Clear skies welcomed the 3517 spectators who had made their way to Het Plaatselijke Stadion
. Dieter Konak
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Danni Kolding
and Mudzar bin Sanusi
DPFC had chosen a strategic 5-3-2 formation.
Starters: Roep - Wagenmakers, van Zwieten, Hulzebos, Passchier, Stork - van Roden, Elmendorp, Stork - van Sonnen, Plomp.
Ros started off with a 4-4-2 lineup.
The following players took the field: Vigelin - Lecoq, Kurt, Pen, Malteni - Zumbrunn, Kibler, Sharma, Hansson - Nguyên Châu, Ylijoki.
They were singing the praises of C. van Roden
5 minutes into the match after his speculative chip from the middle of the penalty box found its way over the visitors' keeper to make the score 1 - 0 to DPFC.
After 13 minutes, there was a bit of a mixup on the field as Ros found themselves out of position and their organisation level dropped to weak
DPFC managed to extend their lead to 2 - 0 when J. van Sonnen
cut in neatly from the left side and struck a fine shot past the away team's goalkeeper.
The players of DPFC now seemed to think the job was done and acted more defensively, just waiting for the ref to blow the final whistle.
DPFC solidified their lead at the 32 minute mark, as M. Plomp
dribbled the ball through the opposing central defence and scored to make it 3 - 0.
After several obvious shirt pulling incidents, G. Malteni
got himself booked. The manager of Ros was not happy.
Halftime score was 3 - 0.
Possession in the forty-five minutes was dominated by DPFC, with 58 percent of the ball.
Despite his frustration resulting in the smashing of a few teacups, the coach of Ros was able to get his message across, and raised Ros's organisation to passable
increased the lead for DPFC to 4 - 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 opposing supporters gave the referee an earful when he only gave S. Kurt
from Ros a yellow card after a mistimed challenge from behind 62 minutes into the game. That was far too lenient!
DPFC were worse off though, as A. van Zwieten
was unable to finish the game and no more substitutes were available!
After 73 minutes, J. van Sonnen
put DPFC ahead 5 - 0 when he rose to head in a cross from the right wing.
75 minutes in, Ros appeared unsure on how to play and their organisation was only weak
's lack of experience almost gave DPFC a goal after 80 minutes, but the shot went right into the keeper's arms.
Although the whole team were struggling to impress, Ros's H. Nguyên Châu
was singled out as being the problem as he was called off the pitch after 85 minutes. K. Datka Uulu
was given a chance to change things around.
DPFC enjoyed most of the ball, as they maintained 54 percent of possession.
DPFC's top performer was clearly J. van Sonnen
However, S. Elmendorp
made a disastrous appearance.
performed admirably for Ros.
turned in a dismal performance, however.
The match ends 5 - 0.