saw the Mönninghof Cup as an ideal testbed for tactical ideas. "We won't be going all out here. Winning is important, but there's a sense of proportion to keep in mind."
Grilled should confirm their ticket to the knockout stages if they defeat Bagode next week, after the Swiss club enjoyed a free walkover against Germany's FCFC Gladbach. Heavy favourites and defending champions FC Platax meanwhile kicked off with a 3-0 plastering of FC Hüttlitach in Group C, while tournament organizers VFL Mönninghof had to concede their match to Denmark's Olympia reUnited without a fight, due to a scheduling conflict.