BOLOGNA. Cremonese and Bologna draw 1-1. D. Okereke scored the first goal (50′) for Cremonese. V. Chiriches settled the score (55′) with an own goal. Bologna was unquestionably superior in terms of ball possession (68%)
The match was played at the Stadio Renato Dall’Ara stadium in Bologna on Monday and it started at 6:30 pm local time. In front of 15,587 spectators. The referee was Matteo Marchetti who had the assistance of Stefano Alassio and Giovanni Baccini. The 4th official was Juan Luca Sacchi. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold at 3.5 degrees Celsius or 38.34 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 90%.
Bologna had a strong ball possession 68% while Cremonese was struggling with a 32% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Bologna was more aggressive with 57 dangerous attacks and 21 shots of which 9 were on target. Notwithstanding, that was not enough Bologna to win the match.
Bologna shot 21 times, 9 on target, 12 off target. Talking about the opposition, Cremonese shot 10 times, 1 on target, 9 off target.
Bologna received 2 yellow cards (Adama Soumaoro and Lukasz Skorupski). On the other side, Cremonese received 5 yellow cards (Vlad Chiriches , Charles Pickel, J. Vásquez, M. Carnesecchi and Cristian Buonaiuto).
After this encounter, Bologna will have 23 points like Juventus and Fiorentina to sit in the 12th place. On the other side, Cremonese will have 8 points to hold in the 20th place.
In the next match in the Serie A, Bologna will play away against Sampdoria on the 18th of February with a 11-9 head to head stats in favor of Bologna (6 draws).
Cremonese will host Inter on the 28th of January with a 1-0 head to head in favor of Inter (0 draws).
Bologna – Formation
Bologna started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Thiago Motta decided to play with the following team: Łukasz Skorupski, Stefan Posch , Adama Soumaoro , Jhon Lucumí , Charalampos Lykogiannis , Lewis Ferguson , Nikola Moro , Nicolás Domínguez , Riccardo Orsolini , Roberto Soriano and Musa Barrow .
The home team had on the bench: Joshua Zirkzee, Federico Ravaglia, Francesco Bardi, Jerdy Schouten , Denso Kasius, Andrea Cambiaso , Michel Aebischer, Wisdom Amey, Niklas Pyyhtiä and Joaquín Sosa.
Bologna could not rely on the presence of Andrea Cambiaso (injured).
Bologna made 3 changes: Musa Barrow for J. Zirkzee (46′), Nicolás Domínguez for Jerdy Schouten (79′) and Charalampos Lykogiannis for Andrea Cambiaso (79′).
Best player: Riccardo Orsolini
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Bologna was Riccardo Orsolini.
His rating iswith 39 passes (71% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 11. He performed 3 crosses.
Cremonese – Formation
Cremonese started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
Davide Ballardini played with: Marco Carnesecchi, Alex Ferrari , Vlad Chiricheş , Johan Vásquez , Leonardo Sernicola , Charles Pickel , Michele Castagnetti , Soualiho Meïté , Emanuele Valeri , Daniel Ciofani and David Okereke .
These were the players on the bench: Felix Afena-Gyan, Emanuel Aiwu, Frank Tsadjout, Cristian Buonaiuto , Matteo Bianchetti, Tommaso Milanese, Paolo Ghiglione, Marco Benassi , Gianluca Saro, Luca Zanimacchia, Mouhamadou Sarr and Giacomo Quagliata.
Cremonese made 4 changes: Daniel Ciofani for Felix Afena-Gyan (60′), Michele Castagnetti for Marco Benassi (61′), Emanuele Valeri for Cristian Buonaiuto (71′) and David Okereke for Frank Tsadjout (90′).
Best player: David Okereke
The most impressive player for Cremonese was David Okereke.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 18 passes (77% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 11.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Serie A.