3477 punters turned up at Santos Laguna
, and despite threatening clouds on the horizon, no rain came. Bujor Oancea
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Jarl Ernststen
and Altino Sociedade
A 4-5-1 alignment was the formation of choice for greekarmy.
They fielded: Klimek - Fodorean, Jestrović, Butrym, Pachas - Kolehmainen, Filippou, Vodsgaard, Milonopoulos, Cangini - Orfanos.
adler had chosen a strategic 3-4-3 formation.
Lineup: Verdesoto - Avimor, Golan, Nimrodi - Piovani, Oakley, Gelder, Weissglass - Regev, Kovin, Garay.
adler clearly preferred using their ability to attack in the middle.
adler took the lead 16 minutes into the game, making the score 0 - 1 after some elegant movement down the middle. O. Weissglass
was the scorer.
After 23 minutes of play, M. Filippou
equalised for greekarmy after an elegant attack from the right.
greekarmy took the lead after 27 minutes as a result of J. Vodsgaard
's peach of a shot from the right hand side of the box - placed beautifully in the top corner. 2 - 1.
Halftime score was 2 - 1.
Possession in this half belonged to greekarmy, who controlled the ball 60 percent of the time.
A corner kick created great disorder in the penalty area with a goal nearly scored by A. Regev
. At last, adler's B. Kovin
was able to backheel the ball in. 2 - 2.
With 80 minutes played, the home side managed to get a 3 - 2 lead as J. Vodsgaard
flipped the ball in after a cross from the right.
greekarmy's A. Pachas
increased the lead to 4 - 2, after he saw his shot go between the legs of the advancing goalkeeper following some good play down the right wing after 84 minutes.
Possession in the forty-five minutes was dominated by greekarmy, with 61 percent of the ball.
performed admirably for greekarmy.
was a disappointment, however.
Most important adler player was B. Kovin
However, D. Verdesoto
made a disastrous appearance.
The match ends 4 - 2.