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It was an exceptionally sunny day for the crowd of 5663 that came out to -cuervorium-. Hampus Stjärngren was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Luigi Maria Rigo and Frithjof Grabenberger. A 3-5-2 alignment was the formation of choice for -cuervo-. Starters: López - Nekrylov, Nihti, Håkansson - Mendoza, Gómez de Rivero, Pareras, Ordóñez, Lancashire - Balbás Fernández, Ecay.

Diablos started off with a 3-4-3 lineup. They fielded: Schiltz - Ayetxu, Bota, Gonzalo - Aduna, von Treuenfels, de Luaces, Genov - Kouki, Šehagić, Võsu.

-cuervo- were mostly trying to use their skill at attacking on the flanks. The wings were the focus of most of Diablos's attacks today. After 18 minutes cheers broke out as C. Lancashire found his way through the guests' central defensive line, rattling the 1 - 0 goal in off the woodwork for -cuervo-. While many of the players were tiring under the hot sun, this kind of weather suited E. Balbás Fernández perfectly as he delicately danced around his opponents. A speedy charge from the left side of the field increased -cuervo-'s lead to 2 - 0 as C. Pareras finished it off clinically, firing the shot from a terrible angle. After several obvious shirt pulling incidents, Diablos's F. Gonzalo got himself booked. The home team's fans were upset when, after 37 minutes, the visiting A. Kouki broke through the central defense and got the ball past the keeper. 2 - 1 was the score. The score became 3 - 1 with 40 minutes played, when -cuervo- were given a penalty. O. Nekrylov made no mistake and increased the home lead. There was concern in the stands when, at the 41 minute mark, -cuervo-'s E. López hit the ground hard, but with the help of the trainer's magic spray, he rejoined his teammates on the pitch. Halftime score was 3 - 1. -cuervo- won the midfield battle for the half, with 58 percent possession of the ball.

With this kind of heat, a slower passing game gives the best results. Unfortunately, this didn't suit J. Võsu at all, as he found he couldn't show off his noted strength and power because of the high temperatures. 51 minutes had passed when -cuervo- put themselves up 4 - 1 after the visiting defenders lost the ball to U. Håkansson, who came up from the left and proceeded to easily go around the goalkeeper and knock the ball home. At this point, it was obvious that the players of -cuervo- lowered the tempo and became more defensively oriented. With 56 minutes gone, Diablos replied and reduced the lead to 4 - 2. K. von Treuenfels scored after a marvelous cross from the left. Against a lesser team, -cuervo- could very well have succeeded with their smart indirect free kick combination after 57 minutes. A trio of passes took the ball all the way past the defenders, but by then the intended recipient was blocked off and the keeper could make a leisurely save. Players in -cuervo- heard their coach's words ringing in their ears and steered their central attacks to the wings instead. -cuervo-'s C. Lancashire had an excellent opportunity 63 minutes in, shooting after bringing down a ball from the right, but he missed the goal by miles! C. Pareras was not content with his team's lead, and tried to extend it 64 minutes into the game after a nice run through the middle, but his shot went wide. A. Gómez de Rivero increased -cuervo-'s lead to 5 - 2, putting a header away on a hooked ball from the right. The statistics showed -cuervo- in control of the ball, with 61 percent possession.

Most important -cuervo- player was E. Balbás Fernández. On the other hand, E. López's play was disheartening. Diablos's best player was A. Kouki. B. Bota turned in a dismal performance, however. The match ends 5 - 2.

Rating details

Midfield poor (high) wretched (very high) 11 8 3/20 2/20
Right defense weak (low) weak (very high) 14 16 4/20 4/20
Central defense weak (low) weak (low) 14 14 4/20 4/20
Left defense weak (low) inadequate (low) 14 18 4/20 5/20
Right attack passable (very high) passable (very high) 24 24 6/20 6/20
Central attack poor (very high) solid (very low) 12 25 3/20 7/20
Left attack inadequate (very high) solid (high) 20 27 5/20 7/20
 
Indirect set pieces
Defense inadequate (low) weak (very high) 18 16 5/20 4/20
Attack inadequate (very low) inadequate (low) 17 18 5/20 5/20
 
Team attitude (Hidden) (Hidden)
Tactic Attack on wings Attack on wings
Tactic skill outstanding brilliant 10 11 10/20 11/20
 

Highlights

1 - 0  C. Lancashire 18'
2 - 0  C. Pareras 28'
2 - 1  A. Kouki 37'
3 - 1  O. Nekrylov 40'
4 - 1  U. Håkansson 51'
4 - 2  K. von Treuenfels 56'
5 - 2  A. Gómez de Rivero 66'
1 card accumulated F. Gonzalo 29'
Got bruised E. López 41'

Possession

58%
42%
61%
39%
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Rating details

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Indirect set pieces

Defense inadequate (low) weak (very high) 18 16 5/20 4/20
Attack inadequate (very low) inadequate (low) 17 18 5/20 5/20

Miscellaneous

Team attitude (Hidden) (Hidden)
Tactic Attack on wings Attack on wings
Tactic skill outstanding brilliant 10 11 10/20 11/20

Average ratings

Total player experience wretched (low) wretched (high) 6 7 2/20 2/20
Average midfield poor (high) wretched (very high) 11 8 3/20 2/20
Average defense weak (low) weak (very high) 14 16 4/20 4/20
Average attack inadequate (high) solid (very low) 19 25 5/20 7/20
Total average weak (high) weak (very high) 15 16 4/20 5/20

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