Clouds darkened the skies at Chachar Park
as 12233 spectators turned up for the match. Ramon María Illesca
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Daniel Løvdal
and Fabião Dumont
Silesia decided to use a 4-5-1 set up.
Lineup: Widenka - Veselý, Fišer, Jankóšik, Klein - Nenadál, Unzeitig, Schreier, Frank, Presl - Escaglia.
Čížkovické tactics involved an interesting 3-4-3 combination.
Starters: Lüdingshausen - Neblinger, Petrušić, Goosen - Yngvesson, Fort Aroca, Muscoli, Bossi - Maniscalco, Vasama, Aggeloudis.
Silesia were relying on their ability to counter-attack.
Čížkovické tried to focus their attacks down the middle.
8 minutes into the game, J. Petrušić
almost gave the visitors the lead, as he clipped a delicate lob over the keeper, but the ball glanced harmlessly off the crossbar.
The counterattacks of Silesia were deadly and 9 minutes into the game, F. Presl
received a nice pass from the right flank, making it 1 - 0.
Silesia increased the lead as R. Escaglia
struck to make the score 2 - 0 after an attack from the left left him unmarked in front of the keeper.
The players of Silesia now seemed to think the job was done and acted more defensively, just waiting for the ref to blow the final whistle.
With 23 minutes showing on the scoreboard clock, Čížkovické showed some good skill and were able to reduce the score to 2 - 1 when N. Neblinger
got past the home side's central defenders right in front of the goal.
Čížkovické levelled the score after 30 minutes to make it 2 - 2, as J. Petrušić
struck home after a fine midfield combination through the centre, which left him completely unmarked.
came close to putting the visiting team one up 33 minutes into the match, following a solo raid down the middle, but H. Widenka
managed to tip the ball to a corner.
2 - 2 was the score after the first half.
Possession in this half belonged to Čížkovické, who controlled the ball 58 percent of the time.
It was obvious that team Čížkovické had instructions to attack in the middle instead of on the wings.
Silesia's V. Schreier
was shown a yellow card for standing over the ball and blocking an opponent's quick free kick after 52 minutes.
Down the middle came K. Yngvesson
, making a fantastic play that nearly had Čížkovické take the lead after 61 minutes, but H. Widenka
preserved the tie.
had a good try after 64 minutes, coming in on a fine move from the left, but the ball went wide.
Čížkovické's V. Fort Aroca
was shown a yellow card after 71 minutes for slicing down an opponent.
Silesia's R. Escaglia
had to watch the rest of the game from the sidelines, after twisting his ankle with 72 minutes having been played. Č. Cileček
was the replacement.
Čížkovické took the lead after 77 minutes making the score 2 - 3. J. Petrušić
placed the ball out of reach for the home side's keeper after a fine move, coming in from the left.
Possession in the forty-five minutes was dominated by Čížkovické, with 57 percent of the ball.
Silesia's best player was A. Unzeitig
On the other hand, Č. Cileček
's play was disheartening.
Čížkovické's top performer was clearly V. Fort Aroca
However, R. Muscoli
made a disastrous appearance.
The match ends 2 - 3.