113300 fans braved the pouring rain at Little Highbury
. Isaak Tsaris
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Borymyr Nepiypyvo
and Harry Bichsel
The match took place on neutral ground.
A 2-5-3 alignment was the formation of choice for Pejovac.
Starters: Ivaz - Ivković, Dubrowski - Ankėnas, Ðukić, Fortún, Stolp, Souza Nunes - Ilay, Vidović, Koc.
Revolucija had chosen a strategic 3-5-2 formation.
They fielded: Pinga - Sbomperti, Ćurčić, Sestig - Fornaro, Wolmar, Jacquot, Contreras, Stanišić - Alzamendi, Brown.
It was an obvious ambition of Pejovac to use their ability at attacking on the flanks.
E. Souza Nunes
's speed is always a threat when he gets a little room to move, and 20 minutes into the match was no different as he broke free of his man to send a delightful through ball to Y. Ilay
who knocked it in for Pejovac. 1 - 0!
Content with how the game was proceeding, the Pejovac coach let M. Achtersteven
replace E. Koc
after 21 minutes.
wanted to play on, but the Pejovac coach had other ideas, and he was replaced 21 minutes into the game by M. Szaroleta
In the lead, Pejovac adjusted their style of play with 21 minutes gone.
The Pejovac coach was visibly pleased with the score so far, but still ordered a few tactical changes 21 minutes into the game.
Revolucija tied it all up, 24 minutes in, after a spectacular goal by M. Wolmar
, who miraculously broke through the home side's central defence, making it 1 - 1.
27 minutes into the game, L. Stanišić
almost gave the visitors the lead, as he clipped a delicate lob over the keeper, but the ball glanced harmlessly off the crossbar.
was struggling to make the ball dance with his usual trickery and panache, and the opposing players had little trouble shutting him down in these muddy conditions.
came close to putting the visiting team one up 33 minutes into the match, following a solo raid down the middle, but M. Ivaz
managed to tip the ball to a corner.
caused the crowd to go mental with his goal up the middle after 35 minutes. This gave Pejovac the 2 - 1 lead.
It was 2 - 1 at the break.
Revolucija had most of the ball, with 58 percent of possession.
, who often relies on his speed, had a rotten day on the drenched grass.
Revolucija needed a fresh pair of legs on the field, and after 70 minutes D. Ćurčić
made way for M. Puumala
After 70 minutes, Revolucija used a short break in the game to take new instructions from their coach.
The Revolucija players listened closely to their manager, as he gave new tactical instructions for the team.
With things not going too well on the field, the Revolucija coach made the decision to swap the positions of M. Wolmar
and M. Puumala
with 78 minutes played.
Revolucija enjoyed most of the ball, as they maintained 58 percent of possession.
Pejovac's top performer was clearly S. Ðukić
on the other hand, had a terrible day.
Revolucija's best player was R. Alzamendi
However, M. Wolmar
made a disastrous appearance.
The match ends 2 - 1.