Fairly good weather for football had drawn a crowd of 69533 to yes-sir Arena
. Arturo Pinciani
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Viorel Ionescu
and Olivér Viczián
The derby had been the talk of København
all week and fans of both teams could be seen throughout the stadium.
yes-sir decided to use a 2-5-3 set up.
The following players had been chosen: Hol - Fioppo, Nicotra - Mejer, Garde, Mikkelsen, Reiter, Neilick - Rømer, Gaarde, Lang.
Warmguf tactics involved an interesting 4-5-1 combination.
Starters: Wita - Koblása, Błaziak, Provst, Bénier - De Chuan, Jepsen, Gulbrandsen, Pantelas, Boreczek - Mboya.
Warmguf were relying on their ability to counter-attack.
yes-sir fans held their breath as A. Rømer
scampered down the left side. He successfully avoided all challenges and cracked home the shot for 1 - 0!
Warmguf's J. Boreczek
left the field after 23 minutes because of a nasty blow to the shin. His replacement was B. Korez
Coming from the right, R. Gaarde
almost managed to score another goal for yes-sir, but his header was tipped over the bar by the visitors' keeper.
The referee showed yes-sir's R. Gaarde
the yellow card after a particularly nasty challenge.
was the unlucky victim and couldn't continue the game, so Warmguf's H. Magnussen
had to come off the bench.
yes-sir were given a gift! The ref dubiously awarded them a penalty 36 minutes into the match, which was neatly put away by G. Reiter
. 2 - 0 for the home side.
The players of yes-sir now seemed to think the job was done and acted more defensively, just waiting for the ref to blow the final whistle.
yes-sir's S. Lang
was shown a yellow card after 37 minutes for slicing down an opponent.
2 - 0 was the score after the first half.
yes-sir had most of the ball, with 58 percent of possession.
With 59 minutes played, A. Rømer
could have brought this one home for yes-sir as he charged up on the left, but his hooked ball went just a bit too high.
The goal to make it 2 - 1 was scored by S. Mboya
after 62 minutes, following an opportunistic counterattack down the middle by Warmguf.
Almost all the way down to the corner flag, yes-sir's A. Neilick
somehow managed to get a perfect pass into the middle, impossible to miss for S. Lang
, who struck for 3 - 1.
66 minutes in, S. Mboya
made an incredible run up the middle and nearly reduced the home side's lead, but D. Hol
refused to let the ball slip by him.
The bench was restless, and with 70 minutes passed Warmguf's coach gave I. Mikáczó
the opportunity the player had been hoping for. S. Mboya
reluctantly left the field.
yes-sir claimed to have seen most of the ball, and the statistics agreed with them - possession being 56 percent.
Most important yes-sir player was A. Rømer
was a disappointment, however.
Warmguf's best player was L. Provst
However, E. Wita
made a disastrous appearance.
The match ends 3 - 1.