Clear skies welcomed the 35039 spectators who had made their way to Kuularinki
. Manfried Silcher
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Oğuz Can Erinç
and Talat Sirin
Perho decided to use a 3-5-2 set up.
The following players took the field: Leminen - Tanrıkul, Kylmäniemi, Akhmetov - Passolas, Stacker, Čokara, Ténailleau, Loesmann - Zandter, Cristi.
Hanakat had chosen a strategic 3-5-2 formation.
The following players had been chosen: Sava - Jänes, Perreau, Sirkka - Rago, Karr, Parmigiani, Mälkki, Näätä - Barak, Vedenoja.
Counter-attacking seemed to be the preferred strategy of Perho.
The home side put themselves ahead 1 - 0 after 10 minutes courtesy of a breakthrough from G. Zandter
, who scored with a stunning volley following a cross from the right wing.
Hanakat's A. Mälkki
had to watch the rest of the game from the sidelines, after twisting his ankle with 31 minutes having been played. C. Princivalle
was the replacement.
The home side's È. Passolas
curled a free kick home after 32 minutes, putting Perho ahead 2 - 0.
At this point, it was obvious that the players of Perho lowered the tempo and became more defensively oriented.
35 minutes into the match, the visitors reduced the lead to 2 - 1 as a free kick by F. Perreau
slunk past the home side's goalkeeper.
2 - 1 was the score after the first half.
Possession in this half belonged to Perho, who controlled the ball 51 percent of the time.
72 minutes in, Hanakat's V. Vedenoja
received a yellow card for going into a challenge studs first.
The referee was not popular with the home supporters after he awarded Hanakat a controversial penalty after 79 minutes. F. Perreau
made no mistake, levelling the score at 2 - 2.
was very close to giving Perho the lead with an ingenious free kick routine 85 minutes into the match, but the ball just grazed the bar.
Perho enjoyed most of the ball, as they maintained 51 percent of possession.
Most important Perho player was V. Čokara
On the other hand, V. Leminen
's play was disheartening.
performed admirably for Hanakat.
turned in a dismal performance, however.
The match ends 2 - 2.