20174 spectators arrived at New Jerzu Arena
, where weather conditions were pretty good for football. Egidius Donner
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Manfried Traunfellner
and Umberto Tinaglia
Jerzu had chosen a strategic 2-5-3 formation.
The following players took the field: Derypapa - Guţu, Sabadini - Caprioli, Onyszko, Cirò, Cavilli, Schöpf - Obuchowicz, Hemmes, Schneppenhausen.
barca started off with a 3-4-3 lineup.
Starters: Risling - Bourgois, Offner, Beckler - Bin-Ibrahim, Espersen, Klangander, Giaccone - Jansweijer, Kladogennis, Radberg.
barca saw most attack opportunities on the wings.
Slack defending gave Jerzu a chance to take the lead with 4 minutes played, but P. Hemmes
's cross from the left flank was fumbled in front of the goal and easily dealt with by the opposition.
gave Jerzu the lead as he successfully challenged the guests' central defenders, then slotted the ball into the bottom corner, giving the keeper no chance. 1 - 0
A great save by keeper K. Risling
after 21 minutes kept the visitors in the game after V. Schneppenhausen
struck from the left with a real cannonball.
Things were going to get worse for the visitors. P. Hemmes
squirmed through their central defence after 23 minutes, increasing the lead to 2 - 0.
Halftime score was 2 - 0.
Jerzu claimed to have seen most of the ball, and the statistics agreed with them - possession being 53 percent.
48 minutes into the game N. Kladogennis
could see that the opposing goalie was out of position and tried an unexpected lob that the keeper just barely reached. The rebound went to M. Giaccone
who failed to hit the target.
could have increased the lead after 49 minutes, but his shot hit the post after a nice combination in the middle of the park.
Jerzu put themselves up 3 - 0 when K. Obuchowicz
broke through on the right, leaving the entire defence trailing in his wake.
After 63 minutes, V. Schneppenhausen
put Jerzu ahead 4 - 0 when he rose to head in a cross from the right wing.
The players of Jerzu now seemed to think the job was done and acted more defensively, just waiting for the ref to blow the final whistle.
There was concern in the stands when, at the 64 minute mark, barca's L. Bourgois
hit the ground hard, but he refused the attention of the trainer and rejoined his teammates on the pitch.
increased the lead for Jerzu to 5 - 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!
Jerzu had to make a substitution after 72 minutes. C. Schöpf
limped off the field and was replaced by V. Botarelli
was the new captain of Jerzu - handed the armband by the departing player.
Jerzu enjoyed most of the ball, as they maintained 54 percent of possession.
The most dominating Jerzu player was without a doubt P. Hemmes
On the other hand, E. Cavilli
's play was disheartening.
Most important barca player was M. Giaccone
was a disappointment, however.
The match ends 5 - 0.