The crowd of 48691 turning up at Und3rGround
today were greeted with some nasty showers of rain. Henrik Heggland
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Clske Schepers
and Albert Chuenkov
aLcOhOL_UN!TeD_92 decided to use a 4-5-1 set up.
They fielded: Zaccardi - Rohel, Savanović, Caetano Ferreira, Staręga - Trentin, Askenby, Carpi, Bronder, Angeletti - Audinger.
Vogosca had chosen a strategic 3-5-2 formation.
The following players had been chosen: D'Angelantonio - Wirth, Kičura, Li Ping - Girgin, Lazarević, Neves Teixeira, Bahtić, Cònsul - Tran, Covarrubias.
aLcOhOL_UN!TeD_92 clearly had decided to counter-attack when they could.
Vogosca saw most attack opportunities on the wings.
had a hard time on the waterlogged pitch - his trademark technique was nowhere in sight today.
At 13 minutes played, R. Audinger
came in from the right with the intention of giving aLcOhOL_UN!TeD_92 the lead, but his rocket of a shot rattled the crossbar.
aLcOhOL_UN!TeD_92 took the lead 23 minutes in, as R. Audinger
broke through on the left and put the 1 - 0 shot just beyond the reach of the outstretched keeper.
24 minutes into the match, aLcOhOL_UN!TeD_92's E. Trentin
demonstrated his famed speed as he raced past his marker and passed the ball to R. Audinger
who chipped it in for 2 - 0.
Vogosca managed to reduce the score to 2 - 1 as C. Wirth
finished off a well-played combination from the left, easily carving through the defence.
Against a lesser team, Vogosca could very well have succeeded with their smart indirect free kick routine after 35 minutes. A trio of passes took the ball all the way past the defenders, but by then the intended recipient was already blocked off and the keeper could make a leisurely save.
The teams went for the halftime break at 2 - 1.
Vogosca had most of the ball, with 51 percent of possession.
left the field with a smile on his face as he was substituted 54 minutes into the game, as his team was in the lead. F. Sánchez
was the replacement.
After 55 minutes, the visitors levelled the scores after A. Covarrubias
made it through the middle and struck home to make it 2 - 2.
aLcOhOL_UN!TeD_92 took the lead after 58 minutes as a result of V. Angeletti
's peach of a shot from the right hand side of the box - placed beautifully in the top corner. 3 - 2.
After 72 minutes aLcOhOL_UN!TeD_92's A. Caetano Ferreira
contracted a slight foot injury, but didn't want to leave the game.
This part of the game was a standoff between the teams in terms of possession.
aLcOhOL_UN!TeD_92's best player was D. Zaccardi
turned in a dismal performance, however.
The most dominating Vogosca player was without a doubt A. Covarrubias
However, S. Bahtić
made a disastrous appearance.
The match ends 3 - 2.