4280 spectators arrived at Tude Arena
, where weather conditions were pretty good for football. Jean-François Laforest
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Iker Arteagaereñotza
and Erich Huttenlauch
Svenne had chosen a strategic 4-4-2 formation.
Lineup: Holischka - Carbonell, Sutono, Polimeni, Aliziotis - Vanaki, Moş, Grossler, Rožajac - Obłąkowski, Cichra.
Biel tactics involved an interesting 3-5-2 combination.
Starters: Fons - Palomino, Šusteršič, 慶宏 (Qinghong) - Fernandes, Sidentorp, Hårsaker, Godói Alves, Kalanen - Juliench, Maldonado.
Some great play up the middle by Svenne led to a chance for P. Cichra
to score after 9 minutes, but the shot hit the crossbar.
The referee showed Svenne's P. Cichra
the yellow card after a particularly nasty challenge.
had a good opportunity to give Biel the lead as he charged down the right and struck the ball towards the top corner, but the home team's goalkeeper made the save.
After a fine move down the middle P. Moş
nearly gave the home side a goal after 17 minutes. However the finishing shot went just wide.
Svenne took the lead 26 minutes in, as P. Cichra
broke through on the left and put the 1 - 0 shot just beyond the reach of the outstretched keeper.
Svenne were able to draw a foul with their counterattacks, but the shot from A. Vanaki
went into the arms of the keeper.
It was 1 - 0 at the break.
Svenne enjoyed most of the ball, as they maintained 60 percent of possession.
wanted to play on, but the Svenne coach had other ideas, and he was replaced 46 minutes into the game by J. Staal
Svenne put themselves up 2 - 0 when S. Aliziotis
broke through on the right, leaving the entire defence trailing in his wake.
had a fantastic opportunity to put Svenne up another goal 55 minutes into the match, but he fired just over the crossbar.
The bench was restless, and with 60 minutes passed Biel's coach gave A. Aranda Rubio
the opportunity the player had been hoping for. P. Maldonado
reluctantly left the field.
left the field with a smile on his face as he was substituted 70 minutes into the game, as his team was in the lead. K. Ankipāns
was the replacement.
Biel needed a fresh pair of legs on the field, and after 75 minutes Á. Godói Alves
made way for D. Varas de Valdés
became the new Biel captain.
Svenne's C. Carbonell
was shown a yellow card for standing over the ball and blocking an opponent's quick free kick after 76 minutes.
Svenne managed to extend their lead to 3 - 0 when G. Sutono
cut in neatly from the left side and struck a fine shot past the away team's goalkeeper.
After this, you could see that the players of Svenne were more interested in killing time than scoring more goals.
Svenne's A. Vanaki
got himself booked for a foul.
Ater 86 minutes S. Kalanen
seized on an opportunistic attack from the right, and scored for Biel making it 3 - 1.
With 89 minutes played, N. Rožajac
of Svenne fell dramatically just outside the penalty area. However, the referee was unimpressed, and booked him for diving.
Possession in this half belonged to Biel, who controlled the ball 51 percent of the time.
Svenne's top performer was clearly G. Sutono
However, C. Carbonell
made a disastrous appearance.
The most dominating Biel player was without a doubt O. Hårsaker
was a disappointment, however.
The match ends 3 - 1.