9000 punters turned up at Hagendorner Arena
, and despite threatening clouds on the horizon, no rain came. Jari Muurikka
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Ilkka Niittymies
and Herben Wouters
Hagendorn decided to use a 4-4-2 set up.
Starters: Nimo - Versace, Alzamora, Mérienne, Fernández - Ballack, Girola, Miccolis, Akınsoy - Mercado, Carmuega.
caprese started off with a 4-3-3 lineup.
They fielded: Gehér - Marango, Zigouropoulos, Wakefield, Bulba - Valda, Nath, Bognetti - Hatserian, Foi, Lizarazu.
The guests took the lead 24 minutes into the match, after a right-side attack resulted in S. Foi
scoring to make it 0 - 1.
Hagendorn's Q. Alzamora
put his head to a high ball coming in from the right after 27 minutes, but the ball went wide.
of caprese took advantage of a mistake on the home side's right after 31 minutes which increased the away team's lead to 0 - 2.
After 32 minutes a combination in the middle resulted in a through ball for S. Foi
who increased caprese's lead to 0 - 3.
The teams went for the halftime break at 0 - 3.
Possession in this half belonged to Hagendorn, who controlled the ball 52 percent of the time.
The corner kick from N. Fernández
was powerfully met by the head of D. Carmuega
to make the score 1 - 3.
increased the visitors' lead by putting a volley away after a pass from the right. 1 - 4.
The crowd groaned when N. Fernández
, having maneuvered his way down the right, fired the ball just wide and missed a great opportunity to reduce the deficit for Hagendorn.
Possession in the forty-five minutes was dominated by Hagendorn, with 59 percent of the ball.
performed admirably for Hagendorn.
turned in a dismal performance, however.
Most important caprese player was A. Hatserian
On the other hand, L. Wakefield
's play was disheartening.
The match ends 1 - 4.