Due to an all-day shower, 24847 paying spectators got to see a match on a pitch-turned-bog at El Monumental Gede
. David Bellés
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Cristian Spirea
and Paul Hoopman
The derby had been the talk of Ciudad de Buenos Aires
all week and fans of both teams could be seen throughout the stadium.
Perfectirijillo decided to use a 3-5-2 set up.
They fielded: Delagneau - Mascia, Gorla, Mor - Gilling, Tauch, Hinriksson, Ferrón, Drommler - Borgbeck, Bradford.
A 3-5-2 alignment was the formation of choice for funebreros.
Lineup: Britz - Winkler-Kruse, Shareef, Šinkora - Davidsson, Brändle, Fikse, Taranov, Menge - Holmes, Dohn.
Perfectirijillo mostly ignored the flanks in favour of their ability to attack in the middle.
was having a great game - if anything the pouring rain seemed to be spurring him on!
The referee signaled a penalty for the home side after 8 minutes, amid vocal protests from the visitors. Perfectirijillo fans erupted in celebration as T. Mor
rifled the ball into the the top corner. 1 - 0!
had a hard time on the waterlogged pitch - his trademark technique was nowhere in sight today.
unleashed a swerving effort from the right that the visitors' keeper did well to tip wide.
funebreros's B. Dohn
was shown a yellow card for standing over the ball and blocking an opponent's quick free kick after 44 minutes.
Halftime score was 1 - 0.
Perfectirijillo enjoyed most of the ball, as they maintained 53 percent of possession.
Perfectirijillo put themselves up 2 - 0 when N. Tauch
broke through on the right, leaving the entire defence trailing in his wake.
Perfectirijillo put in a good effort on the right, but M. Bradford
saw his volley fly wide of the mark 65 minutes into the game.
could have put Perfectirijillo up one more, but he fired into the side netting after breaking free on the left after 74 minutes.
funebreros's F. Winkler-Kruse
got himself booked for a foul.
increased the lead for Perfectirijillo 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!
funebreros claimed to have seen most of the ball, and the statistics agreed with them - possession being 56 percent.
Perfectirijillo's best player was M. Borgbeck
On the other hand, P. Mascia
's play was disheartening.
funebreros's top performer was clearly B. Dohn
turned in a dismal performance, however.
The match ends 3 - 0.