Fairly good weather for football had drawn a crowd of 14983 to Complejo Universitario
. Wan-Kyun Yi
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Július Jahodjar
and John Paredaens
A 3-5-2 alignment was the formation of choice for Estudiantes.
They fielded: Fey - Zadok, Cieśla, Garibaldi - ten Have, Koralp, Ruuttula, Canitro, Paladino - Vialatte, Bahamonde.
Deportes decided to use a 3-5-2 set up.
Lineup: Riveros - Kronstedt, Morales, Larragoiti - Lęcznar, Zúñiga Requesens, Oropesa, Gedet, Ortega - Saavedra, Troncoso.
Underestimation of the opposition made Deportes players perform way below their normal capacity.
Estudiantes mostly ignored the flanks in favour of their ability to attack in the middle.
5 minutes into the game, L. Troncoso
had a great chance to put his team ahead, but his kick from the left went wide.
sailed high above the opponents as he headed in a corner kick from J. Oropesa
after 12 minutes of play, making the score 0 - 1.
After 15 minutes, Deportes sent a free kick in high over the penalty box. In what looked like a well-rehearsed move, the ball was headed backwards and reached H. Saavedra
, who had plenty of space to place a well aimed shot - 0 - 2.
increased the visitors' lead by putting a volley away after a pass from the right. 0 - 3.
The visitors' L. Troncoso
took advantage of a misunderstanding between the home side's goalie and centre backs 35 minutes into the match. 0 - 4 for Deportes.
0 - 4 was the halftime score.
Possession in this half belonged to Deportes, who controlled the ball 66 percent of the time.
With 53 minutes played, Deportes put themselves up 0 - 5 after an attack from the right, caused by a defensive blunder. The scorer was A. Gedet
By now, the players in Deportes felt that victory was guaranteed and began to play it safe, focusing on defence and not risking too much going forward.
With the scoreboard showing that 53 minutes had been played, Deportes nearly put themselves up another goal after R. Zúñiga Requesens
came through on the left. Fortunately for the home crowd, the keeper made the save.
The home crowd was not impressed when L. Troncoso
came in from the right, shooting hard to score after 71 minutes. Deportes were now up 0 - 6.
Possession in the forty-five minutes was dominated by Deportes, with 64 percent of the ball.
The most dominating Estudiantes player was without a doubt G. Vialatte
was a disappointment, however.
Most important Deportes player was J. Riveros
turned in a dismal performance, however.
The match ends 0 - 6.