48556 spectators arrived at DarkSton
, where weather conditions were pretty good for football.
All of Lima
was shut down for the day, as fans of both clubs came to the derby.
Deportivo started off with a 3-5-2 lineup.
Starters: Corcubion - Nadzon, Modrakowski, Moro - Vildoso, Villar, Sangüesa, Stet, Maior - Iacomino, Lipshten.
Cabezas had chosen a strategic 2-5-3 formation.
The following players had been chosen: Sosa - Pascual Pastor, Andreis - Di Pietro, Taraş, Novella, Imšs, Nakazawa - Lund Pedersen, Bazsó, Kovács.
Deportivo fans held their breath as T. Lipshten
scampered down the left side. He successfully avoided all challenges and cracked home the shot for 1 - 0!
Deportivo solidified their lead at the 14 minute mark, as B. Modrakowski
dribbled the ball through the opposing central defence and scored to make it 2 - 0.
After 25 minutes K. Lund Pedersen
made a speedy advance and dropped the ball to D. Bazsó
who shuffled it past the keeper. The score was now 2 - 1.
came close to levelling the score 27 minutes into the game, as he was set up with a through ball coming in from the left, but his shot hit the post.
Deportivo increased the lead as B. Nadzon
struck to make the score 3 - 1 after an attack from the left left him unmarked in front of the keeper.
Morale on the visitors' bench was greatly improved when their B. Kovács
reduced the lead to make it 3 - 2 after 31 minutes, following a pass from the right.
3 - 2 was the score after the first half.
Deportivo had most of the ball, with 54 percent of possession.
could have put Deportivo up one more, but he fired into the side netting after breaking free on the left after 57 minutes.
69 minutes into the game Cabezas's K. Lund Pedersen
found a gap in the home side's central defence and scored with a fabulous shot, making it 3 - 3.
The opposing supporters gave the referee an earful when he only gave K. Lund Pedersen
from Cabezas a yellow card after a mistimed challenge from behind 72 minutes into the game. That was far too lenient!
After 75 minutes, Cabezas's K. Lund Pedersen
made his way through the middle and nonchalantly placed the ball out of the keeper's reach, putting the visitors up 3 - 4.
Cabezas's G. Di Pietro
was dominating his wing and kept sending fine balls into the opposition's box - K. Lund Pedersen
managed to volley one of them into the net to make it 3 - 5 after 76 minutes.
At that, K. Lund Pedersen
was noted down for a hat trick!
The home team's supporters got excited again when A. Vildoso
broke through the visitors' central defence and caught their keeper off guard, making it 4 - 5.
Deportivo enjoyed most of the ball, as they maintained 52 percent of possession.
Deportivo's top performer was clearly T. Lipshten
On the other hand, C. Maior
's play was disheartening.
Cabezas's best player was B. Kovács
was a disappointment, however.
The match ends 4 - 5.