Italian Serie A ’18-19 – Highlights: Cagliari Snatch A Draw From Roma

These are the next three 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 4 3 25
5 Lazio 7 4 4 25
6 Torino 5 6 3 25
7 Roma 5 6 4 21
8 Sassuolo 5 5 4 20
9 Parma 6 2 6 20
10 Sampdoria 5 5 5 20

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Serie A 2018-19 – Full Schedule

Serie A – Match 2 of 10: Napoli vs Frosinone

Result: 4 – 0

Goal Scorers:

  • Napoli: Piotr Zielinski 7′, Adam Ounas 40′, Arkadiusz Milik 68′, 84′

Match Statistics:

Napoli Team Stats Frosinone
22 Shots 8
8 Shots On Target 2
67% Possession 33%
745 Passes 359
91% Pass Accuracy 81%
7 Fouls 10
1 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
2 Offsides 1
9 Corners 3


Serie A

  • Napoli appreciated an agreeable 4-0 triumph over Frosinone, which saw Faouzi Ghoulam’s arrival, Alex Meret’s introduction, an Arkadiusz Milik support and a star conceived in Adam Ounas.
  • The Partenopei accepted the open door to keep the hole at the highest point of the table at eight points and broaden an important lead over Inter, as the Nerazzurri lost the Derby d’Italia the previous evening. Raul Albiol and Simone Verdi passed up a major opportunity, however Carlo Ancelotti rolled out monstrous improvements in front of the Champions League decider with Liverpool, including the introduction for Alex Meret. T
  • he 21-year-old goalkeeper cost €22m in addition to rewards from Udinese over the late spring, however broke a bone in his arm amid his second instructional course and after that an old shoulder issue erupted. Faouzi Ghoulam made his rebound 402 days in the wake of cracking his ACL in November 2017.

  • Frosinone were on a solid time of shape, losing only one of their past six Serie A diversions, and were anxious to cause an irritated with the Stadio San Paolo. Camillo Ciano and Raffaele Maiello came back to confront the club where they spent their childhood, however Federico Dionisi, Emil Hallfredsson and Luca Paganini were on the treatment table.
  • It enjoyed only seven minutes to reprieve the gridlock, as a corner was not cleared adequately and Piotr Zielinski’s daisy-shaper of a calculated drive flew into the far base corner from simply inside the zone.
  • A cross flew simply past Milik and after that Ghoulam attempted to twist in straightforwardly from the punishment spot, constraining Marco Sportiello into a fingertip spare.
  • Raffaele Maiello spotted Meret off his line and endeavored a hurl from midfield, yet the debutant retreated to obstruct under the bar.

  • Adam Ounas was looking exuberant with some keen wanders aimlessly, yet multiplied Napoli’s lead with a brutal left-foot strike from 25 meters into the close best corner.
  • It was just about 3-0 in first half stoppages, however Capuano flung himself in the method for an Arkadiusz Milik half-volley to avoid it wide.
  • Straight after the restart, there were another two brilliant open doors for Napoli, as first Sportiello got down for a one-gave save money on Lorenzo Insigne’s low cross-shot for Milik, at that point Ghoulam was sent clear by Ounas just to cut the crossbar from short proximity.

  • Ounas was on uplifting structure, his slide-rule pass discharging Insigne for a shot with within the correct boot, parried at the close post by Sportiello’s trailing leg.
  • He was easily Man of the Match and Ounas constrained another troublesome Sportiello spare with a left-foot strike, however from the subsequent corner, Ghoulam twisted the set play on to the head of Milik at the close post. It was shockingly the main headed Serie A goal of the season for Napoli.
  • Ounas got an overwhelming applause as he went off the field, giving Amin Younes his hotly anticipated Napoli make a big appearance. Meret nearly had his presentation destroyed by a misconception with Sebastiano Luperto, as they did not impart and the header shrieked wide of an open goal.

  • Ghoulam gave another aid the last minutes for Milik, his cross-shot finding the Poland universal plain, having sprung the offside device at the back post.
  • It was just about a Milik cap trap on a help moved opposite Younes, yet the middle forward slipped at the pivotal minute and expanded over the bar.


