Italian Serie A ’18-19 – Highlights: Paulo Dybala Scores A Stunner To End Goal Drought
This are the next seven matches of Serie A, Match Day 6 of 38. The highlights are appended below the points table.
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Serie A – Match 2 of 10: Udinese vs Lazio
Result: 1 – 2
- Udinese: Bram Nuytinck 80′
- Lazio: Francesco Acerbi 61′, Joaquin Correa 66′
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- Francesco Acerbi and Joaquin Correa got their first Lazio goals to anchor triumph in Friuli, yet Bram Nuytinck’s overhead kick set up a red hot finale.
- The Aquile were finding their feet after four successive triumphs in all of their competitions, yet changed the side in front of this present end of the week’s Derby della Capitale against Roma, giving Joaquin Correa his first beginning.
— SuperSport Blitz (@SuperSportBlitz) September 26, 2018
- Lazio’s last annihilation against Udinese was 1-0 in Rome in September 2014, trailed by eight wins and a draw, while their latest misfortune in the Friuli district was back in April 2013.
- Thomas Strakosha fingertipped a Rodrigo De Paul free kick over the bar, however Marco Parolo should have made to a greater extent a free header from Senad Lulic’s cross.
- Udinese emerged ready to take care of business for the second half, Strakosha constrained into a flying fingertip spare by Seko Fofana from the edge of the region.
— Lori (@Eroubriaca) September 26, 2018
- Be that as it may, Lazio made a double substitution and got through. Riza Durmisi was cut down and Luis Alberto’s subsequent free kick was just palmed into the way of Francesco Acerbi for a tap-in from six yards. It was the ex-Sassuolo defender’s first goal in a Lazio pullover.
- Correa likewise broke his Aquile duck with a superb solo exertion. He got down the left, turned Jens Stryger-Larsen back to front at the by-line with brilliant footwork and put an inside-right finish into the far base corner from a tight edge.
— Owolabi Olalekan 🇳🇬 (@Olalekan_Owo) September 26, 2018
- The hosts needed to battle back and Strakosha played out a fine one-gave save money on Fofana’s scorcher, yet safeguard Bram Nuytinck got one back with an amazing over-head kick complete from a set play.
- It should have been 2 after 2 minutes, however Kevin Lasagna and Lukasz Teodorczyk got in one another’s way at the close post and the substitute goaded a Stryger-Larsen cross wide.
— CALCIO SQUARE (@calcio_square) September 26, 2018
- Udinese needed Bastos to get a straight red instead of a yellow for going straight through De Paul. It was a feisty finale with six yellow cards in a 10-minute spell.
- Profound into stoppages, Strakosha again required a fingertip spare to push Fofana’s exertion over the bar and Marco Parolo’s last-dump handle ceased Vizeu pulling the trigger from 12 yards.
Serie A – Match 3 of 10: Juventus vs Bologna
Result: 2 – 0
- Juventus: Paulo Dybala 11′
- Bologna: Blaise Matuidi 16′
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- Paulo Dybala got his 1st goal of the season and Cristiano Ronaldo helped Blaise Matuidi, as Juventus made short work of Bologna.
- The Bianconeri had a 100% record in all opposition, so were looking for a 7th continuous triumph.
- Mattia Perin made his introduction and Andrea Barzagli came back from injury, as Max Allegri pivoted both squad and framework to a 3-5-2, however Douglas Costa was suspended with Sami Khedira, Mattia De Sciglio, Moise Kean and Leonardo Spinazzola side-lined.
Juventus are the 1st team to win 1,000 Serie A home matches and the 8th in the top-5 European leagues after Liverpool (1,230), Everton (1,224), Arsenal (1,187), Man United (1,122), Aston Villa (1,106), Real Madrid (1,078), Barcelona (1,067). #FORZAJUVE #JuveBologna @juventusfc
— Gracenote Live (@GracenoteLive) September 26, 2018
- Pippo Inzaghi’s side had not scored a solitary goal before beating Roma 2-0 at the end of the week, yet missed Andrea Poli, Rodrigo Palacio, Godfred Donsah, Filip Helander and restricted Erick Pulgar.
- The last time Bologna beat Juventus was a 2-0 accomplishment in Turin in February 2011, trailed by three draws and 10 annihilations, home and away in all opposition.
Juventus now remain the only club among all of Europe’s 5 leagues, to have a 100% winning record in all competitions this season.
4 Clean Sheets
— Arjun Pradeep (@IndianRegista) September 26, 2018
- Paulo Dybala broke his objective dry spell with an all around worked move. Dybala snared a long Leonardo Bonucci ball over the best, set up Blaise Matuidi for a shot parried by Lukasz Skorupski, however could do nothing on La Joya’s gymnastic volley development.
- Matuidi got his goal inevitably, as Dybala’s cross discovered Cristiano Ronaldo at the back post, thumping it back over the bar for the Frenchman to crush under the banish from a tight edge.
The rest of #Juventus Stadium doesn’t sing a single chorus per game without the Curva Sud, its dreadful. The team needs the fans & the club has a duty to find a workable solution & fix this ASAP
— Adam Digby (@Adz77) September 26, 2018
- Ronaldo’s savage endeavor was beaten away by Skorupski at the close post, while Bologna’s solitary genuine possibilities were from Diego Falcinelli.
- Penalty claims were waved away for a Blerim Dzemaili taking care of offense thought to be automatic and Skorupski traveled to fingertip a Cancelo styler round the far post.
