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George J. W. Burton
Spectators: 32 (Terracing: 25,
Seating: 7, VIP seats: 0) Dark clouds were building up when the players entered the field. None of the them looked very eager to play. Santiago Leizarraga started the match with the kick off. Uriel Araoz took the ball and in the 3 minute, shot a rapid shot to the right of a surprised Leandro Savion. Leandro Savion dived to the right, and did manage to get a hand on the shot, but it still went into the right corner making it 0-1. Uriel Araoz charged in rather forcefully in the 13th minute of the match, and managed to knock his opponent down. The referee showed Uriel Araoz the yellow card, and asked the players to shake hands before continuing play. Uriel Araoz sent away a hard shot on goal in the 29th minute, but the ball went just over the crossbar and out. A very good chance. Santiago Leizarraga sent away a hard shot on goal in the 31st minute, but the ball went just over the crossbar and out. A very good chance. Delmiro Marcones showed brilliant goalkeeper skills when he caught the ball after a hard shot from Qian Kuan Bing in the 37th minute of the match. When Santiago Leizarraga came up free with the goalie in the 44th minute, the Banfield 1896 FC 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 Santiago Leizarraga couldn't finish the play. With a little luck, Voluntad FC's Delmiro Marcones got control of the ball when Santiago Leizarraga tried to sneak it across the goal line. The crowd was extremely unhappy with the home team's performance in the first half. They were losing 0-1.
Delmiro Marcones took care of the ball after a well-directed shot from Santiago Leizarraga, even though the ball almost passed him on his left side. Uriel Araoz fired away a screaming shot towards the goal in the 58th minute, but the shot went just over the crossbar without Leandro Savion having to interfere. In the 61st minute the ball was on its way in behind Banfield 1896 FC's goalkeeper Leandro Savion, but with the help of a sacrificing defense, he could catch the ball at the crossbar. Banfield 1896 FC's Santiago Leizarraga got a good chance for a goal in the 62nd minute, but he totally mistimed the shot and it went over the crossbar. 72 minutes into the match, Santiago Leizarraga notched a goal, 1-1, to the right of Voluntad FC's Delmiro Marcones. Delmiro Marcones was clearly disgusted with the effort of the defense and let the defenders know about it. Delmiro Marcones showed brilliant goalkeeper skills when he caught the ball after a hard shot from Mei Jun Lang in the 75th minute of the match. A collision led to Voluntad FC getting a freekick after 76 minutes play. Gerardo Videl hit a great ball. Leandro Savion took care of the ball after a well-directed shot from Uriel Araoz, even though the ball almost passed him on his left side. When Damian Garikoitz fell near the penalty area in the 81st minute he thought he would be awarded a free kick. The referee ignored Voluntad FC's protests and gave Damian Garikoitz a yellow card for diving instead. After 81 played minutes Voluntad FC got a freekick which was hit by Damian Garikoitz. After a rather tough play, Banfield 1896 FC's Dariusz Kaczanka got a free kick in the 82nd minute. After a rather tough play, Voluntad FC's Gerardo Videl got a free kick in the 88th minute. Dariusz Kaczanka charged in rather forcefully in the 92nd minute of the match, and managed to knock his opponent down. The referee showed Dariusz Kaczanka the yellow card, and asked the players to shake hands before continuing play. In the 93rd minute, Dariusz Kaczanka hit a crossing free kick to the open man running down the field. Despite being the better team, Banfield 1896 FC failed to find the winning goal and were forced to settle for a single point.