The second semifinalists of the 2021 POLO RIDER CUP were decided today for Group 2.
Deauville Int. Polo Club and Empire Polo club Coachella Valley are the last teams reaching the semifinals.
In the opening game of the day, Deauville Int. Polo Club won Evviva Polo St.Moritz by 10-7, and with this result, the French team reaches directly the semifinals. Deauville Int. Polo Club was losing in the first chukker but an amazing impressive performance of Juan José Storni who scored 9 goals, gave the win to his team.
The second match of the day saw the victory of Empire Polo Club Coachella Valley against La Aguada where Adrian LaPlacette replaced Valentin Novillo Astrada. Empire Polo Club Coachella Valley team defeated La Aguada by 6 to 2 and secured a spot in the penalty shoot-out.
The closing game of the day between Dos Lunas Polo Club and Las Brisas Polo Club of Chicago ended with the victory of the Spanish team in the last seconds of the fifth chukker and the final score was 7-6 for Dos Lunas Polo Club. Larry Aschebrook from Las Brisas Polo Club of Chicago was replaced by Richard Harris and Emil Grabosh replaced Juan Pepa for Dos Lunas Polo Club.
At the end of the day, a penalty shoot-out was disputed between Evviva Polo St.Moritz and Empire Polo Club Coachella Valley to decide the second team to go to the semifinals. The American team won the penalty qualifying.
Group 2 ranking:1- Deauville Int. Polo Club 62- Empire Polo Club Coachella Valley 43- Evviva Polo St.Moritz 44- Dos Lunas Polo Club 25- Las Brisas Polo Club of Chicago 26- La Aguada Polo Club
POLO RIDER CUP – DAY 6:
DEAUVILLE INT. POLO CLUB 10 – 7 EVVIVA POLO ST.MORITZ
Score progression: 2-3/6-3/8-4/8-5/10-7
Deauville Int. Polo Club: Ulysse Eisenchteter 0, Patrick Eisenchteter 1, Pierre-Henri N’Goumou 6 (1 goal) , Juan José Storni 5 (9 goals). Total HC: 12
Evviva Polo St.Moritz: Andreas Bihrer 0, Lucas Labat 5, Martin Aguerre 7 (7 goals), Tommy Rinderknecht 0. Total HC:12
Umpires: Juan José Araya & Rafael Silva
AGUADA POLO CLUB 2 – 6 EMPIRE CLUB OF COACHELLA VALLEY
Score progression: 1-1 / 2-3 / 2-4 / 2-5 / 2-6
La Aguada Polo Club: Sébastien Schneberger 0, Max Bosch 3, Adrian Laplacette 6 (1 goal), Moritz Gaedeke 3 (1 goal) . Total HC:12
Empire Polo Club Coachella Valley: Clément Smith 0, Guillermo Li 4 (2 goals), Tito Ruiz Guiñazu 7 (4 goals), Derek Smith 1. Total HC: 12
Umpires: Rafael Silva & Alejandro Pascual
DOS LUNAS POLO CLUB 7 – 6 LAS BRISAS POLO CLUB OF CHICAGO
Score progression: 0-1 / 1-1 / 3-2 / 4-3 / 7-6
Dos Lunas Polo Club: Juan Pepa 1 (2 goals), Jorge Pepa 3, Patricio Cieza 6 (1 goal), Paul Grabosch 2 (3 goals), Emil Grabosh (1 goal) . Total HC:12
Las Brisas Polo Club: Larry Aschebrook 0, Lukas Sdrenka 2, Juan Martin Obregon 6 (2 goals), Matias Obregon 4. Total HC:12
Umpires: Juan JoséDiaz Alberdi & Juan José Araya
Fixture and Teams (click)
Also you can check results at http://chukkerapp.com/
The POLO RIDER CUP continues on Thursday, June 17 with the Subsidiary Cups
12:30pm: Polo Club Düsseldorf vs. Las Brisas Polo Club
3pm: Hamburger Polo Club vs. Dos Lunas Polo Club
5pm: Moscow Polo Club vs. La Aguada Polo Club
5:30pm: Polo Club de Chantilly vs. Evviva Polo St.Moritz