who would take their place in the Final from
the second Semi-Final? The two teams set to
do battle were ABC United against Budapest Celtic
Lions. Could it be a Budapest Celtic derby in
the Final? It could but it would not be easy
as ABC United were favourites.
the Quarter-Final the Romanian team had stepped
up the pace with a 7-0 win over Exeter Gently
and they were on fire again in the Semi-Final.
Budapest Celtic Lions like most teams in this
tournament (or any eurofootballfives.com tournament
for that matter) had no answer to the skill
and pace of ABC United. The men in yellow were
a joy to watch unless you were on the receiving
Mihalache opened the scoring with his 5th goal
of the tournament. Bogdan Dragos made it 2-0
and it was going to need a huge response from
the Lions to recover this situation as Paul
Stegarescu had not yet conceded a goal in the
tournament. Robert Florin Matei then made it
3-0 and it was a comprehensive performance.
Ciprian Mozacu scored for 4-0 and Mariam Silviu
Boiesan added a fifth – then the half-time whistle
blew to give the Lions some respite.
half was calmer with just the one further goal
(scored by Traian Iomut Alecu) to complete the
scoring in a 6-0 victory. The day was over for
the Lions and all eyes would be on their Tigers
team to see if they could stop the ABC United