Fairly good weather for football had drawn a crowd of 4471 to Auguste Delaune
. Steve Jones
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Alberto Mantovan
and Gerwazy Miller
SDReims decided to use a 3-5-2 set up.
Lineup: Karakaya - Dumont, Boussemart, Delacour - Azoulay, Fernández, Barret, Holleville, Bore - Caprio, Queinnec.
Football had chosen a strategic 4-4-2 formation.
They fielded: Oury - Boinot, Lerond, Maillet, Rochard - Leboucher, Lavoine, Beausoleil, Coquart - Brouet, Ltifi.
After some beautiful movement down the left wing, S. Queinnec
scored for SDReims putting them ahead 1 - 0, after 4 minutes.
The home side failed to add to their score as V. Delacour
shot a penalty wide after 16 minutes.
The teams went for the halftime break at 1 - 0.
Possession in the forty-five minutes was dominated by SDReims, with 72 percent of the ball.
The home crowd just couldn't believe it when V. Delacour
missed a penalty after 50 minutes of the match.
increased the lead for SDReims to 2 - 0, getting a head onto a hooked ball from the right. The ball looked to have taken a deflection on the way in, but he's claiming it!
After 60 minutes, C. Azoulay
put SDReims ahead 3 - 0 when he rose to head in a cross from the right wing.
The home side's J. Holleville
came close to extending the lead 68 minutes into the game. His shot came in from the right hand side but B. Oury
managed to save it with an unbelievable reaction stop.
SDReims had most of the ball, with 70 percent of possession.
performed admirably for SDReims.
However, S. Queinnec
made a disastrous appearance.
The most dominating Football player was without a doubt P. Coquart
turned in a dismal performance, however.
The match ends 3 - 0.