The 1265 fans in attendance at Freya Lane
were roasting in the hot sun. Bertrand Duras
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Gabriel-Laurenţiu Brâncuşi
and João Pedrosa
Chilton had chosen a strategic 3-5-2 formation.
Starters: Detter - Churruca, Cleary, Snelders - Hay, Doğrul, Ciccarelli, Kuperman, Pryor - Tardiff, Ormsby.
Marlocks started off with a 4-4-2 lineup.
The following players had been chosen: Emery - Bould, Barrett, Tibbetts, Warren - Merlin, Stoker, Small, Ternent - Cameron, Lane.
Chilton clearly preferred using their ability to attack in the middle.
Marlocks's opponents know to be wary of C. Cameron
's speed, but it made little difference as he flew past the defence 12 minutes into the game. Only the keeper could stop him - and he did with a perfectly timed dive!
Chilton took the lead after 19 minutes as a result of Z. Pryor
's peach of a shot from the right hand side of the box - placed beautifully in the top corner. 1 - 0.
Chilton's A. Ormsby
left the field after 24 minutes because of a nasty blow to the shin. His replacement was J. Armstrong
The Chilton free kick 25 minutes into the match seemed wasted, as the shot was both short and off target. But was this actually a plan? The ball landed at the feet of G. Ciccarelli
, who was completely unmarked in the box. That's 2 - 0!
The opposing supporters gave the referee an earful when he only gave C. Cameron
from Marlocks a yellow card after a mistimed challenge from behind 31 minutes into the game. That was far too lenient!
Chilton put themselves up 3 - 0 when Z. Pryor
broke through on the right, leaving the entire defence trailing in his wake.
of Chilton was booked for kicking the ball away after the whistle.
Chilton's Z. Pryor
increased the lead to 4 - 0, after he saw his shot go between the legs of the advancing goalkeeper following some good play down the right wing after 38 minutes.
This third goal completed a hattrick for Z. Pryor
Confident in their lead, Chilton's players relaxed and focused more on defending the lead than increasing it.
After 40 minutes, A. Churruca
put Chilton ahead 5 - 0 when he rose to head in a cross from the right wing.
It was 5 - 0 at the break.
Chilton had most of the ball, with 79 percent of possession.
Chilton's E. Doğrul
struck his penalty well enough to beat the goalkeeper and extend the home team's lead to 6 - 0 after 59 minutes.
Chilton increased the lead as G. Ciccarelli
struck to make the score 7 - 0 after an attack from the left left him unmarked in front of the keeper.
Cheers filled the stadium as J. Armstrong
broke through the visitors' central defence to put away the ball to increase the lead to 8 - 0 to Chilton.
knew he was in trouble after hacking down an opponent. Despite his pleading with the referee, the Chilton player was shown a second yellow card and dismissed from the game.
After 72 minutes, Chilton were awarded a free kick. Rather than shooting straight at goal, the taker went for an indirect variant which seemed to take his team mates a bit by surprise. O. Kuperman
did attempt a finish, but from an awkward position, sending the ball into the away fans.
After 81 minutes, speedy C. Cameron
dashed past his marker, making plenty of room for the second wave of attack. However, C. Lane
failed to score.
Chilton had a good opportunity to attack on the wing, but remembered their instructions to go for middle attacks.
Chilton solidified their lead at the 83 minute mark, as O. Kuperman
dribbled the ball through the opposing central defence and scored to make it 9 - 0.
Chilton enjoyed most of the ball, as they maintained 78 percent of possession.
The most dominating Chilton player was without a doubt A. Churruca
was a disappointment, however.
Most important Marlocks player was B. Merlin
turned in a dismal performance, however.
The match ends 9 - 0.