Overcast weather free of rain made for a crowd turnout of 12000 at STADIUM FIRE...
today. Geert-Jan van Hemert
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Brian Jubenot
and Yannic Graf von Blücher-Altona
A 4-4-2 alignment was the formation of choice for Lycans.
The following players took the field: Balam - Ostos, Arantzamendi, Inoriza, Sáez - Echeverría, Arredondo, Moreno, Cobo - de la Venta, Barrera.
Club started off with a 5-3-2 lineup.
They fielded: Larios - Pastrana, Brown, Barrón, Marqués, Montoya - Ruíz, Chávez, Méndez - Suárez, Martinez.
At the beginning of the game, Club appeared to have already taken this victory to the bank.
Some quick footwork on the left side of the field 13 minutes into the match left Club's R. Barrón
completely free to score. 0 - 1 for the visitors.
After 22 minutes a combination in the middle resulted in a through ball for R. Barrón
who increased Club's lead to 0 - 2.
31 minutes in, Club's C. Martinez
received a yellow card for going into a challenge studs first.
received a delicate pass through the home side's central defence after 32 minutes, and chipped it past the flailing keeper to score making it 0 - 3. The Club fans went wild, whilst the home fans started to think about leaving early.
At this point, it was obvious that the players of Club lowered the tempo and became more defensively oriented.
Club increased their lead after 34 minutes when C. Martinez
broke through on the right, upping the score to 0 - 4, much to the home crowd's dismay.
Halftime score was 0 - 4.
Club had most of the ball, with 77 percent of possession.
The visitors' M. Suárez
took advantage of a misunderstanding between the home side's goalie and centre backs 47 minutes into the match. 0 - 5 for Club.
After 57 minutes, an incisive pass through the middle gave M. Suárez
a chance to increase the lead for Club, and he did not disappoint. The score was then 0 - 6.
left the field with a smile on his face as he was substituted 70 minutes into the game, as his team was in the lead. J. Herrero
was the replacement.
With 74 minutes played, Club put themselves up 0 - 7 after an attack from the right, caused by a defensive blunder. The scorer was C. Martinez
That made three goals for C. Martinez
and he was marked down for the hat trick.
With 78 minutes played, a quick exchange of passes on the left wing freed H. Chávez
of Club to slip through the defence and score another goal for the visitors. That made the score 0 - 8.
received a delicate pass through the home side's central defence after 84 minutes, and chipped it past the flailing keeper to score making it 0 - 9. The Club fans went wild, whilst the home fans started to think about leaving early.
Possession in this half belonged to Club, who controlled the ball 80 percent of the time.
The most dominating Lycans player was without a doubt C. Sáez
On the other hand, E. Balam
's play was disheartening.
performed admirably for Club.
turned in a dismal performance, however.
The match ends 0 - 9.