15030 fans braved the pouring rain at ania Arena
. Kuisma Asikainen
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Romunas Sabalionis
and Tor Hansen
blondi had chosen a strategic 4-4-2 formation.
Starters: Bruno - Moonen, Kühn, Shvily, Boroevic - Hilkkola, Serpa, Okólski, Gaber - Thomas, Hagel.
A 4-4-2 alignment was the formation of choice for Pr0m0t0r.
The following players had been chosen: Borkusewicz - Krygowski, Achtelik, Ochmann, Ciechoński - Domaszewski, Łabęcki, Grzyniec, Kozanecki - Czarnowski, Szypulski.
's lack of experience almost gave blondi a goal after 19 minutes, but the shot went right into the keeper's arms.
Clever play that showed his experience gave R. Thomas
a good chance to score, but the shot hit the crossbar.
Slack defending gave blondi a chance to take the lead with 27 minutes played, but S. Boroevic
's cross from the left flank was fumbled in front of the goal and easily dealt with by the opposition.
blondi took the lead, 1 - 0, after a penalty 29 minutes into the match. M. Shvily
scored from the penalty spot.
The boggy pitch disrupted the game, especially for technical players like S. Boroevic
A well-executed free kick by M. Shvily
after 39 minutes made it 2 - 0 for blondi.
With 41 minutes played, blondi put themselves up 3 - 0 when the visiting defenders lost the ball to R. Thomas
, who came up from the left and proceeded to coolly round the keeper and knock the ball home.
A speedy charge from the left side of the field increased the lead of blondi to 4 - 0 as J. Hagel
finished it off competently, firing in from an acute angle.
The players of blondi now seemed to think the job was done and acted more defensively, just waiting for the ref to blow the final whistle.
4 - 0 was the halftime score.
Possession in the forty-five minutes was dominated by blondi, with 74 percent of the ball.
blondi's R. Thomas
increased the lead to 5 - 0, after he saw his shot go between the legs of the advancing goalkeeper following some good play down the right wing after 49 minutes.
After 76 minutes a well-practised indirect free kick routine by blondi was easily anticipated by the defenders. The players forward were so well marked, they were left with few viable options.
didn't let the weather get him down and made some great moves on the pitch in spite of the rain.
blondi claimed to have seen most of the ball, and the statistics agreed with them - possession being 77 percent.
blondi's best player was K. Okólski
on the other hand, had a terrible day.
The most dominating Pr0m0t0r player was without a doubt L. Domaszewski
On the other hand, S. Ochmann
's play was disheartening.
The match ends 5 - 0.