Weather conditions were fairly good for football, and Emirates stadium
saw a crowd turnout of 14594. Eduardo Bertrán
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Delfí Girbau
and Bor Kapušin
Hooligan11 tactics involved an interesting 3-5-2 combination.
Starters: Ramiro Gómez - Labarrieta, Ibn-Faysal, Bodrožić - Gavrilă, Vandeweeghde, Verdoes, Kedem, Dudler - Ruderblatt, Popeškić.
A 3-4-3 alignment was the formation of choice for bcnfootballteam.
The following players had been chosen: Halisch - Rodríguez Mazo, Raviv, Surga - Calduch, Patuleia, Restuccia, Recalde - Confín, Monje, Borau.
Hooligan11 showed off their creative tactics.
Today, bcnfootballteam's strategy involved concentrating on the flanks for their attacks.
29 minutes into the match and the home team took a 1 - 0 lead after breaking through on the left. The scorer for Hooligan11 was A. Kedem
Hooligan11's A. Popeškić
had an excellent opportunity after 31 minutes, shooting after receiving a pass from the right hand side, but he missed the goal by miles!
32 minutes into the game bcnfootballteam's A. Monje
found a gap in the home side's central defence and scored with a fabulous shot, making it 1 - 1.
Hooligan11 will have to do without J. Labarrieta
for a time, due to a bad foot injury at the 33 minute mark. He was substituted by M. Strapoň
bcnfootballteam's J. Calduch
gave the visitors a 1 - 2 lead after 36 minutes with a superb strike from the right.
The teams went for the halftime break at 1 - 2.
Hooligan11 had most of the ball, with 55 percent of possession.
The crowd was on its feet 47 minutes into the match, as Hooligan11's T. Verdoes
found himself unmarked in front of the goal after a dash up the left side. He calmly put away the 2 - 2 equaliser.
bcnfootballteam had a good opportunity to attack in the middle, but remembered their instructions to focus on wing attacks instead.
After 59 minutes, bcnfootballteam put themselves up 2 - 3, as A. Confín
finished off a strike from the left with a real cannonball of a shot.
Hooligan11 needed a fresh pair of legs on the field, and after 70 minutes A. Popeškić
made way for J. Aller
With 73 minutes played, a quick exchange of passes on the left wing freed A. Confín
of bcnfootballteam to slip through the defence and score another goal for the visitors. That made the score 2 - 4.
Hooligan11's fans were urging them forward as they tried to get back into the game, and their vocal support was rewarded 74 minutes into the match as V. Bodrožić
ran onto a beautiful ball played through the visitors' defence and slotted it past the keeper to reduce the deficit. 3 - 4.
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. A. de la Puerta
was the replacement.
was just a finger's breadth away from an equaliser for Hooligan11 with a strike from the left, but U. Halisch
managed to ward the shot off for a corner.
Hooligan11 claimed to have seen most of the ball, and the statistics agreed with them - possession being 57 percent.
The most dominating Hooligan11 player was without a doubt T. Verdoes
T. Ramiro Gómez
turned in a dismal performance, however.
bcnfootballteam's best player was C. Borau
was a disappointment, however.
The match ends 3 - 4.