Cittadella draws 0-0 with Cagliari on Saturday. HIGHLIGHTS

CITTADELLA. Cittadella and Cagliari could not score a single goal.

Cittadella draws 0-0 with Cagliari on Saturday. HIGHLIGHTS

CITTADELLA. Cittadella and Cagliari didn’t manage to score any goal on Saturday. Cagliari was vastly better in terms of ball possession (63%)​.

The match was played at the Stadio Pier Cesare Tombolato stadium in Cittadella on Saturday and it started at 4:15 pm local time. The referee was Daniele Rutella assisted by Daniele Marchi and Federico Longo. The 4th official was Giuseppe Vingo. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold at 5.3 degrees Celsius or 41.58 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 69%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 37 Ball Possession 63
Shots
  • 8 Total 12
  • 1 On Target 5
  • 7 Off Target 7
  • 5 Shots blocked 2
  • 93 Attack 133
  • 31 Dangerous attack 73
  • 74 Ball safe​ 73
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 0 Corners 4
  • 1 Off Sides 6
Fouls
  • 16 Total 13
  • 6 Yellow Cards 2
  • 1 Double Yellow 0
  • 1 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

Cagliari was in firm control of the ball 63% while Cittadella was struggling with a 37% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Cagliari was more pushing with 73 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 5 were on target. Notwithstanding, that was not enough Cagliari to win the encounter​.

Cittadella shot 8 times, 1 on target, 7 off target. Regarding the opposition, Cagliari shot 12 times, 5 on target, 7 off target.

Cards

Cittadella received 5 yellow cards (Valerio Mastrantonio, Alessandro Salvi, Simone Branca, Romano Perticone and Giuseppe Ambrosino). Regarding the opposition, Cagliari received 2 yellow cards (Nahitan Nández and Giorgio Altare).

Alessandro Salvi (Cittadella) was sent off after receiving a second yellow card (52′).

Match Timeline

Valerio Mastrantonio- Yellow
12'
18'
Nahitan Nández- Yellow
Alessandro Salvi- Yellow
20'
30'
Giorgio Altare- Yellow
Alessandro Salvi(yellowred)
52'
Alessandro Mattioli- sub ->Ignacio Lores Varela
59'
Nicola Pavan- sub ->Valerio Mastrantonio
65'
Alessio Vita- sub ->Giovanni Crociata
65'
Simone Branca- Yellow
66'
Giuseppe Ambrosino- sub ->T. Maistrello
71'
Gian Filippo Felicioli- sub ->Mirko Antonucci
71'
Romano Perticone- Yellow
77'
80'
80'
Vincenzo Millico- sub ->Gabriele Zappa
85'
Marko Rog- sub ->C. Kourfalidis
85'
Zito Luvumbo- sub ->Filippo Falco
86'
Antonio Barreca- sub ->Elio Capradossi
Giuseppe Ambrosino- Yellow
90'

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 match, Cittadella will have 23 points like Benevento and Como to sit in the 17th place. On the opposite side, Cagliari will have 29 points like Ternana to remain in the 8th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Serie B, Cittadella will play away against Bari 1908 on the 1st of May with a 7-3 head to head record in favor of Bari 1908 (6 draws).

Cagliari will play away agasint Bari 1908 on the 18th of February with a 5-1 head to head statistic in favor of Cagliari (1 draw).

Cittadella – Formation

Cittadella
G
Elhan Kastrati 36.Albania
7.2
D
7.0
77'
D
Alessandro Salvi 14.Italy
6.1
52'
D
6.4
D
Domenico Frare 15.Italy
6.8
M
Simone Branca 23.Italy
6.9
66'
M
6.1
65'
M
7.0
65' 12'
M
Mirko Antonucci 10.Italy
6.7
71'
F
Ignacio Lores 30.Uruguay
6.5
59'
F
Tommy Maistrello 32.Italy
6.8
71'
Substitutes
G
Filippo Manfrin 1.Italy
G
Luca Maniero 77.Italy
D
Santiago Visentin 6.Argentina
D
6.5
59'
D
6.4
71'
D
Dario Del Fabro 5.Italy
M
Nicola Pavan 26.Italy
6.7
65'
M
Alessio Vita 16.Italy
6.8
65'
M
F
Raúl Asencio 90.Spain
F
6.8
71' 90'
F
Carlos Embalo 7.Guinea-Bissau

