A gruelling match-up against Prince Alfred College resulted in the Blacks being reduced to ten men as they failed to notch points.
SAASL Division 3 Round 3
Adelaide University Black 1-3 PAC
Goal: Miro Vujica
It was a still day at the usually windy West Beach home ground.
The Blacks had the first chance of the match as Miro Vujica played a one-two with Mitch Coleman who swung in a cross, but it was just out of reach for Luke Urban.
A missed Blacks header gave the ball to a PAC player who drilled the ball across from the right to find their striker who made it 1-0 at 11 minutes.
At 15 minutes, the Blacks took a blow to their chances of victory as a PAC player landed awkwardly on Yi Lu after a header, injuring his ankle.
Lu was replaced by Michael Zavos.
Five minutes later, a PAC defender sent a long pass to their striker and the ball bounced around in the box before ‘keeper Jacob Davey was forced to make a close-range save.
At 24 minutes, PAC took a shot, Davey parried and reclaimed the ball, but the PAC striker came through to get the rebound and made nasty contact with the Blacks ‘keeper in a late challenge.
The PAC player was penalised for his late challenge with a yellow card.
At 28 minutes, Tom Macura was hacked down on a potentially dangerous Blacks counter-attack.
In the next attack, striker Vujica was trying dribble through in the box but was surrounded he and was arguably brought down by a trailing PAC leg, but the referee said no.
Just before half-time, Vujica received the ball, barged his way through the box and scored to draw the match even.
The half ended all-square.
In the second half, a PAC defender received a yellow for cumulative fouls.
At the hour mark, a PAC player lashed out at Mac