Serie A: Bologna recovers a 0-1 deficit to overcome Fiorentina 2-1

BOLOGNA. Bologna was able to turn the table against Fiorentina to win 2-1.

Bologna-vs-Fiorentina-2-1-Serie-A

BOLOGNA. Bologna managed to turn the table against Fiorentina to win 2-1. All goals were scored in the second half.​ It was Fiorentina to strike first with a goal of L. Martinez Quarta at the 54′. Then it was a goal in the 59′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, M. Arnautovic gave the win to Bologna in the 62′ minute with a goal. Fiorentina was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (61%).​

Igor received a red card (90′)​. This double yellow card was one of the reason why Fiorentina lost the match.

The match was played at the Stadio Renato Dall’Ara stadium in Bologna on Sunday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Daniele Orsato with the help of Alessandro Lo Cicero and Niccolò Pagliardini. The 4th official was Luca Zufferli. The weather was clear. The temperature was hot around 27.5 degrees Celsius or 81.43 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 45%.​

Match Statistics

Fiorentina was in firm control of the ball 61% while Bologna was struggling with a 39% ball possession.

Fiorentina was more aggressive with 59 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 3 were on target. Even so, Bologna found a way to find the solution to win this match.​

Bologna shot 12 times, 4 on target, 8 off target. On the other side, Fiorentina shot 12 times, 3 on target, 9 off target.

Cards

Bologna received 1 yellow card (C. Lykogiannis). On the other side, Fiorentina received 3 yellow cards (C. Kouame, S. Amrabat and Igor).

Also, Fiorentina didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after Igor (Fiorentina) was sent out after receiving a second yellow card (90′).

After playing this encounter, Bologna will have 3 points to stay in the 16th place. On the other side, Fiorentina will stay with 6 points like Salernitana and Sassuolo to stay in the 11th place.

Match Events

  • 45'
    45'

    L. Venuti

    Dodo

  • 46'
    46'

    R. Saponara

    R. Sottil

  • 46'
    46'

    C. Kouame

  • 50'
    50'

    S. Amrabat

  • 54'
    54'

    L. Martinez Quarta

    R. Saponara

  • 59'
    59'

    M. Barrow

  • 61'
    61'

    C. Lykogiannis

    A. Cambiaso

  • 62'
    62'

    M. Arnautovic

  • 70'
    70'

    R. Orsolini

    M. Arnautovic

  • 72'
    72'

    J. Ikone

    A. Barak

  • 79'
    79'

    L. De Silvestri

    D. Kasius

  • 79'
    79'

    K. Bonifazi

    G. Medel

  • 85'
    85'

    A. Cabral

    C. Kouame

  • 85'
    85'

    R. Mandragora

    S. Amrabat

  • 87'
    87'

    C. Lykogiannis

  • 90'
    90'

    Igor

  • 90'
    90'

    Igor

Next match

In the upcoming Serie A match, Bologna will host Empoli on the 17th of September with a 4-1 head to head stats in favor of Empoli (3 draws).

Bologna: Formation and Lineups

Bologna started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

The manager Siniša Mihajlović chose to play with the following team: Łukasz Skorupski (6.3), Stefan Posch (7.8), Gary Medel (6.8), Jhon Lucumi (6.6), Denso Kasius (7.6), Michel Aebischer (6.8), Jerdy Schouten (6.6), Roberto Soriano (7.1), Andrea Cambiaso (7.0), Marko Arnautović (7.4) and Musa Barrow (7.6).

Substitutes

Bologna made 4 changes: A. Cambiaso for C. Lykogiannis (61′), M. Arnautovic for R. Orsolini (71′), D. Kasius for L. De Silvestri (79′) and G. Medel for K. Bonifazi (79′).

Top player: Stefan Posch

The player who no doubt impressed Bologna the most was Stefan Posch even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (7.8) with 29 passes (75% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 6. He performed 1 cross.

Fiorentina: Formation and Lineups

Fiorentina started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the opposite side, Vincenzo Italiano played with: Pietro Terracciano (6.6), Dodô (6.3), Lucas Martínez Quarta (7.5), Igor Júlio (6.3), Cristiano Biraghi (6.8), Giacomo Bonaventura (7.4), Sofyan Amrabat (7.0), Antonín Barák (6.6), Christian Kouamé (6.5), Luka Jović (6.7) and Riccardo Sottil (6.4).

Substitutes

Fiorentina made 5 changes: Dodo for L. Venuti (45′), R. Sottil for R. Saponara (46′), A. Barak for J. Ikone (70′), C. Kouame for A. Cabral (85′) and S. Amrabat for R. Mandragora (85′).

Top player: Lucas Martínez Quarta

The player who no doubt impressed Fiorentina the most was Lucas Martínez Quarta.

His rating is (7.5) with 1 goal, 35 passes (77% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 8.

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