Weather conditions were fairly good for football, and The Terror Dome
saw a crowd turnout of 63056. Francesc Danglà
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by José Luis Landen
and Francesco Castiglione
Shettleston tactics involved an interesting 4-4-2 combination.
The following players took the field: MacLise - Urmston, Sproule, Friend, Spring - van Boxtel, Fuernsinn, Docharty, Clarkson - Webb, Lashbrooke.
A 2-5-3 alignment was the formation of choice for Zippy.
The following players had been chosen: MacKance - Block, Galt - Boyle, Kincaid, Stewart, McAlpine, Gökalp - Muchalls, Robson, Lean.
Shettleston clearly had decided to counter-attack when they could.
Zippy had several good opportunities to take the lead, especially 10 minutes in when C. Robson
came up alone against K. MacLise
who managed a block.
gave Shettleston the lead as he successfully challenged the guests' central defenders, then slotted the ball into the bottom corner, giving the keeper no chance. 1 - 0
wanted to play on, but the Shettleston coach had other ideas, and he was replaced 18 minutes into the game by S. McMaster
Coming in from the right, Shettleston had a good opportunity to convert on a counterattack after 23 minutes, but D. Sproule
's attempt to finish was easily stopped.
sailed high above the opponents as he headed in a corner kick from A. Spring
after 33 minutes of play, making the score 2 - 0.
After this, you could see that the players of Shettleston were more interested in killing time than scoring more goals.
2 - 0 was the halftime score.
Zippy enjoyed most of the ball, as they maintained 64 percent of possession.
Things were deteriorating for the away team as Shettleston scored another to make it 3 - 0 after a left side attack resulted in a goal for A. Spring
after 49 minutes.
Shettleston's D. Sproule
was shown a yellow card for standing over the ball and blocking an opponent's quick free kick after 65 minutes.
A speedy charge from the left side of the field increased the lead of Shettleston to 4 - 0 as J. Clarkson
finished it off competently, firing in from an acute angle.
Zippy had most of the ball, with 66 percent of possession.
The most dominating Shettleston player was without a doubt K. Webb
on the other hand, had a terrible day.
performed admirably for Zippy.
On the other hand, S. Galt
's play was disheartening.
The match ends 4 - 0.