Serie A – Match 3 of 10: Cagliari vs Roma

Result: 2 – 2

Goal Scorers:

  • Cagliari: Artur Ionita 84′, Marco Sau 90+5′
  • Roma: Bryan Cistante 14′, Aleksandar Kolarov 41′

Match Statistics:

Cagliari Team Stats Roma
16 Shots 24
5 Shots On Target 6
55% Possession 45%
464 Passes 378
77% Pass Accuracy 76%
17 Fouls 12
3 Yellow Cards 1
2 Red Cards 0
2 Offsides 3
7 Corners 5


Serie A

  • Roma staggeringly mishandled a 2-0 lead and were held to an emotional 2-2 draw by a Cagliari side down to nine men, in today’s Serie A match.
  • The Giallorossi were all the while managing gigantic damage emergency, missing Edin Dzeko, Stephan El Shaarawy, Daniele De Rossi, Lorenzo Pellegrini and Ante Coric, while Kostas Manolas began in spite of a thump to the lower leg.
  • The hosts needed to manage without suspended Italy worldwide midfielder Nicolò Barella, in addition to harmed Lucas Castro and Charalampos Lykogiannis. Leonardo Pavoletti hauled out in the warm-up, clearing a path for Alberto Cerri. The Sardinians were as yet unbeaten on home turf, yet without a Serie A triumph since beating Chievo 2-1 on October 28 and Roma hadn’t lost this apparatus since February 2012.

  • Nicolò Zaniolo swung his boot to penetrate wide and Roma broke the stop following 14 minutes. Alessandro Florenzi set up Justin Kluivert, who thumped it back for Bryan Cristante’s exact left-foot daisy-shaper from the edge of the box into the close base corner, squirming under Alessio Cragno’s arm. It was the first run through all season that Cagliari were a goal behind on home turf.
  • Minutes after the fact there was right around a second, as Kluivert flicked up the ball for Cengiz Under, whose volley shrieked simply past the far post.

  • Cristante attempted once more, this time a brutal right-foot scorcher twisting a couple of inches wide of the upstanding. Patrik Schick should have made it 2-0 on 29 minutes, however didn’t get enough on to Aleksandar Kolarov’s cross-shot to tap it in at the back post.
  • Cagliari compromised with Paolo Faragò, whose shot was avoided off focus for a corner, and a progression of perilous crosses into the box.
  • In any case, similarly as the Sardinians were pushing hard, Roma multiplied their lead with some favorable luck. Kolarov’s free kick took a huge avoidance off Cerri in the divider to circle over a vulnerable Cragno.

  • Cagliari had another once in a lifetime opportunity on the stroke of half-time, Diego Farias holding off Florenzi to escape at the close post, denied by Robin Olsen in an edgy square from point-clear range.
  • Alessio Cragno played out a staggering one-gave spare to palm Zaniolo’s half-volley out of the close best corner. The pair conflicted again before long, palming a low complete round the base of the close post from nine yards.
  • On 68 minutes, Cagliari had punishment requests for a Kolarov taking care of offense, yet seeing it on the VAR, the ref chose it was excessively cruel a punishment. His arm was flush with his hip, he did not move towards the ball and the ball was flicked on to his hand.

  • The hosts squandered a brilliant open door minutes after the fact, as Cerri’s first touch was exceptionally poor on a through ball that would’ve sent him clear on goal.
  • There was a time of supported Cagliari weight, however the main contacts constantly given them a chance to down until the point that a corner was flicked on by Joao Pedro for Artur Ionita’s header at the back post.
  • It had been coming and left Roma under attack for the last minutes. It was disorder, as Coach Rolando Maran was sent off for contradiction, at that point Farago’ sprung the offside device and jumped on to a cross at the back post, slamming into valiant Olsen from point-clear range.

  • At the point when the ref stopped play for the foul on the goalkeeper, Luca Ceppitelli and Darijo Srna both took their challenges excessively far and saw red.
  • Down to nine men, Cagliari finished their rebound from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 with veteran Marco Sau. The 31-year-old kept running on to an Ionita through ball, out-dashing the middle backs after Manolas neglected to remove the pass, and kept his cool to penetrate past on-surging Olsen and send the group wild.


