14573 spectators had come to Campbell
this cloudy day. Pierpaolo Pepé
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Luc Frehner
and Manolo Colasanto
Everyone was excited about the upcoming Barcelona
derby and the crowd was divided evenly.
JefeWiggum started off with a 2-5-3 lineup.
The following players took the field: Grec - Castanheira, Quesada - Vilallonga, Čuikinas, Loinaz, Joseph, Fernández - Arizmendi López, Pelayo, Liehunen.
realcougar decided to use a 3-5-2 set up.
They fielded: Lysau - Señor, Hämmerling, Freixeiro - Randegger, Cicuta, Kopaczewski, Estur, Soto - Inurrieta, Lenaers.
JefeWiggum showed off their creative tactics.
realcougar demonstrated their creative tactics on the field.
Some great play up the middle by JefeWiggum led to a chance for T. Arizmendi López
to score after 7 minutes, but the shot hit the crossbar.
JefeWiggum broke through on the left 30 minutes into the game, with J. Quesada
firing in from an acute angle to give the home side a 1 - 0 lead.
's early cross saw the defenders caught out of position and the alert J. Lenaers
was able to pounce and roll the ball past the hapless goalkeeper to score for realcougar. 1 - 1.
36 minutes into the match, the speedy C. Soto
easily outpaced R. Čuikinas
, chipped the keeper and made the score 1 - 2.
On any other day, A. Vilallonga
's free kick would have found the back of the net to tie the game for JefeWiggum, but not today - the visitors' keeper displayed extraordinary reflexes as he blocked the shot harmlessly to the side.
After 41 minutes of play, R. Loinaz
evened things up for JefeWiggum with an impressive goal coming up the middle. 2 - 2.
The opposing supporters gave the referee an earful when he only gave R. Fernández
from JefeWiggum a yellow card after a mistimed challenge from behind 42 minutes into the game. That was far too lenient!
2 - 2 was the halftime score.
JefeWiggum had most of the ball, with 58 percent of possession.
After some beautiful movement down the left wing, V. Joseph
scored for JefeWiggum putting them ahead 3 - 2, after 64 minutes.
realcougar's J. Hämmerling
refused to leave the field after injuring his achilles tendon after 65 minutes.
increased JefeWiggum's lead to 4 - 2 with a penalty spot cannonball.
The players of JefeWiggum now seemed to think the job was done and acted more defensively, just waiting for the ref to blow the final whistle.
With 81 minutes played, G. Inurrieta
had a fantastic opportunity to reply but his shot flew harmlessly into the side-netting of the goal.
Possession in the forty-five minutes was dominated by JefeWiggum, with 57 percent of the ball.
JefeWiggum's top performer was clearly R. Čuikinas
was a disappointment, however.
performed admirably for realcougar.
on the other hand, had a terrible day.
The match ends 4 - 2.