EMPOLI. Empoli conquers Monza 1-0 after N. Haas scored just 1 goal (11′). Monza was unquestionably better in terms of ball possession (64%).
N. Rovella received a red card (90′). This red card was one of the reason why Monza lost the match.
The match was played at the Stadio Carlo Castellani stadium in Empoli on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Antonio Rapuano with the help of Matteo Bottegoni and Marco Scatragli. The 4th official was Ivano Pezzuto. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 21.7 degrees Celsius or 71.1 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 75%.
Monza was in firm control of the ball 64% while Empoli was struggling with a 36% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Monza had a more offensive attitude with 82 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 4 were on target. Nevertheless, Empoli managed to find the solution to win this encounter.
Empoli shot 12 times, 7 on target, 5 off target. Talking about the opposition, Monza shot 15 times, 4 on target, 11 off target.
Empoli received 5 yellow cards (P. Stojanovic, M. Destro, L. Henderson, K. De Winter and R. Marin). Regarding the opposition, Monza received 3 yellow cards (S. Sensi, P. Mari and L. Caldirola).
Also, Monza didn’t end the match with 11 players after N. Rovella (Monza) was sent off after receiving a straight red card in the (90′).
After playing this encounter, Empoli will have 11 points like Torino to remain in the 10th place. On the other side, Monza will stay with 10 points like Salernitana to sit in the 13th place.
In the next match in the Serie A, Empoli will host Cremonese on the 11th of November with a 2-1 head to head stats in favor of Empoli (4 draws).
Monza will host Hellas Verona on the 6th of November with a 0-0 head to head statistic.
Empoli – Formation
Empoli started with a 4-3-1-2 line-up (4-3-1-2).
The manager Paolo Zanetti decided to play with the following team: Guglielmo Vicario, Petar Stojanović , Koni De Winter , Sebastiano Luperto , Fabiano Parisi , Nicolas Haas , Liam Henderson , Filippo Bandinelli , Tommaso Baldanzi , Martín Satriano and Mattia Destro .
The home team had on the bench: Tyronne Ebuehi, Liberato Cacace, Răzvan Marin , Gabriele Guarino, Samir Ujkani, Jacopo Fazzini, Nicolò Cambiaghi, Jacopo Seghetti, Sebastian Walukiewicz, Nedim Bajrami , Marko Pjaca, Duccio Degli Innocenti, Emmanuel Ekong and Sam Lammers .
Empoli made 5 changes: T. Baldanzi for N. Bajrami (62′), P. Stojanovic for T. Ebuehi (62′), M. Destro for S. Lammers (70′), L. Henderson for R. Marin (79′) and F. Bandinelli for J. Fazzini (80′).
Best player: Sebastiano Luperto
The most impressive player for Empoli was Sebastiano Luperto even if he didn’t score the decisive goal.
His rating iswith 28 passes (89% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 4.
Monza – Formation
Monza started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).
Raffaele Palladino played with: Michele Di Gregorio, Marlon , Pablo Marí , Luca Caldirola , Patrick Ciurria , Nicolò Rovella , Stefano Sensi , Carlos Augusto , Matteo Pessina , Christian Gytkjær and Gianluca Caprari .
They had on the bench: Andrea Petagna, Giulio Donati, José Machín, Dany Mota, Marco D’Alessandro , Mattia Valoti, Filippo Ranocchia, Alessio Cragno, Warren Bondo, Andrea Barberis, Alessandro Sorrentino, Andrea Carboni, Andrea Colpani , Samuele Birindelli and Valentin Antov.
Monza made 5 changes: Marlon for G. Donati (46′), M. Pessina for A. Colpani (59′), G. Caprari for M. D’Alessandro (60′), P. Ciurria for S. Birindelli (69′) and P. Mari for A. Barberis (80′).
Best player: Nicolò Rovella
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Monza was Nicolò Rovella.
His rating iswith 59 passes (93% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 9 duels out of 11. He performed 2 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Serie A.