Bitter reunion for the Adler

Category: EFL - published 2016-04-26 by

SWARCO RAIDERS Tirol win with 58-0 in Berlin

For the Berlin Adler it was a bitter reunion with their former head coach Shuan Fatah in their opening game of group B of the BIG6. The SWARCO RAIDERS Tirol won with Fatah on the sideline smooth with 58-0 against clearly inferior hosts.

The German team had to admit in their first game of the season in front of nearly 2,500 fans in the Poststadion, that the Austrian top team is at least one number too large at this stage. For the guests, however, it was the highest score in an international competitive match.

Man of the game was on the side of the Tyrolean runningback Milton Knox. He scored four Touchdowns, thereof the first three of the game. Wide receiver/kicker Clemens Erlsbacher marked 16 points.

Quarterback Sean Shelton threw a touchdown pass and also ran twice in the opponent's end zone. The remaining points were made by wide receiver Kyle Callahan, who has also been used as a quarterback at the end of the game and ran for a touchdown.

The Defense of the RAIDRS did not allow any points of the opponent for the second straight game, intercepted two passes of Berlin´s quarterback Paul Zimmermann and saved a fumble.

The only good drive of the Germans ended with an interception when the SWARCO RAIDERS picked up a pass from playmaker Paul Zimmermann in the endzone at the end of the first quarter.

For Fatah, the game was of course very particular in his hometown. “To play in Berlin, was very special for me. In spite of all the solidarity it was a very important game," said the coach. "We played from the first to the last minute strong and focused today. I am proud of the team. "

The SWARCO RAIDERS are fighting now for a place in the Eurobowl XXX in their home game of the BIG6 against the German vice champion Schwäbisch Hall Unicorns.

Berlin Adler vs. SWARCO RAIDERS Tirol 0-58 (0-20/0-14/0-10/0-14)
1st Quarter
0-7- 09:20 - 2-yard TD-run Knox (PAT Erlsbacher)
0-14 - 07:00 - 6-yard TD-run Knox (PAT Erlsbacher)
0-20 - 03:15 - 15-yard TD-run Knox (PAT missed)

2nd Quarter
0-27 - 07:40 - 3-yard TD-run Shelton (PAT Erlsbacher)
0-34 - 02:44 - 21-ard TD-pass Shelton to Erlsbacher (PAT Erlsbacher)

3rd Quarter
0-41 - 08:10 - 59-yard punt return TD Knox (PAT Erlsbacher)
0-44 - 47-Yard FG Erlsbacher

4th Quarter
0-51 - 10:11 - 2-yard TD-run Shelton (PAT Erlsbacher)
0-58 - 01:29 - 7-yard TD-run Callahan (PAT Erlsbacher)

Group B
Berlin Adler00000Text Stats
Swarco Raiders Tirol5820141014

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