It had rained all day, but 1333 hardy fans still made it out to El Cilindro
. Walter Neidhardt
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Bogdan Duda
and Johan Ericsson
Si-Selo had chosen a strategic 3-5-2 formation.
The following players had been chosen: Pezelj - Radmanović, Tomašević, Knežević - Zavišić, Dizdarević, Zlomužica, Nemarić, Vizitiu - Al-Rheda, Wäffler.
Jouin-76 decided to use a 3-4-3 set up.
Lineup: Szpara - Versluis, Venot, Poiret - Le Bouedec, Lopez, Nijland, Héranval - Bray, Ergönül, Zenin.
An accurate cross from F. Héranval
of Jouin-76 was met with a wonderful glancing header from M. Bray
, hitting the inside base of the post before nestling into the back of the net for 0 - 1.
With 18 minutes played, Jouin-76 put themselves up 0 - 2 after an attack from the right, caused by a defensive blunder. The scorer was J. Zenin
Si-Selo's S. Knežević
got himself booked for a foul.
A loud groan was heard from the fans of Jouin-76, as E. Szpara
left the pitch in too much pain to finish the match. E. Courcoux
took his place on the field.
Jouin-76 increased their lead after 25 minutes when R. Versluis
broke through on the right, upping the score to 0 - 3, much to the home crowd's dismay.
of Si-Selo received a yellow card after 26 minutes for unsportsmanlike behaviour.
After 38 minutes, an incisive pass through the middle gave D. Venot
a chance to increase the lead for Jouin-76, and he did not disappoint. The score was then 0 - 4.
Jouin-76 came close to extending their lead as A. Nijland
delivered a low effort on goal from the right after 39 minutes, but the angle was too narrow and the shot went harmlessly into the side netting.
of Si-Selo seemed to be floating in the air as he elegantly headed in to make the score 1 - 4 after a corner kick that was nicely executed by M. Wäffler
41 minutes into the match, the visitors put themselves ahead 1 - 5 as D. Venot
finished off an attack from the left with a spectacular scissors kick.
, who often relies on his speed, had a rotten day on the drenched grass.
After 43 minutes Si-Selo's P. Pezelj
limped slightly after a late challenge, but he was able to continue.
It was 1 - 5 at the break.
Jouin-76 claimed to have seen most of the ball, and the statistics agreed with them - possession being 72 percent.
The home crowd was not impressed when O. Ergönül
came in from the right, shooting hard to score after 51 minutes. Jouin-76 were now up 1 - 6.
The players of Jouin-76 now seemed to think the job was done and acted more defensively, just waiting for the ref to blow the final whistle.
increased the visitors' lead by putting a volley away after a pass from the right. 1 - 7.
's speed was clear to see after 79 minutes, as he darted down the wing and released J. Zenin
who placed the ball into the back of the net to make the score 1 - 8.
There was concern in the stands when, at the 84 minute mark, Jouin-76's O. Ergönül
hit the ground hard, but he refused the attention of the trainer and rejoined his teammates on the pitch.
85 minutes into the match, F. Héranval
came through the middle and almost added to his team's lead, but the shot went wide.
N. Le Bouedec
was, after 87 minutes, almost able to extend the visitors' lead with a well placed diving header after the ball had looped into the centre, but the home side's keeper P. Pezelj
made the save.
Possession in the forty-five minutes was dominated by Jouin-76, with 75 percent of the ball.
Most important Si-Selo player was M. Al-Rheda
turned in a dismal performance, however.
The most dominating Jouin-76 player was without a doubt J. Lopez
However, E. Courcoux
made a disastrous appearance.
The match ends 1 - 8.