FERRARA. SPAL and Ascoli draw 1-1. L. Dickmann scored the first goal (16′) for SPAL. C. Adjapong made it even (41′). SPAL was definitely superior in terms of ball possession (64%)
The match was played at the Stadio Paolo Mazza stadium in Ferrara on Saturday and it started at 2:00 pm local time. The referee was Davide Ghersini with the assistance of Fabio Schirru and Vito Mastrodonato. The 4th official was Bogdan Nicolae Sfira. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold at 4.9 degrees Celsius or 40.86 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 74%.
SPAL had a strong ball possession 64% while Ascoli was struggling with a 36% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
SPAL was putting more pressure with 64 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 8 were on target. Nevertheless, that was not enough SPAL to win the match.
SPAL shot 15 times, 8 on target, 7 off target. On the other side, Ascoli shot 10 times, 2 on target, 8 off target.
SPAL received 1 yellow card (Matteo Prati). On the opposite side, Ascoli received 3 yellow cards (Danilo Quaranta, Marcel Büchel and Christopher Lungoyi).
Also, Ascoli didn’t end the match with 11 players after Samuel Giovane (Ascoli) was sent off after receiving a straight red card in the (45′).
After playing this encounter, SPAL will have 24 points to hold in the 14th place. On the opposite side, Ascoli will have 26 points to hold in the 12th place.
In the next match in the Serie B, SPAL will host Bari 1908 on the 4th of February with a 1-0 head to head statistic in favor of SPAL (3 draws).
Ascoli will host Bari 1908 on the 5th of March with a 7-6 head to head statistic in favor of Ascoli (4 draws).
SPAL – Formation
SPAL started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
The manager Daniele De Rossi decided to play with the following team: Enrico Alfonso, Patryk Peda , Biagio Meccariello , Christian Dalle Mura , Lorenzo Dickmann , Matteo Prati , Niccolò Zanellato , Raffaele Celia , Luca Valzania , Fabio Maistro and Gabriele Moncini .
The home team had on the bench: Alessandro Tripaldelli, Alberto Pomini, Alessandro Fiordaliso, Alessandro Murgia, Ayoub Abou Oulam, Nicola Rauti , Georgi Tunjov , Matteo Arena, Marco Varnier, Franco Zuculini, Simone Rabbi and Emanuele Rao.
SPAL made 5 changes: Matteo Prati for Georgi Tunjov (64′), Lorenzo Dickmann for Nicola Rauti (74′), Raffaele Celia for Alessandro Tripaldelli (74′), Fabio Maistro for Simone Rabbi (83′) and C. Dalle Mura for Marco Varnier (83′).
Best player: Fabio Maistro
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for SPAL was Fabio Maistro.
His rating iswith 33 passes (93% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 7. He performed 6 crosses.
Ascoli – Formation
Ascoli started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
Christian Bucchi played with: Nicola Leali, Lorenco Šimić , Eric Botteghin , Danilo Quaranta , Claud Adjapong , Michele Collocolo , Samuel Giovane , Marcello Falzerano , Nicola Falasco , Cedric Gondo and Federico Dionisi .
They had on the bench: Enrico Guarna, Mirko Eramo, Christophe Lungoyi, Simone Giordano, Luca Bolletta, Alessio Re, Francesco Donati, Andrea Franzolini, Amato Ciciretti, Marcel Büchel , Pedro Mendes and Aljaž Tavčar.
Ascoli could not rely on the presence of Pedro Mendes (injured).
Ascoli made 3 changes: Federico Dionisi for Pedro Mendes (58′), Marcello Falzerano for Marcel Büchel (65′) and Cedric Gondo for Christopher Lungoyi (65′).
Best player: Nicola Falasco
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Ascoli was Nicola Falasco.
His rating iswith 45 passes (75% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 11. He performed 9 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Serie B.