Clear skies welcomed the 38466 spectators who had made their way to El Coloso Teórico
. Stefan Immensoll
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Florian Hochl
and Rudolf Haberfellner
Arsenolica decided to use a 4-5-1 set up.
The following players took the field: Fáix - González, Griffin, Góes, Mora - Marazevich, Pochman, Waanders, Łozowski, Tülen - Castillejos.
mayo tactics involved an interesting 4-4-2 combination.
The following players had been chosen: Perfetti - Pumarino, Echevarriabengoa, Berganza, Lincoman - Sepúlveda, Marcos, Irarrázaval, Guerrero - Elguea, Rozas.
The home side put themselves ahead 1 - 0 after 3 minutes courtesy of a breakthrough from B. Pochman
, who scored with a stunning volley following a cross from the right wing.
Things were going to get worse for the visitors. B. Pochman
squirmed through their central defence after 4 minutes, increasing the lead to 2 - 0.
After this, you could see that the players of Arsenolica were more interested in killing time than scoring more goals.
After 12 minutes, a couple of quick and successful challenges followed by a shot from just outside the penalty area by M. Łozowski
might have resulted in another goal for Arsenolica. However, D. Perfetti
made a spectacular save.
With 22 minutes played, R. Marazevich
of Arsenolica fell dramatically just outside the penalty area. However, the referee was unimpressed, and booked him for diving.
Arsenolica's J. Góes
saw his fine effort strike the top of the bar following some good work up the middle by his teammates after 25 minutes.
29 minutes into the game, C. Irarrázaval
had to leave the pitch due to a knee injury. In came F. Ayán
Arsenolica's D. Waanders
increased the lead to 3 - 0, after he saw his shot go between the legs of the advancing goalkeeper following some good play down the right wing after 36 minutes.
The teams went for the halftime break at 3 - 0.
Possession in this half belonged to Arsenolica, who controlled the ball 87 percent of the time.
Cheers filled the stadium as D. Tülen
broke through the visitors' central defence to put away the ball to increase the lead to 4 - 0 to Arsenolica.
51 minutes into the game, Arsenolica were awarded a penalty that S. Mora
turned into 5 - 0 without a problem.
left the field with a smile on his face as he was substituted 70 minutes into the game, as his team was in the lead. H. Rondanelli
was the replacement.
The coach of Arsenolica was happy with the game so far, but still wanted to change the line up. After 73 minutes, A. Las Casas
came on for A. Castillejos
mayo's J. Elguea
refused to leave the field after injuring his achilles tendon after 75 minutes.
After 81 minutes, M. Łozowski
put Arsenolica ahead 6 - 0 when he rose to head in a cross from the right wing.
mayo's F. Echevarriabengoa
got himself booked for a foul.
86 minutes into the match, the visitors' central line of defence had to look on as Z. González
broke through, making the score 7 - 0 for Arsenolica.
After several obvious shirt pulling incidents, S. Mora
got himself booked. The manager of Arsenolica was not happy.
Some things can only be learned through experience, and Z. González
should take his lesson to heart after nearly gifting mayo a goal with 88 minutes of the match played.
Arsenolica solidified their lead at the 89 minute mark, as A. Las Casas
dribbled the ball through the opposing central defence and scored to make it 8 - 0.
Arsenolica claimed to have seen most of the ball, and the statistics agreed with them - possession being 89 percent.
The most dominating Arsenolica player was without a doubt S. Mora
However, D. Tülen
made a disastrous appearance.
mayo's best player was I. Rozas
turned in a dismal performance, however.
The match ends 8 - 0.