Clear skies welcomed the 4615 spectators who had made their way to Napolitania147258369 Arena
. Hans-Toby Kolitsch
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Niklas Wahlholt
and Carlo Maria De Dionigi
Napolitania14725836 started off with a 4-4-2 lineup.
Starters: Imperi - Bistocchi, Arcioni, Vlăduţ, Secci - Palamides, Carati, Calzavara, Zanoli - Massaro, Masio.
F.C.Duccio had chosen a strategic 3-4-3 formation.
The following players took the field: Lerinţ - Lo Giacco, Bellotti, Bottone - Vetrano, Cross, Simbeni, Leprini - Hermes, Galluzzo, Tillen.
F.C.Duccio were mostly trying to use their skill at attacking on the flanks.
14 minutes in, F.C.Duccio's C. Cross
received a yellow card for going into a challenge studs first.
The terraces were silenced after 17 minutes when F.C.Duccio's L. Hermes
put the guests ahead 0 - 1, following an attack on the right.
With the crowd on their feet chanting wildly, some great moves down the right hand side after 22 minutes gave Napolitania14725836 a wonderful opportunity to level the score, and C. Zanoli
stepped up to the challenge. 1 - 1
The home crowd breathed a collective sigh of relief when L. Bellotti
was unable to put the ball in the net after his show of skill down the left 26 minutes into the match. He was seen beating the pitch in frustration at missing such a good chance to give his team the lead!
Halftime score was 1 - 1.
F.C.Duccio enjoyed most of the ball, as they maintained 51 percent of possession.
Players in F.C.Duccio heard their coach's words ringing in their ears and steered their central attacks to the wings instead.
The home crowd was not impressed by the fancy moves of F.C.Duccio's S. Lo Giacco
after 64 minutes. He converted a pass from the left for a goal, resulting in the visitors taking the 1 - 2 lead.
The referee showed Napolitania14725836's S. Palamides
the yellow card after a particularly nasty challenge.
Given a free kick close to the byline, Napolitania14725836 tried a move that loyal fans may recognise from training. A pass to the side pulled the defence out of position which let M. Carati
slip through on goal. He didn't have to break his stride, and slipped the ball past the keeper to make it 2 - 2, 66 minutes into the game.
The opposing supporters gave the referee an earful when he only gave A. Simbeni
from F.C.Duccio a yellow card after a mistimed challenge from behind 73 minutes into the game. That was far too lenient!
F.C.Duccio's G. Galluzzo
left the field after 74 minutes because of a nasty blow to the shin. His replacement was P. Moscariello
2 - 3 was the score with 75 minutes played, after L. Bellotti
cut through the central defence and chipped home a goal for F.C.Duccio.
Napolitania14725836's D. Vlăduţ
got himself booked for a foul.
F.C.Duccio had most of the ball, with 53 percent of possession.
Most important Napolitania14725836 player was G. Masio
However, D. Vlăduţ
made a disastrous appearance.
F.C.Duccio's best player was P. Moscariello
On the other hand, S. Lo Giacco
's play was disheartening.
The match ends 2 - 3.