Paulo Dybala scores his first of the season for Juventus, Javier Pastore scores another back heel goal for Roma and Ramiro Funes Mori scores for Villarreal. All the goals here. https://t.co/S6B0TbqVOf
— Roy Nemer (@RoyNemer) September 26, 2018
- Miralem Pjanic gambled a second yellow on several events, so Max Allegri carefully expelled him from the shred. Perin had valuable little to do on his Juventus make a big appearance, culling a Ladislav Krejci free kick out of the air.
Serie A – Match 4 of 10: Genoa vs Chievo
Result: 2 – 0
- Genoa: Kryysztof Piatek 42′, Goran Pandev 54′
- Krzysztof Piatek was on target once more with Goran Pandev as Genoa drove Chievo closer towards genuine trouble.
- This was at that point beginning to resemble a transfer dogfight with two Coaches under strain following poor outcomes.
- Genoa missed Lisandro Lopez and Gianluca Lapadula, while Chievo needed to manage without Bostjan Cesar and Mattia Bani. The hosts gave a Serie A debut to 21-year-old Romanian goalkeeper Andrei Radu, who came on loan from Inter Milan.
Piatek gets another goal for Genoa against Chievo. Outscoring everyone and anyone. Top scorer at the end of the season?
— Mina Rzouki (@Minarzouki) September 26, 2018
- Chievo had an astounding away record in this installation, winning five Serie A excursions to Marassi, drawing two and losing just three.
- Emanuele Giaccherini skimmed the woodwork and Piatek shook the woodwork with his strike from the edge of the region. The Polish national’s ability was additionally reserved/booked for simulation while going down under a test.
— OptaPaolo (@OptaPaolo) September 26, 2018
- Genoa got through just before half-time and definitely it was Piatek. Darko Lazovic burst down the left, moved crosswise over for Piatek, who twisted an exact low right-foot finish into the far base corner for his 6th Serie A goal of the season.
- Piatek’s circling header from a Romulo free kick skimmed the upright on the stroke of half-time.
Genoa, best of luck in Serie A. We, Poles, are proud of Piątek but your team chemistry, fun and engagement is worth big congrats. A pleasure to watch your matches, keep going forward! 🇮🇹 why dont you win the league? It’s in your heads! 😁
— Easydoorski (@driverizy) September 26, 2018
- Goran Pandev made it 2-0 after the restart, jumping on an unpleasant leeway and seeing his snooker strike bring a slight diversion into the close base corner.
- Mariusz Stepinski could’ve returned Chievo in the match on 67 minutes, however his jumping header was off target. Debutant goalkeeper Radu at that point palmed a Federico Barba looking header far from Giaccherini’s free kick.
Serie A – Match 5 of 10: Napoli vs Parma
Result: 3 – 0
- Napoli: Lorenzo Insigne 4′, Arkadiusz Milik 47′, 84′
- Arkadiusz Milik sacked a prop after Lorenzo Insigne’s initial opener, as Napoli’s squad pivot worked extremely great against Parma.
- Carlo Ancelotti rolled out 9 improvements to his line-up, including a debut for full-back Kevin Malcuit, with Milik shaping another association with Insigne.
- Parma shockingly turned their squad, sidelining Gervinho only days after his staggering across the nation goal against Cagliari.
Allan vs Parma:
Successful passes: 84
Successful long balls: 9/9
Pass success: 94.5%
Chances created: 3
Duels won: 5/8
Tackles won: 3
Another precious win for Napoli. When will Tite acknowledge this modern midfielder who does a bit of everything? So unfair. pic.twitter.com/AsfCYqUx5o
— Seleção Brasileira (@BrazilStat) September 26, 2018
- Truth be told, the Ducali began a few players who are claimed by Napoli, for example, Roberto Inglese, Amato Ciciretti and Luigi Sepe.
- It took all of 4 minutes to break the halt, as Iacoponi fell on to the low cross from the privilege and Lorenzo Insigne jumped from four yards.
- It should been 2-0 when Insigne’s exertion was redirected into the way of Piotr Zielinski absolutely plain, yet unimaginably he went off target from 10 yards.
An underrated thing Ancelotti has done so far this season is getting Maksimovic going, Napoli invested a lot in him at a time that he was pursued by top PL clubs and was considered a poor man’s Bonucci for his passing ability. He could be a very good partner for Koulibaly
— David Amoyal (@DavidAmoyal) September 26, 2018
- Insigne came near a second, his low drive smacking the base of the upright, yet Napoli-possessed Sepe kept Parma in it amid the 1st half with a near save on Mario Rui.
- Milik multiplied their lead at the beginning of the second half, springing the offside trap in midfield on Insigne’s pass and spotting Sepe off his line to flame a strike of both power and exactness under the bar from 25 meters.
I really really regret not seeing the light with Napoli much sooner than mid August- just a stacked squad, my love for Sarri blinded me (just like on that brilliant Hazard goal) impressive that they have only the 5th highest payroll in Serie A
— David Amoyal (@DavidAmoyal) September 26, 2018
- Zielinski was not having a decent night and squandered another awesome chance made for him by debutant Kevin Malcuit, while Milik let go another over from Allan’s superb assist.
- Milik finished his prop in the last minutes, as Simone Verdi mistook a defender for a stage over and his endeavored calculated drive transformed into an assist for the Pole to tap in at the back post.
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