3114 punters turned up at Idlepimps Arena
, and despite threatening clouds on the horizon, no rain came. Dragos Agache
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by José Seoane
and Vincenzo Bretz
ElMedicos tactics involved an interesting 5-3-2 combination.
Starters: Kaskens - Logofătu, Šťastný, Kłęk, Naseckas, Magliulo - Dooijer, Sterrenburg, Blog - Odijk, van Remmen.
ÉB FC had chosen a strategic 4-5-1 formation.
The following players had been chosen: Levant - Nurminen, Dybdal, Lunzer, Hunyadi - Bláthy, Rábai, Nádas, Hamza, Engel - Colomé.
Using their counter-attacking abilities was the strategy of choice for ElMedicos.
The home side put themselves ahead 1 - 0 after 20 minutes courtesy of a breakthrough from Z. Kłęk
, who scored with a stunning volley following a cross from the right wing.
of ÉB FC was booked for kicking the ball away after the whistle.
42 minutes into the game, V. Blog
finished off a ElMedicos left wing counterattack, making the score 2 - 0.
G. van Remmen
almost put ElMedicos ahead another goal when he curled a free kick over the defensive wall and almost into the net, but the visitors' keeper got there just in time to knock it wide.
ElMedicos put in a good effort on the right, but G. van Remmen
saw his volley fly wide of the mark 43 minutes into the game.
ÉB FC certainly deserved a goal after some stunning play down the left, but K. Lunzer
just wasn't able to finish.
It was 2 - 0 at the break.
Possession in the forty-five minutes was dominated by ÉB FC, with 56 percent of the ball.
ElMedicos's V. Blog
got himself booked for a foul.
ÉB FC's M. Bláthy
refused to leave the field after injuring his achilles tendon after 68 minutes.
ElMedicos increased the lead as C. Odijk
struck to make the score 3 - 0 after an attack from the left left him unmarked in front of the keeper.
Several players were looking tired, especially M. Nurminen
who gifted the opposition a goal as he lost the ball to a still energetic V. Blog
of ElMedicos after 88 minutes. 4 - 0
ÉB FC enjoyed most of the ball, as they maintained 51 percent of possession.
The most dominating ElMedicos player was without a doubt Z. Kłęk
on the other hand, had a terrible day.
performed admirably for ÉB FC.
On the other hand, M. Bláthy
's play was disheartening.
The match ends 4 - 0.