Sampdoria 1-0 Genoa: overcomes 1-0 with a goal scored by A. Sabiri

GENOVA. Sampdoria defeats Genoa 1-0 after A. Sabiri scored just 1 goal (25').


GENOVA. Sampdoria tops Genoa 1-0 after A. Sabiri scored just 1 goal (25′).

D. Criscito missed a decisive penalty (90′). That would have allowed Genoa to draw the match.​

The match was played at the Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris stadium in Genova on Saturday and it started at 6:00 pm local time. The referee was Fabio Maresca who had the assistance of Giacomo Paganessi and Valerio Colarossi. The 4th official was Giovanni Ayroldi. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 12.7 degrees Celsius or 54.91 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 54%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Sampdoria was in possession of the ball for 49% of the time vs. Genoa that controlled the ball for 51% of the time.

Genoa was more aggressive with 50 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 3 were on target. Nonetheless, Sampdoria succeeded in find the solution to win this match.​

Sampdoria shot 9 times, 2 on target, 7 off target. On the opposite side, Genoa shot 14 times, 3 on target, 11 off target.


Sampdoria received 3 yellow cards (E. Audero, B. Bereszynski and A. Ferrari). On the other side, Genoa received 1 yellow card (F. Melegoni).

After this match, Sampdoria will have 30 points to stay in the 16th place. On the other side, Genoa will stay with 25 points like Salernitana to stay in the 18th place.

Match Events

  • 25'

    A. Sabiri

    E. Audero

  • 32'

    E. Audero

  • 38'

    M. Portanova

    S. Sturaro

  • 46'

    D. Criscito

    J. Vasquez

  • 51'

    A. Candreva

  • 56'

    F. Melegoni

    N. Amiri

  • 56'

    A. Gudmundsson

    C. Ekuban

  • 68'

    R. Vieira

    S. Sensi

  • 74'

    K. Yeboah

    P. Galdames

  • 83'

    A. Conti

    A. Candreva

  • 87'

    F. Quagliarella

    A. Sabiri

  • 90'

    F. Melegoni

  • 90'

    A. Ferrari

  • 90'

    D. Criscito

Next match

In the upcoming Serie A match, Sampdoria will play away with Lazio on the 7th of May with a 19-7 head to head statistic in favor of Lazio (6 draws).

Genoa will host Juventus on the 6th of May with a 21-4 head to head stats in favor of Juventus (6 draws).

Sampdoria: Formation and Lineups

Sampdoria started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).

The manager Marco Giampaolo chose to play with the following team: Emil Audero (7.0), Bartosz Bereszyński (6.4), Alex Ferrari (7.4), Omar Colley (7.2), Tommaso Augello (7.1), Albin Ekdal (7.4), Antonio Candreva (7.0), Stefano Sensi (6.4), Morten Thorsby (6.7), Abdelhamid Sabiri (8.0) and Francesco Caputo (6.6).


Sampdoria made 3 changes: S. Sensi for R. Vieira (68′), A. Candreva for A. Conti (83′) and A. Sabiri for F. Quagliarella (87′).

Top player: Abdelhamid Sabiri

Probably the most impressive player in Sampdoria was Abdelhamid Sabiri.

His rating is (8.0) with 1 goal, 21 passes (71% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 14 duels out of 22. He performed 2 crosses.

Genoa: Formation and Lineups

Genoa started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the other side, Alexander Blessin played with: Salvatore Sirigu (6.4), Morten Frendrup (7.1), Mattia Bani (6.8), Leo Østigård (6.2), Johan Vásquez (6.0), Stefano Sturaro (6.4), Milan Badelj (6.9), Caleb Ekuban (6.4), Pablo Galdames (7.4), Nadiem Amiri (6.6) and Mattia Destro (6.6).


Genoa made 5 changes: S. Sturaro for M. Portanova (38′), J. Vasquez for D. Criscito (46′), N. Amiri for F. Melegoni (56′), C. Ekuban for A. Gudmundsson (56′) and P. Galdames for K. Yeboah (74′).

Top player: Pablo Galdames

Probably the most impressive player in Genoa was Pablo Galdames.

His rating is (7.4) with 30 passes (73% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 14. He performed 5 crosses.

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