Sassuolo 1-1 Genoa: Draw on Thursday


REGGIO NELL'EMILIA. Genoa and Sassuolo draw 1-1. M. Destro scored the first goal (7') for Genoa. D. Berardi settled the score 1-1 (55').

REGGIO NELL’EMILIA. Genoa and Sassuolo draw 1-1. M. Destro scored the first goal (7′) for Genoa. D. Berardi settled the score 1-1 (55′). Sassuolo was far superior when it came to possession ball (74%)​

The match was held at the MAPEI Stadium – Città del Tricolore Stadium in Reggio nell’Emilia on Thursday and this began at 3:30 pm UTC. The referee was Gianluca Manganiello who was helped by Rodolfo Di Vuolo and Gaetano Massara. The 4th official was Federico Dionisi. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold around 4.5 degrees Celsius or 40.12 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 88%.​

Match Statistics

Sassuolo was in firm control of the ball 74% while Genoa was struggling with a 26% ball possession.

Sassuolo was more aggressive with 70 dangerous attacks and 29 shots of which 8 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Sassuolo to win the match​.

Sassuolo shot 29 times, 8 on target, 21 off target. On the other side, Genoa shot 4 times, 1 on target, 3 off target.


Sassuolo received 3 yellow cards (G. Raspadori, Rogerio and M. Lopez). On the other side, No yellow cards were issued to Genoa.

After playing this match, Sassuolo will have 25 points like Torino to stay in the 13th place. On the other side, Genoa will have 12 points to move up in the 19th place.

Match Events

  • 7'

    M. Destro

  • 21'

    G. Raspadori

    Giacomo Raspadori - Sassuolo - receive yellow card for a foul. Fouled by Giacomo Raspadori - Sassuolo Andrea Cambiaso - Genoa - won a free kick in attack.
  • 55'

    D. Berardi

    Goal! Sassuolo 1, Genoa 1. Domenico Berardi - Sassuolo - shot with left foot from the centre of the box to the left corner.
  • 64'

    F. Melegoni


  • 64'

    M. Fares

    S. Hefti

  • 75'

    G. Pandev

    M. Destro

  • 84'

    M. Muldur

    G. Kyriakopoulos

  • 84'

    F. Caicedo

    C. Ekuban

  • 84'

    F. Cassata

    M. Portanova

  • 86'


    Rogerio - Sassuolo - receive yellow card for a foul. Goran Pandev - Genoa - won a free kick on the right wing. Fouled by Rogerio - Sassuolo
  • 88'

    L. Samele

    G. Defrel

  • 90'

    M. Lopez

    Francesco Cassata - Genoa - won a free kick in defence. Fouled by Maxime Lopez - Sassuolo Second Half ended - Sassuolo 1, Genoa 1. Offside - Genoa. Zinho Vanheusden with a pass, however Andrea Cambiaso is in offside. Maxime Lopez - Sassuolo - receive yellow card.

Next match

In the upcoming Serie A match, Sassuolo will play away against Empoli on the 9th of January with a 5-4 head to head statistic in favor of Sassuolo (0 draws).

Genoa will host Spezia on the 9th of January with a 3-0 head to head in favor of Genoa (2 draws).

Sassuolo: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Alessio Dionisi chose to play with the following team: Andrea Consigli (6.1), Jeremy Toljan (6.8), Vlad Chiricheş (7.1), Gian Marco Ferrari (7.3), Rogério (7.1), Abdou Harroui (7.4), Maxime López (7.6), Domenico Berardi (8.7), Giacomo Raspadori (7.2), Giorgos Kyriakopoulos (7.1) and Grégoire Defrel (5.9).


Sassuolo made 2 changes: G. Kyriakopoulos for M. Muldur (84′) and G. Defrel for L. Samele (88′).

Top player: Domenico Berardi

The player who no doubt impressed Sassuolo the most was Domenico Berardi.

His rating is (8.7) with 1 goal, 76 passes (76% accurate) and 5 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 7. He performed 4 crosses.

Genoa: Formation and Lineups

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

On the opposite side, Andriy Shevchenko played with: Salvatore Sirigu (7.4), Zinho Vanheusden (7.8), Mattia Bani (6.5), Johan Vásquez (7.1), Silvan Hefti (7.0), Hernani (6.4), Milan Badelj (6.6), Manolo Portanova (6.8), Andrea Cambiaso (7.5), Caleb Ekuban (7.1) and Mattia Destro (7.3).


Genoa made 5 changes: Hernani for F. Melegoni (64′), S. Hefti for M. Fares (64′), M. Destro for G. Pandev (75′), C. Ekuban for F. Caicedo (84′) and M. Portanova for F. Cassata (84′).

Top player: Zinho Vanheusden

Probably the most impressive player in Genoa was Zinho Vanheusden.

His rating is (7.8) with 28 passes (78% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 3.

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