36614 fans braved the pouring rain at zübeyde hanım stadyumu
. Marino Mazza
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Dalibor Šrámek
and Pablo Falcés
as decided to use a 2-5-3 set up.
Starters: Güraslan - Biffino, Degiacomi - Nus, Schwarzl, Foth, Gutwein, Gandolfi - Thielemans, Kajfež, Kartal.
A 5-4-1 alignment was the formation of choice for Unbeatable_FC.
The following players took the field: Samuylov - Kıvançlı, Cruzat, Muhlis, Aytepe, Lartigue - Iglesias, Ranzmaier, Pascual Medrano, Faul - de Caxias.
Unbeatable_FC saw most attack opportunities on the wings.
It was a bad day for the usually speedy N. Nus
. The mud seemed to slow him down.
They were singing the praises of G. Degiacomi
24 minutes into the match after his speculative chip from the middle of the penalty box found its way over the visitors' keeper to make the score 1 - 0 to as.
as's G. Kajfež
was shown a yellow card after 26 minutes for slicing down an opponent.
42 minutes into the match, L. Foth
could have extended the lead, but his powerful free kick went just over the bar.
42 minutes into the match, the visitors' central line of defence had to look on as K. Thielemans
broke through, making the score 2 - 0 for as.
2 - 0 was the halftime score.
Possession in this half belonged to as, who controlled the ball 73 percent of the time.
as's K. Thielemans
swung in a good chance from the left, but the visitors' defence were able to clear the ball.
After 57 minutes, a well-worked counterattack by Unbeatable_FC on the right presented an easy opportunity in front of the goal that was duly converted by S. Muhlis
to make it 2 - 1.
was having a great game - if anything the pouring rain seemed to be spurring him on!
The visiting team's G. Pascual Medrano
was able to score the 2 - 2 equaliser with a header 76 minutes into the match, after some good work on the right.
79 minutes had elapsed when a great chance for as to take the lead after a good cross from the right found C. Schwarzl
alone with the keeper, but he chipped it to the wrong side of the post.
Slack defending gave as a chance to take the lead with 83 minutes played, but M. Kartal
's cross from the left flank was fumbled in front of the goal and easily dealt with by the opposition.
Unbeatable_FC's G. Samuylov
left the field after 85 minutes because of a nasty blow to the shin. His replacement was S. Öc
as claimed to have seen most of the ball, and the statistics agreed with them - possession being 76 percent.
performed admirably for as.
On the other hand, T. Güraslan
's play was disheartening.
Unbeatable_FC's best player was G. de Caxias
was a disappointment, however.
The match ends 2 - 2.