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Serie A: Sassuolo recovers a 0-1 deficit to defeat Hellas Verona 2-1

REGGIO NELL'EMILIA. Sassuolo found a way to turn the table against Hellas Verona to win 2-1.

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REGGIO NELL’EMILIA. Sassuolo found a way to turn the table against Hellas Verona to win 2-1. It was Hellas Verona to strike first with an early goal of F. Ceccherini at the 2′. Then it was a goal in the 32′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, D. Frattesi gave the win to Sassuolo in the 74′ minute with a goal. Hellas Verona was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (69%).​

The match was held at the MAPEI Stadium – Città del Tricolore Stadium in Reggio nell’Emilia on Monday and this began at 6:45 pm UTC. The referee was Alberto Santoro who had the assistance of Christian Rossi and Mattia Politi. The 4th official was Daniele Paterna. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 20.7 degrees Celsius or 69.31 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 61%.​

Match Statistics

Hellas Verona was in firm control of the ball 69% while Sassuolo was struggling with a 31% ball possession.

Hellas Verona was more aggressive with 45 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 7 were on target. Anyhow, Sassuolo found a way to find the solution to win this encounter.​

Sassuolo shot 14 times, 3 on target, 11 off target. On the opposite side, Hellas Verona shot 15 times, 7 on target, 8 off target.


Sassuolo received 1 yellow card (M. Erlic). On the opposite side, Hellas Verona received 3 yellow cards (F. Ceccherini, D. Faraoni and M. Djuric).

After playing this match, Sassuolo will have 12 points to stay in the 11th place. On the other side, Hellas Verona will stay with 5 points to move up in the 19th place.

Match Events

  • 2'

    F. Ceccherini

    F. Depaoli

  • 28'

    F. Ceccherini

  • 30'

    Y. Kallon

    R. Piccoli

  • 32'

    A. Lauriente

  • 48'

    M. Erlic

  • 62'

    H. J. Traore

    L. D\'Andrea

  • 62'

    M. Lopez

    P. Obiang

  • 67'

    I. Sulemana

    Miguel Veloso

  • 67'

    G. Magnani

    F. Ceccherini

  • 67'

    K. Lasagna

    T. Henry

  • 72'

    E. K. Ceide

    A. Lauriente

  • 74'

    D. Frattesi

  • 78'

    D. Faraoni

  • 84'

    M. Djuric

    S. Verdi

  • 90'

    M. Djuric

Next match

In the upcoming Serie A match, Sassuolo will play away against Napoli on the 29th of October with a 10-2 head to head statistic in favor of Napoli (7 draws).

Hellas Verona will host Roma on the 31st of October with a 8-1 head to head record in favor of Roma (4 draws).

Sassuolo: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Alessio Dionisi chose to play with the following team: Andrea Consigli (7.0), Jeremy Toljan (6.5), Martin Erlić (6.8), Kaan Ayhan (7.1), Georgios Kyriakopoulos (7.3), Davide Frattesi (7.4), Pedro Obiang (6.9), Kristian Thorstvedt (7.1), Luca D’Andrea (6.3), Andrea Pinamonti (6.4) and Armand Lauriente (7.1).


Sassuolo made 3 changes: L. D’Andrea for H. J. Traore (62′), P. Obiang for M. Lopez (62′) and A. Lauriente for E. K. Ceide (72′).

Top player: Davide Frattesi

Probably the most impressive player in Sassuolo was Davide Frattesi.

His rating is (7.4) with 1 goal, 31 passes (64% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 7.

Hellas Verona: Formation and Lineups

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

On the opposite side, Gabriele Cioffi played with: Lorenzo Montipò (6.4), Isak Hien (6.2), Koray Günter (7.3), Federico Ceccherini (7.9), Davide Faraoni (6.2), Adrien Tameze (6.4), Miguel Veloso (6.4), Fabio Depaoli (7.1), Simone Verdi (6.6), Thomas Henry (7.0) and Roberto Piccoli (6.9).


Hellas Verona made 5 changes: R. Piccoli for Y. Kallon (30′), T. Henry for K. Lasagna (67′), M. Veloso for I. Kakari (67′), F. Ceccherini for G. Magnani (67′) and S. Verdi for M. Djuric (84′).

Top player: Federico Ceccherini

The player who no doubt impressed Hellas Verona the most was Federico Ceccherini.

His rating is (7.9) with 1 goal, 21 passes (90% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 10.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Serie A

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