Italian Serie A ’18-19 – Highlights: Alejandro’s Late Strike Saves Torino
This is the first match of of Serie A, Match Day 8 of 38. The highlights are appended below the points table.
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Serie A – Match 1 of 10: Torino vs Frosinone
Result: 3 – 2
- Torino: Tomas Rincon 20′, Daniele Baselli 46′, Alejandro Berenguer Remiro 71′,
- Frosinone: Edoardo Goldaniga 58′, Camillo Ciano 64′
- A staggering strike from Alex Berenguer got Torino out of difficulty, after they had blown a two goal lead against Frosinone.
- The hosts seemed, by all accounts, to be cruising at 2-0 up, yet an insane second half observed the Canarini level proceeedings, before Berenguer settled things with a fine twisting exertion.
- Granata Coach Walter Mazzarri bowed to calls to begin both Andrea Belotti and Simone Zaza, with the two Italian internationals driving the line in a 3-5-2.
Just like that, Frosinone’s hopes of salvaging anything from this game appear to be over. Baselli taps in to make it 2-0.#TorinoFrosinone
— Sam Brookes (@FRcalcioSam) October 5, 2018
- That match looked unpredictable at an early stage, and the previous hit the woodwork with a low calculated drive. A test on Tomas Rincón drew blood, as the Canarini hoped to transform it into a physical challenge.
- It appeared to be simply to outrage the Venezuelan however, and it was he who opened the scoring following 20 minutes. Armando Izzo pushed forward down the right, and his ball inside was obviously laid off by Zaza.
— footballitalia (@footballitalia) October 5, 2018
- His touch discovered Rincón, who was managed a great deal excessively time on the edge of the crate and was very much glad to flame it into the base corner. The 30-year-old dedicated the goal to his little girl, who turned one today, in his half-time meet.
- Cristiano Molinaro was playing against his previous club, and he relatively set up Francesco Zampano from the left, however Daniele Baselli was aware of the risk and taking the check off for a corner.
- Daniel Ciofani got up to win a header on the very edge of half-time, yet his exertion went well over the crossbar.
- Toro had been drowsy in the primary half, however it took them just 47 seconds to twofold their lead when the groups turned out for the second 45.
- Chelsea loanee Ola Aina won the ball on the correct flank and flooded into the 18-yard-box, reducing for Zaza.
A player scores a goal, pulls his shirt in celebration
Goal gets cancelled for offside, Player gets a yellow card😂😂😂 #TorinoFrosinone
— Ojonugwa (@certainlygeorge) October 5, 2018
- Sportiello got a foot to his shot, however the bounce back fell superbly for Baselli who had the straightforward undertaking of tapping it into the net. The Frosinone goalkeeper was called inot action, plunging on his right side to beat away Soualiho Meïté’s shot.
- The guests had scored just once in 7 matches going into this match, and Edoardo Goldaniga demonstrated why. Camilo Ciano’s free-kick avoided everybody, except the previous Italy Under-21 universal headed over at the back post with the goal expanding.
- The on-loan Sassuolo man compensated for it only minutes later, yet with one of the scrappiest goals Serie A will see this season.
- A corner kick went the distance to the back post, where a sliding Ciofani diverted it back opposite the byline. Goldaniga was standing for all intents and purposes on the goal line, and he kicked it into high gear enough on the ball to shin it into the net.
Berenguer with a stunning effort into the top corner. 3-2 Torino, and I think there are more goals to come!#TorinoFrosinone
— Sam Brookes (@FRcalcioSam) October 5, 2018
- Torino challenged that there had been a foul on Sirigu from the underlying set piece, yet after a VAR check the goal was given.
- Mazzarri talked in his pre-coordinate Press meeting about his side being better in the second half, however that inclination was not on show here as Frosinone snatched a far-fetched equalizer.
- Joel Campbell lifted the jumble on the correct flank, and spotted Ciano totally plain in the crate. His left-footed cross found the forward, who headed the ball past the miserable plunge of Salvatore Sirigu.
- Armando Izzo thought he had evened out and speedily whipped his shirt off, however Belotti had been offside and meddling with play, so the safeguard earned just a reserving for his inconveniences.
- An attritional first half was ancient history, as Alex Berenguer reestablished Torino’s favorable position. A cross from substitute Vittorio Parigini was just half cleared, and when it went to the Spaniard on the edge of the container he twisted a relentless strike into the far best corner.
— Vijay Rahaman (@TriniSportsGuy) October 5, 2018
- Nicolas Nkoulou could have fixed it, however his half-volley on the turn shook the crossbar. Berenguer was additionally the saint at the opposite end, getting over into his own case to stop substitute Rai Vloet turning it home.
- Saša Lukić burst forward on the counter-assault from the subsequent corner, yet he shot directly at Sportiello. Some slack play in the Toro midfield set Raman Chibsah free on the counter, yet Stipe Perica could just fire pitifully at Sirigu subsequent to being teed-up by the Ghanaian.
- It turned out to be the Canarini’s last possibility, and Moreno Longo’s side stay on only one point after eight matches.
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