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Spectators: 10975 (Terracing: 8232,
Seating: 2524, VIP seats: 219) SazobaSpor's Edmund Wierzchowski started the match with a crisp pass. The crowd had been anticipating this game for weeks and the excitement in the stadium was easily visible. SazobaSpor's Säyid Abdasov proved his good apprehension of play when he, in the 10th minute of the match, managed to save SazobaSpor from getting a goal against them. In the 14th minute of the match SazobaSpor got a corner. ☆Azerbaijan☆ Land of fire's goalie ran out to the linesman to protest the call, but the linesman resolutely pointed his flag at the cornerflag. Handi Pissa ran over to the corner to take the kick. Säyid Abdasov made a wonderful reflex save on a shot from Angelo de Alcântara in the 21st minute of play. After 23 played minutes ☆Azerbaijan☆ Land of fire got a freekick which was hit by Säftär Muxtarov. Edmund Wierzchowski's shot was meant for the net just under the crossbar, but Christer Pilblad read the situation well and was quickly in position to make a wonderful save in the 26th minute of play. Angelo de Alcântara scored 1-0 in the 27th match minute with a shot that went into the goal to the right of Säyid Abdasov, who was just a little too slow in reacting to the shot. Stefan Tarasek received a nice pass in the box and took a hard shot in the 35th minute. Christer Pilblad tensed up and prepared to dive, but the shot went over the goal with him having to interfere. Säftär Muxtarov was astounded when the referee showed him the red card after a seemingly innocent challenge, 37 minutes into the match. After fighting hard for a draw in the first half, the players were able to take a much needed rest.
The wind increased when Raimundo Felipo made the kick off in the second half. Cahan Orxanov kicked well hit freekick during the 52nd minute of the match. Säyid Abdasov made a wonderful reflex save on a shot from Nazım İpekçi in the 54th minute of play. 56 minutes into the match, ☆Azerbaijan☆ Land of fire's goalkeeper Christer Pilblad had to clear away a ball on his right side after a cunning shot by Stefan Tarasek. In the 60th minute Hämzä Ähädli shot on, it seemed, an open goal, but Säyid Abdasov saw the ball coming and threw himself on it before it passed the goal line. Nazım İpekçi received a nice pass in the box and took a hard shot in the 63rd minute. Säyid Abdasov tensed up and prepared to dive, but the shot went over the goal with him having to interfere. Säyid Abdasov showed his good apprehension of the play when he made a fantastic save on a shot from Hämzä Ähädli, who was totally free with the ball in the 65th minute. In the 65th minute, Hämzä Ähädli left the goalkeeper for dead before tapping the ball into the right side of the net. The ☆Azerbaijan☆ Land of fire fans were clearly happy with the effort and the scoreboard reflected the new score: 2-1. When Cahan Orxanov came up free with the goalie in the 68th minute, the ☆Azerbaijan☆ Land of fire fans jumped to their feet. But the shot missed the goal by a fraction of an inch, and the fans sat back down disappointed that Cahan Orxanov couldn't finish the play. Nazım İpekçi received a nice pass in the box and took a hard shot in the 72nd minute. Säyid Abdasov tensed up and prepared to dive, but the shot went over the goal with him having to interfere. If Nazım İpekçi had kept his shot down it would have been a goal in the 75th minute. The ball went over the crossbar and out instead. Christer Pilblad made a fantastic save in the 77th minute, when Edmund Wierzchowski sent off a good shot on target. After a defensive mix-up in SazobaSpor's zone, Nazım İpekçi stole the ball and had only the goalie to beat. Säyid Abdasov came out of the goal and Nazım İpekçi tried to chip the ball over his head. To his dismay, the ball went over the crossbar and out of play. Säyid Abdasov showed his good apprehension of the play when he made a fantastic save on a shot from Hämzä Ähädli, who was totally free with the ball in the 79th minute. The supporters of ☆Azerbaijan☆ Land of fire booed when SazobaSpor was adjudged a doubtful freekick after 83 match minutes in a wonderful position. El Tahar didn't get a good kick on the ball. Christer Pilblad made a fantastic save in the 91st minute, when Stefan Tarasek sent off a good shot on target. The audience was convinced that Edmund Wierzchowski's extremely hard shot when he got free in front of the goal was going in, but Christer Pilblad was relentless in the 92nd minute of the game. A collision led to ☆Azerbaijan☆ Land of fire getting a freekick after 93 minutes play. Cahan Orxanov hit a great ball. The referee blew his whistle, and the match came to a close. The players exchanged shirts and headed down the tunnel. The ☆Azerbaijan☆ Land of fire fans cheered their team off the field, for while SazobaSpor had put up a good fight, they were unable to come out of the game with any points to show for their effort.