Weather conditions were fairly good for football, and Vamonòs Arene
saw a crowd turnout of 629. Vítor Alçada
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Thor Molbo
and Mauno Lehtinen
Vamonòs tactics involved an interesting 4-3-3 combination.
The following players had been chosen: Solleveld - Duch, Bernocchi, Moriglia, Rigamonti - Fryca, Hirvikallio, Cârstea - Cantú, Goekint, Pinto.
selecao decided to use a 3-5-2 set up.
They fielded: Ravikovich - Ruiz Carrillo, Larin, Jagstfeld - Van der Stricht, Morfeta, Dohet, Housar, Rendov - Egozi, Bellara.
's lightning pace was too much for J. Larin
who could only look on as the Vamonòs player blasted one home. 1 - 0.
increased the lead for Vamonòs to 2 - 0, getting a head onto a hooked ball from the right. The ball looked to have taken a deflection on the way in, but he's claiming it!
At this point, it was obvious that the players of Vamonòs lowered the tempo and became more defensively oriented.
After 11 minutes selecao's D. Van der Stricht
limped slightly after a late challenge, but he was able to continue.
Vamonòs's C. Fryca
increased the lead to 3 - 0, after he saw his shot go between the legs of the advancing goalkeeper following some good play down the right wing after 16 minutes.
After 28 minutes selecao's A. Egozi
contracted a slight foot injury, but didn't want to leave the game.
D. Van der Stricht
's experience almost gave selecao a goal after 30 minutes but the keeper made a great save.
Vamonòs put in a good effort on the right, but H. Pinto
saw his volley fly wide of the mark 32 minutes into the game.
After 33 minutes, the defensive line of selecao created a counterattack through the middle that gave A. Egozi
a good look at the goal, but his shot glanced harmlessly off the crossbar.
selecao were desperate to get a goal back and pushed forward through the middle 34 minutes into the game. After a scramble in the box, the ball dropped to B. Dohet
, who smashed it home to make the score 3 - 1.
F. ter Braack
was called on to replace selecao's M. Jagstfeld
after 37 minutes following a nasty collision.
40 minutes into the game, Vamonòs seemed a little tentative in their play as their organization fell to inadequate
made a brilliant save 44 minutes into the match, blocking a rocket of a shot from P. Housar
on the right hand side.
It was 3 - 1 at the break.
Vamonòs had most of the ball, with 51 percent of possession.
A review of the gameplan helped Vamonòs get back to a solid
organisation when the referee blew his whistle again.
55 minutes into the game, Vamonòs had difficulty finding their positions and their organisation dropped to weak
selecao managed to reduce the score to 3 - 2 as D. Van der Stricht
finished off a well-played combination from the left, easily carving through the defence.
74 minutes into the game selecao's D. Van der Stricht
found a gap in the home side's central defence and scored with a fabulous shot, making it 3 - 3.
A penalty was given after 83 minutes, allowing the visitors to gain the lead: 3 - 4. O. Bellara
was the scorer.
selecao claimed to have seen most of the ball, and the statistics agreed with them - possession being 55 percent.
Vamonòs's top performer was clearly F. Cantú
However, S. Moriglia
made a disastrous appearance.
selecao's best player was O. Morfeta
On the other hand, O. Bellara
's play was disheartening.
The match ends 3 - 4.