Fairly good weather for football had drawn a crowd of 12000 to asinsi Arena
. Dieter Faessler
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Joey Daly
and Fredrik Sidenman
asinsi decided to use a 4-4-2 set up.
The following players took the field: Lovaina - Valdés, Vallejo, Diáguez, Lacasa - Pérez, Fontanet, Pangua, Camariñas - Galarmendi, Folcras.
Verdus tactics involved an interesting 4-4-2 combination.
Lineup: Clérigues - Garola, Abarbado, Guillemota, Berategui - Vaca, Lázaro, Ovando, Salinas - Martí, Pradas.
With 2 minutes played E. Galarmendi
almost put the home team one ahead on a cross coming in from the right, but the shot went just wide.
asinsi had a chance to take the lead after C. Folcras
's dazzling drive up the left, but the opportunity fizzled out as his shot went just over the bar after 3 minutes.
The referee showed Verdus's A. Salinas
the yellow card after a particularly nasty challenge.
The teams went for the halftime break at 0 - 0.
Possession in this half belonged to asinsi, who controlled the ball 58 percent of the time.
A corner kick created great disorder in the penalty area with a goal nearly scored by D. Pérez
. At last, asinsi's J. Pangua
was able to backheel the ball in. 1 - 0.
The home side's H. Valdés
curled a free kick home after 69 minutes, putting asinsi ahead 2 - 0.
A speedy charge from the left side of the field increased the lead of asinsi to 3 - 0 as E. Galarmendi
finished it off competently, firing in from an acute angle.
struck a 30 metre free kick home 74 minutes into the match. 4 - 0 for the home team.
Confident in their lead, asinsi's players relaxed and focused more on defending the lead than increasing it.
78 minutes in, Verdus's S. Vaca
received a yellow card for going into a challenge studs first.
asinsi had most of the ball, with 58 percent of possession.
asinsi's best player was J. Pangua
However, S. Camariñas
made a disastrous appearance.
Verdus's top performer was clearly P. Ovando
On the other hand, J. Clérigues
's play was disheartening.
The match ends 4 - 0.