Barça Sorli Discau came successfully through the game against Follonica. Barça took the lead in the first half, although the Italians equalised just before the break. In the second half, Barça upped the pressure, and scored 3 more goals.
FOLLONICA HOCKEY, 2
FC BARCELONA SORLI DISCAU, 4
Follonica Hockey (1 +1): Tosi, Pagnini, Polverini, Jamba, Velazquez - starting
five- Salvador (1), Naldi
FC Barcelona Sorli Discau (1 +3): Fernández, Páez, Torres, López, Garcia -
starting five - Ordeig, Panadero (2), Adroher (1), Borregán (1)
Goals: 0-1, Panadero, min. 22; 1-1, Salvadori, min. 25; 1-2, Borregán, min. 31;
1-3, Baker, min. 32; 1-4, Adroher, min. 33; 2-4,Pagnini, min. 45
Referees: Lamela and Torres (POR)
The fifth group game of the Champions League resulted in Barça Sorli Discau’s fifth win.
Barça beat Follonica in their away game in Italy 4-2, with 2 goals from Panadero, and 1 each from
Borregán and Adroher. This was the penultimate game of the group phase, the next game beinge in
Blanes, the other team already qualified from Group B.
Before the game the Barça players wore shirts of encouragement for Eric Abidal, and there was
a minutes silence in memory of Quim Paul’s son, who died yesterday.
Game tied at half-time
Follonica tried everything in their last throw of the dice to
qualify for the last eight, but Barça held the ball well and protected their goal, and Sergi
Panadero got the goal they deserved, coming up to the break.. With the half-time whistle
approaching a long shot from Salvadori surprised Sergio Fernandez, and tied the game at 1-1.
More pressure and game over
In the second half Barça Sorli Discau went all out for the deciding goals, which
came within 6 minutes of the restart. The Barça captain Beto Borregán made it 2-1 to Barça, and
very quickly Panadero scored his second and Barça’s third, with the fourth goal from Adroher
putting the game beyond the Italians reach.
Pujalte’s team generated a host of chances but luck was not on their side and just
before the end Pagnini reduced the distance, but the game finished in a convincing 4-2 win for