The weather was pretty good, and a crowd of 28917 had shown up at Beppebeu
for the match. Cedric McDonagh
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Valerian Proksch
and Alessandro Sabia
Beppe started off with a 2-5-3 lineup.
The following players took the field: Toretto - Hertner, Falegnami - Neptun, Violi, Marighetti, Fusaro, Frattini - Tassone, Primicerio, Othegraven.
Poggioscalzo had chosen a strategic 4-4-2 formation.
Lineup: Spada - Cividino, Poppolo, Ottana, Stendardi - Anzio, Ventimiglia, Sossi, Petrangeli - Santovito, Bonassoli.
The referee signaled a penalty for the home side after 9 minutes, amid vocal protests from the visitors. Beppe fans erupted in celebration as A. Neptun
rifled the ball into the the top corner. 1 - 0!
Beppe's A. Neptun
struck his penalty well enough to beat the goalkeeper and extend the home team's lead to 2 - 0 after 12 minutes.
After 13 minutes, the away team failed to deal with a good exchange of passes on the right, and G. Primicerio
gave the Beppe supporters even more to cheer about when he increased the lead to 3 - 0.
After 18 minutes, G. Primicerio
put Beppe ahead 4 - 0 when he rose to head in a cross from the right wing.
At this point, it was obvious that the players of Beppe lowered the tempo and became more defensively oriented.
After 20 minutes Beppe's A. Neptun
contracted a slight foot injury, but didn't want to leave the game.
Beppe put themselves up 5 - 0 when J. Hertner
broke through on the right, leaving the entire defence trailing in his wake.
of Beppe received a yellow card after 36 minutes for unsportsmanlike behaviour.
5 - 0 was the halftime score.
Beppe had most of the ball, with 88 percent of possession.
Beppe increased the lead as G. Primicerio
struck to make the score 6 - 0 after an attack from the left left him unmarked in front of the keeper.
By then G. Primicerio
had scored three goals - a hat trick!
The opposing supporters gave the referee an earful when he only gave R. Ottana
from Poggioscalzo a yellow card after a mistimed challenge from behind 48 minutes into the game. That was far too lenient!
Due to a severely mistimed tackle, M. Tassone
of Beppe spent some time on the grass writhing in agony before he could get up and continue the game.
52 minutes into the game, Beppe were awarded a penalty that A. Neptun
turned into 7 - 0 without a problem.
That was his third goal of the match - a hat trick for A. Neptun
61 minutes in, Beppe's F. Frattini
received a yellow card for going into a challenge studs first.
's knee will be throbbing for days, but thankfully for Poggioscalzo, he bravely continued in the match.
increased the lead for Beppe to 8 - 0, getting a head onto a hooked ball from the right. The ball looked to have taken a deflection on the way in, but he's claiming it!
Cheers filled the stadium as M. Marighetti
broke through the visitors' central defence to put away the ball to increase the lead to 9 - 0 to Beppe.
Beppe's M. Marighetti
increased the lead to 10 - 0, after he saw his shot go between the legs of the advancing goalkeeper following some good play down the right wing after 70 minutes.
Possession in this half belonged to Beppe, who controlled the ball 88 percent of the time.
Beppe's top performer was clearly G. Primicerio
on the other hand, had a terrible day.
performed admirably for Poggioscalzo.
However, D. Poppolo
made a disastrous appearance.
The match ends 10 - 0.