Clouds darkened the skies at Estadio Ricoteros
as 47460 spectators turned up for the match. Sebas van Geuns
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Graciano Coronel
and Elias Hellersdorf
Redondosss had chosen a strategic 3-5-2 formation.
Lineup: Söderberg - Rosa, Roeting, Menachem - Uzma, Sharin, Gunson, Eguía, Rattín - Obolo, Hanhikoski.
Atletico decided to use a 4-4-2 set up.
The following players had been chosen: Sajjadi - Gibaud, Eder, Shpringer, Maliniemi - Ruda, Mocini, Läfvenstål, Robic - Monda, Lanhoso.
Counter-attacking seemed to be the preferred strategy of Atletico.
caused the crowd to go mental with his goal up the middle after 2 minutes. This gave Redondosss the 1 - 0 lead.
Redondosss put in a good effort on the right, but T. Hanhikoski
saw his volley fly wide of the mark 3 minutes into the game.
Redondosss managed to extend their lead to 2 - 0 when T. Hanhikoski
cut in neatly from the left side and struck a fine shot past the away team's goalkeeper.
The score became 3 - 0 at 20 minutes into the game, when Redondosss were given a penalty which A. Rosa
blasted straight down the middle giving the keeper no chance!
After 26 minutes Atletico tried to exploit their counterattacking skills, unfortunately, F. Mocini
's shot sailed wide after his break down the right.
It was 3 - 0 at the break.
Redondosss claimed to have seen most of the ball, and the statistics agreed with them - possession being 66 percent.
Redondosss's P. Sharin
left the field after 49 minutes because of a nasty blow to the shin. His replacement was B. Waldron
unleashed a swerving effort from the right that the visitors' keeper did well to tip wide.
of Redondosss was booked for kicking the ball away after the whistle.
Redondosss's T. Rattín
had an excellent opportunity after 61 minutes, shooting after receiving a pass from the right hand side, but he missed the goal by miles!
Atletico were desperate to get a goal back and pushed forward through the middle 66 minutes into the game. After a scramble in the box, the ball dropped to S. Lanhoso
, who smashed it home to make the score 3 - 1.
Redondosss's G. Eguía
saw his fine effort strike the top of the bar following some good work up the middle by his teammates after 69 minutes.
After 75 minutes, a couple of quick and successful challenges followed by a shot from just outside the penalty area by S. Gunson
might have resulted in another goal for Redondosss. However, J. Sajjadi
made a spectacular save.
could have increased the lead after 82 minutes, but his shot hit the post after a nice combination in the middle of the park.
Possession in this half belonged to Redondosss, who controlled the ball 66 percent of the time.
The most dominating Redondosss player was without a doubt T. Hanhikoski
However, S. Söderberg
made a disastrous appearance.
Atletico's top performer was clearly S. Lanhoso
on the other hand, had a terrible day.
The match ends 3 - 1.