Match Preview: Sheffield v Chester Falcons
1st October 2021
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Match Preview: Sheffield v Chester Falcons
1st October 2021
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Sheffield Futsal Club are set to play their first home game this weekend.

Chester Falcons are the visitors, who head to the English Institute of Sport after an opening day 6-5 loss against Warrington.

Sheffield will be looking to carry on their goalscoring form as they notched 13 goals last time out with Sergiu Didici, James Peech, and Rhys Butterworth all claiming a hattrick or better.

Match Details

Date: Sunday 03 October
Kick-off: 3:20pm
LNFS England
English Insitute of Sport, Sheffield

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Our official Twitter account @SheffFutsalClub will provide text updates throughout the game as well as all key match information with team news at 2:30pm.

Our Instagram will keep you updated with content uploaded to the story throughout the day.

Key updates will also be posted on our Facebook page.

Team News

Adam Oldham picked up a knee injury last Sunday and is set to be out for a number of weeks.

New signing Alex Popescu could be set to make his competitive debut.

Jordan Wildey could name a similar squad that picked up the points at Eagle Team, with only Oldham unavailable for selection and a number of players all still awaiting international clearance.

Though Wildey will be looking for an improved first half this time as he was left frustrated with his side’s performance.

Wildey said: “In my opinion, there was a lack of intention in our general play and too many basic errors in the opening half. We must avoid thinking that was acceptable just because of the result. We play like that again, it could quite easily be a reverse result so we need to get in and make sure we are ready for our first home game against Chester.”

Chester Falcons

The Falcons will have been disappointed not to pick up any points in the opening game as they took the lead on a number of occasions but fell to a defeat with the last kick of the game.

But Head Coach Pablo Asensio was full of optimism and praise for his team, especially his goalkeeper who played out an impressive performance.

Asensio said: “My keeper is a godsend, I was looking for a keeper for a long time and couldn’t find one, but he found us. He’s the best player on the team in terms of futsal. I think he understands the game better than anyone, and I made him my captain. The target of the team is to get to his level and then we’ll lift and keep going.”

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