The 38006 spectators at The Junction
were in for an afternoon of sunshine. Petru Dumitriu
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Jan-Peter Lieftinck
and Cai Chang Sun
People from all over South Australia
had joined up for the derby.
Clapham tactics involved an interesting 3-5-2 combination.
The following players took the field: Hansen - van der Bergh, De Corte, Fourneau - Salinas, Franz, Risén, Ruda, Cohen - Morgado, Velev.
A 4-4-2 alignment was the formation of choice for Glenelg.
Lineup: Bäumle - Vaccarini, 安成 (Ancheng), Valdivia, Rasmussen - Horne, Dellai, Bain, Berre - Arşinel, Bovy.
Glenelg mostly ignored the flanks in favour of their ability to attack in the middle.
After a fine move down the middle A. De Corte
nearly gave the home side a goal after 3 minutes. However the finishing shot went just wide.
Clapham's D. Velev
tried to break through in the middle repeatedly, but couldn't get past the visitors' defenders.
Making his way up the middle 21 minutes into the match, T. Morgado
almost managed to squeeze a goal past the visitors' keeper, but the alert M. Bäumle
blocked it to keep the score level.
enjoyed the sunshine and demonstrated his stunning technique over and over again.
Clapham had a good opportunity to take the lead as L. Franz
came up the left side, but he struck the ball weakly and it went straight into the arms of M. Bäumle
caused the crowd to go mental with his goal up the middle after 36 minutes. This gave Clapham the 1 - 0 lead.
was called on to replace Glenelg's 邰. 安成 (Ancheng)
after 37 minutes following a nasty collision.
The teams went for the halftime break at 1 - 0.
Possession in this half belonged to Clapham, who controlled the ball 67 percent of the time.
51 minutes into the match, the visitors' central line of defence had to look on as E. van der Bergh
broke through, making the score 2 - 0 for Clapham.
The visitors got one back when L. Bovy
finished off a pass from the left and scored after 57 minutes. 2 - 1 was the score.
could have put Clapham up one more, but he fired into the side netting after breaking free on the left after 66 minutes.
The fierce heat made it important to save breath, and after a few swift runs J. Valdivia
found it hard to get back into position.
A. De Corte
increased the lead for Clapham to 3 - 1, 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!
Clapham had most of the ball, with 69 percent of possession.
performed admirably for Clapham.
However, H. Salinas
made a disastrous appearance.
Glenelg's top performer was clearly L. Bovy
was a disappointment, however.
The match ends 3 - 1.