Overcast weather free of rain made for a crowd turnout of 32287 at perazzo el mas grande
today. Alfredo Osswald
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Sandro van Lammeren
and Patrik Anderander
glorioso started off with a 3-5-2 lineup.
The following players took the field: Misaki - Castillo, Taboada, Minsart - Fjelbo, Onken, Van De Keere, Raben, Thiltgen - Loft, Helset.
Huilensitas decided to use a 3-5-2 set up.
Lineup: Facciolo - Anderson, Bredin, Valentini - Escobar, Napoli, Tausen, Amato, Hefferle - Bjelić, Cigordi.
Many thought D. Onken
ought to have been awarded a penalty 12 minutes into the game, as he went down trying to dribble around P. Facciolo
after a determined run through the middle.
glorioso's K. Raben
tried to break through in the middle repeatedly, but couldn't get past the visitors' defenders.
had to be alert to tip K. Loft
's fantastic penalty kick over the bar, denying glorioso a chance at the lead.
was ever so close to scoring after an excellent corner was beautifully flicked on by M. Valentini
, but the ball bounced off the post to safety.
The teams went for the halftime break at 0 - 0.
Huilensitas claimed to have seen most of the ball, and the statistics agreed with them - possession being 51 percent.
48 minutes of the match played, and a comedy of errors by the home side gave the visitors a chance at the lead, but D. Bjelić
, after finding himself dashing down on goal from the left with only the keeper to beat, sliced his shot horribly wide.
With 54 minutes played G. Helset
almost put the home team one ahead on a cross coming in from the right, but the shot went just wide.
Priding himself in being an active coach, the Huilensitas manager gave new instructions to his players after 65 minutes.
glorioso could have put themselves ahead after 68 minutes but G. Helset
missed a volley shot on a ball coming in from the right.
Huilensitas took the lead 70 minutes into the game, making the score 0 - 1 after some elegant movement down the middle. P. Bredin
was the scorer.
A good free kick by K. Loft
would have scored the equaliser for glorioso, had it not been for the dramatic save by the visitors' goalkeeper.
Possession in the forty-five minutes was dominated by Huilensitas, with 54 percent of the ball.
The most dominating glorioso player was without a doubt D. Onken
On the other hand, C. Taboada
's play was disheartening.
Most important Huilensitas player was S. Tausen
turned in a dismal performance, however.
The match ends 0 - 1.