The 123617 fans in attendance at Sobradense Arena Sec.XXI
were roasting in the hot sun. Harald Molik
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Ciprian Popescu
and Sapian bin Mahamad
The match took place on neutral ground.
Olivais had chosen a strategic 2-5-3 formation.
Starters: Virgolino - Silva, Torrão - Garcês, Martins, Damião, Ferreira, Hansson - Elliott, Paranhos, Bailey.
Torres_SLB decided to use a 4-5-1 set up.
The following players took the field: Ovdeenko - Nemeş, Tavana, Kamarinopoulos, Tzokol - Santelli, Özgenç, Caron, Lenouvel, Wäger - Eibauer.
Torres_SLB were mostly trying to use their skill at attacking on the flanks.
Several players seemed a little dazed by the warm weather, and were repeatedly tricked by the clever and agile E. Torrão
After a fine move down the middle H. Garcês
nearly gave the home side a goal after 8 minutes. However the finishing shot went just wide.
The guests took the lead 15 minutes into the match, after a right-side attack resulted in G. Eibauer
scoring to make it 0 - 1.
27 minutes in, Torres_SLB's M. Santelli
received a yellow card for going into a challenge studs first.
A tussle 29 minutes into the match resulted in a penalty being awarded to the home team and F. Paranhos
put the ball into the back of the net without any difficulty. That tied the score up at 1 - 1.
Olivais broke through on the left 40 minutes into the game, with O. Ferreira
firing in from an acute angle to give the home side a 2 - 1 lead.
It was 2 - 1 at the break.
Possession in this half belonged to Olivais, who controlled the ball 52 percent of the time.
The bench was restless, and with 46 minutes passed Torres_SLB's coach gave V. Gânsac
the opportunity the player had been hoping for. L. Tavana
reluctantly left the field.
The Torres_SLB players listened closely to their manager, as he gave new tactical instructions for the team.
After 70 minutes, Torres_SLB switched L. Caron
with A. Shacham
, hoping for a quick impact on the pitch.
wanted to play on, but the Olivais coach had other ideas, and he was replaced 75 minutes into the game by R. Barbosa
77 minutes into the match, the visitors' central line of defence had to look on as R. Barbosa
broke through, making the score 3 - 1 for Olivais.
The coach of Olivais was happy with the game so far, but still wanted to change the line up. After 80 minutes, H. Piauí
came on for F. Paranhos
After a short break after 80 minutes, Olivais seemed to change their tactical approach a bit.
After 80 minutes, the Olivais players received new instructions from their manager on how to keep in control of the game.
left the field with a smile on his face as he was substituted 80 minutes into the game, as his team was in the lead. Z. Reshatsilau
was the replacement.
made a brilliant save 83 minutes into the match, blocking a rocket of a shot from G. Eibauer
on the right hand side.
found it hard to catch his breath today in the stifling heat.
Possession in the forty-five minutes was dominated by Olivais, with 53 percent of the ball.
The most dominating Olivais player was without a doubt F. Virgolino
on the other hand, had a terrible day.
Torres_SLB's best player was G. Eibauer
turned in a dismal performance, however.
The match ends 3 - 1.