Serie A: Cagliari recovers a 0-1 deficit to beat Sampdoria 2-1

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GENOVA. Cagliari found a way to turn the table against Sampdoria to win 2-1.

GENOVA. Cagliari managed to turn the table against Sampdoria to win 2-1. It was Sampdoria to strike first with a goal of M. Gabbiadini at the 19′. Then it was a goal in the 55′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, L. Pavoletti gave the win to Cagliari in the 71′ minute with a goal.

A. Candreva received a red card (90′)​. This red card was one of the reason why Sampdoria lost the match.

The match was played at the Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris stadium in Genova on Thursday and it started at 12:30 pm local time. The referee was Giacomo Camplone with the assistance of Dario Cecconi and Valerio Vecchi. The 4th official was Alberto Santoro. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold around 5.3 degrees Celsius or 41.58 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 56%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Sampdoria was in possession of the ball for 49% of the time vs. Cagliari that controlled the ball for 51% of the time.

Cagliari was more aggressive with 36 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 6 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Cagliari won the match.​

Sampdoria shot 5 times, 2 on target, 3 off target. On the other side, Cagliari shot 13 times, 6 on target, 7 off target.

Cards

Sampdoria received 1 yellow card (A. Ekdal). On the opposite side, Cagliari received 3 yellow cards (M. Lovato, Joao Pedro and A. Carboni).

(Sampdoria) was sent out after receiving a red card in the (90′).

After this encounter, Sampdoria will stay with 20 points like Udinese to stay in the 15th place. On the other side, Cagliari will have 10 points to stay in the 19th place.

Match Events

  • 19'
    19'

    M. Gabbiadini

  • 32'
    32'

    M. Lovato

    Matteo Lovato - Cagliari - receive yellow card for a foul. Francesco Caputo - Sampdoria - won a free kick in defence. Fouled by Matteo Lovato - Cagliari
  • 51'
    51'

    R. Dragusin

    M. Yoshida

  • 52'
    52'

    A. Ekdal

    Albin Ekdal - Sampdoria - receive yellow card for a foul. Fouled by Albin Ekdal - Sampdoria Alessandro Deiola - Cagliari - won a free kick on the left wing.
  • 55'
    55'

    A. Deiola

    Goal! Sampdoria 1, Cagliari 1. Alessandro Deiola - Cagliari - shot with right foot inside of six yard box - left side to the left corner. New attacking attempt. Alessandro Deiola - Cagliari - shot with right foot from the centre of the box is saved by goalkeeper in the centre of the goal. Assist - Razvan Marin.
  • 61'
    61'

    Joao Pedro

    João Pedro - Cagliari - receive yellow card for a foul. Radu Dragusin - Sampdoria - won a free kick on the right wing. Fouled by João Pedro - Cagliari
  • 71'
    71'

    L. Pavoletti

    Goal! Sampdoria 1, Cagliari 2. Leonardo Pavoletti - Cagliari - shot with left foot from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assist - Alberto Grassi. Shot blocked. Alberto Grassi - Cagliari - shot with left foot from outside the box is blocked.
  • 74'
    74'

    F. Quagliarella

    M. Gabbiadini

  • 74'
    74'

    R. Ciervo

    A. Ferrari

  • 75'
    75'

    P. Farago

    A. Deiola

  • 81'
    81'

    G. Yepes

    A. Ekdal

  • 81'
    81'

    E. Torregrossa

    F. Caputo

  • 81'
    81'

    G. Pereiro

    L. Pavoletti

  • 90'
    90'

    A. Candreva

    Antonio Candreva - Sampdoria - receive red card for violent conduct. Andrea Carboni - Cagliari - receive yellow card. Missed chance. Paolo Faragò - Cagliari - shot with right foot from the centre of the box is very close to the goal. Assist - Razvan Marin. Second Half ended - Sampdoria 1, Cagliari 2. New attacking attempt. Paolo Faragò - Cagliari - shot with right foot from the centre of the box is saved by goalkeeper in the centre of the goal. New attacking attempt. João Pedro - Cagliari - shot with right foot from the left side of the box is saved by goalkeeper in the centre of the goal. Assist - Razvan Marin.
  • 90'
    90'

    A. Carboni

    Antonio Candreva - Sampdoria - receive red card for violent conduct. Andrea Carboni - Cagliari - receive yellow card. Missed chance. Paolo Faragò - Cagliari - shot with right foot from the centre of the box is very close to the goal. Assist - Razvan Marin. Second Half ended - Sampdoria 1, Cagliari 2. New attacking attempt. Paolo Faragò - Cagliari - shot with right foot from the centre of the box is saved by goalkeeper in the centre of the goal. New attacking attempt. João Pedro - Cagliari - shot with right foot from the left side of the box is saved by goalkeeper in the centre of the goal. Assist - Razvan Marin.

Next match

In the upcoming Serie A match, Sampdoria will play away with Napoli on the 9th of January with a 20-3 head to head in favor of Napoli (4 draws).

Cagliari will host Bologna on the 9th of January with a 9-8 head to head in favor of Bologna (7 draws).

Sampdoria: Formation and Lineups

Sampdoria started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Roberto D\’Aversa chose to play with the following team: Emil Audero (6.9), Alex Ferrari (6.4), Maya Yoshida (7.1), Julian Chabot (6.1), Nicola Murru (6.5), Bartosz Bereszyński (7.1), Morten Thorsby (6.5), Albin Ekdal (6.1), Antonio Candreva (6.3), Francesco Caputo (6.8) and Manolo Gabbiadini (7.4).

Substitutes

Sampdoria made 5 changes: M. Yoshida for R. Dragusin (51′), M. Gabbiadini for F. Quagliarella (74′), A. Ferrari for R. Ciervo (74′), A. Ekdal for G. Yepes (81′) and F. Caputo for E. Torregrossa (81′).

Top player: Manolo Gabbiadini

Probably the most impressive player in Sampdoria was Manolo Gabbiadini.

His rating is (7.4) with 1 goal, 14 passes (71% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 7. He performed 1 cross.

Cagliari: Formation and Lineups

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

On the other side, Walter Mazzarri played with: Alessio Cragno (6.6), Giorgio Altare (6.7), Matteo Lovato (6.7), Andrea Carboni (6.8), Raoul Bellanova (6.2), Răzvan Marin (7.2), Alberto Grassi (7.2), Alessandro Deiola (7.4), Charalampos Lykogiannis (6.5), João Pedro (7.1) and Leonardo Pavoletti (7.4).

Substitutes

Cagliari made 2 changes: A. Deiola for P. Farago (75′) and L. Pavoletti for G. Pereiro (81′).

Top player: Leonardo Pavoletti

Probably the most impressive player in Cagliari was Leonardo Pavoletti.

His rating is (7.4) with 1 goal, 23 passes (56% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 9 duels out of 17.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Serie A

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