Weather conditions were fairly good for football, and Kill Bill Arena
saw a crowd turnout of 25000. Hans Rippon
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Guilherme Videira
and Giuseppe Macerini
Inglorius-Bastards decided to use a 5-2-3 set up.
Starters: De Simone - Văn Til, Nordtorp, Jović, Sofian, Zalewski - Brajković, Xhelilaj - Bonilla, Öhrborg, Bruinsma.
pandemonium had chosen a strategic 4-5-1 formation.
The following players had been chosen: Soltani Nejadian - Artemiev, Sebastianelli, Piatti, Weber - Cipri, Autti, Bisazza, Bacenetti, Santoruvo - Canestrari.
Inglorius-Bastards were clearly looking ahead to the next match rather than focusing on the one at hand.
Inglorius-Bastards clearly had decided to counter-attack when they could.
The strategy for pandemonium was to use their ability to press.
Inglorius-Bastards made a bid to take the lead as a ball coming in on the right hand side left D. Bonilla
completely alone with keeper F. Soltani Nejadian
, who made a spectacular block.
27 minutes into the game, M. Jović
finished off a Inglorius-Bastards left wing counterattack, making the score 1 - 0.
of pandemonium was booked for kicking the ball away after the whistle.
stunned the crowd with a brilliant counterattack from the left, giving Inglorius-Bastards the goal to make it 2 - 0.
2 - 0 was the halftime score.
Possession in this half belonged to pandemonium, who controlled the ball 71 percent of the time.
neatly controlled the ball after a short corner, and knocked it on to G. Bisazza
who had the whole net open before him, but only managed to hit the post.
After 72 minutes Inglorius-Bastards's L. Öhrborg
contracted a slight foot injury, but didn't want to leave the game.
Inglorius-Bastards's P. Xhelilaj
was shown a yellow card for standing over the ball and blocking an opponent's quick free kick after 79 minutes.
80 minutes into the game, G. Santoruvo
had to leave the pitch due to a knee injury. In came R. Bravetti
With 84 minutes gone, a long pass from the defence of Inglorius-Bastards resulted in a counterattack that set K. Nordtorp
free through the middle, but the keeper made a spectacular diving save.
pandemonium enjoyed most of the ball, as they maintained 71 percent of possession.
Inglorius-Bastards's top performer was clearly D. De Simone
On the other hand, T. Văn Til
's play was disheartening.
performed admirably for pandemonium.
on the other hand, had a terrible day.
The match ends 2 - 0.