CREMONA – Cremonese remains at the top of the standings, beating Alexandria by measure after having played half the match with one less man. After running a couple of dangers the race unlocks for the reds.
Al 28′ Squeeze it well primed by Baez leads the Cremonese who, however, remains in ten at the end of the first half: Gondo gets a second warning for a naive intervention and gets expelled.
Despite the numerical inferiority, at the beginning of the recovery Gaetano the goal of doubling is invented with an irresistible slalom, but Alexandria reopens the match two minutes later with Palombi that from the limit surprises a Carnesecchi not really careful in the intervention. The grigiorosso goalkeeper redeems himself by rejecting a close-range header again by Palombi and the suffering grows.
Alexandria attempts to siege the red-gray area, but the team of Pecchia he opposes well and with a certain order, trying to relax with restarts that relieve the pressure.
After six long minutes of recovery Cremonese keeps the top of the table and prepares for Saturday’s away match against Frosinone.
Cremonese-Alessandria ends 2-1
90′ It is played until the 95th minute.
84′ Headshot of Palombi. Bravo Carnesecchi to reject.
70′ Cremonese who manages the advantage, lower rates in this phase of the race.
52′ Miracle of Carnesecchi on a close head shot of Palombi.
⚽ 49 ‘GOAL OF ALEXANDRIA. Palombi he focuses and kicks on goal. Duck of Carnesecchi that fails to lock the sphere to the ground.
⚽ 47 ‘GOAL OF CREMONESE: Supergol di Gaetano! Slalom between the defenders of Alessandria of the grigiorosso midfielder who just inside the area bags the 2-0.
Second half started.
End of the first half
44′ Expelled Gondo. Naivety of our center forward who remedies the second yellow card for a foul in midfield.
37′ Conclusion from the distance of Radishes. Ball to the side a little.
⚽ 27 ‘GOAL OF CREMONESE: Squeeze !!! Baez finds Squeeze it in the penalty area. Simple goal to empty net of the grigiorosso attacker after a first rejected by Pissing.
26 ‘Milanese touches the pole. Cremonese is saved.
25′ Dangerous header of Gondo. Miracle of Pissing.
24′ Cremonese in control of the game. The team of Pecchia patiently tries to track down the host defense. Alessandria always ready to leave.
11′ Cremonese makes the match but it is Alexandria to have the first big chance of the match. Armor runs away from the red-gray defense and kicks with the right. Decisive deviation of Carnesecchi in corner.
5′ The Cremonese starts strong. Four corners already conquered by the grigiorossi.
1′ Cremonese-Alessandria has begun.
CREMONESE (4-2-3-1): Carnesecchi; Casasola, Ravanelli, Meroni, Sernicola; Valzania, Gaetano; Baez, Gondo, Buonaiuto; Squeeze it.
On the bench: Ciezkowski, Sarr, Fiordaliso, Ciofani, Bartolomei, Castagnetti, Politic, Di Carmine, Zanimacchia, Rafia.
ALEXANDRIA (3-4-3): Pisseri; Mattiello, Di Gennaro, Parodi; Mustacchio, Casarini, Milanese, Prestia; Chiarello, Palombi, Corazza.
On the bench: Crisanto, Cerofolini, Coccolo, Lunetta, Marconi, Benedetti, Ariaudo, Barillà, Pierozzi, Pellegrini, Kolaj.
REFEREE: Pezzuto di Lecce.