1523 spectators had come to Final Fantasy VII Arena
this cloudy day. Nico van der Duin van Maasdam
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Reinhard Merget
and Fernando Gómez
Final... decided to use a 3-5-2 set up.
Lineup: Buszewski - 貴民 (Guimin), Rybus, Tyniec - Przybylak, Skurczyński, Salamaga, Gabriel, Maksym - Zyzański, Kokoszko.
A 5-3-2 alignment was the formation of choice for Leeuw.
Starters: Głombica - Olmedo Bazán, Velthoen, Betranhandi, van Kessel, Villabona - Suances, Veresov, Krecker - Paulsson, Moshe.
Final... took the lead, 1 - 0, after a penalty 33 minutes into the match. M. Przybylak
scored from the penalty spot.
Coming from the right, M. Przybylak
almost managed to score another goal for Final..., but his header was tipped over the bar by the visitors' keeper.
should probably have put his team up another goal after 37 minutes, but some great goalkeeping by P. Głombica
kept the visitors in the game.
1 - 0 was the score after the first half.
Possession in this half belonged to Final..., who controlled the ball 60 percent of the time.
The Final... players could smell victory in the air. E. Rybus
wasn't in a hurry to leave the field as he was substituted for A. Lazar
after 47 minutes.
After 49 minutes, the away team failed to deal with a good exchange of passes on the right, and S. Maksym
gave the Final... supporters even more to cheer about when he increased the lead to 2 - 0.
left the field with a smile on his face as he was substituted 51 minutes into the game, as his team was in the lead. T. Delegacz
was the replacement.
The coach of Final... was happy with the game so far, but still wanted to change the line up. After 59 minutes, M. Gradowski
came on for P. Zyzański
of Final... seemed to be floating in the air as he elegantly headed in to make the score 3 - 0 after a corner kick that was nicely executed by M. Przybylak
Final... managed to extend their lead to 4 - 0 when T. Delegacz
cut in neatly from the left side and struck a fine shot past the away team's goalkeeper.
With 73 minutes played, Final...'s well-worked indirect free kick caused havoc in the penalty area, and when the ball eventually fell to M. Gradowski
he gleefully slotted the ball home to make it 5 - 0.
By now, the players in Final... felt that victory was guaranteed and began to play it safe, focusing on defence and not risking too much going forward.
Leeuw's B. Betranhandi
had to watch the rest of the game from the sidelines, after twisting his ankle with 75 minutes having been played. S. Brocaar
was the replacement.
After 81 minutes, Final... 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 R. Kokoszko
, who had plenty of space to place a well aimed shot - 6 - 0.
of Leeuw was booked for kicking the ball away after the whistle.
Possession in the forty-five minutes was dominated by Final..., with 55 percent of the ball.
Final...'s top performer was clearly M. Przybylak
turned in a dismal performance, however.
performed admirably for Leeuw.
However, A. Suances
made a disastrous appearance.
The match ends 6 - 0.