VENEZIA. Venezia overcomes Fiorentina 1-0 after M. Aramu scored just 1 goal (36′). Fiorentina was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (62%).
R. Sottil received a red card (77′). This double yellow card was one of the reason why Fiorentina lost the match.
The match was played at the Stadio Pierluigi Penzo stadium in Venezia on Monday and it started at 6:45 pm local time. The referee was Luca Massimi who was helped by Domenico Rocca and Gaetano Massara. The 4th official was Luca Zufferli. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold at 11.6 degrees Celsius or 52.93 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 93%.
Fiorentina was in firm control of the ball 62% while Venezia was struggling with a 38% ball possession.
Fiorentina was more aggressive with 55 dangerous attacks and 10 shots of which 2 were on target. Nevertheless, Venezia managed to find the solution to win this encounter.
Venezia shot 4 times, 2 on target, 2 off target. On the opposite side, Fiorentina shot 10 times, 2 on target, 8 off target.
Venezia received 2 yellow cards (E. Ampadu and P. Ceccaroni). On the opposite side, Fiorentina received 4 yellow cards (R. Sottil, M. Benassi, A. Odriozola and S. Amrabat).
Also, Fiorentina didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after R. Sottil (Fiorentina) was sent off after receiving a second yellow card (77′).
After this match, Venezia will have 8 points like Torino, Hellas Verona and Sassuolo to stay in the 15th place. On the opposite side, Fiorentina will stay with 12 points like Bologna to stay in the 9th place.
Fiorentina will host Cagliari on the 24th of October with a 14-8 head to head record in favor of Fiorentina (8 draws).
Venezia – Formation
Venezia started with a christmas tree line-up (4-3-2-1).
The manager Paolo Zanetti decided to play with the following team: Sergio Romero , Tyronne Ebuehi , Michael Svoboda , Pietro Ceccaroni , Ridgeciano Haps , Gianluca Busio , Antonio Junior Vacca , Ethan Ampadu , Dennis Johnsen , Mattia Aramu and Thomas Henry .
Venezia could not rely on the presence of D. Okereke (injured) and D. Crnigoj (injured).
Venezia made 4 changes: D. Johnsen for D. Okereke (50′), A. Vacca for D. Crnigoj (65′), T. Henry for D. Heymans (87′) and M. Aramu for M. Caldara (87′).
Best player: Mattia Aramu
The player that probably impressed the most for Venezia was Mattia Aramu.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 26 passes (61% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 2 duels out of 5. He performed 3 crosses.
Fiorentina – Formation
Fiorentina started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
On the opposite side, Vincenzo Italiano played with: Pietro Terracciano , Álvaro Odriozola , Nikola Milenković , Igor Júlio , Cristiano Biraghi , Giacomo Bonaventura , Sofyan Amrabat , Alfred Duncan , José Callejón , Dušan Vlahović and Riccardo Sottil .
Fiorentina made 5 changes: A. Odriozola for M. Benassi (46′), S. Amrabat for L. Torreira (56′), J. Callejon for N. Gonzalez (56′), G. Bonaventura for Y. Maleh (75′) and A. Duncan for E. Pulgar (82′).
Best player: Igor Júlio
The player that probably impressed the most for Fiorentina was Igor Júlio.
His rating iswith 95 passes (96% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 6.