Overcast weather free of rain made for a crowd turnout of 22000 at FC-našlapanci Arena
today. Johnny Vermaat
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Guzmán Bentancour
and Jorge Zanetta
A 3-5-2 alignment was the formation of choice for FC-našlapanci.
They fielded: Boogaerts - Auer, Rieper, Bahr - Rogeon, Bruinzeel, Porto, Pascher, Santoro - Kunichev, Ebbinge.
FCSA2005 tactics involved an interesting 3-5-2 combination.
The following players had been chosen: San Martin Bueno - Archundia, Albaladejo, De Angelo - Bonnet, Truog, Larsen, da Veiga, Ivan - Görslow, Trenčianský.
FC-našlapanci saw most attack opportunities on the wings.
FCSA2005 used their ability to concentrate their attacks in the middle of the pitch, rather than on the wings.
After several obvious shirt pulling incidents, F. Bahr
got himself booked. The manager of FC-našlapanci was not happy.
FCSA2005's S. Ivan
could have put the guests one up after 21 minutes after chasing a through ball from the right, but Z. Boogaerts
was as fast as a snake, grabbing the ball from under his nose.
FC-našlapanci were determined to attack on the wing and their central attempts were constantly abandoned in favour of the wings.
34 minutes had elapsed when a great chance for FC-našlapanci to take the lead after a good cross from the right found M. Rogeon
alone with the keeper, but he chipped it to the wrong side of the post.
It was obvious that FC-našlapanci had instructions to attack on the wings instead of in the middle.
0 - 0 was the halftime score.
FC-našlapanci claimed to have seen most of the ball, and the statistics agreed with them - possession being 59 percent.
After 48 minutes, FCSA2005 raised their score by one when S. Ivan
's dangerous low cross was cleverly tucked in at the near post by A. Görslow
. 0 - 1.
Content with how the game was proceeding, the FCSA2005 coach let F. Rivarola
replace A. Görslow
after 55 minutes.
's experience almost gave FCSA2005 a goal after 59 minutes but the keeper made a great save.
The coach of FCSA2005 was happy with the game so far, but still wanted to change the line up. After 60 minutes, K. Van De Putte
came on for C. De Angelo
FC-našlapanci had a good opportunity to attack in the middle, but remembered their instructions to focus on wing attacks instead.
Players in FC-našlapanci heard their coach's words ringing in their ears and steered their central attacks to the wings instead.
With the crowd on their feet chanting wildly, some great moves down the right hand side after 78 minutes gave FC-našlapanci a wonderful opportunity to level the score, and M. Rieper
stepped up to the challenge. 1 - 1
Attacking on the wings was the choice for FC-našlapanci, and they were successfully passing the ball from the middle to the wings to attack.
FC-našlapanci had most of the ball, with 60 percent of possession.
FC-našlapanci's top performer was clearly C. Porto
On the other hand, Z. Boogaerts
's play was disheartening.
The most dominating FCSA2005 player was without a doubt J. Archundia
on the other hand, had a terrible day.
The match ends 1 - 1.