Serie A: Spezia and Bologna draw 2-2 on Sunday

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LA SPEZIA. Spezia manages to recover against Bologna with 2 goals from M. Arnautovic from a goal on the 65' and a goal on the 7'.

LA SPEZIA. Spezia manages to recover against Bologna with 2 goals from M. Arnautovic from a goal on the 65′ and a goal on the 7′.

The match was played at the Stadio Alberto Picco stadium in La Spezia on Sunday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Antonio Giua with the help of Gamal Mokhtar and Gianluca Sechi. The 4th official was Daniele Perenzoni. The weather was clear. The temperature was hot around 27.8 degrees Celsius or 82 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 64%.​

Match Statistics

Bologna was in firm control of the ball 55% while Spezia was struggling with a 45% ball possession.

Spezia was more aggressive with 55 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 7 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Spezia to win the match​.

Spezia shot 15 times, 7 on target, 8 off target. On the opposite side, Bologna shot 15 times, 7 on target, 8 off target.


Spezia received 4 yellow cards (E. Holm, S. Bastoni, J. Sala and D. Nikolaou). On the opposite side, Bologna received 1 yellow card (J. Zirkzee).

After playing this match, Spezia will have 4 points to stay in the 13th place. On the opposite side, Bologna will have 2 points like Lecce, Hellas Verona and Sampdoria to stay in the 16th place.

Match Events

  • 7'

    M. Arnautovic

  • 38'

    E. Holm

  • 45'

    S. Bastoni

  • 46'

    N. Dominguez

    N. Moro

  • 54'

    J. Schouten (OG)

  • 56'

    S. Bastoni

  • 62'

    R. Soriano

    M. Barrow

  • 62'

    J. Zirkzee

    R. Orsolini

  • 64'

    K. Agudelo

    V. Kovalenko

  • 65'

    M. Arnautovic

    R. Soriano

  • 76'

    M. E. Ellertsson

    S. Bastoni

  • 77'

    A. Cambiaso

    C. Lykogiannis

  • 84'

    N. Sansone

    G. Medel

  • 88'

    L. Sanca

    E. Holm

  • 88'

    J. Sala

    E. Gyasi

  • 90'

    J. Sala

  • 90'

    D. Nikolaou

  • 90'

    J. Zirkzee

Next match

In the upcoming Serie A match, Spezia will play away with Napoli on the 10th of September with a 4-2 head to head record in favor of Napoli (0 draws).

Spezia: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Luca Gotti chose to play with the following team: Bartłomiej Drągowski (6.8), Petko Hristov (6.8), Jakub Kiwior (6.2), Dimitris Nikolaou (6.5), Emil Holm (6.3), Viktor Kovalenko (7.2), Mehdi Bourabia (6.6), Simone Bastoni (7.2), Arkadiusz Reca (6.6), M’Bala Nzola (6.3) and Emmanuel Gyasi (6.6).


Spezia made 4 changes: V. Kovalenko for K. Agudelo (64′), S. Bastoni for M. E. Ellertsson (76′), E. Holm for L. Sanca (88′) and E. Gyasi for J. Sala (88′).

Top player: Viktor Kovalenko

The player who no doubt impressed Spezia the most was Viktor Kovalenko.

His rating is (7.2) with 39 passes (87% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 5. He performed 1 cross.

Bologna: Formation and Lineups

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

On the other side, Siniša Mihajlović played with: Łukasz Skorupski (7.1), Adama Soumaoro (7.2), Gary Medel (8.0), Jhon Lucumi (6.6), Lorenzo De Silvestri (6.4), Jerdy Schouten (7.0), Nikola Moro (6.5), Charalampos Lykogiannis (6.9), Musa Barrow (7.1), Riccardo Orsolini (6.8) and Marko Arnautović (8.5).


Bologna made 5 changes: N. Moro for N. Dominguez (46′), M. Barrow for R. Soriano (62′), R. Orsolini for J. Zirkzee (62′), C. Lykogiannis for A. Cambiaso (77′) and G. Medel for N. Sansone (84′).

Top player: Marko Arnautović

The player who no doubt impressed Bologna the most was Marko Arnautović.

His rating is (8.5) with 2 goals, 25 passes (60% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 3. He performed 1 cross.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Serie A



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