6351 punters turned up at liverpool1206 Arena
, and despite threatening clouds on the horizon, no rain came. Jan Gunnarsson
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Giel Arentze
and Massimiliano Reiter
liverpool1206 had chosen a strategic 4-4-2 formation.
Lineup: Karlsen - Jonsson, Damsgaard, Sørlie, Storeide - Smelvær, Hjortland, Haugen, Lund - Birkelund, Nyland.
FC.vaffel started off with a 4-4-2 lineup.
Starters: Sunde - Finstad, Halleraker, Begum, Lund - Carlsen, Ytterstad, Ruud, Nordby - Rasmussen, Røkenes.
FC.vaffel's B. Ytterstad
was shown a yellow card after 8 minutes for slicing down an opponent.
liverpool1206 could have put themselves ahead after 12 minutes but H. Hjortland
missed a volley shot on a ball coming in from the right.
21 minutes into the game, I. Sunde
had to leave the pitch due to a knee injury. In came T. Haugen
Making his way up the middle 22 minutes into the match, B. Jonsson
almost managed to squeeze a goal past the visitors' keeper, but the alert T. Haugen
blocked it to keep the score level.
liverpool1206 took the lead after 31 minutes as a result of H. Hjortland
's peach of a shot from the right hand side of the box - placed beautifully in the top corner. 1 - 0.
It was 1 - 0 at the break.
Possession in this half belonged to liverpool1206, who controlled the ball 69 percent of the time.
A great save by keeper T. Haugen
after 52 minutes kept the visitors in the game after Ø. Sørlie
struck from the left with a real cannonball.
After 61 minutes, a couple of quick and successful challenges followed by a shot from just outside the penalty area by I. Storeide
might have resulted in another goal for liverpool1206. However, T. Haugen
made a spectacular save.
After 65 minutes, the away team failed to deal with a good exchange of passes on the right, and A. Nyland
gave the liverpool1206 supporters even more to cheer about when he increased the lead to 2 - 0.
FC.vaffel's A. Finstad
got himself booked for a foul.
FC.vaffel's Ø. Ruud
was shown a yellow card for standing over the ball and blocking an opponent's quick free kick after 72 minutes.
was called on to replace liverpool1206's H. Damsgaard
after 80 minutes following a nasty collision.
liverpool1206 managed to extend their lead to 3 - 0 when A. Nyland
cut in neatly from the left side and struck a fine shot past the away team's goalkeeper.
After 84 minutes, A. Nyland
put liverpool1206 ahead 4 - 0 when he rose to head in a cross from the right wing.
By then A. Nyland
had scored three goals - a hat trick!
liverpool1206 claimed to have seen most of the ball, and the statistics agreed with them - possession being 71 percent.
liverpool1206's best player was T. Lund
on the other hand, had a terrible day.
performed admirably for FC.vaffel.
was a disappointment, however.
The match ends 4 - 0.