Italian Serie A ’18-19 – Highlights: Brozovic’s Strike Hands Inter Milan A Thrilling Win

These are the next three matches of Serie A, Match Day 5 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 4 0 0 12
2 Fiorentina 3 1 1 10
3 Sassuolo 3 1 1 10
4 Napoli 3 0 1 9
5 SPAL 3 0 2 9
6 Sampdoria 2 1 2 7
7 Inter Milan 2 1 2 7
8 Parma 2 1 2 7
9 Genoa 2 0 1 6
10 Lazio 2 0 2 6

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Serie A 2018-19 – Full Schedule

Serie A – Match 2 of 10: Parma vs Cagliari

Result: 2 – 0

Goal Scorers:

  • Parma: Roberto Inglese 20′, Gervinho 47′

Match Statistics:

Parma Team Stats Cagliari
18 Shots 16
6 Shots On Target 2
28% Possession 72%
235 Passes 588
 77% Pass Accuracy 88%
16 Fouls 5
2 Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards 0
1 Offsides 3
4 Corners 11


Serie A

  • Gervinho kept running from his own particular half to score an amazing goal and procure an overwhelming applause as Parma beat Cagliari 2-0, in this Serie A match.
  • The Ducali were straight from a stunnnig triumph over Inter, while the Sardinians beat Atalanta and held Milan to a draw. Leo Stulac could begin in spite of influenza side effects, however Lucas Castro could not shake off the bug.
  • Alberto Grassi, Jacopo Dezi, Jonathan Biabiany and suspended Emanuele Calaiò passed up a great opportunity for the hosts, with Leonardo Pavoletti conveying a back issue, permitting Alberto Cerri to beginning for Cagliari.

  • Roberto Inglese thought he had given Parma the lead on 14 minutes, yet the offside banner was up for his header into the close best corner.
  • Gervinho began a run from his own particular half and disregarded defenders previously boring simply wide, and Inglese got his goal in rather unusual conditions.
  • Filippo Romagna left a Federico Dimarco cross for Alessio Cragno in a misconception between colleagues, Inglese jumped and the ball took a twofold ricochet off the goalkeeper’s chest and Inglese’s face.

  • Nicolò Barella’s half-volley took a major diversion off colleague Artur Ionita to circle over the bar, yet at the opposite end Cragno traveled to palm an Antonio Barillà strike out from under the bar.
  • Gervinho had undermined this goal in the primary half, boring simply wide, yet it worked splendidly straight after the restart. The veteran Ivorian assembled simply outside his own penalty region, dodged 3 defenders and the strike ricocheted in off within the close post.

  • Rigoni should have made it 3-0, yet his header into the ground ricocheted back, while Ionita stung Sepe’s gloves from the D.
  • Cagliari endeavored to get over into the match, in spite of the fact that Bruno Alves made a goal sparing square with his body on Diego Farias from 10 yards.
  • Gervinho attempted another perilous counter, this time Lykogiannis times the handle well to remove the ball, while Marco Sau’s back-heel flick on a Darijo Srna cross spilled simply wide.

  • Parma again squandered a great counter, as Ceravolo wavered and enabled Cragno to pursue the complete one-on-one. At the point when Gervinho was substituted a short ways from time, the veteran got an overwhelming applause at the Stadio Tardini.


Serie A – Match 3 of 10: Fiorentina vs SPAL

Result: 3 – 0

Goal Scorers:

  • Fiorentina: Marko Pjaca 18′, Nikola Milenkovic 28′, Federico Chiesa 56′

Match Statistics:

Fiorentina Team Stats SPAL
17 Shots 7
5 Shots On Target 2
53% Possession 47%
433 Passes 395
 86% Pass Accuracy 84%
8 Fouls 12
1 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
4 Offsides 0
11 Corners 1


Serie A

  • SPAL had surrendered just a single goal in their previous 4 matches, yet let in three against Fiorentina with Marko Pjaca, Nikola Milenkovic and Federico Chiesa on target.
  • These were two of the unexpected outfits of the season up until this point, as SPAL were in second place with nine focuses from four rounds and just a single objective surrendered.
  • The Viola likewise inspired with 7 points, having scored 8 goals, and invited goalkeeper Alban Lafont once again from damage.
  • Fiorentina defender Nikola Milenkovic had the ball in the back of the net early entryways, yet was hailed offside.

  • Marko Pjaca got his second Viola beginning and first Serie A goal, talented to him by a stunning Mohamed Fares mistake. Passages hit an outside air freedom on a Cristiano Biraghi cross from the left, avoiding it into Pjaca’s way from six yards off his trailing leg.
  • SPAL should have evened out on 24 minutes when Manuel Lazzari skipped past Biraghi to coast in a cross for Mirco Antenucci, yet the free header from six yards was by one means or another wide.
  • Fiorentina did not squander a comparable chance, as Alfred Gomis was late surging out to a corner and Milenkovic was left totally plain to gesture in at the close post.

