41847 fans braved the pouring rain at Marco Antonio Ramos
. Tommy Hägergren
was the appointed referee.
Chavo started off with a 4-5-1 lineup.
The following players took the field: Croon - Wydra, Llorente, Herreras, Malka - Bannig, Bernobi, Manjon Díaz, Angel, Amado - Ciaccasassi.
A 5-3-2 alignment was the formation of choice for Silmaril.
Lineup: Saavedra - Cayrus, Moreau, Vlădulescu, Lazo Ramos, Ryser - Zonnevylle, Pérez, Masetti - Aun, Leunda.
Using their counter-attacking abilities was the strategy of choice for Silmaril.
D. Manjon Díaz
behaved like an inexperienced youth player after 5 minutes as he gave the ball away to A. Pérez
. Lucky for him though, there was no goal.
Chavo were very close to putting themselves one up after 11 minutes as P. Llorente
got through on the left, but failing in concentration, he shot the ball wide.
spent most of the time in a heap on the ground today, his normally rapid movement hindered by the slippery pitch.
The corner kick from C. Herreras
was powerfully met by the head of D. Manjon Díaz
to make the score 1 - 0.
Silmaril almost scored after a counterattack 24 minutes into the match, but J. Lazo Ramos
took a shot from the left that landed harmlessly in the side of the net.
Halftime score was 1 - 0.
Chavo had most of the ball, with 68 percent of possession.
After 63 minutes, the defensive line of Silmaril created a counterattack through the middle that gave J. Lazo Ramos
a good look at the goal, but his shot glanced harmlessly off the crossbar.
70 minutes in, Silmaril's C. Masetti
received a yellow card for going into a challenge studs first.
wanted to play on, but the Chavo coach had other ideas, and he was replaced 75 minutes into the game by G. Götte
As the captain was no longer on the pitch, G. Götte
took over the role of being the Chavo captain.
An accurate cross from H. Amado
of Chavo was met with a wonderful glancing header from P. Ciaccasassi
, hitting the inside base of the post before nestling into the back of the net for 2 - 0.
After this, you could see that the players of Chavo were more interested in killing time than scoring more goals.
Coming in from the right, Silmaril had a good opportunity to convert on a counterattack after 81 minutes, but D. Zonnevylle
's attempt to finish was easily stopped.
increased the lead for Chavo to 3 - 0, getting a head onto a hooked ball from the right. The ball looked to have taken a deflection on the way in, but he's claiming it!
Silmaril's counterattacks were lethal to the opposing defence, allowing G. Moreau
to score easily from the right flank for 3 - 1.
Chavo enjoyed most of the ball, as they maintained 70 percent of possession.
Chavo's best player was E. Angel
on the other hand, had a terrible day.
performed admirably for Silmaril.
was a disappointment, however.
The match ends 3 - 1.