Vikings coach Dan Hollingworth has praised the work of his defenders ahead of his side's road game against Fawkner on Sunday afternoon.
Hollingworth said while his forwards regularly are praised for finding the back of the net, players like centre-back combination Kyle Cushion and Santo Salvatore have been pivotal to the side's success in recent weeks.
"I think Liam (Dawson) and Kuany Jal (Tuany) are enjoying the limelight scoring goals," he laughed.
"But Kyle (Cushion) and Santo (Salvatore) have been phenomenal the past two games, not much has gotten past them."
Despite picking up an impressive 3-1 victory last time the Vikings faced Fawkner, Hollingworth is putting the team's past success behind them.
"We've beaten Fawkner once this season at home but heading down there that means nothing.
"It's going to take a whole-team performance, we'll just look to continue playing a decent style of football."
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