  • SPAL had surrendered just a single goal in their initial 4 recreations, yet two in only 10 minutes. Antenucci tried Lafont from the edge of the container and Chiesa’s strike was diverted over by Francesco Vicari.
  • Biraghi was reserved for bringing down Lazzari, so in light of that, Stefano Pioli supplanted him with 20-year-old debutant David Hancko for the second half.
  • Lafont parried a ground-breaking Andrea Petagna strike from the edge of the case and Chiesa bored inches wide after a give-and-run with Hancko, including the substitute’s nervy back-heel.

  • Chiesa got it on target minutes after the fact, as he won back ownership from Simone Missiroli in his own particular half to start the counter and as Pjaca attempted to turn between safeguards, it turned into a help for Chiesa to crush into the far base corner. He celebrated by embracing his more youthful sibling Lorenzo, a ball-kid at Fiorentina, with father Enrico viewing in the stands.
  • There was contention on 70 minutes when the official flashed a straight red card at Jasmin Kurtic for a sliding tackle on German Pezzella. The authorities in the VAR stall encouraged him to see the recording again and he chose it was just a bookable offense, as it absolutely was not rough, perilous or even with studs up.
  • SPAL approached a comfort with Kurtic in stoppages, as his free kick touched the upright.


Serie A – Match 4 of 10: Sampdoria vs Inter Milan

Result: 0 – 1

Goal Scorers:

  • Inter Milan: Marcelo Brozovic 90+4′

Match Statistics:

Sampdoria Team Stats Inter Milan
8 Shots 16
3 Shots On Target 3
48% Possession 52%
442 Passes 441
 82% Pass Accuracy 82%
14 Fouls 13
3 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
2 Offsides 2
3 Corners 12


Serie A

  • Marcelo Brozovic grabbed triumph for Inter on an away venue against Sampdoria deep into stoppages time of a confused match that saw 3 goals refused.
  • The two sides played midweek, as the Nerazzurri finished a last-wheeze rebound to beat Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League, while the Blucerchiati hung on-shape Fiorentina 1-1 of every a rescheduled Week 1 apparatus.

  • Luciano Spalletti rested Stefan de Vrij and Ivan Perisic, utilizing Antonio Candreva on the left. The hosts missed Gianluca Caprari, Dawid Kownacki, Riccardo Saponara and Vasco Regini.
  • In the opening 22 seconds, Fabio Quagliarella’s aerobatic overhead kick was very much caught by Samir Handanovic, while Kwadwo Asamoah was conclusive in halting Gregoire Defrel going clear.

  • Samp had a double possibility on 10 minutes, as Defrel’s shot was run after and the Karol Linetty follow-up avoided wide. Quagliarella snared a long Albin Ekdal ball flawlessly, however the strike finish was directly at Handanovic.
  • Entomb’s first bona fide scoring opportunity came following 33 minutes, as Matias Vecino gestured an Antonio Candreva traverse the bar.

  • Candreva saw a preview ran after in the 18-yard-box and Mauro Icardi neglected to benefit as much as possible from a Dennis Praet blunder and Nicola Murru ran after the Radja Nainggolan strike.
  • There was discussion ideal on the stroke of half-time. A free kick was thumped down to the edge of the container, where Radja Nainggolan hit it on the volley into the base corner with an incredible wrap up. Be that as it may, after a long postponement, the VAR authorities prohibited it for Icardi’s offside position in the development, as he was eventually obstructing Audero’s view.

  • After the restart, Candreva moved to the correct flank and had a phenomenal possibility when he cut inside and his left-foot styler smacked against the base of the far post.
  • Candreva was making the most of his customary job considerably more and Icardi’s plunging header turned his cross on to the side-netting. Dissimilar to the principal half, Inter held more ownership and activity, with Sampdoria holding up to hit them on the break.
  • A wayward Candreva cross transformed into a shot that Audero fingertipped over the bar, at that point Audero played out a frantic spare to repel Candreva’s volley at the close post from a skimmed Nainggolan help.

  • It was his last commitment, as Candreva cleared a path for Keita Balde Diao. The ex-Lazio striker and Icardi both went for a Perisic cross and the Argentine gestured it simply wide.
  • Quagliarella hit a swerving strike from separate that skimmed the far post with Handanovic stranded, at that point Bartosz Bereszynski tossed himself in the best approach to prevent Perisic volleying in from 12 yards.
  • Albin Ekdal went on a performance run, avoided off target and Quagliarella’s volley was only over from a tight point.
  • Asamoah found the back of the net with a hair-raising daisy-shaper from the edge of the case, yet by and by VAR ruled it was denied. This time the ball had left play as it was pulled again from the by-line by Danilo D’Ambrosio.
  • Minutes after the fact, Sampdoria scored with Defrel, who took his shirt off to celebrate before acknowledging he was offside and that did not tally either.
  • Profound into stoppages, Brozovic chested down a corner and crushed the volley from a tight edge to beat Audero and give Inter what was at last a merited triumph in this Serie A match.

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