Overcast weather free of rain made for a crowd turnout of 24000 at Frankie Lampard Arena
today. Máximo Raponi
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Otacílio Repincho
and Thure Nedergaard
A 3-5-2 alignment was the formation of choice for Winning.
Lineup: Erode - Koerner, Mandragallo, Encinas - Wei Cheng, Szkołuda, Almeida, Wołosik, Kivilahti - Šmitran, Gofferjé.
Probby tactics involved an interesting 2-5-3 combination.
The following players took the field: Allemand - Skjelvik, Suárez - Drago, Stauffenberg, Perović, MacPherson, Pedrozo - Brunelli, Pollo, Romanello.
It was an obvious ambition of Winning to use their ability at attacking on the flanks.
Winning took the lead 29 minutes into the game by 1 - 0, as J. Almeida
elegantly received a long range pass through the middle, finishing off with a half-volley shot just below the bar.
Winning increased the lead as K. Wołosik
struck to make the score 2 - 0 after an attack from the left left him unmarked in front of the keeper.
With 35 minutes played, Winning's Z. Gofferjé
almost extended the lead, but his shot from the left glanced off the top of the bar to fall behind the net.
Coming in on the left, G. Pollo
did everything right to get a goal for Probby after 38 minutes, but his finishing shot was stabbed clear by the keeper.
really should have scored when he was chosen by fate to confront a wide open goal following a great play by A. Koerner
after a corner.
2 - 0 was the halftime score.
Winning had most of the ball, with 58 percent of possession.
Having been awarded a free kick in an awkward position after 54 minutes, Probby did not go for a shot but instead fired the ball hard into the 6 yard box. After a brief tussle with his marker, A. Drago
was able to power the ball past the keeper to make the score 2 - 1.
's name was chanted throughout the stadium after he made a fantastic save from A. Pedrozo
's shot from the left 61 minutes into the match.
A great save by keeper G. Allemand
after 76 minutes kept the visitors in the game after O. Šmitran
struck from the left with a real cannonball.
78 minutes into the match, the visitors' central line of defence had to look on as M. Kivilahti
broke through, making the score 3 - 1 for Winning.
Winning enjoyed most of the ball, as they maintained 59 percent of possession.
The most dominating Winning player was without a doubt J. Almeida
On the other hand, G. Erode
's play was disheartening.
Most important Probby player was J. Brunelli
on the other hand, had a terrible day.
The match ends 3 - 1.