Clouds darkened the skies at El Estadio bau-team
as 1219 spectators turned up for the match. Paco Jerez
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Claus Lindekvist
and Matti Rahunen
bau-team decided to use a 4-4-2 set up.
Starters: Navines - Ruda, Barva, Polić, Getz - Noniashvili, Jelić, Dal, Lindblom - Trilofos, Tomaszek.
team tactics involved an interesting 3-5-2 combination.
The following players took the field: Wrzeszcz - Szentmiklósi, Sanz Delfa, Bajo - Gazonato, Bolotinsky, Dobnigg, Hyryläinen, Suchodelskis - Vreeman, Georgantas.
The wings were the focus of most of bau-team's attacks today.
Today, team's strategy involved concentrating on the flanks for their attacks.
bau-team were pushed back, and had many dangerous counterattacks. An impressive one came 18 minutes into the match, but S. Trilofos
narrowly missed the free kick attempt that was awarded as a result of a foul.
bau-team's P. Lindblom
set up a perfect opportunity for S. Trilofos
, but the latter failed to score.
After 30 minutes, team's R. Vreeman
made his way through the middle and nonchalantly placed the ball out of the keeper's reach, putting the visitors up 0 - 1.
After 32 minutes, team's E. Bajo
burst through the central defence and let loose a cannonball of a shot, scoring for 0 - 2.
Players in team heard their coach's words ringing in their ears and steered their central attacks to the wings instead.
A drive down the left side allowed U. Bolotinsky
to get in close and score another goal for team after 36 minutes, taking the score to 0 - 3.
After this, you could see that the players of team were more interested in killing time than scoring more goals.
of team was booked for kicking the ball away after the whistle.
0 - 3 was the score after the first half.
team claimed to have seen most of the ball, and the statistics agreed with them - possession being 63 percent.
Although the whole team were struggling to impress, bau-team's P. Lindblom
was singled out as being the problem as he was called off the pitch after 46 minutes. A. de la Sierra
was given a chance to change things around.
Sensing defeat in the air, the bau-team manager directed A. Getz
and M. Barva
to change positions with each other. This was 46 minutes into the match.
With things not going too well on the field, the bau-team coach made the decision to swap the positions of T. Ruda
and M. Polić
with 46 minutes played.
After several obvious shirt pulling incidents, S. Noniashvili
got himself booked. The manager of bau-team was not happy.
The referee showed team's A. Suchodelskis
the yellow card after a particularly nasty challenge.
team enjoyed most of the ball, as they maintained 64 percent of possession.
performed admirably for bau-team.
However, A. Tomaszek
made a disastrous appearance.
team's best player was J. Dobnigg
turned in a dismal performance, however.
The match ends 0 - 3.