Essendon vs Hawthorn | Pictures

Josh Gibson of the Hawks waits for the toss of the coin next to a Bombers fan during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers and the Hawthorn Hawks at Etihad Stadium. Picture: Getty
Josh Gibson of the Hawks waits for the toss of the coin next to a Bombers fan during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers and the Hawthorn Hawks at Etihad Stadium. Picture: Getty
Bombers fans show their support during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers and the Hawthorn Hawks at Etihad Stadium on March 28. Picture: Getty

Bombers fans show their support during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers and the Hawthorn Hawks at Etihad Stadium on March 28. Picture: Getty

Jobe Watson of the Bombers tackles Will Langford of the Hawks during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers and the Hawthorn Hawks at Etihad Stadium. Picture: Getty

Jobe Watson of the Bombers tackles Will Langford of the Hawks during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers and the Hawthorn Hawks at Etihad Stadium. Picture: Getty

Brendon Goddard of the Bombers walks off at half time during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers and the Hawthorn Hawks at Etihad Stadium. Picture: Getty

Brendon Goddard of the Bombers walks off at half time during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers and the Hawthorn Hawks at Etihad Stadium. Picture: Getty

Bombers players huddle during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers and the Hawthorn Hawks. Picture: Getty

Bombers players huddle during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers and the Hawthorn Hawks. Picture: Getty

Patrick Ambrose (C) and Jobe Watson (R) of the Bombers celebrate a goal during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers and the Hawthorn Hawks. Picture: Getty

Patrick Ambrose (C) and Jobe Watson (R) of the Bombers celebrate a goal during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers and the Hawthorn Hawks. Picture: Getty

 Jonathan Simpkin of the Hawks looks to handpass the ball during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers and the Hawthorn Hawks at Etihad Stadium. Picture: Getty

Jonathan Simpkin of the Hawks looks to handpass the ball during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers and the Hawthorn Hawks at Etihad Stadium. Picture: Getty

Patrick Ambrose and David Zaharakis of the Bombers celebrate a goal during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers and the Hawthorn Hawks. Picture: Getty

Patrick Ambrose and David Zaharakis of the Bombers celebrate a goal during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers and the Hawthorn Hawks. Picture: Getty

Paul Chapman of the Bombers kicks a goal during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers and the Hawthorn Hawks at Etihad Stadium. Picture: Getty

Paul Chapman of the Bombers kicks a goal during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers and the Hawthorn Hawks at Etihad Stadium. Picture: Getty

Bombers coach Mark Thompson walks on to the ground as Dustin Fletcher, of the Bombers, reacts after their defeat during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers and the Hawthorn HawksPicture: Getty

Bombers coach Mark Thompson walks on to the ground as Dustin Fletcher, of the Bombers, reacts after their defeat during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers and the Hawthorn HawksPicture: Getty

Jackson Merrett,  Kyle Hardingham and Jobe Watson walk off after their defeat during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers and the Hawthorn Hawks. Picture: Getty

Jackson Merrett, Kyle Hardingham and Jobe Watson walk off after their defeat during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers and the Hawthorn Hawks. Picture: Getty

Angus Litherland of the Hawks celebrates this first win with teamates during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers and the Hawthorn Hawks. Picture: Getty

Angus Litherland of the Hawks celebrates this first win with teamates during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers and the Hawthorn Hawks. Picture: Getty

Josh Gibson (L) and Luke Hodge of the Hawks celebrate their win during the AFL Round two match. Picture: Getty

Josh Gibson (L) and Luke Hodge of the Hawks celebrate their win during the AFL Round two match. Picture: Getty

Matt Sucking of the Hawks and David Zaharakis of the Bombers shake hands after the Bombers were defeated in the AFL Round two match. Picture: Getty

Matt Sucking of the Hawks and David Zaharakis of the Bombers shake hands after the Bombers were defeated in the AFL Round two match. Picture: Getty

Jake Carlisle of the Bombers and David Hale of the Hawks contest for the ball during the AFL Round two match. Picture: Getty

Jake Carlisle of the Bombers and David Hale of the Hawks contest for the ball during the AFL Round two match. Picture: Getty

Kyle Cheney of the Hawks has the ball hit his head when trying to spoil during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers and the Hawthorn Hawks. Picture: Getty

Kyle Cheney of the Hawks has the ball hit his head when trying to spoil during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers and the Hawthorn Hawks. Picture: Getty

uke Hodge of the Hawks is subbed to the bench during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers and the Hawthorn Hawks at Etihad Stadium. Picture: Getty

uke Hodge of the Hawks is subbed to the bench during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers and the Hawthorn Hawks at Etihad Stadium. Picture: Getty

Ben Howlett of the Bombers kicks the ball away from Josh Gibson of the Hawks contest for the ball. Picture: Getty

Ben Howlett of the Bombers kicks the ball away from Josh Gibson of the Hawks contest for the ball. Picture: Getty

Bombers coach Mark Thompson talks to players at three quarter time during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers and the Hawthorn Hawks . Picture: Getty

Bombers coach Mark Thompson talks to players at three quarter time during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers and the Hawthorn Hawks . Picture: Getty

 Jarryd Roughead of the Hawks cools down with a wet towel during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers. Picture: Getty

Jarryd Roughead of the Hawks cools down with a wet towel during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers. Picture: Getty

Shaun Burgoyne of the Hawks kicks the ball during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers and the Hawthorn Hawks. Picture: Getty

Shaun Burgoyne of the Hawks kicks the ball during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers and the Hawthorn Hawks. Picture: Getty

Mark Baguley of the Bombers tackles Luke Breust of the Hawks. Picture: Getty

Mark Baguley of the Bombers tackles Luke Breust of the Hawks. Picture: Getty

Paul Chapman and Martin Gleeson of the Bombers walk out to the ground during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers and the Hawthorn Hawks. Picture: Getty

Paul Chapman and Martin Gleeson of the Bombers walk out to the ground during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers and the Hawthorn Hawks. Picture: Getty

Cyril Rioli of the Hawks celebrates his match winning goal with teamates during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers and the Hawthorn Hawks at Etihad Stadium. Photo: Getty

Cyril Rioli of the Hawks celebrates his match winning goal with teamates during the AFL Round two match between the Essendon Bombers and the Hawthorn Hawks at Etihad Stadium. Photo: Getty

Shaun Burgoyne of the Hawks smothers the kick by Brent Stanton of the Bombers. Picture: Getty

Shaun Burgoyne of the Hawks smothers the kick by Brent Stanton of the Bombers. Picture: Getty

After a big win last week Essendon took on the Hawthorn in another Round 2 blockbuster at Etihad Stadium on Friday night. Hawthone took home the game by four points - Hawthorn 13.12.90 def Essendon 12.14.86.