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Gigante de Phoenix
Spectators: 168 (Terracing: 127,
Seating: 38, VIP seats: 3) El Canalla de Chicago's Giovanni Swanson 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. In the 8th minute Giovanni Swanson shot on, it seemed, an open goal, but Casimiro Celipe saw the ball coming and threw himself on it before it passed the goal line. Casimiro Celipe didn't have a chance when a screaming shot from Giovanni Swanson went, in the 10th minute, to the upper right corner, 1-0 was the resulting score. A collision led to El Canalla de Chicago getting a freekick after 16 minutes play. Randall Mann hit a great ball. An unexpectedly hard shot by Giovanni Swanson in the 20th minute of play forced LA RIBERA's goalkeeper Casimiro Celipe to throw himself to the left, to be able to save the ball. In the 26th minute, Lamar Gallo fired away a killer shot towards the goal that, to the delight of Casimiro Celipe, passed just outside the right post. In the 31st match minute, LA RIBERA was awarded a freekick, the ball was picked up by Edelmiro Demesio to maneuver through the defense. When the match had gone on for 34 minutes, Giovanni Swanson put it in 2-0 from a short distance just to the right of Casimiro Celipe. If Giovanni Swanson had kept his shot down it would have been a goal in the 39th minute. The ball went over the crossbar instead. When the match had gone on for 40 minutes, Giovanni Swanson took a quick shot and it went in 3-0 without a chance for Casimiro Celipe to make any attempt to save it. In the 43rd match minute, El Canalla de Chicago was awarded a freekick, the ball was picked up by D.J. Clements to maneuver through the defense. Spencer Holder showed his good apprehension of the play when he made a fantastic save on a shot from Gualterio Igon, who was totally free with the ball in the 44th minute. In the 44th minute, Gualterio Igon made a precise shot to the right of Spencer Holder. El Canalla de Chicago's defense was at fault, and the scoreboard reflected the new score, 3-1.
Casimiro Celipe came out of the goal in the 56th minute to try and stop a shot by El Canalla de Chicago's Giovanni Swanson. But to his dismay, Giovanni Swanson quickly shot the ball in between his legs and into the goal making it 5-1. An unexpectedly hard shot by Lamar Gallo in the 64th minute of play forced LA RIBERA's goalkeeper Casimiro Celipe to throw himself to the left, to be able to save the ball. The audience was convinced that Lamar Gallo's extremely hard shot when he got free in front of the goal was going in, but Casimiro Celipe was relentless in the 66th minute of the game. LA RIBERA's Casimiro Celipe played magnificently when he managed to stop the ball from hitting the goal, after a sharp shot by Andreas Sanchez in the 67th minute of play. The referee was alert and spotted a serious foul by Edelmiro Demesio during the 69th minute. The player immediately received a yellow card. Edelmiro Demesio hit a great freekick 69 minutes into the match. An unexpectedly hard shot by Edelmiro Demesio in the 71st minute of play forced El Canalla de Chicago's goalkeeper Spencer Holder to throw himself to the left, to be able to save the ball. In the 75th minute, Feliberto Pereyra hit a crossing free kick to the open man running down the field. When Marlon Calderon came up free with the goalie in the 83rd minute, the El Canalla de Chicago 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 Marlon Calderon couldn't finish the play. When Phillip Arthur fell near the penalty area in the 90th minute he thought he would be awarded a free kick. The referee ignored El Canalla de Chicago's protests and gave Phillip Arthur a yellow card for diving instead. After a rather tough play, El Canalla de Chicago's Phillip Arthur got a free kick in the 90th minute. LA RIBERA's Casimiro Celipe played magnificently when he managed to stop the ball from hitting the goal, after a sharp shot by Giovanni Swanson in the 92nd minute of play. Casimiro Celipe took care of the ball after a well-directed shot from Lamar Gallo, even though the ball almost passed him on his left side. When the referee ended the match the El Canalla de Chicago players were able to celebrate. They had won a fair victory and recieved the ovations of their fans.