Italian Serie A ’18-19 – Highlights: Sassuolo, Fiorentina Shine In A Stunning Goal Fest

These are the last six matches of of Serie A, Match Day 15 of 38. The highlights are appended below the points table.

Italian Serie A ’18-19 – Highlights: Atalanta Off To A Flying Start

Rank Name Won Draw Lost Points
1 Juventus 14 1 0 43
2 Napoli 11 2 2 35
3 Inter Milan 9 2 4 29
4 Milan 7 5 3 26
5 Lazio 7 4 4 25
6 Torino 5 7 3 22
7 Atalanta 6 3 6 21
8 Roma 5 6 4 21
9 Sassuolo 5 6 4 21
10 Parma 6 3 6 21

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Serie A 2018-19 – Full Schedule

Serie A – Match 5 of 10: Sassuolo vs Fiorentina

Result: 3 – 3

Goal Scorers:

  • Sassuolo: Alfred Duncan 62′, Khouma Babacar 67′, Stefano Sensi 80′
  • Fiorentina: Giovanni Simeone 70, Marco Benassi 89′, Kevin Mirallas 90+6′

Match Statistics:

Sassuolo Team Stats Fiorentina
17 Shots 18
7 Shots On Target 6
54% Possession 46%
389 Passes 319
80% Pass Accuracy 78%
13 Fouls 15
4 Yellow Cards 3
1 Red Cards 1
2 Offsides 0
6 Corners 10


Serie A

  • Kevin Mirallas scored his first Serie A goal at the 96th moment for an unfathomable Fiorentina rebound and 3-3 draw at Sassuolo, with the two groups down to 10 men.
  • The Viola were without a win in seven, five of them stalemates, and rolled out enormous improvements in this no holds barred for position with just two points isolating them.

  • Sassuolo had just overcame Fiorentina only 1 time in the Italian top league, Serie A, in which they drew three matches and lost 5, yet that triumph was the latest in April.
  • Domenico Berardi’s interception along with Nikola Milenkovic on a slalom through players,marked a brilliant beginning from the hosts.
  • Also, at this point in time, Khouma Babacar’s excellent calculated drive was stroked around the distant post against his previous Serie A club.
  • Alban Lafont resisted Stefano Sensi’s free kick and it was for all intents and purposes all Sassuolo in the principal half, however the last ball was regularly over-hit.
  • The main and genuine danger made by the Viola had Gian Marco Ferrari gotten under pressure inside his own penalty zone, however he was quick to scramble clear.

  • Berardi cut inside for a styler ran after by Milenkovic, however on the stroke of half-time Mehdi Bourabia should have improved the situation, terminating wide of the close post when sent clear down the right.
  • Fiorentina had an immense chance on the hour check when Andrea Consigli confounded his run and punch, yet Marco Benassi was not able locate the unfilled net.

  • They were made to pay for that, since minutes after the fact Sassuolo at last got through. Lafont just punched a cross to the edge of the container, where Duncan controlled for a fierce strike into the close best corner.
  • Duncan was likewise instrumental in the second goal, as he flooded down the left and moved crosswise over for Babacar to swing home from eight yards moderately plain against his old club.

  • The match sprung to life, as Fiorentina got over into it straight away. Edimilson Fernandes saw his daisy-shaper from separation skip off the upstanding and substitute Simeone was prepared to tap in the bounce back.
  • It was very nearly 2-2, however Marco Benassi neglected to take advantage of Marlon’s poor leeway, volleying over the ban from inside the zone.

  • By and by, the Viola were made to pay for squandering openings, as Sassuolo stretched out their lead to 3-1. Sensi released an amazing strike from 25 meters out that plunged into the close base corner, yet Lafont was late to see or respond to it.
  • Marlon’s last-jettison handle was exceptionally dangerous, however conclusive, to stop Chiesa going clear inside the penalty region. Sassuolo went down to 10 men, as substitute Filip Djuricic was reserved for a lurch, dissented the choice and quickly observed a second yellow.

  • Fiorentina promptly poured forward and shut the hole once more, as Edimilson Fernandes had his header parried from short proximity into the way of Benassi for a tap-in.
  • The show still was not finished, as Fiorentina additionally observed red with Nikola Milenkovic’s second bookable offense for difference following Jordan Veretout’s foul on Berardi.
  • Consigli fingertipped a through ball off the feet of Simeone and toward the finish of seven minutes of stoppages, Fiorentina finished the rebound with the presentation Serie A goal of Mirallas. He sprung the offside device on a German Pezzella through ball and set the calculated drive crosswise over Consigli into the far base corner from eight yards.


