Fairly good weather for football had drawn a crowd of 21386 to Tonada
. Ville-Matias Koukkari
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Rogelio Ulloa
and Åge Aamodt
A 3-5-2 alignment was the formation of choice for Rodeas.
They fielded: Hatala - Marbizza, Da Concesio, Kanopkinas - Camoranesi, Masecampo, Boveri, Schrauf, Ploss - Mydlár, Ahlstedt.
Salvolandia started off with a 3-5-2 lineup.
Lineup: Gruborovics - Gheorghe, Nairi, Leukemans - Lübbers, Heuvelman, Sherzat Uulu, Danhof, Hürriyet - Faber, Binkle.
Rodeas used their ability to concentrate their attacks in the middle of the pitch, rather than on the wings.
With 2 minutes played, the visitors broke through on the right after some poor defending. J. Danhof
put the ball away for 0 - 1.
With 17 minutes played, the excellent ball from the wing by Rodeas's O. Ploss
reached Ľ. Mydlár
's head, and he is not one to miss such an opportunity - 1 - 1.
had a good try after 19 minutes, coming in on a fine move from the left, but the ball went wide.
Salvolandia's G. Binkle
could have put the guests one up after 33 minutes after chasing a through ball from the right, but D. Hatala
was as fast as a snake, grabbing the ball from under his nose.
1 - 1 was the halftime score.
Salvolandia claimed to have seen most of the ball, and the statistics agreed with them - possession being 52 percent.
As the 55 minute mark approached, the Rodeas coach decided it was time for a substitution. A. Boveri
reluctantly made way for A. Ricklin
on the pitch.
With 59 minutes played B. Masecampo
almost put the home team one ahead on a cross coming in from the right, but the shot went just wide.
After 69 minutes, Salvolandia put themselves up 1 - 2, as S. Lübbers
finished off a strike from the left with a real cannonball of a shot.
With 74 minutes played, A. Ricklin
of Rodeas fell dramatically just outside the penalty area. However, the referee was unimpressed, and booked him for diving.
After 77 minutes, Salvolandia's F. Gheorghe
burst through the central defence and let loose a cannonball of a shot, scoring for 1 - 3.
After 78 minutes, a mistake by the home side's left defence allowed A. Sherzat Uulu
to get through. He outclassed the home side's keeper, adding another goal for the visitors. 1 - 4.
Possession in the forty-five minutes was dominated by Salvolandia, with 53 percent of the ball.
performed admirably for Rodeas.
on the other hand, had a terrible day.
Salvolandia's top performer was clearly G. Binkle
On the other hand, K. Gruborovics
's play was disheartening.
The match ends 1 - 4.