Overcast weather free of rain made for a crowd turnout of 48919 at Stadio Olimpico
today. Jaakko Paasio
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Marvin Druppers
and Nikita Kopp
guy decided to use a 3-4-3 set up.
Starters: Moorehead - Czekalski, Panov, Zeldenrust - Brioude, Suvrijn, Hill, Grøtte - Cantarelli, Oshipko, Ingerslev.
BACHELONA started off with a 3-4-3 lineup.
They fielded: Siraç - Sharabi, Lustig, Shalit - Tajeira, Loef, Di Giorgio, De Cea - Wolfson, Benoiton, Sardagna.
The wings were the focus of most of guy's attacks today.
BACHELONA immediately set off using their skill at pressing their opponents.
Attacking on the wings was the choice for guy, and they were successfully passing the ball from the middle to the wings to attack.
guy took the lead 15 minutes in, as B. Oshipko
broke through on the left and put the 1 - 0 shot just beyond the reach of the outstretched keeper.
With 18 minutes played, guy's A. Cantarelli
almost extended the lead, but his shot from the left glanced off the top of the bar to fall behind the net.
hit the corner kick straight to the keeper, but it was mishandled, giving guy's G. Panov
an easy chance to knock it in for 2 - 0.
Cheers filled the stadium as L. Czekalski
broke through the visitors' central defence to put away the ball to increase the lead to 3 - 0 to guy.
BACHELONA pressed their opponents, causing the game to be a bit of a stalemate at times.
It was 3 - 0 at the break.
guy enjoyed most of the ball, as they maintained 72 percent of possession.
54 minutes into the match, the visitors' central line of defence had to look on as B. Zeldenrust
broke through, making the score 4 - 0 for guy.
By now, the players in guy felt that victory was guaranteed and began to play it safe, focusing on defence and not risking too much going forward.
guy increased the lead as T. Suvrijn
struck to make the score 5 - 0 after an attack from the left left him unmarked in front of the keeper.
guy solidified their lead at the 71 minute mark, as B. Oshipko
dribbled the ball through the opposing central defence and scored to make it 6 - 0.
guy claimed to have seen most of the ball, and the statistics agreed with them - possession being 71 percent.
The most dominating guy player was without a doubt B. Oshipko
turned in a dismal performance, however.
performed admirably for BACHELONA.
On the other hand, Y. Sharabi
's play was disheartening.
The match ends 6 - 0.