65000 punters turned up at OB-DK Arena
, and despite threatening clouds on the horizon, no rain came. Ignacio Gardelliano
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Christer Eggling
and Nikolas Karpenisis
OB-DK had chosen a strategic 4-4-2 formation.
Starters: Bjerregaard - Secher, Maack, Riederer, Carlsen - Dinesen, Tjädersjö, Lobeiro, Salman - Nordtorp, Sundstrøm.
A 4-4-2 alignment was the formation of choice for BenjiiRockets.
They fielded: Uman - Norman, Kjær Jensen, Curth, Issa - Borin, Olsen, Snedker, Stanojlović - El-Omar, Hove.
OB-DK fans held their breath as A. Sundstrøm
scampered down the left side. He successfully avoided all challenges and cracked home the shot for 1 - 0!
A quick counter attack by BenjiiRockets forced the opponent's defender to give away a freekick. V. Stanojlović
was allowed to take it quickly by the referee, much to the dismay of the goalkeeper who wasn't prepared. 1 - 1!
Halftime score was 1 - 1.
OB-DK claimed to have seen most of the ball, and the statistics agreed with them - possession being 67 percent.
OB-DK took the lead 49 minutes into the game by 2 - 1, as A. Sundstrøm
elegantly received a long range pass through the middle, finishing off with a half-volley shot just below the bar.
hit the corner kick straight to the keeper, but it was mishandled, giving OB-DK's N. Maack
an easy chance to knock it in for 3 - 1.
By now, the players in OB-DK felt that victory was guaranteed and began to play it safe, focusing on defence and not risking too much going forward.
OB-DK's T. Nordtorp
had an excellent opportunity after 53 minutes, shooting after receiving a pass from the right hand side, but he missed the goal by miles!
55 minutes in, OB-DK's T. Tjädersjö
received a yellow card for going into a challenge studs first.
The corner kick from T. Tjädersjö
was powerfully met by the head of M. Salman
to make the score 4 - 1.
OB-DK enjoyed most of the ball, as they maintained 68 percent of possession.
performed admirably for OB-DK.
However, N. Maack
made a disastrous appearance.
BenjiiRockets's best player was A. El-Omar
on the other hand, had a terrible day.
The match ends 4 - 1.