Clear skies welcomed the 45004 spectators who had made their way to Dioniso Fernandez
. Henning Andernach
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Lucien Heggli
and Federico Lombardo
Kabezza decided to use a 3-4-3 set up.
They fielded: Lorenzo - Asayag, Barre, Devoto - Bulhosa, Chadraba, Lică, Front - Blok, Wilder, Pazos.
Monopatín tactics involved an interesting 4-4-2 combination.
Lineup: Fichtacher - Rollo, Gąsiewski, Schleifmühle, Gogava - Pendl, Peri, Del Campo, Suire - Stentoft, Nicolas.
After 1 minutes, the Monopatín coach had a quick word about the tactical set-up and decided to try another approach.
1 minutes into the match, the Monopatín manager wanted to try a new tactic, and the players loyally obliged.
2 minutes had elapsed when a great chance for Kabezza to take the lead after a good cross from the right found S. Asayag
alone with the keeper, but he chipped it to the wrong side of the post.
Kabezza's M. Lică
was shown a yellow card for standing over the ball and blocking an opponent's quick free kick after 10 minutes.
Kabezza took the lead 15 minutes in, as G. Blok
broke through on the left and put the 1 - 0 shot just beyond the reach of the outstretched keeper.
After 38 minutes, G. Blok
put Kabezza ahead 2 - 0 when he rose to head in a cross from the right wing.
Monopatín breathed new life into the game with an opportunity to reduce the score after 39 minutes, but the home side's defenders cleared the ball on the line, after a long shot coming in from the left rebounded off the crossbar.
After 40 minutes, F. Nicolas
chose the right corner while taking his penalty, humiliating the home keeper, who dived in the wrong direction. The goal reduced the home lead to 2 - 1.
41 minutes in, Monopatín's C. Schleifmühle
received a yellow card for going into a challenge studs first.
It was 2 - 1 at the break.
Possession in this half belonged to Kabezza, who controlled the ball 65 percent of the time.
The bench was restless, and with 46 minutes passed Monopatín's coach gave A. Manea
the opportunity the player had been hoping for. J. Del Campo
reluctantly left the field.
Although the whole team were struggling to impress, Monopatín's F. Stentoft
was singled out as being the problem as he was called off the pitch after 46 minutes. M. Frosio
was given a chance to change things around.
had a fantastic opportunity to put Kabezza up another goal 47 minutes into the match, but he fired just over the crossbar.
With 50 minutes played, Kabezza put themselves up 3 - 1 when the visiting defenders lost the ball to M. Lică
, who came up from the left and proceeded to coolly round the keeper and knock the ball home.
Cheers filled the stadium as C. Wilder
broke through the visitors' central defence to put away the ball to increase the lead to 4 - 1 to Kabezza.
Kabezza's L. Lorenzo
left the field after 82 minutes because of a nasty blow to the shin. His replacement was R. Clark
of Kabezza seemed to be floating in the air as he elegantly headed in to make the score 5 - 1 after a corner kick that was nicely executed by M. Lică
At this point, it was obvious that the players of Kabezza lowered the tempo and became more defensively oriented.
Kabezza had most of the ball, with 69 percent of possession.
The most dominating Kabezza player was without a doubt C. Wilder
turned in a dismal performance, however.
Monopatín's best player was F. Peri
However, J. Fichtacher
made a disastrous appearance.
The match ends 5 - 1.