final Quarter-Final was Galacticos versus Why
Always Morris? It was the Runners-Up from Group
and Group C respectively so the two teams should
have been well matched and they proved to be so.
was nothing between the two teams in the first
half as they played out a 0-0 opening half. In
the second half there were to be goals but still
the two teams were unable to be divided as they
game finished at 1-1. Andre Paulino scoring for
the Portuguese side and Jack Turney equalizing
for Why Always Morris?
went into penalties in what was an enthralling
shoot-out. It was Galacticos to strike first….
Andre Paulino scored in normal time and made no
mistake with the penalty.
Jack Turney emulated Paulino as he added a penalty
to his normal time goal.
Nuno Coelho finds the back of the net.
GK Moreno got a hand on it but couldn't prevent
Tom Burrard-Lucas levelling.
Telmo Silva scores to really put the pressure
Moreno saves! But…drama…a re-take is rightly ordered
by the referee as Moreno is well off his line.
Paul Morris converts the re-take and we're into
Nelson Rodrigues continues the exemplary spot-kicks.
Dean Broadhurst matches Galacticos and levels
it up again.
Disaster for Julio Mendes as Mehmet Emin makes
the save that opens the door for Why Always Morris?
Rob Stockwell fires in off the bar and Why Always
Morris? are through!
was a great penalty shoot-out that had so much
drama. Commiserations to Galacticos but plaudits
and congratulations to Why Always Morris? who
were now 2 wins from glory.