12450 punters turned up at ITAY CLUB
, and despite threatening clouds on the horizon, no rain came. Wibert Mahieu
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Pablo Pastelero
and Juan López
ITAY started off with a 4-4-2 lineup.
Lineup: Pousse - Berger, Peretz, Bar-Sheshet, Mesika - Shihrur, Mitchell, El-Haroun, Sonenzon - Einy, Kabilio.
guy decided to use a 3-4-3 set up.
The following players took the field: Moorehead - Czekalski, Panov, Zeldenrust - Brioude, Suvrijn, Hill, Grøtte - Cantarelli, Oshipko, Ingerslev.
Underestimation of the opposition made guy players perform way below their normal capacity.
Pressing was the tactic of the day for ITAY.
The wings were the focus of most of guy's attacks today.
At this time in the match, ITAY were using their skill at pressing to successfully stifle the game.
ITAY had a chance to take the lead after A. Kabilio
's dazzling drive up the left, but the opportunity fizzled out as his shot went just over the bar after 20 minutes.
guy took the lead after 23 minutes making the score 0 - 1. M. Ingerslev
placed the ball out of reach for the home side's keeper after a fine move, coming in from the left.
ITAY had to manage with a reduced squad after 26 minutes, as E. Mesika
got sent off for a needless foul away from the game's action.
A drive down the left side allowed B. Oshipko
to get in close and score another goal for guy after 27 minutes, taking the score to 0 - 2.
Some fine movement on the left led to a guy goal after 32 minutes, making it 0 - 3. B. Zeldenrust
was noted down as the scorer.
Halftime score was 0 - 3.
Possession in this half belonged to guy, who controlled the ball 63 percent of the time.
After 52 minutes a combination in the middle resulted in a through ball for M. Ingerslev
who increased guy's lead to 0 - 4.
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.
57 minutes into the game, guy worked the left side industriously creating several opportunities to add to their lead, but just couldn't apply the finishing touch.
increased the visitors' lead by putting a volley away after a pass from the right. 0 - 5.
After 69 minutes, guy's B. Oshipko
burst through the central defence and let loose a cannonball of a shot, scoring for 0 - 6.
At that, B. Oshipko
was noted down for a hat trick!
The crowd gasped as A. Kabilio
of ITAY was flattened by an opponent after 74 minutes and had to be carried off. M. Zamir
came in off the bench.
The home crowd was not impressed when B. Oshipko
came in from the right, shooting hard to score after 76 minutes. guy were now up 0 - 7.
guy enjoyed most of the ball, as they maintained 76 percent of possession.
ITAY's best player was G. Pousse
on the other hand, had a terrible day.
guy's top performer was clearly B. Oshipko
On the other hand, G. Panov
's play was disheartening.
The match ends 0 - 7.