A scorching day at mandril F.C Arena
, where 12000 spectators were in place for today's match. Madis Tulveitis
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by René Picard
and Matthias Gysegom
mandril decided to use a 4-4-2 set up.
They fielded: Bosque - Cadalla, Bretó, Pardo, Mateu - Vericat, Pretel, del Naranjo, Cequeliños - Pujol, Roa Maza.
main tactics involved an interesting 4-4-2 combination.
The following players had been chosen: Barros Aguado - Santiago, Condomines, Tizado, Cimbrón - Sánchez Recio, Vellosillo, Esparís, Garabán - Socías, Gelabert.
With 31 minutes played, J. Cimbrón
of main fell dramatically just outside the penalty area. However, the referee was unimpressed, and booked him for diving.
received some harsh words from his coach after he acted foolishly 32 minutes into the match, probably out of lack of experience, and almost let an opponent score.
33 minutes in, mandril's A. Pardo
received a yellow card for going into a challenge studs first.
After 36 minutes, a penalty kick by C. Santiago
could have resulted in the lead for the visitors, but the keeper made the save.
After a fine move down the middle A. Pretel
nearly gave the home side a goal after 40 minutes. However the finishing shot went just wide.
At 41 minutes played, J. Vericat
came in from the right with the intention of giving mandril the lead, but his rocket of a shot rattled the crossbar.
mandril's J. Vericat
was shown a yellow card after 42 minutes for slicing down an opponent.
Halftime score was 0 - 0.
mandril had most of the ball, with 63 percent of possession.
After 73 minutes, mandril raised their score by one when J. Vericat
's dangerous low cross was cleverly tucked in at the near post by X. Pujol
. 1 - 0.
's name was chanted throughout the stadium after he made a fantastic save from V. Tizado
's shot from the left 78 minutes into the match.
The visitors' equaliser seemed sure to come after 79 minutes, following a one on one situation around the left hand side of the goal area, but R. Bosque
got the best of it, blocking the shot from P. Condomines
mandril enjoyed most of the ball, as they maintained 63 percent of possession.
mandril's best player was R. Cequeliños
on the other hand, had a terrible day.
performed admirably for main.
On the other hand, V. Tizado
's play was disheartening.
The match ends 1 - 0.