GENOVA. Udinese snatched a late win Sampdoria 1-0 after K. Ehizibue scored just 1 goal (88′).
The match was played at the Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris stadium in Genova on Sunday and it started at 12:30 pm local time. The referee was Maurizio Mariani who was helped by Pasquale De Meo and Pasquale Capaldo. The 4th official was Andrea Colombo. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold at 2.9 degrees Celsius or 37.18 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 55%.
Sampdoria had a strong ball possession 55% while Udinese was struggling with a 45% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Sampdoria was more aggressive with 41 dangerous attacks and 8 shots of which 1 were on target. Anyway, Udinese succeeded in find the solution to win this match.
Sampdoria shot 8 times, 1 on target, 7 off target. On the other side, Udinese shot 14 times, 5 on target, 9 off target.
Sampdoria received 3 yellow cards (Mehdi Léris, Bram Nuytinck and Manolo Gabbiadini). On the opposite side, Udinese received 1 yellow card (Kingsley Ehizibue).
After playing this match, Sampdoria will stay with 9 points to hold in the 19th place. On the other side, Udinese will have 28 points to hold in the 7th place.
In the next match in the Serie A, Sampdoria will host Inter on the 13th of February with a 22-6 head to head record in favor of Inter (10 draws).
Udinese will play away agasint Inter on the 18th of February with a 22-8 head to head stats in favor of Inter (8 draws).
Sampdoria – Formation
Sampdoria started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
The manager Dejan Stankovic decided to play with the following team: Emil Audero, Bruno Amione , Omar Colley , Bram Nuytinck , Mehdi Léris , Harry Winks , Filip Đuričić , Tommaso Augello , Abdelhamid Sabiri , Manolo Gabbiadini and Sam Lammers .
The home team had on the bench: Valerio Verre, Flavio Paoletti, Nicola Ravaglia, Tomás Rincón, Gerard Yepes, Ronaldo Vieira , Fabio Quagliarella, Alessandro Zanoli , Jeison Murillo, Daniele Montevago, Nicola Murru and Elia Tantalocchi.
Sampdoria could not rely on the presence of Valerio Verre (injured).
Sampdoria made 4 changes: Abdelhamid Sabiri for Valerio Verre (46′), Filip Djuricic for Ronaldo Vieira (57′), Omar Colley for Alessandro Zanoli (80′) and Sam Lammers for Fabio Quagliarella (86′).
Best player: Emil Audero
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Sampdoria was the goalkeeper: Emil Audero. His rating is 7.44. He performed 3 saves.
Udinese – Formation
Udinese started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
Andrea Sottil played with: Marco Silvestri, Rodrigo Becão , Jaka Bijol , Nehuén Pérez , Kingsley Ehizibue , Lazar Samardžić , Walace , Tolgay Arslan , Destiny Udogie , Isaac Success and Beto .
The following players were sitting on the bench: Ilija Nestorovski, Gerard Deulofeu, James Abankwah, Edoardo Piana, Simone Pafundi, Daniele Padelli, Jean-Victor Makengo , Roberto Pereyra, Festy Ebosele, Sandi Lovrić and Enzo Ebosse.
Udinese could not rely on the presence of Ilija Nestorovski (injured).
Udinese made 4 changes: Tolgay Arslan for Jean-Victor Makengo (69′), L. Samardžić for Sandi Lovric (69′), Beto for Deulofeu (77′) and Deulofeu for Ilija Nestorovski (90′).
Best player: Nehuén Pérez
The player that probably impressed the most for Udinese was Nehuén Pérez even if he didn’t score the decisive goal.
His rating iswith 41 passes (75% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 8 duels out of 9.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Serie A.