GENOVA. Genoa beats Modena 1-0 after F. Jagiello scored just 1 goal (44′). Genoa was truly better in terms of ball possession (65%) and that was among the factors of its victory.
The match was played at the Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris stadium in Genova on Saturday and it started at 4:15 pm local time. The referee was Luca Zufferli assisted by Daniele Bindoni and Filippo Valeriani. The 4th official was Claudio Panettella. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 19.3 degrees Celsius or 66.65 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 24%.
Genoa was in firm control of the ball 65% while Modena was struggling with a 35% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Genoa was putting more pressure with 50 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 6 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Genoa won the match.
Genoa shot 13 times, 6 on target, 7 off target. Talking about the opposition, Modena shot 9 times, 2 on target, 7 off target.
Genoa received 1 yellow card (R. Dragusin). Regarding the opposition, Modena received 6 yellow cards (M. Gargiulo, D. Diaw, T. Silvestri, L. Magnino, S. Oukhadda and G. Cittadini).
After this match, Genoa will have 11 points to sit in the 5th place. On the other side, Modena will stay with 3 points like Como to remain in the 18th place.
In the next match in the Serie B, Genoa will host Bari 1908 on the 19th of May with a 1-1 head to head.
Modena will host Bari 1908 on the 6th of May with a 7-6 head to head in favor of Bari 1908 (5 draws).
Genoa – Formation
Genoa adopted the christmas tree line-up (4-3-2-1).
The manager Alexander Blessin decided to play with the following team: Josep Martínez, Silvan Hefti , Alessandro Vogliacco , Radu Drăguşin , Marko Pajač , Filip Jagiełło , Morten Frendrup , Milan Badelj , Manolo Portanova , Güven Yalçın and Massimo Coda .
The home team had on the bench: S. Sabelli, Stefan Ilsanker, Mattia Aramu , A. Šemper, Kelvin Yeboah , L. Czyborra, G. Agostino, Kevin Strootman , Mattia Bani and G. Puşcaş.
Genoa could not rely on the presence of M. Bani (injured).
Genoa made 5 changes: F. Jagiello for M. Aramu (60′), G. Yalcin for K. Yeboah (73′), A. Vogliacco for M. Bani (73′), M. Portanova for K. Strootman (85′) and M. Badelj for S. Ilsanker (86′).
Best player: Filip Jagiełło
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Genoa was Filip Jagiełło.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 26 passes (80% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 6. He performed 3 crosses.
Modena – Formation
Also Modena adopted the christmas tree line-up (4-3-2-1).
Attilio Tesser played with: Riccardo Gagno, Shady Oukhadda , Tommaso Silvestri , Giorgio Cittadini , Paulo Azzi , Marco Armellino , Luca Magnino , Mario Gargiulo , Nicola Mosti , Davide Marsura and Davide Diaw .
The following players were sitting on the bench: M. Piacentini, Romeo Giovannini, F. Renzetti, Luca Tremolada , A. Seculin, Simone Panada , Nicholas Bonfanti , A. Pergreffi, M. Coppolaro, E. Duca and Diego Falcinelli .
Modena made 5 changes: D. Marsura for D. Falcinelli (46′), N. Mosti for R. Giovannin (46′), M. Gargiulo for S. Panada (79′), D. Diaw for N. Bonfanti (79′) and M. Armellino for L. Tremolada (85′).
Best player: Paulo Azzi
The player that probably impressed the most for Modena was Paulo Azzi.
His rating iswith 35 passes (62% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 8. He performed 1 cross.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Serie B.