German Masters 2016 Final – Session 1

Martin Gould leads Luca Brecel 5-3 at the end of the first session, an advantage but by no way decisive. All to play for tonight.

Here is the preview of the final, with a presentation/interview with both finalists and an analysis of their game and respective strenghts:

2016 German Masters: preview of the Martin Gould – Luca Brecel match (Session1)

At the MSI the score was 3-1, Martin in the lead. The pundits analyse how they got there and why Luca, despite looking the most free flowing of the two finds himself behind:

2016 German Masters: MSI of the Martin Gould – Luca Brecel match (Session1)

The second mini session was shared, so it’s 5-3 to Martin at the end of the first session. The highligts of this mini session were:

a fantastic clearance by Luca to close the gap to 4-3:

2016 German Masters: Luca Brecel 59 – Martin Gould

and a beautiful 104 from Martin to finish the session and restore a 2 frames advantage:

2016 German Masters: Martin Gould 104 – Luca Brecel

The pundits sum up the session:

2016 German Masters: review of the Martin Gould – Luca Brecel match (Session1)

They will be back at 8pm (local time) tonight, bring it on.