Italian Serie A ’18-19 – Highlights: Roma Avoid Genoa Scare With A Stupendous Goal

These are the next six matches of of Serie A, Match Day 16 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 15 1 0 46
2 Napoli 12 2 2 38
3 Inter Milan 10 2 4 32
4 Milan 7 5 3 26
5 Lazio 7 4 4 25
6 Roma 6 6 4 24
7 Sassuolo 6 6 4 24
8 Sampdoria 6 5 5 23
9 Fiorentina 5 7 4 22
10 Torino 5 7 4 22

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Serie A 2018-19 – Full Schedule

Serie A – Match 3 of 10: SPAL vs Chievo

Result: 0 – 0

Match Statistics:

SPAL Team Stats Chievo
15 Shots 9
1 Shots On Target 4
59% Possession 41%
481 Passes 343
84% Pass Accuracy 75%
13 Fouls 18
2 Yellow Cards 4
0 Red Cards 0
1 Offsides 4
6 Corners 4


  • Chievo coordinated a club record of five successive Serie A draws, however Sergio Pellissier was denied by a goal line clearance and SPAL hit the bar in stoppages.
  • This was a strained transfer tussle, as Mimmo Di Carlo was as yet unbeaten in his three Chievo matches, while SPAL were without a success since October 20. Fabio Depaoli was suspended for the guests, who likewise missed Joel Obi, Fabrizio Cacciatore and Nenad Tomovic. These were the most exceedingly bad performing sides of the last 11 rounds, with just four for the Flying Donkeys and six for SPAL.

  • It was end to end stuff early entryways, as Manuel Lazzari burst into the 18-yard-box and went down under strain, however the official waved play on, so Chievo quickly countered and Sergio Pellissier constrained a spare with his calculated drive.
  • Mohamed Fares had a shot run after and Lazzari just scraped the strike from 10 yards, as the cross bobbled before him.
  • Lazzari was definitive at the opposite end, as Pellissier had gone on a fast counter from a SPAL corner, beaten Alfred Gomis from the most impenetrable of points, however Lazzari dashed back for a frantic goal line clearance.
  • That episode panicked SPAL and provoked them to be progressively protective, which definitely brought down the beat for whatever remains of the sport.

  • Mirco Antenucci came sliding in at the far post, only unfit to meet the Lazzari cross, and Jasmin Kurtic let go right over the ban from separation.
  • Alberto Paloschi fell off the seat and about scored against his old club, a half-volley from 12 yards diverted wide by Mattia Bani’s intercession.
  • SPAL thought they had won it at the 93rd moment when substitute Sergio Floccari accumulated on the edge of the case and twisted a scorcher that smacked the crossbar with Stefano Sorrentino well beaten.


Serie A – Match 4 of 10: Frosinone vs Sassuolo

Result: 0 – 2

Goal Scorers:

  • Sassuolo: Lorenzo Ariaudo 43′ (OG), Domenico Berardi 58′

Match Statistics:

Frosinone Team Stats Sassuolo
14 Shots 21
3 Shots On Target 2
35% Possession 65%
280 Passes 556
75% Pass Accuracy 87%
17 Fouls 10
3 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
2 Offsides 1
6 Corners 5


  • Frosinone poured forward for 60 minutes, at the end of the day Sassuolo were progressively clinical and changed over their odds to take the triumph.
  • The Canarini were attempting to remain above water, losing Luca Paganini, Federico Dionisi and Emil Hallfredsson to long haul damage lay-offs. Concerning the Neroverdi, they were all the while hurting in the wake of mishandling a 3-1 lead to draw 3-3 with Fiorentina a week ago, which means they’d won only once in nine rounds. Filip Djuricic was sent off in that amusement and began a two-match ban, while Kevin-Prince Boateng, Jeremie Boga and Claud Adjapong were as yet harmed.
  • Sassuolo had never lost to Frosinone, overseeing five successes and three draws between Serie A and B.
  • Camillo Ciano’s free kick whipped inches wide of the close post, at that point Daniel Ciofani’s looking header constrained Andrea Consigli to get down for a dubious save money on the line.
  • Frosinone began to stick the guests back with Consigli at full stretch to push Raffaele Maiello’s rising strike out from under the bar.
  • Be that as it may, similarly as Sassuolo were being stuck over into their very own half, they led the pack against the keep run of play. Alfred Duncan spilled to the by-line and pulled back, the ball taking a major redirection off Lorenzo Ariaudo to squirm in at the close post.
  • Sassuolo multiplied their favorable position, as increasingly poor safeguarding left Berardi absolutely plain simply inside the penalty region and he took it well, twisting left-footed into the far best corner.
  • It was practically 3-0, as Stefano Sensi just cut the crossbar on another Duncan assist. Frosinone presented Andrea Pinamonti, whose shot was palmed round the post, at the end of the day Sassuolo were undeniably more clinical than their adversaries.


Serie A – Match 5 of 10: Sampdoria vs Parma

Result: 2 – 0

Goal Scorers:

  • Sampdoria: Gianluca Caprari 66′, Fabio Quagliarella 69′

Match Statistics:

Sampdoria Team Stats Parma
13 Shots 5
7 Shots On Target 0
72% Possession 28%
697 Passes 278
88% Pass Accuracy 69%
10 Fouls 7
2 Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards 0
1 Offsides 2
8 Corners 4


  • Fabio Quagliarella was on focus for a noteworthy 6th Serie A match consecutively, as Sampdoria pushed past Parma with a second half attack.
  • Jacopo Sala ventured in for suspended Bartosz Bereszynski, with Gianluca Caprari given the gesture as opposed to Gregoire Defrel. Parma made the outing to Marassi without Gervinho, Alberto Grassi and Federico Dimarco. The Blucerchiati were straight from a shocking 2-2 attract away to Lazio, in which Riccardo Saponara scored an equalizer at the 99th moment. Shielding was an issue, as in the last six Serie A matches, Samp had both scored and yielded for a sum of 26 goals.

  • These fanbases are twinned, so Samp had a standard for Parma: ‘This is the place you have a place. Welcome back to Serie A.’
  • Rigoni’s free header from a Parma corner flashed wide of the far post, while Fabio Quagliarella neglected to get the conclusive touch as he slid in to meet a Jacopo Sala cross.
  • Quagliarella stung Luigi Sepe’s gloves from separation and Nicola Murru made a conclusive square on Luca Siligardi as he pulled the trigger from eight yards.
  • There were Samp penalty claims for a Rigoni dealing with offense, however the VAR decision was that it ricocheted off his foot and on to his hand, so couldn’t be viewed as willful.

  • Sepe was called without hesitation straight after the restart by Karol Linetty, who met Gianluca Caprari’s cross at the close post. There was a goalmouth scramble, them Linetty impacted over, as Samp laid attack to the Parma goal.
  • It at long last satisfied, as Sala sent Dennis Praet down the privilege and he pulled once more from the by-line for Caprari to jump at the close post, foreseeing defenders and goalkeeper.
  • The Blucerchiati had no aim of backing off and included a second with Quagliarella. The veteran stripped off his marker at the back stick and guided Praet’s cross over into the net, the first run through in his whole vocation that Quagliarella has scored in six continuous Serie A matches amid a solitary season.

  • Amato Ciciretti had a promising possibility run after in the container late on, however Sampdoria’s second half push at last sufficiently demonstrated to fix Parma.
  • Saponara fell off the seat and quickly propelled into a slalom through Parma shirts, the twisting completion denied just by a fingertip Sepe spare.

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