25324 spectators had found their way to El Fortín de Liniers
, despite the heavy rain. Alejandro Ibarra
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Laurens Sondervan
and Gerhardt Ormesheim
Velez decided to use a 5-5-0 set up.
The following players took the field: Navarro Montoya - Dati, Frella, Plasencia, Barton, Zagharián - Eleuteriu, Cela, MacGilp, Audebert, Buglass -.
A 5-4-1 alignment was the formation of choice for Cachuflo.
They fielded: Couceiro - Ardatana, Bürgi, Chiaverano, Gélin, Brihuega - Pilipchuk, Maraviglia, Berizzo, Giardinà - Bärenmeier.
With 5 minutes played, the visitors broke through on the right after some poor defending. G. Bärenmeier
put the ball away for 0 - 1.
slipped and slithered in the wet grass. His usual rapid runs were nowhere to be seen today.
A penalty was awarded after 28 minutes, and M. Gélin
made the most of his chance to put Cachuflo up by another goal. 0 - 2 for the visitors.
of Cachuflo took advantage of a mistake on the home side's right after 37 minutes which increased the away team's lead to 0 - 3.
By now, the players in Cachuflo felt that victory was guaranteed and began to play it safe, focusing on defence and not risking too much going forward.
's speed was almost enough to give Cachuflo a goal after 38 minutes, but his nice pass to G. Bärenmeier
was not taken care of properly.
The home keeper was stunned 39 minutes into the match when he misjudged the free kick by M. Gélin
and dived in the wrong direction. The visitors increased the lead to 0 - 4.
41 minutes into the match, E. Pilipchuk
came through the middle and almost added to his team's lead, but the shot went wide.
After 42 minutes, there was a bit of a mixup on the field as Cachuflo found themselves out of position and their organisation level dropped to solid
43 minutes in, Cachuflo's G. Bürgi
received a yellow card for going into a challenge studs first.
Halftime score was 0 - 4.
Cachuflo claimed to have seen most of the ball, and the statistics agreed with them - possession being 75 percent.
The Cachuflo players spent the break getting a rerun of the team's tactical organisation and regained a solid
organisation when the game started again.
Had it not been for one of the home defenders, G. Bärenmeier
would have put Cachuflo up another goal 49 minutes into the match with his audacious lob from the right wing.
An amazing free kick flew past the home keeper 56 minutes into the match, putting Cachuflo ahead 0 - 5. M. Gélin
was the scorer.
At that, M. Gélin
was noted down for a hat trick!
The rain made it hard for players like R. Eleuteriu
to show their technical control of the ball on this soggy day.
A counterattack by Velez after 72 minutes could have resulted in a goal, but B. MacGilp
, coming in on the left, couldn't get the shot off.
After the ball was lifted in from the left, G. Bärenmeier
was on his own in the home side's penalty area and should have scored after 73 minutes, but missed, probably due to lack of concentration.
Possession in the forty-five minutes was dominated by Cachuflo, with 79 percent of the ball.
The most dominating Velez player was without a doubt G. Audebert
on the other hand, had a terrible day.
Most important Cachuflo player was G. Bärenmeier
On the other hand, H. Chiaverano
's play was disheartening.
The match ends 0 - 5.