Serie A – Match 6 of 10: Parma vs Chievo

Result: 1 – 1

Goal Scorers:

  • Parma: Bruno Alves 53′
  • Chievo: Mariusz Stepinski 46′

Match Statistics:

Parma Team Stats Chievo
17 Shots 16
6 Shots On Target 1
52% Possession 48%
415 Passes 387
80% Pass Accuracy 76%
16 Fouls 17
4 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 1
0 Offsides 0
8 Corners 2


Serie A

  • A grand Bruno Alves free show counterbalanced Mariusz Stepinski’s opener, however a 10-man Chievo clung on under a late attack for the point.
  • The Ducali were recently advanced from Serie B, yet flying high and a triumph here would take them above Roma and Sampdoria. Gervinho and Alberto Grassi joined the damage list, which previously had Federico Dimarco, however Roberto Inglese confronted his previous club. Chievo were absolute bottom and still without a triumph, but at the same time were unbeaten under third Coach of the battle Domenico Di Carlo, holding Napoli and Lazio to draws. Luca Rossettini was suspended with Nenad Tomovic, Nicola Rigoni and Manuel Pucciarelli harmed.

  • Ivan Radovanovic impacted over from separation and Stefano Sorrentino had his gloves stung by Jonathan Biabiany’s calculated drive. The veteran goalkeeper played out a stupendous response spare when Antonino Barillà volleyed a long ball over the top.
  • Only 30 seconds after the restart, Chievo led the pack with their first shot on goal. Sergio Pellissier’s shot was avoided and transformed into an assist for Mariusz Stepinski to tap in at the back post. It was tight, yet VAR affirmed it was not offside, as the Parma player attempted to run after it and stood out his foot to change the protective line.

  • Parma adjusted with a glorious free kick from Bruno Alves, as it swerved with amazing pace noticeable all around and plunged at last to opening into the close best corner.
  • Pellissier almost reestablished Chievo’s leeway minutes after the fact, his transcending header shrieking simply wide. Antonio Di Gaudio did likewise on Iacoponi’s cross at the opposite end of the pitch.
  • Bruno Alves went off the pitch after getting injured, yet Chievo were lessened to 10 men for Fabio Depaoli’s second bookable offense on Sprocati as he was going to blast into the box.

  • Parma poured forward to look for the victor, Rigoni testing Sorrentino at the close post after a goal-mouth scramble, at that point Inglese’s short proximity strike smacked against the upstanding with Sorrentino beaten.
  • It was an attack to the last kick of the amusement, yet Sprocati’s volley wide demonstrated the last squandered chance.


Serie A – Match 7 of 10: Empoli vs Bologna

Result: 2 – 1

Goal Scorers:

  • Empoli: Francesco Caputo 10′, Antonino La Gumina 80′
  • Bologna: Andrea Poli 41′

Match Statistics:

Empoli Team Stats Bologna
13 Shots 23
4 Shots On Target 8
41% Possession 59%
391 Passes 547
81% Pass Accuracy 86%
6 Fouls 8
2 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
1 Offsides 3
4 Corners 8


Serie A

  • Empoli’s triumph could demonstrate critical outcome of the season, as it was chosen by a Miha Zajc goal line leeway at the 95th moment.
  • This was a crunch transfer dogfight, in spite of the fact that the Tuscans were rejuvenated under Beppe Iachini and still unbeaten in his three matches, contrasted with a Bologna group that slipped into the last three. Arturo Calabresi sat out a boycott for the guests, while Federico Santander shook off damage to begin.

  • Bologna had never vanquished the Stadio Castellani in Serie A, overseeing four draws and two thrashings here.
  • Francesco ‘Ciccio’ Caputo got through with the main genuine scoring opportunity and his eighth Serie A goal of the season. The striker assembled on the edge of the region, joined with Antonino La Gumina and terminated a right-foot complete past Lukasz Skorupski.

  • Rodrigo Palacio approached an equalizer, his plunging header from Ladislav Krejci’s cross skimming the upstanding, while Santander at full stretch could notdivert a Riccardo Orsolini cross-shot.
  • Bologna began to push hard, especially from set plays, as Palacio thumped it down for Danilo, with Domenico Maietta making a conclusive capture attempt. Orsolini gestured another Krejci corner off target.
  • Empoli thought they had scored a second on 34 minutes when Lukasz Skorupski parried a Caputo exertion from a corner, yet Junior Hamed Traore was offside when turning in the bounce back.

  • Ivan Provedel covered an Adam Nagy rocket, however was in the long run beaten by Andrea Poli’s tap-in. The vast majority of the credit for that goal goes to Palacio, who spilled past three safeguards to lay an assist on a plate.
  • Empoli had penalty requests on the stroke of half-time, yet in the wake of review it again on VAR, the official chose Kranjic’s contact with Rade Krunic was not a foul.
  • Caputo could not exactly get to a Di Lorenzo cross, at that point Antonino La Gumina let go wide on a Krunic assist. Empoli missed a sitter on 70 minutes, as Skorupski fluttered at a Manuel Pasqual free kick and it tumbled to Frederic Veseli, who by one way or another neglected to locate the net from short proximity.
  • Empoli took their possibility in the end, as Miha Zajc thumped down a Krunic cross from the privilege for La Gumina at the back post.
  • It was a late attack from Bologna, who got various opportunities in stoppages with a Svanberg jumping header over the bar and a 95th-minute Zajc goal-line clearance to deny Danilo.

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