Overcast weather free of rain made for a crowd turnout of 36731 at Starbucks Coffee Arena
today. Rune Wessel
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Paolo Niglio
and Gaspard Poli
A 2-5-3 alignment was the formation of choice for starbucks.
Lineup: Mocessi - Kiesau, Dehesa - 嘉帆 (Jiafan), Sayım, Brocklehurst, Zabernig, Alleyne - 健利 (Jianli), 軼廷 (Yiting) , Law.
blissey decided to use a 2-5-3 set up.
The following players took the field: Guirior - Ameneiro, Ozols - 興英 (Xingying), van den Vlekkert, 存遠 (Cunyuan), 道楠 (Daonan) , 成麟 (Chenglin) - 修佑 (Xiuyou), 耀光 (Yaoguang) , 岩 (Yan).
starbucks tried to focus their attacks down the middle.
blissey clearly preferred using their ability to attack in the middle.
starbucks took the lead 12 minutes in, as M. Sayım
broke through on the left and put the 1 - 0 shot just beyond the reach of the outstretched keeper.
The visitors' A. Ameneiro
came close to levelling the score after 21 minutes with a free kick that went just wide of the top left corner.
The visitors didn't give in and, after 28 minutes, A. Ameneiro
got through the home side's central line of defence, rolling in the equaliser to make it 1 - 1.
blissey were determined to attack in the middle, even their wing attacks ended up centrally.
1 - 2 was the score with 33 minutes played, after 高. 耀光 (Yaoguang)
cut through the central defence and chipped home a goal for blissey.
It was 1 - 2 at the break.
Possession in the forty-five minutes was dominated by blissey, with 56 percent of the ball.
A drive down the left side allowed 高. 耀光 (Yaoguang)
to get in close and score another goal for blissey after 63 minutes, taking the score to 1 - 3.
was able to knock home a free kick after 65 minutes to make the score 2 - 3.
A corner kick created great disorder in the penalty area with a goal nearly scored by 譚. 修佑 (Xiuyou)
. At last, blissey's 夏. 成麟 (Chenglin)
was able to backheel the ball in. 2 - 4.
of starbucks was booked for kicking the ball away after the whistle.
After 71 minutes of play, the free-spirited 吳. 健利 (Jianli)
decided to go for goal as he struck the ball from the corner of the pitch. The ball hit a defender in the face and bounced out of play.
高. 道楠 (Daonan)
received a delicate pass through the home side's central defence after 72 minutes, and chipped it past the flailing keeper to score making it 2 - 5. The blissey fans went wild, whilst the home fans started to think about leaving early.
譚. 修佑 (Xiuyou)
increased the visitors' lead by putting a volley away after a pass from the right. 2 - 6.
Possession in this half belonged to blissey, who controlled the ball 57 percent of the time.
starbucks's best player was 任. 軼廷 (Yiting)
On the other hand, I. Brocklehurst
's play was disheartening.
The most dominating blissey player was without a doubt 曹. 岩 (Yan)
李. 興英 (Xingying)
was a disappointment, however.
The match ends 2 - 6.