3304 spectators arrived at Pr' šoli 0.2
, where weather conditions were pretty good for football. Juan Érroz
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Owen MacGillonie
and Vurnon van der Gracht
A 5-4-1 alignment was the formation of choice for Košarija.
Lineup: Volaušek - Srnak, Nauber, Skube, Nadarevič, Paşcu - Quintin, Bokal, Gorše, Jesenko - Constantin.
Princesse decided to use a 3-4-3 set up.
The following players had been chosen: Dobrin - Spur, Joubert, Jobard - Thiebault, Caillon, Albert, Le Floch - Mongin, Noël, Caillaud.
Princesse seemed to prefer attacking in the middle.
We may never know what M. Bokal
was thinking when he tried to pass the ball through a crowd of opponents. Luckily for him, Princesse's B. Thiebault
somehow missed the wide open net.
Princesse's B. Thiebault
could have put the guests one up after 16 minutes after chasing a through ball from the right, but I. Volaušek
was as fast as a snake, grabbing the ball from under his nose.
received some harsh words from his coach after he acted foolishly 22 minutes into the match, probably out of lack of experience, and almost let an opponent score.
The guests almost went up by a goal after 25 minutes when D. Caillon
came through and shot from the right. The ball bounced harmlessly off the post, though.
Košarija had a great opportunity to score following a counterattack after 26 minutes, but V. Constantin
's shot from the left sailed high over the bar.
31 minutes into the match, Princesse nearly took the lead, as D. Joubert
broke through on the right. I. Volaušek
made the save, however.
had a good opportunity to give Princesse 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.
Princesse had to make a substitution after 38 minutes. B. Thiebault
limped off the field and was replaced by V. Bertaud
0 - 0 was the halftime score.
Princesse enjoyed most of the ball, as they maintained 70 percent of possession.
46 minutes into the match, the referee signalled for a Princesse substitution. I. Kriden
came on for A. Spur
50 minutes into the game, Košarija wanted to bring some new energy to their game. H. Quintin
gave R. Kovač
a quick hug as he left the field.
As the captain was no longer on the pitch, V. Constantin
took over the role of being the Košarija captain.
A penalty was given after 68 minutes, allowing the visitors to gain the lead: 0 - 1. D. Joubert
was the scorer.
Had it not been for one of the home defenders, J. Caillaud
would have put Princesse up another goal 70 minutes into the match with his audacious lob from the right wing.
Princesse claimed to have seen most of the ball, and the statistics agreed with them - possession being 73 percent.
performed admirably for Košarija.
However, L. Jesenko
made a disastrous appearance.
Princesse's top performer was clearly J. Caillaud
turned in a dismal performance, however.
The match ends 0 - 1.