A scorching day at BraLe
, where 2021 spectators were in place for today's match. Jan Niklasson
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Boleslaw Kuszel
and Till Cochard
LeBra decided to use a 4-4-2 set up.
They fielded: Salle - Bontempi, Safundžić, Zablatnik, Podveršič - Valh, Joham, Lunder, Koban - Malnar, Bratovš.
alcard tactics involved an interesting 2-5-3 combination.
The following players had been chosen: Nordenskjöld - Lúpiz, Airez - Sánchez, Lysenko, Esquivias, Hernández, Taddeo - Negri, Lázaro, Piedrabuena.
Today, LeBra's strategy involved concentrating on the flanks for their attacks.
alcard had several good opportunities to take the lead, especially 9 minutes in when F. Sánchez
came up alone against B. Salle
who managed a block.
's technique was perfect on this sunny day and led to some breathtaking tricks that bamboozled the defence.
LeBra broke through on the left 13 minutes into the game, with Ž. Podveršič
firing in from an acute angle to give the home side a 1 - 0 lead.
With 16 minutes played, F. Negri
of alcard fell dramatically just outside the penalty area. However, the referee was unimpressed, and booked him for diving.
22 minutes into the match, the visitors' central line of defence had to look on as A. Bratovš
broke through, making the score 2 - 0 for LeBra.
A speedy charge from the left side of the field increased the lead of LeBra to 3 - 0 as A. Bratovš
finished it off competently, firing in from an acute angle.
Some things can only be learned through experience, and M. Hernández
should take his lesson to heart after nearly gifting LeBra a goal with 30 minutes of the match played.
Almost all the way down to the corner flag, LeBra's L. Valh
somehow managed to get a perfect pass into the middle, impossible to miss for M. Malnar
, who struck for 4 - 0.
LeBra solidified their lead at the 32 minute mark, as M. Malnar
dribbled the ball through the opposing central defence and scored to make it 5 - 0.
The players of LeBra now seemed to think the job was done and acted more defensively, just waiting for the ref to blow the final whistle.
5 - 0 was the halftime score.
Possession in the forty-five minutes was dominated by LeBra, with 61 percent of the ball.
A magnificent combination in the middle resulted in LeBra's S. Lunder
increasing the lead to 6 - 0.
LeBra were determined to attack on the wing and their central attempts were constantly abandoned in favour of the wings.
Things were deteriorating for the away team as LeBra scored another to make it 7 - 0 after a left side attack resulted in a goal for F. Bontempi
after 59 minutes.
acted foolishly after 61 minutes, giving the ball up to alcard's E. Lázaro
who had no trouble finding the back of the net. 7 - 1.
The coach of LeBra was happy with the game so far, but still wanted to change the line up. After 62 minutes, M. Lørring
came on for L. Valh
was the new captain of LeBra - handed the armband by the departing player.
LeBra's M. Joham
increased the lead to 8 - 1, after he saw his shot go between the legs of the advancing goalkeeper following some good play down the right wing after 62 minutes.
The LeBra players could smell victory in the air. S. Lunder
wasn't in a hurry to leave the field as he was substituted for G. Moletto
after 66 minutes.
The crowd roared its approval when B. Salle
somehow managed to block a shot which seemed to be a certain goal by alcard's E. Lázaro
70 minutes into the game.
of LeBra received a yellow card after 74 minutes for unsportsmanlike behaviour.
left the field with a smile on his face as he was substituted 75 minutes into the game, as his team was in the lead. M. Pešić
was the replacement.
of LeBra was booked for kicking the ball away after the whistle.
Possession in this half belonged to LeBra, who controlled the ball 62 percent of the time.
LeBra's best player was A. Bratovš
on the other hand, had a terrible day.
alcard's top performer was clearly E. Lázaro
turned in a dismal performance, however.
The match ends 8 - 1.