Match date: 22-01-2022 22:00
Match length: 97 Minutes
Match date: 22-01-2022 22:00
Match length: 97 Minutes
Juvenilla FC vs. PHOENIX Cluj-Napoca: 2-1
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IPR Arena Maristas
Spectators: 12000 (Terracing: 9000, Seating: 2760, VIP seats: 240) Juvenilla FC's Roger Milla 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. Emanuel Crețulescu stood for a superb save when he managed to get hold of Roger Milla's shot from short distance in the 3rd minute. After a rather tough play, PHOENIX Cluj-Napoca's Lucian Cristocea got a free kick in the 3rd minute. Emanuel Crețulescu made a fantastic save in the 7th minute, when Octavio Jon sent off a good shot on target. After 9 minutes, Bogdan Avram mouthed his way into the referee's book. The tension between the PHOENIX Cluj-Napoca and the Juvenilla FC players grew even worse after the yellow card. After 9 played minutes PHOENIX Cluj-Napoca got a freekick which was hit by Bogdan Avram. Lucian Cristocea scored 0-1 in the 12th match minute with a shot that went into the goal to the right of Agustin Chan, who was just a little too slow in reacting to the shot. PHOENIX Cluj-Napoca's Emanuel Crețulescu proved his good apprehension of play when he, in the 17th minute of the match, managed to save PHOENIX Cluj-Napoca from getting a goal against them. An unexpectedly hard shot by Roger Milla in the 23rd minute of play forced PHOENIX Cluj-Napoca's goalkeeper Emanuel Crețulescu to throw himself to the left, to be able to save the ball. Emanuel Crețulescu showed his good apprehension of the play when he made a fantastic save on a shot from Roger Milla, who was totally free with the ball in the 26th minute. Juvenilla FC were awarded a corner in the 27th minute after PHOENIX Cluj-Napoca's defender lost control of the ball, allowing it to roll out over the line. Aquiles Cebo took the corner. The audience thought a goal was coming when Octavio Jon got free with Emanuel Crețulescu in the 30th minute, but the goalkeeper managed to catch the ball with a huge effort. In the 32nd minute of the match Juvenilla FC got a corner. PHOENIX Cluj-Napoca's goalie ran out to the linesman to protest the call, but the linesman resolutely pointed his flag at the cornerflag. Aquiles Cebo ran over to the corner to take the kick. Emanuel Crețulescu showed brilliant goalkeeper skills when he caught the ball after a hard shot from Dante Galsino in the 41st minute of the match. Emanuel Crețulescu didn't succeed to prevent the ball from going into goal when Juvenilla FC's Roger Milla shot an unexpected shot in the crossbar's under edge and made 1-1 in the ordered_time% minute. Nicodim Ilie received a nice pass in the box and took a hard shot in the 44th minute. Agustin Chan tensed up and prepared to dive, but the shot went over the goal with him having to interfere. In the 46th minute Dante Galsino shot on, it seemed, an open goal, but Emanuel Crețulescu saw the ball coming and threw himself on it before it passed the goal line. An unexpectedly hard shot by Nicanor Santos in the 47th minute of play forced Juvenilla FC's goalkeeper Agustin Chan to throw himself to the left, to be able to save the ball.
Juvenilla FC made a substitution. Eduard Isăceanu replaced Octavio Jon. Juvenilla FC made a substitution. Augusto Aznaro replaced Dante Galsino. Both teams looked relatively alert before the second half when the referee blew his whistle to tell Nicodim Ilie to make the kick off. Lucian Cristocea received a nice pass in the box and took a hard shot in the 56th minute. Agustin Chan tensed up and prepared to dive, but the shot went over the goal with him having to interfere. After some careless play in the PHOENIX Cluj-Napoca defense, Karl-Michael Löfgren kicked a shot that curved into the net to the right of Emanuel Crețulescu. The PHOENIX Cluj-Napoca fans voiced their displeasure as they felt that Emanuel Crețulescu should have stopped the shot. PHOENIX Cluj-Napoca made a substitution. Grigore Roșeanu replaced Ezra Oakley. Agustin Chan made a fantastic save in the 68th minute, when Lucian Cristocea sent off a good shot on target. After a rather tough play, Juvenilla FC's Aquiles Cebo got a free kick in the 69th minute. PHOENIX Cluj-Napoca's Jorge Cancio was substituted for Dionisio Lekubegi. In the 70th match minute, Juvenilla FC was awarded a freekick, the ball was picked up by Aquiles Cebo to maneuver through the defense. Nicodim Ilie could have scored with his fast shot on goal in the 71st minute of the match, but Agustin Chan made a huge save. Juvenilla FC's Agustin Chan played magnificently when he managed to stop the ball from hitting the goal, after a sharp shot by Dacian Cretan in the 72nd minute of play. 74 minutes into the match, Juvenilla FC's Jessop Turnor sent off a blazing shot straight on target, a shot that Emanuel Crețulescu narrowly saved just below the crossbar. Grigore Roșeanu made in the 86th minute of the game a fairly good throw-in which was taken care of by Nicodim Ilie. With a little luck, Juvenilla FC's Agustin Chan got control of the ball when Lucian Cristocea tried to sneak it across the goal line.
Juvenilla FC's supporters were highly satisfied with the result. They cheered their team of the pitch, having watched them win a very even match.