37260 spectators had come to RedLights Arena
this cloudy day.
RedLights started off with a 3-4-3 lineup.
The following players had been chosen: Ruebensaal - Hägeren, Neckermann, Francke - Mavrić, Shaw, Lande, Aprea - Lavrin, Szewczyk, Hoenderkamp.
A 3-5-2 alignment was the formation of choice for pimpplayaz.
Lineup: Kozoriz - Zelaia, Wojniusz, Ysebaert - Suhard, Salva, Oliver, Ginsheim, Popa - Collado, Garzón.
pimpplayaz decided to play creatively.
The visiting Y. Ginsheim
was booed thoroughly by the home crowd 3 minutes into the game, after he broke through the middle and scored, resulting in the visitors taking the lead. 0 - 1 was the score.
of pimpplayaz seemed to be floating in the air as he elegantly headed in to make the score 0 - 2 after a corner kick that was nicely executed by Y. Ginsheim
With 39 minutes played, pimpplayaz's Y. Ginsheim
missed a penalty when the keeper made a premature dive in the right direction, and palmed the ball out of the way.
came close to extending the visitors' lead when he found himself completely unmarked in front of the goal after a pass through the middle. He tried to lift the ball over R. Ruebensaal
but overcooked it and hit the bar instead.
Halftime score was 0 - 2.
Possession in this half belonged to RedLights, who controlled the ball 53 percent of the time.
After 63 minutes, pimpplayaz's G. Wojniusz
burst through the central defence and let loose a cannonball of a shot, scoring for 0 - 3.
After 74 minutes, following yet another great corner, D. Francke
's flick on at the near post reached E. Neckermann
, who was just wide with his snapshot - the ball went out for a goal kick.
Content with how the game was proceeding, the pimpplayaz coach let F. Ściebura
replace M. Oliver
after 75 minutes.
The coach of pimpplayaz was happy with the game so far, but still wanted to change the line up. After 75 minutes, M. Greaves
came on for S. Garzón
RedLights's T. Hoenderkamp
got the home crowd going when he finished off a left wing charge, reducing the away team's lead to 1 - 3.
A drive down the left side allowed P. Popa
to get in close and score another goal for pimpplayaz after 77 minutes, taking the score to 1 - 4.
After this, you could see that the players of pimpplayaz were more interested in killing time than scoring more goals.
left the field with a smile on his face as he was substituted 80 minutes into the game, as his team was in the lead. J. Croft
was the replacement.
was handed the pimpplayaz captain's armband.
was called on to replace RedLights's T. Lande
after 80 minutes following a nasty collision.
The referee showed pimpplayaz's P. Popa
the yellow card after a particularly nasty challenge.
82 minutes into the game, D. Francke
had to leave the pitch due to a knee injury. In came A. Caso
With 83 minutes played, A. Salva
nearly put the visitors another one up as he broke through in the middle and fired from just outside the box, but his shot passed just over the bar.
After 86 minutes, a mistake by the home side's left defence allowed A. Salva
to get through. He outclassed the home side's keeper, adding another goal for the visitors. 1 - 5.
Possession in the forty-five minutes was dominated by pimpplayaz, with 59 percent of the ball.
performed admirably for RedLights.
was a disappointment, however.
The most dominating pimpplayaz player was without a doubt Z. Zelaia
turned in a dismal performance, however.
The match ends 1 - 5.