12000 spectators arrived at Casineum Luzern
, where weather conditions were pretty good for football. Marnix Vianen
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Domenico Bartal
and Dario Pivčević
CstyL started off with a 4-4-2 lineup.
They fielded: Guth - Hugenschmidt, Murry, Bopp, Saxl - Syed, Jean-Baptiste, Fawer, Stampfli - Etzweiler, Nord.
A 4-4-2 alignment was the formation of choice for United.
Starters: Kleier - Hurpaul, Kiely, Nyskär, Coninkx - Huguet, Hibner, Gatti Perer, Cabeza - Sarmiento, Merkler.
The home crowd was not impressed by the fancy moves of United's C. Hibner
after 17 minutes. He converted a pass from the left for a goal, resulting in the visitors taking the 0 - 1 lead.
After 26 minutes, a mistake by the home side's left defence allowed T. Coninkx
to get through. He outclassed the home side's keeper, adding another goal for the visitors. 0 - 2.
With 27 minutes played, a quick exchange of passes on the left wing freed S. Cabeza
of United to slip through the defence and score another goal for the visitors. That made the score 0 - 3.
was called on to replace United's D. Kiely
after 31 minutes following a nasty collision.
A drive down the left side allowed S. Cabeza
to get in close and score another goal for United after 32 minutes, taking the score to 0 - 4.
increased the visitors' lead by putting a volley away after a pass from the right. 0 - 5.
By then S. Cabeza
had scored three goals - a hat trick!
By now, the players in United felt that victory was guaranteed and began to play it safe, focusing on defence and not risking too much going forward.
Halftime score was 0 - 5.
United had most of the ball, with 87 percent of possession.
An indecisive keeper looked on as a free kick by United's S. Cabeza
put the visitors up 0 - 6 after 61 minutes.
63 minutes into the match, the visitors put themselves ahead 0 - 7 as L. Huguet
finished off an attack from the left with a spectacular scissors kick.
The referee showed United's J. Hurpaul
the yellow card after a particularly nasty challenge.
The visitors' C. Hibner
took advantage of a misunderstanding between the home side's goalie and centre backs 82 minutes into the match. 0 - 8 for United.
The opposing supporters gave the referee an earful when he only gave L. Huguet
from United a yellow card after a mistimed challenge from behind 84 minutes into the game. That was far too lenient!
Some fine movement on the left led to a United goal after 87 minutes, making it 0 - 9. F. Merkler
was noted down as the scorer.
's lack of experience almost gave CstyL a goal after 88 minutes, but the shot went right into the keeper's arms.
With 89 minutes played, United put themselves up 0 - 10 after an attack from the right, caused by a defensive blunder. The scorer was S. Cabeza
Possession in the forty-five minutes was dominated by United, with 91 percent of the ball.
Most important CstyL player was X. Fawer
On the other hand, G. Guth
's play was disheartening.
United's top performer was clearly L. Sarmiento
However, M. Farkas
made a disastrous appearance.
The match ends 0 - 10.