A scorching day at Kolubara Lazarevac Arena
, where 9128 spectators were in place for today's match. Alexandre Roulier
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Ilari Toosi
and Maxime Hautekeete
A 4-4-2 alignment was the formation of choice for Lazarevac.
Starters: Sudžuković - Radulović, Janković, Rnić, Kovačević - Dalipagić, Blagojević, Vilotić, Radošević - Lazić, Dani.
Gornje tactics involved an interesting 4-4-2 combination.
They fielded: Jakovljević - Lutovac, Janković, Žarković, Stanišić - Čikić, Rajković, Živanović, Mišić - Kojadinović, Filipović.
Making his way up the middle 11 minutes into the match, M. Janković
almost managed to squeeze a goal past the visitors' keeper, but the alert D. Jakovljević
blocked it to keep the score level.
The referee showed Gornje's M. Kojadinović
the yellow card after a particularly nasty challenge.
Lazarevac were forced into a substitution as Ž. Kovačević
couldn't continue due to some rough treatment, forcing R. Vranješ
to come in off the bench.
hit the corner kick straight to the keeper, but it was mishandled, giving Lazarevac's R. Vranješ
an easy chance to knock it in for 1 - 0.
increased the lead for Lazarevac to 2 - 0, getting a head onto a hooked ball from the right. The ball looked to have taken a deflection on the way in, but he's claiming it!
Confident in their lead, Lazarevac's players relaxed and focused more on defending the lead than increasing it.
After 30 minutes, M. Janković
put Lazarevac ahead 3 - 0 when he rose to head in a cross from the right wing.
Lazarevac increased the lead as T. Dani
struck to make the score 4 - 0 after an attack from the left left him unmarked in front of the keeper.
4 - 0 was the halftime score.
Lazarevac claimed to have seen most of the ball, and the statistics agreed with them - possession being 70 percent.
of Lazarevac was booked for kicking the ball away after the whistle.
The score became 5 - 0 at 81 minutes into the game, when Lazarevac were given a penalty which D. Radulović
blasted straight down the middle giving the keeper no chance!
After 85 minutes, Gornje's M. Žarković
fell awkwardly, but was determined to stay in the match. That's the spirit!
The sun seemed to put I. Vilotić
in a great mood, and he showed off his technical skills all match long.
Things were deteriorating for the away team as Lazarevac scored another to make it 6 - 0 after a left side attack resulted in a goal for I. Vilotić
after 89 minutes.
Gornje's A. Filipović
was shown a yellow card for standing over the ball and blocking an opponent's quick free kick after 89 minutes.
could have increased the lead after 89 minutes, but his shot hit the post after a nice combination in the middle of the park.
Lazarevac's I. Rnić
increased the lead to 7 - 0, after he saw his shot go between the legs of the advancing goalkeeper following some good play down the right wing after 89 minutes.
Unsportsmanlike behaviour by I. Radošević
rendered him his second booking of the match, and Lazarevac had to finish the game with a reduced squad.
A magnificent combination in the middle resulted in Lazarevac's T. Dani
increasing the lead to 8 - 0.
Possession in the forty-five minutes was dominated by Lazarevac, with 77 percent of the ball.
performed admirably for Lazarevac.
turned in a dismal performance, however.
Gornje's best player was A. Čikić
On the other hand, D. Jakovljević
's play was disheartening.
The match ends 8 - 0.