The crowd of 24709 turning up at Inferno GialloNero
today were greeted with some nasty showers of rain. Petteri Näsäkkälä
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Javier Oriol
and Swen Hindpere
A 2-5-3 alignment was the formation of choice for Fulmineiro.
The following players had been chosen: Kjellstedt - Bertolè, Hartlauer - Vlk, van der Toorn, Mück, Chocho, Tricase - Jung, Schwengerer, Cocor.
irontennis decided to use a 4-4-2 set up.
They fielded: Pez - Zol, Iaselli, Tedeschi, Zamagni - Mola, Carioni, Soncini, Piva - Marrani, Teti.
caused the crowd to go mental with his goal up the middle after 5 minutes. This gave Fulmineiro the 1 - 0 lead.
Fulmineiro managed to extend their lead to 2 - 0 when F. Jung
cut in neatly from the left side and struck a fine shot past the away team's goalkeeper.
Fulmineiro solidified their lead at the 26 minute mark, as B. van der Toorn
dribbled the ball through the opposing central defence and scored to make it 3 - 0.
By now, the players in Fulmineiro felt that victory was guaranteed and began to play it safe, focusing on defence and not risking too much going forward.
A magnificent combination in the middle resulted in Fulmineiro's F. Jung
increasing the lead to 4 - 0.
was having a great game - if anything the pouring rain seemed to be spurring him on!
38 minutes into the game, Fulmineiro were awarded a penalty that P. Chocho
turned into 5 - 0 without a problem.
5 - 0 was the score after the first half.
Fulmineiro claimed to have seen most of the ball, and the statistics agreed with them - possession being 86 percent.
was uncomfortable with the soggy pitch as he couldn't move the ball around with his usual grace.
With 57 minutes played, Fulmineiro put themselves up 6 - 0 when the visiting defenders lost the ball to V. Vlk
, who came up from the left and proceeded to coolly round the keeper and knock the ball home.
After 58 minutes, P. Chocho
put Fulmineiro ahead 7 - 0 when he rose to head in a cross from the right wing.
The Fulmineiro free kick 72 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 F. Jung
, who was completely unmarked in the box. That's 8 - 0!
That made three goals for F. Jung
and he was marked down for the hat trick.
The opposing supporters gave the referee an earful when he only gave M. Hartlauer
from Fulmineiro a yellow card after a mistimed challenge from behind 74 minutes into the game. That was far too lenient!
76 minutes into the match, the visitors' central line of defence had to look on as F. Jung
broke through, making the score 9 - 0 for Fulmineiro.
80 minutes in, Fulmineiro's F. Jung
received a yellow card for going into a challenge studs first.
of irontennis had to be helped off the pitch as an injury meant he was unable to finish the game. G. Dormi
came in to finish the match.
Things were deteriorating for the away team as Fulmineiro scored another to make it 10 - 0 after a left side attack resulted in a goal for S. Cocor
after 82 minutes.
Possession in the forty-five minutes was dominated by Fulmineiro, with 86 percent of the ball.
Fulmineiro's best player was P. Chocho
However, A. Bertolè
made a disastrous appearance.
Most important irontennis player was G. Marrani
On the other hand, G. Iaselli
's play was disheartening.
The match ends 10 - 0.