12000 punters turned up at Sputnik Arena
, and despite threatening clouds on the horizon, no rain came. Arthur Franz
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Henrik Guldemeester
and Lambertus Geervliet
Sputnik started off with a 4-4-2 lineup.
They fielded: Rey - Pallàs, Jové, Curto, Casasús - Sánchez-Bella, Espino, Labeaga, Martínez - Florea, Frasquet.
temerarios had chosen a strategic 3-5-2 formation.
Starters: Pfordten - Zapata, Naciu, Monteiro - Popovici, Bandeira, Oyenard, Habibvand, Galquio - Alférez García, Tasapää.
A penalty was given after 9 minutes, allowing the visitors to gain the lead: 0 - 1. V. Popovici
was the scorer.
temerarios increased their lead after 12 minutes when C. Galquio
broke through on the right, upping the score to 0 - 2, much to the home crowd's dismay.
A penalty was awarded after 20 minutes, and V. Popovici
made the most of his chance to put temerarios up by another goal. 0 - 3 for the visitors.
By now, the players in temerarios felt that victory was guaranteed and began to play it safe, focusing on defence and not risking too much going forward.
After 28 minutes, temerarios's V. Popovici
burst through the central defence and let loose a cannonball of a shot, scoring for 0 - 4.
This third goal completed a hattrick for V. Popovici
of Sputnik was booked for kicking the ball away after the whistle.
The visitors' A. Alférez García
took advantage of a misunderstanding between the home side's goalie and centre backs 31 minutes into the match. 0 - 5 for temerarios.
of temerarios received a yellow card after 38 minutes for unsportsmanlike behaviour.
The teams went for the halftime break at 0 - 5.
Possession in the forty-five minutes was dominated by temerarios, with 79 percent of the ball.
increased the visitors' lead by putting a volley away after a pass from the right. 0 - 6.
65 minutes in, the unpredictable R. Sánchez-Bella
of Sputnik turned and curled the ball towards goal, but it flew inches wide of the post, almost taking out a member of the crowd!
After 73 minutes, a mistake by the home side's left defence allowed Ş. Naciu
to get through. He outclassed the home side's keeper, adding another goal for the visitors. 0 - 7.
of temerarios took advantage of a mistake on the home side's right after 75 minutes which increased the away team's lead to 0 - 8.
temerarios's A. Alférez García
proved that he's been around on a football pitch before, when he took advantage of a few moments of confusion in the opposition's defensive line and elegantly scored for 0 - 9.
After 83 minutes a combination in the middle resulted in a through ball for A. Monteiro
who increased temerarios's lead to 0 - 10.
88 minutes into the match, Ş. Naciu
came through the middle and almost added to his team's lead, but the shot went wide.
Possession in this half belonged to temerarios, who controlled the ball 84 percent of the time.
Sputnik's best player was S. Frasquet
on the other hand, had a terrible day.
performed admirably for temerarios.
turned in a dismal performance, however.
The match ends 0 - 10.