Weather conditions were fairly good for football, and sj juventus Arena
saw a crowd turnout of 34456. Marko North
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Şahin Dürümcü
and Marcos Barrat Esteve
juventus decided to use a 3-5-2 set up.
They fielded: Gullgren - Weldam, Jardí, Gruber - de Leão, Mathiasson, Stendahl, Ekengård, Übersax - Albariño, Grubor.
Holta tactics involved an interesting 3-5-2 combination.
The following players took the field: Hansson - Caiçara, Holtenbratt, Ingerström - Askensten, Silfwersten, Tillbeck, Ali, van Gijzel - Kellolampi, Chrisikakos.
Counter-attacking seemed to be the preferred strategy of juventus.
Holta took the lead after 7 minutes making the score 0 - 1. A. Kellolampi
placed the ball out of reach for the home side's keeper after a fine move, coming in from the left.
juventus's M. Stendahl
put his head to a high ball coming in from the right after 29 minutes, but the ball went wide.
With 32 minutes played, Holta put themselves up 0 - 2 after an attack from the right, caused by a defensive blunder. The scorer was O. van Gijzel
increased Holta's lead to 0 - 3 with a superb free kick strike that flew in just under the far top corner.
The teams went for the halftime break at 0 - 3.
Possession in the forty-five minutes was dominated by Holta, with 56 percent of the ball.
After 51 minutes, Holta's O. van Gijzel
burst through the central defence and let loose a cannonball of a shot, scoring for 0 - 4.
Confident in their lead, Holta's players relaxed and focused more on defending the lead than increasing it.
The corner kick from T. Tillbeck
was powerfully met by the head of H. Holtenbratt
to make the score 0 - 5.
fired a shot from distance after 78 minutes, but the long shot couldn't find the net for juventus.
juventus's D. Grubor
got himself booked for a foul.
Due to a severely mistimed tackle, A. Kellolampi
of Holta spent some time on the grass writhing in agony before he could get up and continue the game.
Against a lesser team, Holta could very well have succeeded with their smart indirect free kick routine after 85 minutes. A trio of passes took the ball all the way past the defenders, but by then the intended recipient was already blocked off and the keeper could make a leisurely save.
87 minutes into the match, the visitors put themselves ahead 0 - 6 as Z. Ali
finished off an attack from the left with a spectacular scissors kick.
Possession in this half belonged to Holta, who controlled the ball 58 percent of the time.
The most dominating juventus player was without a doubt S. Albariño
turned in a dismal performance, however.
performed admirably for Holta.
was a disappointment, however.
The match ends 0 - 6.