EMPOLI. Empoli and Salernitana draw 1-1. P. Cutrone scored the first goal (31′) for Empoli. F. Bonazzoli settled the score 1-1 (76′).
D. Perotti missed a decisive penalty (84′). That would have allowed Salernitana to win the match.
D. Perotti missed 1 penalty (84′) for Salernitana.
The match was played at the Stadio Carlo Castellani stadium in Empoli on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Davide Massa with the assistance of Giorgio Peretti and Stefano Alassio. The 4th official was Matteo Marcenaro. The weather was clear. The temperature was hot around 25.4 degrees Celsius or 77.68 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 50%.
Salernitana was in firm control of the ball 55% while Empoli was struggling with a 45% ball possession.
Salernitana was more aggressive with 82 dangerous attacks and 26 shots of which 2 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Salernitana to win the match.
Empoli shot 15 times, 6 on target, 9 off target. On the opposite side, Salernitana shot 26 times, 2 on target, 24 off target.
Empoli received 3 yellow cards (L. Henderson, G. Vicario and N. Bajrami). On the other side, Salernitana received 2 yellow cards (I. Radovanovic and Ederson).
After playing this match, Empoli will have 37 points to stay in the 14th place. On the opposite side, Salernitana will have 30 points to stay in the 17th place.
A. La Mantia
Empoli: Formation and Lineups
Empoli started with a 4-3-1-2 line-up (4-3-1-2).
The manager Aurelio Andreazzoli chose to play with the following team: Guglielmo Vicario , Petar Stojanović , Simone Romagnoli , Sebastiano Luperto , Fabiano Parisi , Szymon Żurkowski , Kristjan Asllani , Filippo Bandinelli , Valerio Verre , Patrick Cutrone and Andrea Pinamonti .
Empoli made 5 changes: P. Cutrone for N. Bajrami (57′), S. Zurkowski for M. Benassi (73′), F. Bandinelli for L. Henderson (73′), F. Parisi for L. Cacace (77′) and V. Verre for A. La Mantia (77′).
Best player: Guglielmo Vicario
The player that probably impressed the most for Empoli was the goalkeeper: Guglielmo Vicario. His rating is 8.10. He saved 1 penalty. He performed 7 saves.
Salernitana: Formation and Lineups
Salernitana started with a 3-5-1-1 line-up (3-5-1-1).
On the other side, Davide Nicola played with: Luigi Sepe , Norbert Gyömbér , Ivan Radovanović , Federico Fazio , Pasquale Mazzocchi , Éderson , Lassana Coulibaly , Grīgorīs Kastanos , Joel Obi , Simone Verdi and Milan Đurić .
Salernitana made 5 changes: L. Coulibaly for M. Ruggeri (46′), G. Kastanos for F. Bonazzoli (53′), J. Obi for N. Zortea (63′), P. Mazzocchi for D. Perotti (80′) and S. Verdi for M. Coulibaly (80′).
Top player: Milan Đurić
Probably the most impressive player in Salernitana was Milan Đurić.
His rating iswith 29 passes (79% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 9 duels out of 11.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Serie A