Serie A: Hellas Verona beats Cagliari 2-1

CAGLIARI. Hellas Verona bested Cagliari to win 2-1.


CAGLIARI. Hellas Verona prevailed over Cagliari to win 2-1. It was Hellas Verona to strike first with an early goal of A. Barak at the 8′. Then G. Caprari scored again for Hellas Verona in the 45′ minute with a goal. Eventually, Joao Pedro reduced the distance for Cagliari with a goal. However, that was it, and the result remained 2-1.​ Cagliari lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (59%).

The match was played at the Sardegna Arena stadium in Cagliari on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Daniele Orsato with the assistance of Pasquale De Meo and Andrea Zingarelli. The 4th official was Antonio Giua. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 20.3 degrees Celsius or 68.59 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 50%.​

Match Statistics

Cagliari was in firm control of the ball 59% while Hellas Verona was struggling with a 41% ball possession.

Cagliari was more aggressive with 41 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 4 were on target. Notwithstanding, Hellas Verona found a way to find the solution to win this contest.​

Cagliari shot 12 times, 4 on target, 8 off target. On the other side, Hellas Verona shot 13 times, 3 on target, 10 off target.


Cagliari received 2 yellow cards (L. Pavoletti and A. Carboni). On the opposite side, Hellas Verona received 4 yellow cards (A. Barak, A. Tameze, M. Hongla and G. Simeone).

After playing this match, Cagliari will stay with 28 points to stay in the 17th place. On the opposite side, Hellas Verona will have 49 points to stay in the 9th place.

Match Events

  • 8'

    A. Barak

  • 22'

    A. Barak

  • 25'

    A. Tameze

  • 45'

    G. Caprari

  • 46'

    M. Rog

    A. Deiola

  • 46'

    N. Nandez

    R. Marin

  • 51'

    A. Carboni

    E. Goldaniga

  • 51'

    L. Pavoletti

    K. Balde

  • 51'

    L. Pavoletti

  • 56'

    M. Hongla

  • 57'

    Joao Pedro

  • 65'

    M. Veloso

    I. Ilic

  • 65'

    K. Lasagna

    A. Barak

  • 65'

    K. Gunter

    M. Hongla

  • 73'

    B. Sutalo

    F. Ceccherini

  • 75'

    G. Pereiro

    R. Bellanova

  • 77'

    G. Simeone

  • 84'

    P. Retsos

    G. Caprari

  • 90'

    A. Carboni

Next match

In the upcoming Serie A match, Cagliari will play away against Salernitana on the 8th of May with a 0-0 head to head record.

Hellas Verona will host Milan on the 8th of May with a 7-3 head to head stats in favor of Milan (4 draws).

Cagliari: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Walter Mazzarri chose to play with the following team: Alessio Cragno (6.4), Edoardo Goldaniga (6.1), Matteo Lovato (6.4), Giorgio Altare (7.3), Raoul Bellanova (6.4), Răzvan Marin (6.1), Alberto Grassi (6.9), Alessandro Deiola (6.8), Dalbert (7.3), Keita Baldé (6.8) and João Pedro (7.6).


Cagliari made 5 changes: A. Deiola for M. Rog (46′), R. Marin for N. Nandez (46′), E. Goldaniga for A. Carboni (51′), K. Balde for L. Pavoletti (51′) and R. Bellanova for G. Pereiro (75′).

Top player: João Pedro

Probably the most impressive player in Cagliari was João Pedro.

His rating is (7.6) with 1 goal, 15 passes (80% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 7 duels out of 18.

Hellas Verona: Formation and Lineups

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

On the other side, Igor Tudor played with: Lorenzo Montipò (7.1), Federico Ceccherini (6.8), Adrien Tameze (7.1), Nicolò Casale (6.8), Davide Faraoni (6.8), Ivan Ilić (6.9), Martin Hongla (6.6), Fabio Depaoli (7.0), Antonín Barák (7.4), Gianluca Caprari (7.6) and Giovanni Simeone (6.9).


Hellas Verona made 5 changes: I. Ilic for M. Veloso (65′), A. Barak for K. Lasagna (65′), M. Hongla for K. Gunter (65′), F. Ceccherini for B. Sutalo (73′) and G. Caprari for P. Retsos (84′).

Top player: Gianluca Caprari

Probably the most impressive player in Hellas Verona was Gianluca Caprari.

His rating is (7.6) with 1 goal, 18 passes (83% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 12. He performed 4 crosses.

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