Due to an all-day shower, 25481 paying spectators got to see a match on a pitch-turned-bog at MARENDAZZO
. Enzo Gentile
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Siegfried Strolz
and Ville Jokisaari
dierio had chosen a strategic 3-5-2 formation.
Lineup: Valls - O'Kane, Kunert, Rocafort - Pavan, Redondo, Estorch, Borrello, Kumpmann - Neira, Stocco.
Gorchs tactics involved an interesting 4-4-2 combination.
They fielded: Echandi - Jorge, Vaquero, Tapia Mateo, Arrieta Martínez - Buaes, Gelambí, Figueroa, Montafia - Torres Ochoa, Delaunet.
dierio mostly ignored the flanks in favour of their ability to attack in the middle.
M. Tapia Mateo
was struggling to make the ball dance with his usual trickery and panache, and the opposing players had little trouble shutting him down in these muddy conditions.
The referee signaled a penalty for the home side after 3 minutes, amid vocal protests from the visitors. dierio fans erupted in celebration as H. Neira
rifled the ball into the the top corner. 1 - 0!
After several obvious shirt pulling incidents, P. Gelambí
got himself booked. The manager of Gorchs was not happy.
dierio were determined to attack in the middle, even their wing attacks ended up centrally.
Cheers filled the stadium as S. Stocco
broke through the visitors' central defence to put away the ball to increase the lead to 2 - 0 to dierio.
dierio's A. Redondo
's long shot really ought to have found the net 31 minutes into the match, but it fell just wide of the target.
With 33 minutes played, N. O'Kane
of dierio fell dramatically just outside the penalty area. However, the referee was unimpressed, and booked him for diving.
A speedy charge from the left side of the field increased the lead of dierio to 3 - 0 as S. Stocco
finished it off competently, firing in from an acute angle.
After this, you could see that the players of dierio were more interested in killing time than scoring more goals.
of dierio received a yellow card after 37 minutes for unsportsmanlike behaviour.
dierio's J. Rocafort
increased the lead to 4 - 0, after he saw his shot go between the legs of the advancing goalkeeper following some good play down the right wing after 38 minutes.
4 - 0 was the halftime score.
dierio enjoyed most of the ball, as they maintained 92 percent of possession.
52 minutes into the match, the visitors' central line of defence had to look on as J. Rocafort
broke through, making the score 5 - 0 for dierio.
left the field with a smile on his face as he was substituted 66 minutes into the game, as his team was in the lead. C. Galobardes
was the replacement.
dierio managed to extend their lead to 6 - 0 when S. Stocco
cut in neatly from the left side and struck a fine shot past the away team's goalkeeper.
At that, S. Stocco
was noted down for a hat trick!
The coach of dierio was happy with the game so far, but still wanted to change the line up. After 70 minutes, I. Garrido Pérez
came on for A. Redondo
Central attacks were the recipe of the day for dierio, as they moved the ball from the wings to the middle with startling regularity.
had a fantastic opportunity to put dierio up another goal 72 minutes into the match, but he fired just over the crossbar.
The score became 7 - 0 at 73 minutes into the game, when dierio were given a penalty which H. Neira
blasted straight down the middle giving the keeper no chance!
After 74 minutes, J. Estorch
put dierio ahead 8 - 0 when he rose to head in a cross from the right wing.
wanted to play on, but the dierio coach had other ideas, and he was replaced 75 minutes into the game by S. Ravid
Possession in this half belonged to dierio, who controlled the ball 94 percent of the time.
performed admirably for dierio.
on the other hand, had a terrible day.
The most dominating Gorchs player was without a doubt P. Torres Ochoa
However, J. Echandi
made a disastrous appearance.
The match ends 8 - 0.