The crowd of 42166 turning up at Catalan Stadium
today were greeted with some nasty showers of rain. Antoine Bles
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Noël Busker
and Théodore Beauregard
Jazeneuil decided to use a 3-5-2 set up.
The following players had been chosen: Andreşan - Mantas, Contino, Enveja - Datin, Casanova, Poch, Lencsés, Bauer - Lamine, Molter.
JUDOMENUCOURT started off with a 3-4-3 lineup.
Lineup: Orsós - Martin, Volkmarsen, Redman - Benquet, Rosenberg, Lahr, Lehoux - Vooremaa, Belmar, Collaro.
It seemed as though Jazeneuil considered the game won before even taking the field, which resulted in a very uninspired start to the game.
It was obvious that JUDOMENUCOURT were using their pressing skill as their primary tactic.
Many thought H. Molter
ought to have been awarded a penalty 9 minutes into the game, as he went down trying to dribble around B. Orsós
after a determined run through the middle.
slipped and slithered in the wet grass. His usual rapid runs were nowhere to be seen today.
Jazeneuil made a bid to take the lead as a ball coming in on the right hand side left E. Enveja
completely alone with keeper B. Orsós
, who made a spectacular block.
36 minutes into the match and the home team took a 1 - 0 lead after breaking through on the left. The scorer for Jazeneuil was P. Mantas
37 minutes into the match, the visitors' central line of defence had to look on as I. Lamine
broke through, making the score 2 - 0 for Jazeneuil.
After this, you could see that the players of Jazeneuil were more interested in killing time than scoring more goals.
should probably have put his team up another goal after 38 minutes, but some great goalkeeping by B. Orsós
kept the visitors in the game.
Halftime score was 2 - 0.
Jazeneuil enjoyed most of the ball, as they maintained 72 percent of possession.
JUDOMENUCOURT pressed their opponents, causing the game to be a bit of a stalemate at times.
A speedy charge from the left side of the field increased the lead of Jazeneuil to 3 - 0 as I. Lamine
finished it off competently, firing in from an acute angle.
The coach of Jazeneuil was happy with the game so far, but still wanted to change the line up. After 65 minutes, K. Minibeck
came on for I. Lamine
JUDOMENUCOURT's talent at pressing frustrated the spectators as the game became a dire midfield struggle.
Jazeneuil claimed to have seen most of the ball, and the statistics agreed with them - possession being 77 percent.
The most dominating Jazeneuil player was without a doubt H. Molter
on the other hand, had a terrible day.
Most important JUDOMENUCOURT player was T. Vooremaa
However, S. Benquet
made a disastrous appearance.
The match ends 3 - 0.