up was Frank Hirth A versus Ealing Expendables.
Frank Hirth began life in eurofootballfives.com
competition at the 2014 Berlin Fives and after
a strong debut were expected to challenge again
here in Lisbon. In Berlin the Frank Hirth A
team won Group C with a 100% record and the
B team finished 2nd in Group A (behind 2013
Mallorca Five winners Grant Thornton from Paris).
The two teams were successful in their Cup Quarter-Finals
setting up a derby showdown in the Cup Semi-Finals.
The A team won it narrowly, 2-1, and progressed
to the Cup Final and just missed out on the
ultimate glory going down 4-3 to Hasanheide
Hotspur. Could they go one step further in Lisbon?
preview Ealing Expendables further in Round
2 but they too had previous eurofootballfives.com
experience. It was Ealing Expendables who drew
first blood as Ben Esprit scored their first
of the tournament and gave his side a 1-0 lead
going into half-time.
Hirth A showed the form and resilience that
took them to the Berlin final after the break
and they bagged an equaliser through Harry Klingenspor.
Final score, 1-1.