Athletico Armada were in the process of going
out on Pitch 1. Simultaneously, Sporting Armada
were making their bid to reach the Plate Final
against Missing Magpies on Pitch 2.
two teams had met earlier in the day and played
out a 1-1 draw. If we had a repeat of that score
here then a penalty shoot-out would be required
to separate the two teams.
Magpies knock-out record had seen them knocked
out at the Cup Quarter-Final stage twice. They
had also reached 1 Cup Semi-Final where they
lost to El A Dees (2012 Amsterdam Fives) and
1 Plate Semi-Final where they lost to Naranjitos
(2014 Barcelona Fives). Could it be third time
lucky to reach that maiden eurofootballfives.com
Armada were on debut so breaking new ground
with every step and it was they who took the
first step forward towards the Plate Final.
Harry Tampsett was his team's top goalscorer
so far today and he took his tally to 7 goals
as he gave Sporting Armada a 1-0 lead. He had
also scored in the group phase fixture against
would not get a repeat of that 1-1 scoreline
though as Ethan McCreight made it 2-0. It was
his fourth goal in two games at the business
end of the tournament.
was to be no further addition to the score as
Sporting Armada completed safe passage through
to a debut final.