Dark skies made the crowd of 58300 at Chvalská tvrz
a little nervous, but the rain held off. Dagfinn Tveten
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Edward Grulkowski
and Thom van de Beek
People from all over Hlavní město Praha
had joined up for the derby.
Xaverov tactics involved an interesting 2-5-3 combination.
The following players took the field: Tatara - Abramczuk, Gonser - Alderman, Whitaker, Bak Jensen, Bodola, Damon - Prisciandaro, Vanloon, Husák.
Inferno started off with a 4-5-1 lineup.
Lineup: Hoenderken - Korf, Kanun, Søndberg, Torres Aragon - Heikkinen, Grunberg, Karstensson, Bohn, Woldering - Zalluhoğlu.
The wings were the focus of most of Inferno's attacks today.
Inferno were determined to attack on the wing and their central attempts were constantly abandoned in favour of the wings.
The guests took the lead 6 minutes into the match, after a right-side attack resulted in A. Zalluhoğlu
scoring to make it 0 - 1.
After 27 minutes, Inferno's A. Zalluhoğlu
surprised everyone as he managed to intercept a pass intended for the opposing keeper and flip it in, making the score 0 - 2.
At this point, it was obvious that the players of Inferno lowered the tempo and became more defensively oriented.
After 32 minutes, a mistake by the home side's left defence allowed C. Karstensson
to get through. He outclassed the home side's keeper, adding another goal for the visitors. 0 - 3.
of Inferno seemed to be floating in the air as he elegantly headed in to make the score 0 - 4 after a corner kick that was nicely executed by H. Søndberg
Xaverov supporters cheered as good work down the right got the ball to M. Abramczuk
who reduced the visitors' lead after 42 minutes to 1 - 4.
The teams went for the halftime break at 1 - 4.
Inferno enjoyed most of the ball, as they maintained 53 percent of possession.
The referee showed Inferno's G. Woldering
the yellow card after a particularly nasty challenge.
A defender managed to keep the ball from crossing the goal-line after a curling shot coming in from the right from D. Torres Aragon
after 56 minutes, and prevented Inferno from going up another goal.
With 71 minutes played, Inferno put themselves up 1 - 5 after an attack from the right, caused by a defensive blunder. The scorer was A. Zalluhoğlu
At that, A. Zalluhoğlu
was noted down for a hat trick!
Possession in this half belonged to Inferno, who controlled the ball 51 percent of the time.
Most important Xaverov player was E. Prisciandaro
on the other hand, had a terrible day.
performed admirably for Inferno.
On the other hand, G. Woldering
's play was disheartening.
The match ends 1 - 5.