SPAL and Ascoli draw 1-1 on Saturday. HIGHLIGHTS

FERRARA. SPAL and Ascoli draw 1-1. L. Dickmann scored the first goal (16') for SPAL. C. Adjapong settled the score (41').

SPAL and Ascoli draw 1-1 on Saturday. HIGHLIGHTS

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%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 64 Ball Possession 36
Shots
  • 15 Total 10
  • 8 On Target 2
  • 7 Off Target 8
  • 2 Shots blocked 2
  • 138 Attack 85
  • 64 Dangerous attack 43
  • 60 Ball safe​ 68
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 6 Corners 7
  • 1 Off Sides 1
Fouls
  • 10 Total 20
  • 1 Yellow Cards 3
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 1
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 3

Ball possession

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.

Cards

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′).

Match Timeline

Lorenzo Dickmann(goal)Luca Valzania
16'
Matteo Prati- Yellow
39'
41'
Claud Adjapong(goal)Nicola Falasco
43'
Danilo Quaranta- Yellow
44'
Samuel Giovane(var)
45'
Samuel Giovane- Red
58'
Pedro Mendes- sub ->Federico Dionisi
Georgi Tunjov- sub ->Matteo Prati
64'
65'
Marcel Büchel- sub ->Marcello Falzerano
65'
Christopher Lungoyi- sub ->Cedric Gondo
73'
Marcel Büchel- Yellow
Nicola Rauti- sub ->Lorenzo Dickmann
74'
Alessandro Tripaldelli- sub ->Raffaele Celia
74'
77'
Christopher Lungoyi- Yellow
Simone Rabbi- sub ->Fabio Maistro
83'
Marco Varnier- sub ->C. Dalle Mura
83'

Standings

Standings
Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
40
23
39
23
34
23
33
23
33
23
32
23
31
23
31
23
26
23
26
23
26
23
25
23
24
23
24
23
22
23

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.

Next matches

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
G
Enrico Alfonso 1.Italy
6.4
D
7.3
D
Patryk Peda 27.Poland
6.6
D
6.8
83'
M
Lorenzo Dickmann 24.Italy
7.3
74' Goals16'
M
Raffaele Celia 21.Italy
7.0
74'
M
7.2
M
Matteo Prati 20.Italy
6.9
64' 39'
F
Luca Valzania 16.Italy
7.1
F
Fabio Maistro 37.Italy
7.4
83'
F
6.7
Substitutes
G
Alberto Pomini 17.Italy
D
6.2
74'
D
Matteo Arena 18.Italy
D
Marco Varnier 13.Italy
83'
M
M
Oulam Abou 34.Morocco
M
Georgi Tunjov 40.Estonia
6.6
64'
M
Franco Zuculini 14.Argentina
F
Nicola Rauti 32.Italy
6.8
74'
F
Simone Rabbi 99.Italy
83'

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 (6.4), Patryk Peda (6.6), Biagio Meccariello (7.3), Christian Dalle Mura (6.8), Lorenzo Dickmann (7.3), Matteo Prati (6.9), Niccolò Zanellato (7.2), Raffaele Celia (7.0), Luca Valzania (7.1), Fabio Maistro (7.4) and Gabriele Moncini (6.7).

The home team had on the bench: Alessandro Tripaldelli (6.2), Alberto Pomini, Alessandro Fiordaliso, Alessandro Murgia, Ayoub Abou Oulam, Nicola Rauti (6.8), Georgi Tunjov (6.6), Matteo Arena, Marco Varnier, Franco Zuculini, Simone Rabbi and Emanuele Rao.

Substitutions

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 is (7.4) with 33 passes (93% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 7. He performed 6 crosses.

Ascoli – Formation

Ascoli
G
Nicola Leali 1.Italy
7.8
D
Eric Botteghin 33.Brazil
7.2
D
Lorenco Šimić 4.Croatia
6.4
D
Danilo Quaranta 5.Italy
6.8
43'
M
Nicola Falasco 54.Italy
7.9
M
Claud Adjapong 17.Italy
7.4
Goals41'
M
6.7
65'
M
6.4
M
Samuel Giovane 32.Italy
6.9
45'
F
7.0
58'
F
Cedric Gondo 15.Côte d'Ivoire
6.6
65'
Substitutes
G
Enrico Guarna 13.Italy
G
Luca Bolletta 12.Italy
D
Simone Giordano 21.Italy
D
Francesco Donati 20.Italy
D
A. Tavčar 44.Slovenia
M
Mirko Eramo 27.Italy
M
M
Marcel Büchel 77.Liechtenstein
6.9
65' 73'
F
Christopher Lungoyi 7.Switzerland
6.2
65' 77'
F
Alessio Re 97.Italy
F
Amato Ciciretti 10.Italy
F
Pedro Mendes 90.Portugal
6.8
58'

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

Christian Bucchi played with: Nicola Leali (7.8), Lorenco Šimić (6.4), Eric Botteghin (7.2), Danilo Quaranta (6.8), Claud Adjapong (7.4), Michele Collocolo (6.4), Samuel Giovane (6.9), Marcello Falzerano (6.7), Nicola Falasco (7.9), Cedric Gondo (6.6) and Federico Dionisi (7.0).

They had on the bench: Enrico Guarna, Mirko Eramo, Christophe Lungoyi (6.2), Simone Giordano, Luca Bolletta, Alessio Re, Francesco Donati, Andrea Franzolini, Amato Ciciretti, Marcel Büchel (6.9), Pedro Mendes (6.8) and Aljaž Tavčar.

Ascoli could not rely on the presence of Pedro Mendes (injured).

Substitutions

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 is (7.9) with 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.​