The 50000 spectators at tabernes paradis
were in for an afternoon of sunshine. Marcus Schmöller
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Jérémie Ferrandon
and Rico Züger
nørgaard decided to use a 5-2-3 set up.
The following players took the field: Marasca - Díaz, Laboreiro, Tonda, Krupčiak, Warming - Kočí, Oram - Majeux, Degryse, Mauri.
Østerbro started off with a 4-5-1 lineup.
They fielded: Mor-Yossef - ó Dufaigh, El-Usman, Rose, Valero Giménez - Edelmann, Hammer, Kjærulff, Krarup, Dyrholm - Nyhave Nielsen.
nørgaard were relying on their ability to counter-attack.
It was an obvious ambition of Østerbro to use their ability at attacking on the flanks.
Østerbro were determined to attack on the wing and their central attempts were constantly abandoned in favour of the wings.
The terraces were silenced after 4 minutes when Østerbro's F. Krarup
put the guests ahead 0 - 1, following an attack on the right.
A drive down the left side allowed Q. El-Usman
to get in close and score another goal for Østerbro after 13 minutes, taking the score to 0 - 2.
The goal to make it 1 - 2 was scored by P. Mauri
after 23 minutes, following an opportunistic counterattack down the middle by nørgaard.
After 25 minutes of game time, K. Hammer
had an excellent opportunity to add to the visitors' lead, clipping a volley hooked in from the right, but N. Marasca
was in the right place and tipped the ball over for a corner.
1 - 2 was the score after the first half.
Possession in the forty-five minutes was dominated by Østerbro, with 84 percent of the ball.
The corner kick from S. Degryse
was powerfully met by the head of S. Oram
to make the score 2 - 2.
Østerbro's H. Nyhave Nielsen
gave the visitors a 2 - 3 lead after 66 minutes with a superb strike from the right.
Østerbro's F. Edelmann
was shown a yellow card for standing over the ball and blocking an opponent's quick free kick after 72 minutes.
nørgaard's counterattacks created a good chance for R. Laboreiro
on the right after 74 minutes, but he could only look on with dismay as his strike rebounded off the crossbar.
Østerbro claimed to have seen most of the ball, and the statistics agreed with them - possession being 84 percent.
performed admirably for nørgaard.
On the other hand, V. Krupčiak
's play was disheartening.
The most dominating Østerbro player was without a doubt K. Hammer
turned in a dismal performance, however.
The match ends 2 - 3.