6887 spectators had come to Stadionu
this cloudy day. Uros Kairasuo
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Kevin Shannon
and Vilnius Dauderys
tZi'oBagInAtze tactics involved an interesting 4-4-2 combination.
They fielded: Aldoiu - Căprăroiu, Enăşoni, Petrin, Motolea - Tăcutu, Dihoru, Vlaicu, Noană - Ghinea, Cărăuş.
Olimpia started off with a 2-5-3 lineup.
The following players had been chosen: Simion - Racu, Opris - Pãduraru, Gruyters, Rosca, Popescu, Broeils - Oiţă, Bilan, Birişan.
After 6 minutes, Olimpia's A. Rosca
made his way through the middle and nonchalantly placed the ball out of the keeper's reach, putting the visitors up 0 - 1.
With 23 minutes played, a quick exchange of passes on the left wing freed T. Oiţă
of Olimpia to slip through the defence and score another goal for the visitors. That made the score 0 - 2.
A drive down the left side allowed D. Pãduraru
to get in close and score another goal for Olimpia after 25 minutes, taking the score to 0 - 3.
After this, you could see that the players of Olimpia were more interested in killing time than scoring more goals.
Olimpia increased their lead after 29 minutes when T. Oiţă
broke through on the right, upping the score to 0 - 4, much to the home crowd's dismay.
After 32 minutes, tZi'oBagInAtze's D. Noană
fell awkwardly, but was determined to stay in the match. That's the spirit!
39 minutes into the match, the visitors put themselves ahead 0 - 5 as T. Oiţă
finished off an attack from the left with a spectacular scissors kick.
That made three goals for T. Oiţă
and he was marked down for the hat trick.
The teams went for the halftime break at 0 - 5.
Possession in the forty-five minutes was dominated by Olimpia, with 78 percent of the ball.
In the lead, Olimpia adjusted their style of play with 50 minutes gone.
With 57 minutes played, I. Racu
nearly put the visitors another one up as he broke through in the middle and fired from just outside the box, but his shot passed just over the bar.
With 59 minutes played, Olimpia put themselves up 0 - 6 after an attack from the right, caused by a defensive blunder. The scorer was M. Broeils
After 63 minutes, Olimpia's A. Rosca
burst through the central defence and let loose a cannonball of a shot, scoring for 0 - 7.
of Olimpia took advantage of a mistake on the home side's right after 74 minutes which increased the away team's lead to 0 - 8.
Olimpia had to make a substitution after 80 minutes. D. Pãduraru
limped off the field and was replaced by 陳. 豪山 (Haoshan)
received a delicate pass through the home side's central defence after 81 minutes, and chipped it past the flailing keeper to score making it 0 - 9. The Olimpia fans went wild, whilst the home fans started to think about leaving early.
Content with how the game was proceeding, the Olimpia coach let E. Sesto
replace I. Popescu
after 87 minutes.
wanted to play on, but the Olimpia coach had other ideas, and he was replaced 88 minutes into the game by T. Mileder
Olimpia had most of the ball, with 82 percent of possession.
performed admirably for tZi'oBagInAtze.
turned in a dismal performance, however.
Olimpia's best player was E. Sesto
On the other hand, I. Racu
's play was disheartening.
The match ends 0 - 9.