The weather was pretty good, and a crowd of 30961 had shown up at Al "33" Bundy Arena
for the match. Jason de Winter
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Andreas Tünkenhagen
and Jean-Paul Zwijnen
Nomaam decided to use a 3-5-2 set up.
Starters: Uhrin - Torbavecz, Endrei, Zalánfi - Verhaar, Precisamente, Kriskó, Bernardi, De Sousa - Ånglund, Ravin.
Csakazértis had chosen a strategic 4-5-1 formation.
The following players took the field: Könyves - Kornai, Pék, Sági, Földeák - Baktay, Vitár, Kende, Króner, Lengyel - Földes.
Counter-attacking seemed to be the preferred strategy of Csakazértis.
had a good opportunity to give Csakazértis the lead as he charged down the right and struck the ball towards the top corner, but the home team's goalkeeper made the save.
26 minutes in, Csakazértis's Z. Kende
received a yellow card for going into a challenge studs first.
After 27 minutes, the home side was awarded a penalty. The visitors protested wildly but the referee was adamant. G. De Sousa
easily put the ball away to give the lead to Nomaam. 1 - 0
The teams went for the halftime break at 1 - 0.
Nomaam enjoyed most of the ball, as they maintained 60 percent of possession.
Coming in from the right, Csakazértis had a good opportunity to convert on a counterattack after 64 minutes, but F. Króner
's attempt to finish was easily stopped.
's speed is always a threat when he gets a little room to move, and 67 minutes into the match was no different as he broke free of his man to send a delightful through ball to S. Ravin
who knocked it in for Nomaam. 2 - 0!
69 minutes into the game, Csakazértis's attack got through on the right, but I. Sági
couldn't handle the ball and his feeble kick wound up in the keeper's arms.
Csakazértis had a great opportunity to score following a counterattack after 71 minutes, but K. Lengyel
's shot from the left sailed high over the bar.
76 minutes into the match, the visitors' central line of defence had to look on as T. Ånglund
broke through, making the score 3 - 0 for Nomaam.
Nomaam had most of the ball, with 59 percent of possession.
Nomaam's best player was Á. Endrei
However, R. Verhaar
made a disastrous appearance.
The most dominating Csakazértis player was without a doubt J. Földes
On the other hand, S. Baktay
's play was disheartening.
The match ends 3 - 0.