A brilliantly sunny day had enticed a crowd of 3420 to Stadio Martijn Meazza
. Gabriel Meireles
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Olli-Matti Pahkasalo
and Enrique Elizalde
Interim started off with a 5-3-2 lineup.
The following players took the field: Farci - van Aemstel, Mont, Hutten, van Etten, Breij - Brito, Frencken, Soca - Rosteeren, von Aschersleben.
rules tactics involved an interesting 5-3-2 combination.
Starters: Kowalówka - Hendrickx, Dasseleer, Van Schil, Adriaensens, Willems - Roland, Daelmans, Havasi - Meersschaut, Campion.
Counter-attacking seemed to be the preferred strategy of Interim.
rules were determined to use their long shot ability.
The sun seemed to put D. Van Schil
in a great mood, and he showed off his technical skills all match long.
With 21 minutes played, seemingly due to lack of experience, O. Breij
needlessly tripped an opponent just outside the penalty area, but the free kick that followed didn't succeed.
With 25 minutes played C. Soca
almost put the home team one ahead on a cross coming in from the right, but the shot went just wide.
With 26 minutes gone, G. Daelmans
suddenly found himself completely free on the right wing when a counterattack by rules caught their opponents by surprise. Only a great save by the opposing keeper prevented him from scoring.
Interim's C. Soca
got himself booked for a foul.
The crowd groaned its disapproval when T. von Aschersleben
missed a free kick that would have given Interim the lead after 34 minutes.
After 36 minutes, T. von Aschersleben
sent the corner kick right to A. Brito
who headed it sharply past the keeper. 1 - 0!
Halftime score was 1 - 0.
Possession in the forty-five minutes was dominated by Interim, with 62 percent of the ball.
While defending the Interim lead, O. Breij
got a new role. 46 minutes in the game, his coach ordered him to change positions with H. Mont
Still ahead in the game after 46 minutes, Interim made some tactical adjustments. C. Soca
and D. Hutten
As the match clock hit 46 minutes, Interim regrouped to try and keep their initiative in the game. I. van Aemstel
high-fived V. van Etten
as they swapped positions on the team.
Interim solidified their lead at the 58 minute mark, as I. Frencken
dribbled the ball through the opposing central defence and scored to make it 2 - 0.
The coach of Interim was happy with the game so far, but still wanted to change the line up. After 73 minutes, A. Caveng
came on for I. Frencken
became the new Interim captain.
knew he was in trouble after hacking down an opponent. Despite his pleading with the referee, the Interim player was shown a second yellow card and dismissed from the game.
Interim enjoyed most of the ball, as they maintained 64 percent of possession.
The most dominating Interim player was without a doubt A. Caveng
I. van Aemstel
on the other hand, had a terrible day.
performed admirably for rules.
However, I. Havasi
made a disastrous appearance.
The match ends 2 - 0.