Sassuolo tops Frosinone 1-0 with a goal scored by K. Thorstvedt. HIGHLIGHTS

REGGIO EMILIA. Sassuolo prevails over Frosinone 1-0 after K. Thorstvedt scored just 1 goal (58').

Sassuolo tops Frosinone 1-0 with a goal scored by K. Thorstvedt. HIGHLIGHTS

REGGIO EMILIA. Sassuolo prevails over Frosinone 1-0 after K. Thorstvedt scored just 1 goal (58′). Frosinone was surely better in terms of ball possession (61%).​

Kaio Jorge missed a decisive penalty (90′). That would have allowed Frosinone to draw the match.​

The match was played at the MAPEI Stadium – Città del Tricolore stadium in Reggio Emilia on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Federico La Penna who was helped by Damiano Di Iorio and Christian Rossi. The 4th official was Matteo Gualtieri. The weather was overcast clouds. The temperature was cold at 10.57 degrees Celsius or 51.03 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 83%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 39 Ball Possession 61
Shots
  • 10 Total 11
  • 4 On Target 1
  • 2 Off Target 7
  • 4 Shots blocked 3
  • 114 Attack 112
  • 44 Dangerous attack 50
  • 74 Ball safe 68
  • 0 Penalties 1
  • 1 Corners 2
Fouls
  • 13 Total 10
  • 3 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

Frosinone had a superior ball possession 61% while Sassuolo was struggling with a 39% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Frosinone was putting more pressure with 50 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 1 were on target. Anyhow, Sassuolo found a way to find the solution to win this match.​

Sassuolo shot 10 times, 4 on target, 2 off target. On the opposite side, Frosinone shot 11 times, 1 on target, 7 off target.

Cards

Sassuolo received 3 yellow cards (Kristian Thorstvedt, Armand Laurienté and Josh Doig). Regarding the opposition, Frosinone received 1 yellow card (Farès Ghedjemis).

Match Timeline

9'
Pol Lirola- sub ->Emanuele Valeri
Kristian Thorstvedt- Yellow
23'
Josh Doig- Yellow
32'
50'
Farès Ghedjemis- Yellow
Kristian Thorstvedt(goal)Uroš Račić
58'
56'
Luca Mazzitelli (VAR)
Matheus Henrique- sub ->Kristian Thorstvedt
63'
63'
Arijon Ibrahimovic- sub ->Marco Brescianini
63'
Demba Seck- sub ->Farès Ghedjemis
Daniel Boloca- sub ->Grégoire Defrel
72'
Armand Laurienté- Yellow
72'
83'
Kaio Jorge- sub ->Walid Cheddira
Samuele Mulattieri- sub ->Andrea Pinamonti
84'
84'
Marvin Cuni- sub ->Matías Soulé
Marash Kumbulla- sub ->Armand Laurienté
83'
90'
Kaio Jorge- missed penaltyKaio Jorge

Standings

Standings
Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
93
37
74
37
67
36
67
36
66
36
63
37
60
37
53
37
52
37
46
37
45
37
37
37
36
37
34
37
33
37
29
37

After this encounter, Sassuolo has 23 points like Hellas Verona to remain in the 19th place. On the opposite side, Frosinone will stays with 24 points like Udinese to hold in the 17th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Serie A, Sassuolo will play away with Roma on the 17th of March with a 10-2 head to head in favor of Roma (9 draws).

Frosinone will host Lazio on the 17th of March with a 5-0 head to head statistic in favor of Lazio (1 draw).

Sassuolo – Formation

Sassuolo
G
Andrea Consigli 47.Italy
7.0
D
Marcus Pedersen 3.Norway
7.5
D
Martin Erlić 5.Croatia
7.0
D
6.7
D
Josh Doig 43.Scotland
6.7
32'
M
Uroš Račić 6.Serbia
8.2
M
Nedim Bajrami 11.Albania
7.1
M
Grégoire Defrel 92.France
6.7
72'
M
7.3
84'
M
7.3
63' 23' Goals58'
M
Armand Laurienté 45.France
7.1
83' 72'
Substitutes
G
Gianluca Pegolo 25.Italy
G
Alessio Cragno 28.Italy
D
Filippo Missori 2.Italy
D
Marash Kumbulla 19.Albania
6.4
83'
D
Mattia Viti 21.Italy
D
Ruan Tressoldi 44.Brazil
M
Pedro Obiang 14.Equatorial Guinea
M
Samu Castillejo 20.Spain
M
Luca Lipani 35.Italy
M
Matheus Henrique 7.Brazil
6.7
63'
M
Cristian Volpato 23.Italy
M
Daniel Boloca 24.Romania
7.0
72'
F
6.7
84'
F

