Match date: 23-01-2022 20:30
Match length: 96 Minutes
ESMERALDA F.C. vs. Dudignac: 2-4
|Shots on target||2||12|
Spectators: 7223 (Terracing: 5419, Seating: 1661, VIP seats: 143) The sun was shining, the grass was green and the audience cheered when Adrian Burutzagi got the match started through his kick off. An unexpectedly hard shot by Elias Aresti in the 5th minute of play forced ESMERALDA F.C.'s goalkeeper Paulino Padro to throw himself to the left, to be able to save the ball. After 8 minutes, Elias Aresti made it 0-1 with a short kick to the right side. ESMERALDA F.C.'s Paulino Padro tried to save the shot but he was too slow in reacting to the shot. 11 minutes into the match, ESMERALDA F.C.'s goal looked a bit too open when Elias Aresti came free, but Paulino Padro reached the ball before it rolled over the goal line. In the 14th minute of the match Esteban Montel shot from a long distance. The ball could have gone into the goal to the right of the goalkeeper, but Paulino Padro showed his good shape when he easily got hold of the ball. Paulino Padro made a wonderful reflex save on a shot from Gavino Calixto in the 16th minute of play. Gavino Calixto fired away a screaming shot towards the goal in the 18th minute, but the shot went just over the crossbar without Paulino Padro having to interfere. Paulino Padro showed brilliant goalkeeper skills when he caught the ball after a hard shot from Gavino Calixto in the 20th minute of the match. 26 minutes into the match, ESMERALDA F.C.'s goal looked a bit too open when Elias Aresti came free, but Paulino Padro reached the ball before it rolled over the goal line. Gavino Calixto fired away a screaming shot towards the goal in the 27th minute, but the shot went just over the crossbar without Paulino Padro having to interfere. Elias Aresti received a nice pass in the box and took a hard shot in the 31st minute. Paulino Padro tensed up and prepared to dive, but the shot went over the goal with him having to interfere. 34 minutes into the game, Dudignac's Elias Aresti nearly tore a hole in the net with a booming shot. Paulino Padro made a valiant effort, but he could not reach the ball in time, 0-2. After some fancy dribbling in the 40th minute, Elias Aresti managed to get in a good position for a shot. Dudignac's supporters rose to their feet, but Elias Aresti was a bit off balance and shot the ball just wide of the left post. Paulino Padro breathed a sigh of relief and went to take the goal kick. ESMERALDA F.C.'s Paulino Padro played magnificently when he managed to stop the ball from hitting the goal, after a sharp shot by Gavino Calixto in the 41st minute of play. 42 minutes into the match, Conrado Normando had an open shot that he just couldn't miss and scored to the right of Mauro Paz. Dudignac's manager could be seen yelling to the referee that Conrado Normando was offside, but the referee ignored the protest. 1-2. The crowd rose to their feet as Conrado Normando kicked a wonderful shot that went in to the left of a diving Mauro Paz. That made the score 2-2 in the 45 minute of play. The score stood at 2-2 when the half time whistle went. Both sets of players seemed reasonably pleased with how the match was going.
The wind increased when Elias Aresti made the kick off in the second half. In the 53rd minute, Elias Aresti fired away a shot on goal. He put a little to much spin on the ball and sent it just wide of the right post. In the 59th minute, Dudignac's Elias Aresti dribbled the ball into the box and hit a shot with the outside of his foot, sending the keeper the wrong way. 2-3. 62 minutes into the game, Alejo Berto was given a yellow card after he appeared to trip an opposing player. ESMERALDA F.C.'s manager was livid on the sidelines, but the referee was unmoved and gave Dudignac the free kick. After 62 played minutes ESMERALDA F.C. got a freekick which was hit by Alejo Berto. After 65 played minutes ESMERALDA F.C. got a freekick which was hit by Esteban Peter. Ismael Fertus hit a great freekick 69 minutes into the match. 74 minutes into the match, Dudignac's Raimundo Haimar broke free and took a long shot that unfortunately flew wide. A fine initiative that could have resulted in a goal. Gavino Calixto could have scored with his fast shot on goal in the 76th minute of the match, but Paulino Padro made a huge save. Melchor Domiku kicked well hit freekick during the 77th minute of the match. After 78 minutes, Elias Aresti mouthed his way into the referee's book. The tension between the Dudignac and the ESMERALDA F.C. players grew even worse after the yellow card. Elias Aresti kicked well hit freekick during the 78th minute of the match. 83 minutes into the match, Gavino Calixto notched a goal, 2-4, to the right of ESMERALDA F.C.'s Paulino Padro. Paulino Padro was clearly disgusted with the effort of the defense and let the defenders know about it. Gavino Calixto sent away a hard shot on goal in the 91st minute, but the ball went just over the crossbar and out. A very good chance. The ESMERALDA F.C. fans had already started to leave before the final whistle blew. Dudignac were clearly better and deserved to take the win.
|8'||(0-1)Elias ArestiE Aresti|
|34'||(0-2)Elias ArestiE Aresti|
|Conrado NormandoC Normando(1-2)||42'|
|Conrado NormandoC Normando(2-2)||45'|
|59'||(2-3)Elias ArestiE Aresti|
|Alejo BertoA Berto||62'|
|69'||Ismael FertusI Fertus|
|Esteban PeterE Peter||73'|
|78'||Elias ArestiE Aresti|
|83'||(2-4)Gavino CalixtoG Calixto|