12000 punters turned up at Charles Baudelaire "Le Flacon"
, and despite threatening clouds on the horizon, no rain came. Henry Prechtl
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Alberto Matrola
and Akıner Büyüka
A 4-4-2 alignment was the formation of choice for VOODOO.
Starters: Agasucci - Malapati, Lauxmann, Ruckstuhl, Ebertz - Hausherr, Bourcet, Stemmler, Helzer - Wuttke, Boissard.
pfuscht had chosen a strategic 3-4-3 formation.
Lineup: de Diesbach - Lufkin, Roca, Spillmann - Zipkes, Zöbeli, Menges, Giacomelli - Ruppli, Blake, Lisibach.
The home crowd was not impressed by the fancy moves of pfuscht's F. Ruppli
after 11 minutes. He converted a pass from the left for a goal, resulting in the visitors taking the 0 - 1 lead.
increased pfuscht's lead to 0 - 2 with a superb free kick strike that flew in just under the far top corner.
increased the visitors' lead by putting a volley away after a pass from the right. 0 - 3.
A well placed corner kick from T. Zipkes
was followed by T. Menges
's hard but accurate header. The well executed routine resulted in a goal for pfuscht, the score now 0 - 4.
39 minutes in, pfuscht's T. Lisibach
received a yellow card for going into a challenge studs first.
The player down was R. Stemmler
. The VOODOO bench looked worried for a while, but in the end he managed to get up.
41 minutes into the game, pfuscht were awarded a penalty and T. Zipkes
was able to increase the visitors' lead to 0 - 5 rolling the ball in by the right post.
At that, T. Zipkes
was noted down for a hat trick!
By now, the players in pfuscht felt that victory was guaranteed and began to play it safe, focusing on defence and not risking too much going forward.
pfuscht increased their lead after 43 minutes when C. Lufkin
broke through on the right, upping the score to 0 - 6, much to the home crowd's dismay.
Halftime score was 0 - 6.
pfuscht had most of the ball, with 86 percent of possession.
With 66 minutes played, a quick exchange of passes on the left wing freed T. Lisibach
of pfuscht to slip through the defence and score another goal for the visitors. That made the score 0 - 7.
After the ball was lifted in from the left, T. Zipkes
was on his own in the home side's penalty area and should have scored after 70 minutes, but missed, probably due to lack of concentration.
Content with how the game was proceeding, the pfuscht coach let G. Schinzel
replace G. Giacomelli
after 72 minutes.
With the scoreboard showing that 72 minutes had been played, pfuscht nearly put themselves up another goal after F. Ruppli
came through on the left. Fortunately for the home crowd, the keeper made the save.
With 73 minutes played, pfuscht put themselves up 0 - 8 after an attack from the right, caused by a defensive blunder. The scorer was T. Zipkes
The pfuscht players could smell victory in the air. V. de Diesbach
wasn't in a hurry to leave the field as he was substituted for M. Villars
after 76 minutes.
Some fine movement on the left led to a pfuscht goal after 76 minutes, making it 0 - 9. T. Lisibach
was noted down as the scorer.
77 minutes were showing on the scoreboard when pfuscht's T. Lisibach
received his second yellow card and was sent off.
pfuscht enjoyed most of the ball, as they maintained 87 percent of possession.
performed admirably for VOODOO.
On the other hand, A. Agasucci
's play was disheartening.
pfuscht's best player was F. Ruppli
turned in a dismal performance, however.
The match ends 0 - 9.