Dark skies made the crowd of 7089 at EL VILAR
a little nervous, but the rain held off. Rolf Knutsen
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Artur Maksymiak
and Amin Moshtagh
A 4-4-2 alignment was the formation of choice for Vallenses.
They fielded: Gorrizarri - Zubizarreta, Gortobarri, García de Cueto, Osma - Yurrita, Núñez, Elieche, Guirior - Wafi, García Talavera.
Ali had chosen a strategic 4-4-2 formation.
The following players had been chosen: Moya - Ruiz Arenzana, Alcántara, Santibáñez, Celanova - Piñeiro, Balart, Torres Ternero, Elguera - Antorn, Valerio.
's early cross saw the defenders caught out of position and the alert F. Wafi
was able to pounce and roll the ball past the hapless goalkeeper to score for Vallenses. 1 - 0.
16 minutes into the match, the visitors' central line of defence had to look on as A. Elieche
broke through, making the score 2 - 0 for Vallenses.
After this, you could see that the players of Vallenses were more interested in killing time than scoring more goals.
Vallenses managed to extend their lead to 3 - 0 when P. García Talavera
cut in neatly from the left side and struck a fine shot past the away team's goalkeeper.
P. García Talavera
increased the lead for Vallenses to 4 - 0, getting a head onto a hooked ball from the right. The ball looked to have taken a deflection on the way in, but he's claiming it!
Vallenses's E. Zubizarreta
was shown a yellow card after 33 minutes for slicing down an opponent.
Vallenses's P. Gortobarri
increased the lead to 5 - 0, after he saw his shot go between the legs of the advancing goalkeeper following some good play down the right wing after 34 minutes.
could have increased the lead after 37 minutes, but his shot hit the post after a nice combination in the middle of the park.
The teams went for the halftime break at 5 - 0.
Possession in the forty-five minutes was dominated by Vallenses, with 76 percent of the ball.
55 minutes into the match S. Osma
put Vallenses ahead 6 - 0 with a truly marvelous free kick.
Things were going to get worse for the visitors. P. García Talavera
squirmed through their central defence after 56 minutes, increasing the lead to 7 - 0.
This third goal completed a hattrick for P. García Talavera
of Ali was booked for kicking the ball away after the whistle.
Vallenses's P. García Talavera
swung in a good chance from the left, but the visitors' defence were able to clear the ball.
Vallenses's S. Osma
struck his penalty well enough to beat the goalkeeper and extend the home team's lead to 8 - 0 after 78 minutes.
Cheers filled the stadium as V. García de Cueto
broke through the visitors' central defence to put away the ball to increase the lead to 9 - 0 to Vallenses.
Vallenses claimed to have seen most of the ball, and the statistics agreed with them - possession being 74 percent.
Vallenses's best player was F. Wafi
On the other hand, L. Gorrizarri
's play was disheartening.
performed admirably for Ali.
on the other hand, had a terrible day.
The match ends 9 - 0.