48066 punters turned up at Venite con Armadura
, and despite threatening clouds on the horizon, no rain came. Joseph Neil
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Kenn De Windt
and Antonio Gyulai
Quebrar decided to use a 3-4-3 set up.
The following players took the field: Sánchez - Olaciregui, Sánchez, Armezzani - Gieco, Fermanelli, Paez, Álvez - Lapuente Mínguez, Real, Suárez.
A 3-4-3 alignment was the formation of choice for A18.
They fielded: Niccolai - Sadkiewicz, Zucchetti, Curvelo - Montes, Lewhall, Bloech, Elibol - Penovi, Orleans, Escriña.
Quebrar decided to play creatively.
A18 showed off their creative tactics.
The corner kick from G. Bloech
was powerfully met by the head of Z. Sadkiewicz
to make the score 0 - 1.
Due to some great work on the right wing Quebrar's J. Lapuente Mínguez
was able to even the score after 18 minutes to make the score 1 - 1.
Quebrar took the lead 22 minutes in, as H. Suárez
broke through on the left and put the 2 - 1 shot just beyond the reach of the outstretched keeper.
's speed was clear to see after 27 minutes, as he darted down the wing and released J. Lapuente Mínguez
who placed the ball into the back of the net to make the score 3 - 1.
The visitors got a chance to pulling one back after 30 minutes, due to a defensive blunder leaving E. Penovi
completely unmarked. His strike was pathetic though, easy prey for the home side's keeper.
A great save by keeper P. Niccolai
after 36 minutes kept the visitors in the game after A. Sánchez
struck from the left with a real cannonball.
It was 3 - 1 at the break.
Quebrar claimed to have seen most of the ball, and the statistics agreed with them - possession being 57 percent.
Quebrar's A. Olaciregui
had an excellent opportunity after 47 minutes, shooting after receiving a pass from the right hand side, but he missed the goal by miles!
After 52 minutes, A18's E. Zucchetti
fell awkwardly, but was determined to stay in the match. That's the spirit!
The bench was restless, and with 60 minutes passed A18's coach gave L. Griffa
the opportunity the player had been hoping for. G. Bloech
reluctantly left the field.
As the captain was no longer on the pitch, A. Lewhall
took over the role of being the A18 captain.
Quebrar increased the lead as J. Lapuente Mínguez
struck to make the score 4 - 1 after an attack from the left left him unmarked in front of the keeper.
That made three goals for J. Lapuente Mínguez
and he was marked down for the hat trick.
Quebrar put themselves up 5 - 1 when J. Lapuente Mínguez
broke through on the right, leaving the entire defence trailing in his wake.
Confident in their lead, Quebrar's players relaxed and focused more on defending the lead than increasing it.
A magnificent combination in the middle resulted in Quebrar's A. Olaciregui
increasing the lead to 6 - 1.
Possession in the forty-five minutes was dominated by Quebrar, with 55 percent of the ball.
Quebrar's best player was J. Lapuente Mínguez
However, A. Olaciregui
made a disastrous appearance.
performed admirably for A18.
On the other hand, P. Niccolai
's play was disheartening.
The match ends 6 - 1.