were at the 2017 Mallorca Fives Cup Semi-Final
stage and from 18 teams who started the day we
were down to the final 4. Before the Quarter-Finals
we had 5 nationalities vying for glory – this
was now 4 with Argentina, England, France and
Spain still harbouring hopes of success!
first was Blue Collar Revolution versus Forn De
N'aina. Blue Collar Revolution came into the game
brimming with confidence and unbeaten so far today
with 6 wins from 6 games. They had scored 20 goals
whilst conceding just 3. In terms of results,
they were the stand out team remaining in the
tournament draw. They would fancy their chances
against Forn De N'aina who they defeated 4-0 in
the group phase.
De N'aina finished third in their group and would
certainly be the underdogs coming into the game.
Although they finished third in their group they
defeated Group A winners FC Maroon in the Quarter-Final.
They should therefore not be under-estimated.
De N'aina got off to the perfect start as it was
they who took the lead thanks to Matias De Llano.
His fifth goal of the day was a hugely important
one. Could Blue Collar Revoltion hit back? If
they could, they would have to do it from 2-0
down as De Llano doubled the lead for Forn De
Collar Revolution had been 2-0 behind in their
group game versus Valecuatro and came back to
win 3-2. They would have to do something similarly
special here to stay in the tournament. Julien
Hatton scored to reduce the lead to 2-1 and it
was game on. The comeback was complete when Maxime
Hatton scored the equalizer. Blue Collar Revolution
were unable to go on and get a winner but they
were still in the hunt for the title as the game
had another penalty shoot-out to look forward
to. It would be Blue Collar Revolution to shoot
Bastien stepped forward for the French team but
saw his penalty saved. Forn De N'aina had the
chance to go ahead and they did. Maxime Hatton
stuck out his right boot but the ball was hit
low and had enough pace to hit the back of the
net for 1-0.
Lebeurre was up next but he saw his penalty slide
wide of the left-hand post. Forn De N'aine now
had two penalties to book their place in the Cup
Final. They only needed one as Matias De Llano
sent the goalkeeper the wrong way.
a first Cup Semi-Final defeat for Blue Collar
Revolution who had looked so good. Having come
back from 2-0 down, penalties was a cruel way
to go out. They ended the tournament undefeated
in normal time and as the team with the best overall
goal difference on the day. They showed they were
certainly good enough to win a eurofootballfives.com