The weather was pretty good, and a crowd of 33130 had shown up at Bocha FC
for the match. Reto Zwingli
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Francisco Javier Tabares
and François Jamin
Fans of both teams had been eagerly awaiting this Provincia de Buenos Aires
derby and were doing their best to outshout their opponents.
A 3-5-2 alignment was the formation of choice for rojodel9.
Lineup: Tótka - Bessin, Neacşu, Pilipionokas - Fernandes Vicente, Zemenskas, Alicante, Vivar, Bursuk - Marinetti, Falström.
Agentinos. tactics involved an interesting 3-5-2 combination.
The following players had been chosen: Marques - Giusto, Van de Walle, Hyväri - Safrana, Filippelli, Di Politto, Petra, Fredriksson - Dalla Casa, Mainez García.
rojodel9 had a good opportunity to take the lead as E. Zemenskas
came up the left side, but he struck the ball weakly and it went straight into the arms of N. Marques
Down the middle came G. Dalla Casa
, making a fantastic play that nearly had Agentinos. take the lead after 23 minutes, but K. Tótka
preserved the tie.
Agentinos.'s S. Mainez García
got himself booked for a foul.
got left behind when Agentinos.'s S. Mainez García
made a sudden run forward after 27 minutes, finishing off with a neat strike. 0 - 1!
28 minutes into the game, Agentinos. worked the left side industriously creating several opportunities to add to their lead, but just couldn't apply the finishing touch.
With the crowd on their feet chanting wildly, some great moves down the right hand side after 29 minutes gave rojodel9 a wonderful opportunity to level the score, and A. Falström
stepped up to the challenge. 1 - 1
After several obvious shirt pulling incidents, P. Di Politto
got himself booked. The manager of Agentinos. was not happy.
neatly controlled the ball after a short corner, and knocked it on to F. Fredriksson
who had the whole net open before him, but only managed to hit the post.
Agentinos. took the lead after J. Van de Walle
curved a free kick into the net. 1 - 2
It was 1 - 2 at the break.
Possession in this half belonged to rojodel9, who controlled the ball 51 percent of the time.
The rojodel9 players listened closely to their manager, as he gave new tactical instructions for the team.
The rojodel9 coach was desperate to reverse his team's fortunes in the game, and ordered his team to change strategy.
After 74 minutes N. Safrana
made a speedy advance and dropped the ball to G. Dalla Casa
who shuffled it past the keeper. The score was now 1 - 3.
79 minutes into the match, S. Mainez García
came through the middle and almost added to his team's lead, but the shot went wide.
G. Dalla Casa
left the field with a smile on his face as he was substituted 80 minutes into the game, as his team was in the lead. P. Strupiński
was the replacement.
With 85 minutes played, J. Van de Walle
nearly put the visitors another one up as he broke through in the middle and fired from just outside the box, but his shot passed just over the bar.
rojodel9 were able to mount several counterattacks, such as the impressive one after 86 minutes, but C. Bursuk
lofted a free kick over the crossbar.
rojodel9 supporters cheered as good work down the right got the ball to C. Bursuk
who reduced the visitors' lead after 88 minutes to 2 - 3.
With 88 minutes gone, Agentinos.'s P. Di Politto
had to leave the pitch after talking back to the referee and receiving his second booking.
became the new Agentinos. captain.
rojodel9 claimed to have seen most of the ball, and the statistics agreed with them - possession being 57 percent.
performed admirably for rojodel9.
However, K. Pilipionokas
made a disastrous appearance.
The most dominating Agentinos. player was without a doubt M. Filippelli
On the other hand, N. Safrana
's play was disheartening.
The match ends 2 - 3.