2570 spectators arrived at Dune Squad Arena
, where weather conditions were pretty good for football. Horst-Werner von Guericke
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Nicolas Mauntler
and Curtis Johnston
Squad tactics involved an interesting 3-5-2 combination.
They fielded: Huitema - Zadelhoff, Haan, Zamagni - van der Ree, Andriessen, Bontekoe, Rognerud, Tullbo - Antes, Wafelbakker.
spinning had chosen a strategic 5-4-1 formation.
The following players had been chosen: Schmutz - Beltrán, Văn Sở, Fehr, bin Hj Bahrin, Redondo - Provolo, Uhartea, Fleiss, Radical - Oţetea.
Using their counter-attacking abilities was the strategy of choice for Squad.
The referee showed Squad's O. Andriessen
the yellow card after a particularly nasty challenge.
Squad's T. Rognerud
left the field after 12 minutes because of a nasty blow to the shin. His replacement was T. Jauhia
After some beautiful movement down the left wing, O. Andriessen
scored for Squad putting them ahead 1 - 0, after 20 minutes.
After 26 minutes, a couple of quick and successful challenges followed by a shot from just outside the penalty area by T. Bontekoe
might have resulted in another goal for Squad. However, T. Schmutz
made a spectacular save.
31 minutes into the match, the visitors' central line of defence had to look on as T. Bontekoe
broke through, making the score 2 - 0 for Squad.
With 34 minutes played, S. Zadelhoff
of Squad fell dramatically just outside the penalty area. However, the referee was unimpressed, and booked him for diving.
Halftime score was 2 - 0.
Squad had most of the ball, with 80 percent of possession.
75 minutes in, spinning's H. bin Hj Bahrin
received a yellow card for going into a challenge studs first.
Things were going to get worse for the visitors. T. Bontekoe
squirmed through their central defence after 78 minutes, increasing the lead to 3 - 0.
A spectacular volley from P. Tullbo
almost resulted in a goal, but a good save from the keeper kept it out, and D. van der Ree
could only knock the loose ball wide.
Coming from the right, E. Antes
almost managed to score another goal for Squad, but his header was tipped over the bar by the visitors' keeper.
caused mayhem in his own defensive line with some mad dribbles within his own penalty zone, but spinning's M. Radical
's shot went just wide.
After 88 minutes, O. Andriessen
put Squad ahead 4 - 0 when he rose to head in a cross from the right wing.
Squad enjoyed most of the ball, as they maintained 79 percent of possession.
The most dominating Squad player was without a doubt T. Jauhia
turned in a dismal performance, however.
spinning's best player was X. Redondo
on the other hand, had a terrible day.
The match ends 4 - 0.