20000 punters turned up at Barzarena
, and despite threatening clouds on the horizon, no rain came. Silverio Gatti
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Alejandro Ortiz el Mozo
and Lucas Cockx
Barzanore tactics involved an interesting 3-5-2 combination.
The following players took the field: Lo Grasso - Icard, van den Heuvel, Rubin - Škofič, Vallet, Steber, Minelli, Dumitrache - Giovannetti, Miroli.
Ber had chosen a strategic 3-5-2 formation.
They fielded: Lupea - Chiarito, Schwalm, Schmied - Koszal, Ławnik, Buss, de Hoogh, Hofmann - Brodesser, Sahb.
Using their counter-attacking abilities was the strategy of choice for Barzanore.
14 minutes into the game, Barzanore seemed to suffer a certain amount of confusion and they fell to a solid
level of organisation.
The Ber free kick 18 minutes into the match seemed wasted, as the shot was both short and off target. But was this actually a plan? The ball landed at the feet of A. Koszal
, who was completely unmarked in the box. That's 0 - 1!
24 minutes into the game, Barzanore seemed a little tentative in their play as their organization fell to inadequate
Barzanore's L. Giovannetti
made a successful breakthrough on the left after 36 minutes and should have levelled the score, but instead he clipped it over the bar.
It was 0 - 1 at the break.
Ber claimed to have seen most of the ball, and the statistics agreed with them - possession being 58 percent.
The Barzanore players spent the break getting a rerun of the team's tactical organisation and regained a solid
organisation when the game started again.
Barzanore's V. Dumitrache
lived up to his reputation for finding unexpected ways to get the ball in the net when he sent a nifty little pass over to M. Škofič
who finished for 1 - 1 with 55 minutes of the match played.
After 64 minutes, Ber's C. Sahb
made his way through the middle and nonchalantly placed the ball out of the keeper's reach, putting the visitors up 1 - 2.
The head of U. Miroli
connected with a corner kick after 78 minutes, and the ball ended up with M. Rubin
of Barzanore who blasted the ball into the net, making the score 2 - 2.
Having been awarded a free kick in an awkward position after 79 minutes, Ber did not go for a shot but instead fired the ball hard into the 6 yard box. After a brief tussle with his marker, S. Schmied
was able to power the ball past the keeper to make the score 2 - 3.
The referee showed Barzanore's J. van den Heuvel
the yellow card after a particularly nasty challenge.
Ber were forced into a substitution as G. Buss
couldn't continue due to some rough treatment, forcing I. Waeffler
to come in off the bench.
The home crowd was not impressed when A. Chiarito
came in from the right, shooting hard to score after 83 minutes. Ber were now up 2 - 4.
A well placed corner kick from S. Schwalm
was followed by H. Ławnik
's hard but accurate header. The well executed routine resulted in a goal for Ber, the score now 2 - 5.
Possession in the forty-five minutes was dominated by Ber, with 56 percent of the ball.
Most important Barzanore player was L. Giovannetti
However, G. Lo Grasso
made a disastrous appearance.
performed admirably for Ber.
turned in a dismal performance, however.
The match ends 2 - 5.