17159 spectators had come to olimpico sommese
this cloudy day. Steffen Astrup
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Rafinha Cangaceiro
and Vadim Pantazi
Realsommese started off with a 0-5-3 lineup.
Starters: Limão - - Riccio, Gigio, Ignatius, Schifano, Cannizzaro - Muner, Musetto, Donadeo.
road had chosen a strategic 3-5-2 formation.
They fielded: Šteffl - La Malfa, Štědrý, Cucco - Aleric, Bardeau, Nissim, Graça, Jarmer - Romanello, Danciu.
At the beginning of the game, road appeared to have already taken this victory to the bank.
After 17 minutes, road's S. Danciu
made his way through the middle and nonchalantly placed the ball out of the keeper's reach, putting the visitors up 0 - 1.
18 minutes into the game, Realsommese had difficulty finding their positions and their organisation dropped to inadequate
With the scoreboard showing that 20 minutes had been played, road nearly put themselves up another goal after N. Cucco
came through on the left. Fortunately for the home crowd, the keeper made the save.
After 24 minutes, there was a bit of a mixup on the field as Realsommese found themselves out of position and their organisation level dropped to inadequate
G. La Malfa
of road seemed to be floating in the air as he elegantly headed in to make the score 0 - 2 after a corner kick that was nicely executed by S. Nissim
34 minutes into the match, the visitors put themselves ahead 0 - 3 as C. Graça
finished off an attack from the left with a spectacular scissors kick.
At this point, it was obvious that the players of road lowered the tempo and became more defensively oriented.
With 36 minutes played, a quick exchange of passes on the left wing freed F. Romanello
of road to slip through the defence and score another goal for the visitors. That made the score 0 - 4.
38 minutes into the game, Realsommese seemed a little tentative in their play as their organization fell to weak
A drive down the left side allowed S. Danciu
to get in close and score another goal for road after 39 minutes, taking the score to 0 - 5.
Halftime score was 0 - 5.
road enjoyed most of the ball, as they maintained 74 percent of possession.
Despite his frustration resulting in the smashing of a few teacups, the coach of Realsommese was able to get his message across, and raised Realsommese's organisation to passable
of road took advantage of a mistake on the home side's right after 54 minutes which increased the away team's lead to 0 - 6.
of road was booked for kicking the ball away after the whistle.
left the field with a smile on his face as he was substituted 75 minutes into the game, as his team was in the lead. S. Ashurst
was the replacement.
With 79 minutes played, road put themselves up 0 - 7 after an attack from the right, caused by a defensive blunder. The scorer was F. Romanello
80 minutes into the game, Realsommese seemed to suffer a certain amount of confusion and they fell to a inadequate
level of organisation.
The coach of road was happy with the game so far, but still wanted to change the line up. After 85 minutes, T. Österflod
came on for S. Nissim
The visitors' J. Jarmer
took advantage of a misunderstanding between the home side's goalie and centre backs 85 minutes into the match. 0 - 8 for road.
After 87 minutes, road's P. Aleric
burst through the central defence and let loose a cannonball of a shot, scoring for 0 - 9.
88 minutes into the game, Realsommese had difficulty finding their positions and their organisation dropped to weak
After 88 minutes, an incisive pass through the middle gave F. Romanello
a chance to increase the lead for road, and he did not disappoint. The score was then 0 - 10.
By then F. Romanello
had scored three goals - a hat trick!
road claimed to have seen most of the ball, and the statistics agreed with them - possession being 79 percent.
performed admirably for Realsommese.
was a disappointment, however.
road's best player was F. Romanello
On the other hand, J. Štědrý
's play was disheartening.
The match ends 0 - 10.