Fairly good weather for football had drawn a crowd of 3448 to kaartenhuis
. Matti-Mikael Kortemäki
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Ariël Dobbelaere
and Théodore Durocher
jokers1 tactics involved an interesting 2-5-3 combination.
The following players took the field: Ferdari - Sahikoski, Gantois - Makový, Lagomarsini, Garami, Verhegge, Riaño - Meuleman, Wasserkörben, Gottdank.
kekd started off with a 4-3-3 lineup.
The following players had been chosen: Boaru - Felici Ridolfi, Levander, Epšteins, Hallfeldt - Preiszinger, Lazio, Senikidis - Dīzenbergs, Hagenow, Germond.
jokers1 demonstrated their creative tactics on the field.
5 minutes into the game, V. Dīzenbergs
almost gave the visitors the lead, as he clipped a delicate lob over the keeper, but the ball glanced harmlessly off the crossbar.
The visiting K. Preiszinger
was booed thoroughly by the home crowd 15 minutes into the game, after he broke through the middle and scored, resulting in the visitors taking the lead. 0 - 1 was the score.
got a fingertip on S. Germond
's shot from the left 17 minutes in, and managed to keep the visitors from going up another goal.
of kekd took advantage of a mistake on the home side's right after 30 minutes which increased the away team's lead to 0 - 2.
With 37 minutes played, seemingly due to lack of experience, J. Sahikoski
needlessly tripped an opponent just outside the penalty area, but the free kick that followed didn't succeed.
0 - 2 was the score after the first half.
kekd enjoyed most of the ball, as they maintained 55 percent of possession.
The coach of kekd was happy with the game so far, but still wanted to change the line up. After 48 minutes, B. Weichselbraun
came on for V. Dīzenbergs
51 minutes into the match, B. Weichselbraun
came through the middle and almost added to his team's lead, but the shot went wide.
jokers1's defence sent a ball soaring up the middle on a beautiful counterattack with 52 minutes gone, but B. Wasserkörben
's finish was met by the reaching hands of the keeper.
70 minutes into the game, kekd worked the left side industriously creating several opportunities to add to their lead, but just couldn't apply the finishing touch.
Some fine movement on the left led to a kekd goal after 73 minutes, making it 0 - 3. B. Weichselbraun
was noted down as the scorer.
With 74 minutes played, a quick exchange of passes on the left wing freed L. Epšteins
of kekd to slip through the defence and score another goal for the visitors. That made the score 0 - 4.
The players of kekd now seemed to think the job was done and acted more defensively, just waiting for the ref to blow the final whistle.
Clever play that showed his experience gave K. Preiszinger
a good chance to score, but the shot hit the crossbar.
A drive down the left side allowed L. Epšteins
to get in close and score another goal for kekd after 80 minutes, taking the score to 0 - 5.
Possession in this half belonged to kekd, who controlled the ball 63 percent of the time.
The most dominating jokers1 player was without a doubt J. Sahikoski
on the other hand, had a terrible day.
performed admirably for kekd.
turned in a dismal performance, however.
The match ends 0 - 5.