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

The manager Davide Ballardini decided to play with the following team: Andrea Consigli (7.0), Marcus Pedersen (7.5), Martin Erlic (7.0), Gian Marco Ferrari (6.7), Josh Doig (6.7), Uroš Račić (8.2), Kristian Thorstvedt (7.3), Armand Laurienté (7.1), Grégoire Defrel (6.7), Nedim Bajrami (7.1) and Andrea Pinamonti (7.3).

The home team had on the bench: Matheus Henrique (6.7), Cristian Volpato, Filippo Missori, Samuele Mulattieri (6.7), Pedro Obiang, Emil Konradsen Ceide, Marash Kumbulla  (6.4), Samu Castillejo, Mattia Viti, Gianluca Pegolo, Alessio Cragno, Luca Lipani, Ruan and Daniel Boloca (7.0).

Sassuolo could not rely on the presence of Matheus Henrique (injured) and Daniel Boloca (injured).

Substitutions

Sassuolo made 4 changes: Kristian Thorstvedt for Matheus Henrique (63′), Grégoire Defrel for Daniel Boloca (72′), Armand Laurienté for Marash Kumbulla  (83′) and Andrea Pinamonti for Samuele Mulattieri (84′).

Player of the match: Uroš Račić​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Sassuolo was Uroš Račić even if he didn’t score the decisive goal.

His rating is 8.2 with 48 passes (85% accurate) and 1 key pass. He won 6 duels out of 9.

Frosinone – Formation

Frosinone
G
Stefano Turati 80.Italy
7.0
D
Caleb Okoli 5.Italy
7.0
D
7.3
D
Nadir Zortea 19.Italy
6.4
D
Emanuele Valeri 32.Italy
7.0
9'
M
Enzo Barrenechea 45.Argentina
7.3
M
6.4
63'
M
7.7
F
Farès Ghedjemis 29.France
6.4
63' 50'
F
Matìas Soulé 18.Italy
7.9
84'
F
Walid Cheddira 70.Morocco
6.8
83'
Substitutes
G
G
D
Matjaz Kamensek-Pahic 13.Slovenia
D
Pol Lirola 20.Spain
6.4
9'
D
Ilario Monterisi 30.Italy
M
Reinier 12.Brazil
M
Luca Garritano 16.Italy
M
Francesco Gelli 14.Italy
F
Jaime Báez 7.Uruguay
F
Kaio Jorge 9.Brazil
6.0
83'
F
Marvin Cuni 11.Albania
7.3
84'
F
Arijon Ibrahimovic 27.Germany
6.8
63'
F
Demba Seck 8.Senegal
6.4
63'

Frosinone started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

Eusebio Di Francesco played with: Stefano Turati (7.0), Nadir Zortea (6.4), Caleb Okoli (7.0), Simone Romagnoli (7.3), Emanuele Valeri (7.0), Luca Mazzitelli (7.7), Enzo Barrenechea (7.3), Marco Brescianini (6.4), Matías Soulé (7.9), Walid Cheddira (6.8) and Farès Ghedjemis (6.4).

These were the players on the bench: Francesco Gelli, Michele Cerofolini, Pierluigi Frattali, Jaime Báez, Kaio Jorge (6.0), Marvin Cuni (7.3), Reinier, Matjaz Kamensek-Pahic, Luca Garritano, Pol Lirola (6.4), Arijon Ibrahimović (6.8), Ilario Monterisi and Demba Seck  (6.4).

Frosinone could not rely on the presence of Pol Lirola (injured).

Substitutions

Frosinone made 5 changes: Emanuele Valeri for Pol Lirola (9′), Walid Cheddira for Kaio Jorge (83′), Marco Brescianini for Arijon Ibrahimović (63′), Farès Ghedjemis for Demba Seck  (63′) and Matías Soulé for Marvin Cuni (84′).

Player of the match: Matías Soulé​

The most impressive player for Frosinone was Matías Soulé.

His rating is 7.9 with 44 passes (77% accurate) and 1 key pass. He won 9 duels out of 13. He performed 3 crosses.

Results of the day

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