The weather was pretty good, and a crowd of 30343 had shown up at Sir Glamur F.C
for the match. Len Sinsen
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Emil Chrostek
and Roar Birkegaard
Glamur tactics involved an interesting 3-4-3 combination.
The following players had been chosen: Mennes - Tidriķis, Hsoumi, Stankoski - Monbaron, Fluviá, Volet, Zobels - Kubiciel, Mincu, Dzhumaliev.
A 3-5-2 alignment was the formation of choice for Imperials.
The following players took the field: Mínguez Pérez - Vătăşescu, Höstbratt, Kąkolewski - Kerosuo, Salden, Höfingen, Thompson, Bruneau - Palagyi, Ebenhausen.
of Imperials was able to make an impressive rush past the sluggish R. Hsoumi
, which resulted in a goal making the score 0 - 1.
A corner kick created great disorder in the penalty area with a goal nearly scored by M. Mincu
. At last, Glamur's Z. Kubiciel
was able to backheel the ball in. 1 - 1.
After 20 minutes, J. Monbaron
came in from the right, feinted, then sped past the off-balance defender to make the score 2 - 1, giving Glamur the lead.
made a good effort at breaking through on the right, but the home team's left defence cleared the ball to a corner.
's early cross saw the defenders caught out of position and the alert A. Ebenhausen
was able to pounce and roll the ball past the hapless goalkeeper to score for Imperials. 2 - 2.
With 35 minutes played, the visitors broke through on the right after some poor defending. R. Vătăşescu
put the ball away for 2 - 3.
The teams went for the halftime break at 2 - 3.
Possession in this half belonged to Imperials, who controlled the ball 52 percent of the time.
With 51 minutes played, after a good run down the left, S. Volet
went down looking for a penalty after a challenge from the visitors' right fullback, but the referee waved play on, and later warned him for diving.
showed the skills that make him a real crowd pleaser as he, after 77 minutes, wove through the guests' entire central defence and put the 3 - 3 equaliser away.
Imperials's goal to make the score 3 - 4 came via a questionable penalty, but R. Vătăşescu
struck it home without a second thought.
Imperials enjoyed most of the ball, as they maintained 55 percent of possession.
performed admirably for Glamur.
On the other hand, E. Tidriķis
's play was disheartening.
Most important Imperials player was A. Palagyi
turned in a dismal performance, however.
The match ends 3 - 4.