Clear skies welcomed the 58827 spectators who had made their way to Orenteam Arena
. Rodolphe Murat
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Alejandro Rubio
and Balthasar Schaus
Orenteam started off with a 3-5-2 lineup.
The following players took the field: Anderland - Smutje, Olmos Ribas, Alexandrov - Kapović, Savinov, Delplanque, Firsov, Galán - Eulash, Cavedoni.
A 3-4-3 alignment was the formation of choice for shurff.
Lineup: Fillipov - Kudimov, Vergara, Palachev - Lapko, Burdeyniy, Presnov, Durigon - Miskov, Petrushov, Kabitov.
shurff clearly preferred using their ability to attack in the middle.
caused the crowd to go mental with his goal up the middle after 15 minutes. This gave Orenteam the 1 - 0 lead.
Cheers filled the stadium as S. Olmos Ribas
broke through the visitors' central defence to put away the ball to increase the lead to 2 - 0 to Orenteam.
The referee showed shurff's L. Presnov
the yellow card after a particularly nasty challenge.
Orenteam's S. Olmos Ribas
increased the lead to 3 - 0, after he saw his shot go between the legs of the advancing goalkeeper following some good play down the right wing after 34 minutes.
Confident in their lead, Orenteam's players relaxed and focused more on defending the lead than increasing it.
It was 3 - 0 at the break.
Orenteam had most of the ball, with 71 percent of possession.
Orenteam increased the lead as S. Olmos Ribas
struck to make the score 4 - 0 after an attack from the left left him unmarked in front of the keeper.
This third goal completed a hattrick for S. Olmos Ribas
Orenteam managed to extend their lead to 5 - 0 when A. Delplanque
cut in neatly from the left side and struck a fine shot past the away team's goalkeeper.
After 81 minutes a well-practised indirect free kick routine by Orenteam was easily anticipated by the defenders. The players forward were so well marked, they were left with few viable options.
Orenteam were given a gift! The ref dubiously awarded them a penalty 84 minutes into the match, which was neatly put away by M. Eulash
. 6 - 0 for the home side.
Possession in this half belonged to Orenteam, who controlled the ball 70 percent of the time.
The most dominating Orenteam player was without a doubt B. Cavedoni
On the other hand, H. Smutje
's play was disheartening.
shurff's best player was D. Miskov
was a disappointment, however.
The match ends 6 - 0.