Weather conditions were fairly good for football, and San Siro
saw a crowd turnout of 54289. Santiago Delgado
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Teunis van de Kraats
and Petter Fredin
EgrandeMilan tactics involved an interesting 3-5-2 combination.
The following players took the field: Santa - Dailly, de Zeeuw, Valdés - Ćirić, Križek, Hidalgo, Waitipu, Russo - Milan, González Carbonera.
Horsens had chosen a strategic 3-5-2 formation.
They fielded: Heyde - Villumsen, Torp, Voldbirk - Flyvholm, Danmark, Næsborg, Kongshøj, Vestergren - Stenak, Glistrup.
Almost all the way down to the corner flag, EgrandeMilan's V. Russo
somehow managed to get a perfect pass into the middle, impossible to miss for D. Milan
, who struck for 1 - 0.
was called on to replace EgrandeMilan's D. Milan
after 31 minutes following a nasty collision.
had a fantastic opportunity to put EgrandeMilan up another goal 32 minutes into the match, but he fired just over the crossbar.
EgrandeMilan's V. Russo
got himself booked for a foul.
's knee will be throbbing for days, but thankfully for Horsens, he bravely continued in the match.
1 - 0 was the halftime score.
Possession in the forty-five minutes was dominated by EgrandeMilan, with 59 percent of the ball.
could have put EgrandeMilan up one more, but he fired into the side netting after breaking free on the left after 50 minutes.
A counterattack by Horsens after 51 minutes could have resulted in a goal, but B. Torp
, coming in on the left, couldn't get the shot off.
63 minutes into the match R. Hidalgo
put EgrandeMilan ahead 2 - 0 with a truly marvelous free kick.
The crowd roared its approval when S. Santa
somehow managed to block a shot which seemed to be a certain goal by Horsens's B. Stenak
72 minutes into the game.
EgrandeMilan enjoyed most of the ball, as they maintained 58 percent of possession.
The most dominating EgrandeMilan player was without a doubt S. Waitipu
on the other hand, had a terrible day.
Horsens's best player was J. Glistrup
turned in a dismal performance, however.
The match ends 2 - 0.