56530 spectators had come to Shopping Mall
this cloudy day. Indrek Reismaa
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Gerhard Huitema
and Andrés González
A 2-5-3 alignment was the formation of choice for Girls Club.
Lineup: Staicovici - Manolov, Gaspari - Thwaites, Leguen, Guillou, Minton, Örü - Backnang, Gál, Cauchie.
Hachaytiza started off with a 5-3-2 lineup.
The following players had been chosen: Despinal - Stanilewicz, Ţandrău, Fita, Aurikel, Dingwall - Summermatter, Videanu, Van Heuverzwyn - Reznik, Albuquerque.
For their match strategy, Hachaytiza had decided to use their ability to counter-attack whenever possible.
Some great play up the middle by Girls Club led to a chance for M. Gál
to score after 14 minutes, but the shot hit the crossbar.
After 25 minutes, Y. Cauchie
came in from the right, feinted, then sped past the off-balance defender to make the score 1 - 0, giving Girls Club the lead.
After 35 minutes, I. Manolov
put Girls Club ahead 2 - 0 when he rose to head in a cross from the right wing.
It was 2 - 0 at the break.
Possession in this half belonged to Girls Club, who controlled the ball 76 percent of the time.
Hachaytiza needed a fresh pair of legs on the field, and after 60 minutes R. Videanu
made way for C. Camarada
increased the lead for Girls Club 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!
The players of Girls Club now seemed to think the job was done and acted more defensively, just waiting for the ref to blow the final whistle.
A speedy charge from the left side of the field increased the lead of Girls Club to 4 - 0 as K. Örü
finished it off competently, firing in from an acute angle.
was caught napping as P. Backnang
lifted a ball over him following a free kick, but the ball hit the bar, rebounding into the keeper's arms.
After 85 minutes, Hachaytiza switched A. Despinal
with P. Vaillancourt
, hoping for a quick impact on the pitch.
was the new captain of Hachaytiza - handed the armband by the departing player.
Possession in the forty-five minutes was dominated by Girls Club, with 74 percent of the ball.
performed admirably for Girls Club.
turned in a dismal performance, however.
Most important Hachaytiza player was B. Reznik
D. Van Heuverzwyn
was a disappointment, however.
The match ends 4 - 0.