It had rained all day, but 46092 hardy fans still made it out to Hasseröder Zentralstadion
. Viktor Baumgartner
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Boguslaw Stanczak
and Micky Bashari
stilles started off with a 4-4-2 lineup.
The following players took the field: Schmauser - Piguillem, Buscemi, Bekker, Pradère - Grevenbrück, Gercken, Hünninger, Senstangen - Vischering, Schnyder.
03Radolfzell tactics involved an interesting 3-5-2 combination.
Starters: Koerner - Prisco, Wynn, Liebel - Jerónimo Silva, Hormaza, Stilz, Volpe, Ernautena - Fok, Turpin.
had a hard time on the waterlogged pitch - his trademark technique was nowhere in sight today.
stilles could have put themselves ahead after 16 minutes but R. Hünninger
missed a volley shot on a ball coming in from the right.
was ever so close to scoring after an excellent corner was beautifully flicked on by S. Pradère
, but the ball bounced off the post to safety.
stilles made a bid to take the lead as a ball coming in on the right hand side left J. Senstangen
completely alone with keeper O. Koerner
, who made a spectacular block.
03Radolfzell made it 0 - 1 as P. Turpin
got a touch to the floated corner kick and flicked the ball to G. Stilz
who whipped a low drive in off the far post.
of 03Radolfzell took advantage of a mistake on the home side's right after 29 minutes which increased the away team's lead to 0 - 2.
By now, the players in 03Radolfzell felt that victory was guaranteed and began to play it safe, focusing on defence and not risking too much going forward.
34 minutes in, 03Radolfzell's N. Jerónimo Silva
received a yellow card for going into a challenge studs first.
The player down was J. Grevenbrück
. The stilles bench looked worried for a while, but in the end he managed to get up.
The opposing supporters gave the referee an earful when he only gave J. Grevenbrück
from stilles a yellow card after a mistimed challenge from behind 39 minutes into the game. That was far too lenient!
It was 0 - 2 at the break.
Possession in the forty-five minutes was dominated by stilles, with 55 percent of the ball.
The home side worked hard to get through the middle and as a result, had a good chance of getting one back as T. Vischering
tried lifting the ball over keeper O. Koerner
. Unfortunately, the ball went just over the bar.
stilles's fans were urging them forward as they tried to get back into the game, and their vocal support was rewarded 61 minutes into the match as J. Gercken
ran onto a beautiful ball played through the visitors' defence and slotted it past the keeper to reduce the deficit. 1 - 2.
It was a bad day for the usually speedy T. Vischering
. The mud seemed to slow him down.
The referee showed stilles's G. Schnyder
the yellow card after a particularly nasty challenge.
79 minutes into the match, the visitors put themselves ahead 1 - 3 as A. Liebel
finished off an attack from the left with a spectacular scissors kick.
After 81 minutes, T. Vischering
had a good opportunity to reduce the scoreline for stilles with a chance created through the middle, but wasn't cool enough. The ball went miles over the bar.
Possession in this half belonged to stilles, who controlled the ball 56 percent of the time.
performed admirably for stilles.
However, B. Schmauser
made a disastrous appearance.
03Radolfzell's best player was K. Fok
was a disappointment, however.
The match ends 1 - 3.