who would meet FC Broxelona B in the Plate Final?
It would be either FC Broxelona A or Athletic
was very little between the two teams in the
group phase as Athletic Pasty finished with
7 points compared to FC Broxelona A's 6 points
so we expected a close contest and a close contest
is what we got.
conditions weren't the best for the game as
a torrential downpour engulfed the game but
the teams battled on. Neither team could score
in the opening period and so the teams turned
around at 0-0. The second half followed the
pattern of the first and so we finished at 0-0
meaning a penalty shoot-out would be required
to settle this tie.
would be Athletic Pasty to take the first penalty
but it was not a good start as the penalty was
missed. The door was open for FC Broxelona A
who took full advantage with Luke Blackwell
converting for 1-0. Up next was Joe Jackson
for Athletic Pasty who scored 5 goals in the
group phase but he saw his penalty saved and
so the score remained at 1-0. Up stepped Daniel
Turnham who could send his team through to the
Plate Final – he scored and the shoot-out was
commiserations go to Athletic Pasty who missed
out on a European Final in the proverbial lottery
of penalties. FC Broxelona A would meet their
B time in the Plate Final.