A scorching day at Nuevo Golagol
, where 932 spectators were in place for today's match. Oshri Edri
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Moussa Kadri
and Román Menchero
Golagolagol tactics involved an interesting 5-5-0 combination.
Starters: Pflughaupt - Rubio Vega, Rave, Tuneu, Carvajal, Martínez - Schween, Felgoso, Zúñiga Requesens, Casares, Esparducer -.
Sangiovannese decided to use a 4-5-1 set up.
The following players took the field: Solano - Serafini, Zardo, Croce, Luperto - Musella, Dohet, Lambertino, Bové, Giovanardi - Moscardelli.
Golagolagol saw most attack opportunities on the wings.
Sangiovannese clearly preferred using their ability to attack in the middle.
The opposing supporters gave the referee an earful when he only gave L. Musella
from Sangiovannese a yellow card after a mistimed challenge from behind 7 minutes into the game. That was far too lenient!
After 12 minutes, the home side was awarded a penalty. The visitors protested wildly but the referee was adamant. J. Esparducer
easily put the ball away to give the lead to Golagolagol. 1 - 0
With 21 minutes played, Golagolagol put themselves up 2 - 0 when the visiting defenders lost the ball to J. Esparducer
, who came up from the left and proceeded to coolly round the keeper and knock the ball home.
Sangiovannese's A. Serafini
had to watch the rest of the game from the sidelines, after twisting his ankle with 28 minutes having been played. L. Sileo
was the replacement.
stunned the crowd with a brilliant counterattack from the left, giving Sangiovannese the goal to make it 2 - 1.
2 - 1 was the score after the first half.
Golagolagol had most of the ball, with 69 percent of possession.
's curling free kick almost found the goal for Golagolagol, but the visitors' keeper somehow managed to get ahold of it.
Golagolagol managed to extend their lead to 3 - 1 when J. Esparducer
cut in neatly from the left side and struck a fine shot past the away team's goalkeeper.
By then J. Esparducer
had scored three goals - a hat trick!
Confident in their lead, Golagolagol's players relaxed and focused more on defending the lead than increasing it.
79 minutes in, Sangiovannese's C. Croce
received a yellow card for going into a challenge studs first.
Golagolagol increased the lead as J. Esparducer
struck to make the score 4 - 1 after an attack from the left left him unmarked in front of the keeper.
After 81 minutes, Golagolagol's J. Rubio Vega
fell awkwardly, but was determined to stay in the match. That's the spirit!
The coach of Golagolagol was happy with the game so far, but still wanted to change the line up. After 89 minutes, X. Caruncho
came on for H. Pflughaupt
Possession in this half belonged to Golagolagol, who controlled the ball 68 percent of the time.
Most important Golagolagol player was A. Felgoso
However, X. Caruncho
made a disastrous appearance.
Sangiovannese's top performer was clearly P. Moscardelli
on the other hand, had a terrible day.
The match ends 4 - 1.