ESPZEN Veterans League Season 10
2019-Aug-17 03:00 PM
Yio Chu Kang Sec School

GAS Zweite 4 vs 0 ANZA Lions Football Club

Great start into the new season with a convincing display of football throughout the 80 minutes. GAS orchestrated plenty of good moves on the attack while closing down the opponent expertly in defense. MoM: Marco with three goals. A very fair game. Thanks to ANZA and good luck for the season. 

A Sunday evening in June 2010, the first World Cup on African soil has just kicked off and expectations in Germany and in my bachelor pad are huge before the first Group D match against Australia. Bratwursts are sizzling on the barbie, my mates have emptied my crate of local brew well before kick-off, and two hours later Germany will have dished out a 4-0 thrashing. Little did I know I was to play a proud part in the retake nine years on in Singapore – though on ANZA side. From that center back position, the unhindered waves of GAS attacks felt reminiscent of how Podolski, Klose, Cacau and Mueller tormented the Aussie back four. What’s more, the referee waving play on before the first goal was as inexplicable as the red card Tim Cahill got shown in that game back in 2010. Another similarity was the non-existence of any creativity on our side, resulting in very few clear-cut chances throughout the 80 minutes. Some notable differences too though. Firstly, the heroics of Jelly in goal prevented a more shambolic scoreline with his penalty save the best contribution from the whole squad while Laszlo's ran and tried to create tirelessly right to the final whistle. Speaking of the so-called squad, Pim Verbeek was able to draw from a pool of 23 while Hamish had to make do with a make-shift mixture of players who had never played together before, barely kicked a ball in pre-season and depended on ringers to make up numbers. In light of this, we were never a match for a much-improved GAS side. Good luck.

GAS Zweite 's Man of The Match
Name Marco Burgmer
Position Wide midfield
GAS Zweite 's Red Card

No Red Card Awarded

GAS Zweite 's Scorers
Scorer: Marco Burgmer
Position: Wide midfield
Time of Goal: 10
Assisted by: David Eckhoff
Scorer: Marco Burgmer
Position: Wide midfield
Time of Goal: 30
Assisted by: Roman Slabzhennikov
Scorer: Roman Slabzhennikov
Position: Goalkeeper
Time of Goal: 60
Assisted by: No Assist
Scorer: Marco Burgmer
Position: Wide midfield
Time of Goal: 80
Assisted by: No Assist
ANZA Lions Football Club 's Man of The Match
Name Laszlo Tandel
Position Ex-Player
ANZA Lions Football Club 's Red Card

No Red Card Awarded

ANZA Lions Football Club 's Goal Scorers

No Goal Scorers

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