Serie A: Salernitana defeats Fiorentina 2-1

SALERNO. Salernitana overcome Fiorentina to win 2-1.

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SALERNO. Salernitana prevailed over Fiorentina to win 2-1. It was Salernitana to strike first with an early goal of M. Djuric at the 9′. Then it was a goal in the 64′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, F. Bonazzoli gave the win to Salernitana in the 79′ minute with a goal. Fiorentina was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (73%).​

The match was played at the Stadio Arechi stadium in Salerno on Sunday and it started at 12:30 pm local time. The referee was Davide Massa with the assistance of Alberto Tegoni and Valerio Colarossi. The 4th official was Giacomo Camplone. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 16.5 degrees Celsius or 61.66 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 38%.​

Match Statistics

Fiorentina was in firm control of the ball 73% while Salernitana was struggling with a 27% ball possession.

Fiorentina was more aggressive with 46 dangerous attacks and 8 shots of which 3 were on target. Notwithstanding, Salernitana was capable to find the solution to win this contest.​

Salernitana shot 10 times, 4 on target, 6 off target. On the opposite side, Fiorentina shot 8 times, 3 on target, 5 off target.

Cards

Salernitana received 1 yellow card (N. Gyomber). On the other side, Fiorentina received 1 yellow card (N. Milenkovic).

After playing this match, Salernitana will have 22 points like Genoa and Venezia to stay in the 20th place. On the opposite side, Fiorentina will stay with 56 points like Lazio to stay in the 7th place.

Match Events

  • 9'
    9'

    M. Djuric

  • 22'
    22'

    N. Gyomber

  • 46'
    46'

    F. Ribery

    S. Verdi

  • 46'
    46'

    R. Saponara

    J. Ikone

  • 59'
    59'

    K. Piatek

    A. Cabral

  • 59'
    59'

    A. Odriozola

    L. Venuti

  • 64'
    64'

    R. Saponara

  • 67'
    67'

    A. Terzic

    C. Biraghi

  • 67'
    67'

    J. Callejon

    Y. Maleh

  • 75'
    75'

    G. Kastanos

    L. Coulibaly

  • 75'
    75'

    F. Bonazzoli

    M. Djuric

  • 75'
    75'

    M. Ruggeri

    N. Zortea

  • 79'
    79'

    F. Bonazzoli

  • 82'
    82'

    N. Milenkovic

Next match

In the upcoming Serie A match, Salernitana will play away with Atalanta on the 2nd of May with a 1-0 head to head record in favor of Atalanta (0 draws).

Fiorentina will host Udinese on the 27th of April with a 20-11 head to head stats in favor of Fiorentina (6 draws).

Salernitana: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Davide Nicola chose to play with the following team: Luigi Sepe (6.7), Norbert Gyömbér (6.2), Federico Fazio (7.0), Luca Ranieri (7.3), Pasquale Mazzocchi (7.3), Lassana Coulibaly (6.6), Emil Bohinen (7.6), Éderson (6.1), Nadir Zortea (6.3), Milan Đurić (8.0) and Simone Verdi (7.0).

Substitutes

Salernitana made 4 changes: S. Verdi for F. Ribery (46′), L. Coulibaly for G. Kastanos (75′), M. Djuric for F. Bonazzoli (75′) and N. Zortea for M. Ruggeri (75′).

Top player: Milan Đurić

The player who no doubt impressed Salernitana the most was Milan Đurić.

His rating is (8.0) with 1 goal, 22 passes (40% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 13 duels out of 17.

Fiorentina: Formation and Lineups

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

On the other side, Vincenzo Italiano played with: Pietro Terracciano (6.2), Lorenzo Venuti (6.8), Nikola Milenković (6.6), Igor Júlio (6.0), Cristiano Biraghi (7.1), Alfred Duncan (6.1), Sofyan Amrabat (6.6), Youssef Maleh (5.5), Jonathan Ikoné (6.6), Arthur Cabral (6.5) and Nicolás González (7.1).

Substitutes

Fiorentina made 5 changes: J. Ikone for R. Saponara (46′), A. Cabral for K. Piatek (59′), L. Venuti for A. Odriozola (59′), C. Biraghi for A. Terzic (67′) and Y. Maleh for J. Callejon (67′).

Top player: Álvaro Odriozola

The player who no doubt impressed Fiorentina the most was Álvaro Odriozola.

His rating is (7.2) with 18 passes (83% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 4. He performed 3 crosses.

His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 59′.

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