Serie A – Match 4 of 10: Lazio vs Sampdoria

Result: 2 – 1

Goal Scorers:

  • Lazio: Francesco Acerbi 79′, Ciro Immobile 90+6′ (P)
  • Sampdoria: Fabio Quagliarella 21′, Riccardo Saponara 90+9′

Match Statistics:

Lazio Team Stats Sampdoria
27 Shots 5
11 Shots On Target 2
54% Possession 46%
464 Passes 427
81% Pass Accuracy 75%
12 Fouls 13
3 Yellow Cards 4
0 Red Cards 1
6 Offsides 3
10 Corners 6


  • Lazio thought they had won this Serie A match with a dubious penalty while finishing the rebound, however Ricky Saponara’s surprising flick protected a Sampdoria point.
  • The Aquile were battling after three back to back stalemates, the latest against base of the table Chievo seeing them drop out of the main four. They went through the week in a preparation withdraw to get ready for this diversion.
  • Samp had finished their kept running of two from five adjusts by whipping Bologna 4-1, so this was a straight on for European spots. Patric ventured in for harmed Adam Marusic, while Lucas Leiva was fit for a place on the seat after a long lay-off. Edgar Barreto and Vasco Regini were still on the treatment table.
  • The Blucerchiati’s last Serie A triumph at the Olimpico was in January 2015, trailed by two draws from 12 visits.
  • Emil Audero was extremely blessed not to blessing Lazio the opener following 13 minutes, as he passed it straight to Felipe Caicedo, yet when the striker thumped it down for Ciro Immobile to score, it put his colleague into an offside position.
  • Minutes after the fact, Immobile set up Patric just to volley well over with within the boot when he should have taken a touch first.
  • Be that as it may, it was Samp who got through with Fabio Quagliarella’s eighth goal of the season. Nicola Murru moved over the substance of goal and found the veteran plain to tap in at the back post from seven yards.
  • Omar Colley was gotten under lock and key and blessed to see Caicedo neglect to benefit as much as possible from it, at that point Immobile tried Audero and a urgent scramble saw Samp put it out for a corner.
  • Caicedo thumped on a long ball for Immobile, whose calculated drive flashed over the substance of goal. Stable idea he had adjusted on the stroke of half-time, yet his complete again down the left flank took a diversion to skip off the close upstanding.
  • Samp nearly made it 2-0 at the beginning of the second half, as Gaston Ramirez’s corner took a horrendous swerve to astonish Thomas Strakosha and skim the far post.
  • Senad Lulic disregarded Bartosz Bereszynski to sting Audero’s gloves at the close post with a cross-shot and Lazio influenced a twofold substitution to shake things to up.
  • Marco Parolo penetrated wide from an Immobile help, yet Joachim Andersen needed to play out a urgent gymnastic leeway before goal after Sergej Milinkovic-Savic’s header had beaten Audero.
  • Quagliarella had a depiction from separation, driving Strakosha to palm it over the bar, however from that Samp corner, Lazio countered and should have evened out through Joaquin Correa. Audero fell off his line to limit the point and could repel the complete with his trailing leg.
  • Milinkovic-Savic impacted a chest and half-volley directly at Audero, however the weight at long last satisfied a little ways from time. Marco Parolo flicked on a Luis Alberto corner at the close post and Francesco Acerbi responded faster than any other person to tap in from four yards.
  • Lazio had the energy and truly should’ve won it on 86 minutes when Lulic’s traverse the head of profoundly frustrating Colley, however Milinkovic-Savic diverted the header wide from six yards.
  • Audero bumbled an apparently straightforward Immobile preview that bobbled before him, yet figured out how to scramble back before it ricocheted towards the unfilled net.
  • In stoppages, Bartosz Bereszynski got his second yellow card for pulling down Correa on the edge of the container. The subsequent Luis Alberto free kick was pursued in the divider and Andersen appeared to have his arms over his chest, yet regardless the arbitrator granted a penalty in the wake of review it on VAR.
  • Immobile ventured up and kept his cool to change over and finish the turnaround at the 96th moment.
  • In any case, so much time was squandered on checking the VAR and setting up the penatly that the ref included a few additional minutes and Sampdoria utilized them to their full impact.
  • Amazingly, Saponara saw a ball cruise over him, diverted his internal Zlatan Ibrahimovic for a gymnastic mid-air flick off the outside of the boot and circled it over a defenseless Strakosha.

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