60438 punters turned up at darkqueens den
, and despite threatening clouds on the horizon, no rain came. Wouter Bruineman
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Pietro De iudicubus
and Vittorio Scalamandre
darkqueen had chosen a strategic 3-5-2 formation.
The following players had been chosen: Molbo - Counotte, Cellini, Sappl - Turner, Van Lysebettens, Beetson, Lazaridis, Sandhar - Helg, Pirès.
A 3-5-2 alignment was the formation of choice for Dribble.
Lineup: Fattuhi - Langi, Cimerman, Kierski - Mahout, Wiggum, Orbegoso, Spann, Castelhano - Valdeón Baruque, Baudin.
darkqueen used their ability to concentrate their attacks in the middle of the pitch, rather than on the wings.
darkqueen's R. Helg
got himself booked for a foul.
Dribble's E. Wiggum
gave the visitors a 0 - 1 lead after 30 minutes with a superb strike from the right.
darkqueen had a good opportunity to attack on the wing, but remembered their instructions to go for middle attacks.
darkqueen put pressure on the visitors' central defence 32 minutes into the game, but J. Turner
couldn't find an opening.
After 33 minutes of play, P. Cellini
evened things up for darkqueen with an impressive goal coming up the middle. 1 - 1.
1 - 1 was the score after the first half.
Possession in the forty-five minutes was dominated by Dribble, with 51 percent of the ball.
55 minutes had elapsed when a great chance for darkqueen to take the lead after a good cross from the right found T. Lazaridis
alone with the keeper, but he chipped it to the wrong side of the post.
The guests almost went up by a goal after 58 minutes when D. Spann
came through and shot from the right. The ball bounced harmlessly off the post, though.
looked great 83 minutes into the match after stopping a shot from the middle of the penalty area from the visitors' E. Kierski
Dribble had most of the ball, with 51 percent of possession.
Most important darkqueen player was V. Beetson
was a disappointment, however.
Dribble's best player was D. Spann
turned in a dismal performance, however.
The match ends 1 - 1.