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

The manager Edoardo Gorini decided to play with the following team: Elhan Kastrati (7.2), Alessandro Salvi (6.1), Romano Perticone (7.0), Domenico Frare (6.8), Daniele Donnarumma (6.4), Giovanni Crociata (6.1), Simone Branca (6.9), Valerio Mastrantonio (7.0), Mirko Antonucci (6.7), Ignacio Lores Varela (6.5) and Tommaso Maistrello (6.8).

The home team had on the bench: Santiago Guido Visentin, Alessandro Mattioli (6.5), Raúl José Asencio Moraes, Filippo Manfrin, Nicola Pavan (6.7), Giuseppe Ambrosino (6.8), Luca Maniero, Carlos Apna Embalo, Alessio Vita (6.8), Gian Filippo Felicioli (6.4), Giuseppe Carriero and Dario Del Fabro.

Substitutions

Cittadella made 5 changes: Ignacio Lores Varela for Alessandro Mattioli (59′), Valerio Mastrantonio for Nicola Pavan (65′), Giovanni Crociata for Alessio Vita (65′), T. Maistrello for Giuseppe Ambrosino (71′) and Mirko Antonucci for Gian Filippo Felicioli (71′).

Best player: Elhan Kastrati​

Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Cittadella was the goalkeeper: Elhan Kastrati. His rating is 7.21. He performed 4 saves.

Cagliari – Formation

Cagliari
G
Boris Radunović 1.Serbia
6.7
D
Elio Capradossi 24.Italy
6.2
86'
D
Alberto Dossena 4.Italy
7.3
D
Giorgio Altare 15.Italy
6.8
30'
M
Filippo Falco 25.Italy
7.4
85'
M
Paulo 37.Brazil
6.8
80'
M
Gabriele Zappa 28.Italy
7.0
80'
M
D. Veroli 26.Italy
M
Antoine Makoumbou 29.France
6.8
M
7.2
85'
F
Nahitan Nández 8.Uruguay
7.0
18'
F
6.9
Substitutes
G
Simone Aresti 18.Italy
D
F. Carboni 16.Italy
D
Adam Obert 33.Slovakia
D
Antonio Barreca 27.Italy
86'
M
Vincenzo Millico 19.Italy
80'
M
Nunzio Lella 23.Italy
M
Marko Rog 6.Croatia
85'
F
A. Griger 35.Slovakia
80'
F
Zito Luvumbo 77.Angola
85'

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

Claudio Ranieri played with: Boris Radunović (6.7), Giorgio Altare (6.8), Alberto Dossena (7.3), Elio Capradossi (6.2), Gabriele Zappa (7.0), Christos Kourfalidis (7.2), Antoine Makoumbou (6.8), Davide Veroli, Filippo Falco (7.4), Paulo Azzi (6.8) and Gianluca Lapadula (6.9), Nahitan Nández (7.0).

The following players were sitting on the bench: Adam Griger, Simone Aresti, Zito Luvumbo, Velizar-Iliasv Svetozarov Iliev, Franco Ezequiel Carboni, Vincenzo Millico, Nunzio Lella, Adam Obert, Antonio Barreca and Marko Rog.

Substitutions

Cagliari made 5 changes: Paulo Azzi for A. Griger (80′), Gabriele Zappa for Vincenzo Millico (80′), C. Kourfalidis for Marko Rog  (85′), Filippo Falco for Zito Luvumbo (85′) and Elio Capradossi for Antonio Barreca (86′).

Best player: Filippo Falco​

The player that probably impressed the most for Cagliari was Filippo Falco.

His rating is (7.4) with 41 passes (78% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 13. He performed 9 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Serie B.​