Weather conditions were fairly good for football, and Nou Camp
saw a crowd turnout of 31313. Johan Henriksson
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Yiorgos Vazelos
and Auguste Lemerle
Barcelona had chosen a strategic 3-4-3 formation.
The following players took the field: Fages - Aslaner, Rua, Pavlou - Arjona, Van Bellegem, Ledesma, Urquizu - Álvarez, Giménez, Weitzel.
Oltenita started off with a 4-4-2 lineup.
The following players had been chosen: Nicolaescu - Forlán, Kim, Föhr, Thandorf - Idziorek, Moreno, Imramovský, Romčo - Bodeanu, Niţă.
For their match strategy, Oltenita had decided to use their ability to counter-attack whenever possible.
Oltenita's V. Föhr
soared above the crowd, but couldn't knock the corner home 6 minutes into the match.
caused the crowd to go mental with his goal up the middle after 23 minutes. This gave Barcelona the 1 - 0 lead.
After several obvious shirt pulling incidents, J. Idziorek
got himself booked. The manager of Oltenita was not happy.
was the first to reach the corner kick, but his header was blocked by the keeper. However, Barcelona's C. Urquizu
managed to get hold of the rebound and tucked the ball into the empty net. 2 - 0
Barcelona's P. Fages
left the field after 30 minutes because of a nasty blow to the shin. His replacement was B. Barta
It was 2 - 0 at the break.
Barcelona had most of the ball, with 59 percent of possession.
Oltenita's T. Kim
refused to leave the field after injuring his achilles tendon after 53 minutes.
61 minutes into the match, the visitors' central line of defence had to look on as A. Ledesma
broke through, making the score 3 - 0 for Barcelona.
After this, you could see that the players of Barcelona were more interested in killing time than scoring more goals.
With 71 minutes played, C. Pavlou
of Barcelona fell dramatically just outside the penalty area. However, the referee was unimpressed, and booked him for diving.
could have increased the lead after 75 minutes, but his shot hit the post after a nice combination in the middle of the park.
of Oltenita got sent off for kicking the ball after the whistle, a completely uncalled for move, earning him his second yellow card of the game.
After 84 minutes, the away team failed to deal with a good exchange of passes on the right, and V. Aslaner
gave the Barcelona supporters even more to cheer about when he increased the lead to 4 - 0.
With 86 minutes played, the Oltenita coach decided a substitution may help turn the game around. R. Martin Fernández
came on, J. Imramovský
had to leave the fray.
Barcelona enjoyed most of the ball, as they maintained 60 percent of possession.
Barcelona's top performer was clearly F. Álvarez
On the other hand, B. Barta
's play was disheartening.
Most important Oltenita player was G. Bodeanu
turned in a dismal performance, however.
The match ends 4 - 0.