The crowd of 20500 turning up at Hold ned Arena
today were greeted with some nasty showers of rain. Agin Pfann
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Alberto Moreira
and Daniel Negreanu
Hold decided to use a 4-4-2 set up.
Lineup: Langelund - Ernststen, Taaning, Stærmose, Dyrholm - Enevoldsen, Sauer, Henze, Behrmann - Paludan Melson, Sandager.
Team started off with a 4-4-2 lineup.
Starters: Rousing - Baatrup, Bisgaard, Sørensen, Juhl Nielsen - Borre, Gezmiş, Billeskov, Mejer - Glerup, Porse.
Hold took the lead after 15 minutes as a result of K. Dyrholm
's peach of a shot from the right hand side of the box - placed beautifully in the top corner. 1 - 0.
A speedy charge from the left side of the field increased the lead of Hold to 2 - 0 as J. Sandager
finished it off competently, firing in from an acute angle.
At this point, it was obvious that the players of Hold lowered the tempo and became more defensively oriented.
The referee showed Hold's J. Behrmann
the yellow card after a particularly nasty challenge.
Team were forced into a substitution as U. Baatrup
couldn't continue due to some rough treatment, forcing B. Maiborg Larsen
to come in off the bench.
The home side's J. Sandager
came close to extending the lead 28 minutes into the game. His shot came in from the right hand side but G. Rousing
managed to save it with an unbelievable reaction stop.
Having been awarded a free kick in an awkward position after 29 minutes, Hold did not go for a shot but instead fired the ball hard into the 6 yard box. After a brief tussle with his marker, J. Sandager
was able to power the ball past the keeper to make the score 3 - 0.
Hold's J. Sandager
swung in a good chance from the left, but the visitors' defence were able to clear the ball.
Good work by the Team defensive line after 31 minutes produced a good counterattack chance, which cut elegantly down the middle of the pitch and found V. Porse
alone in front of the goal, but his shot whistled just wide.
3 - 0 was the score after the first half.
Possession in this half belonged to Hold, who controlled the ball 59 percent of the time.
was having a great game - if anything the pouring rain seemed to be spurring him on!
A great save by keeper G. Rousing
after 70 minutes kept the visitors in the game after M. Sauer
struck from the left with a real cannonball.
With 71 minutes played, Hold's well-worked indirect free kick caused havoc in the penalty area, and when the ball eventually fell to A. Henze
he gleefully slotted the ball home to make it 4 - 0.
A well placed corner kick from S. Bisgaard
was followed by V. Porse
's hard but accurate header. The well executed routine resulted in a goal for Team, the score now 4 - 1.
Hold enjoyed most of the ball, as they maintained 61 percent of possession.
performed admirably for Hold.
However, D. Stærmose
made a disastrous appearance.
Most important Team player was B. Maiborg Larsen
was a disappointment, however.
The match ends 4 - 1.