shot of the Apulians, Ceesay and Strefezza knock out Nicola

Here comes the first victory in the league for Baroni’s team who find the winning goal seven minutes from the end

External shot of the Lecce in the house of the Salerno in the early Friday of the seventh day of the A league. The Apulians win 2-1 and thus capture the first precious success in the league: the host advantage of Ceesay at the end of the first half the hosts respond thanks toGonzalez own goal in the beginning of recovery, but seven minutes from the ninetieth he thinks about it Fatigue just entered to mock Nicola’s team.

THE MATCH
The first victory for Lecce in the championship arrives, Salernitana who falls sensationally at home 2-1 in the anticipation of Friday of the seventh day of Serie A. An exciting match with a thousand twists, Baroni guesses the changes and mockery Nicola in the final. The hosts start very strong and after just four minutes Coulibaly scores with Piatek: the goal is however canceled with the help of the Var for offside of the same Senegalese player.

High rhythms on both sides, Maggiore’s shot is blocked while Mazzocchi tries the overhead kick. At 37 ‘Piatek tries with his head but with no luck, then six minutes pass and Lecce is the first to strike by surprise with Ceesay. Nice pass from Hjulmand who throws his partner at the net, cold in turn to overcome Sepe and put in for the Apulian advantage. In the second half the reaction of Salernitana arrives, at 54 ‘Falcone saves on the diagonal of Piatek.

It is only the starter to the Campania equalizer, thanks to an awkward own goal by Gonzalez who intervenes uncoordinated on a corner kick. Salernitana on the wings of enthusiasm, Candreva shoots high from a tight angle, Kastanos asks for an unsuccessful penalty. Baroni then threw Strefezza into the fray and the Brazilian distorts the game: first he tries from distance, then in the 83rd minute he beats Sepe with a nice right-footed shot. It is the goal of the match, the Campania assault in the final is unsuccessful.

REPORT CARDS

Candreva 6 – Lots of dynamism and a lot of running on the wing, always pushing as much as attacking but also ready to fall back in the defensive phase

Piatek 5 – He tries in every way, head and foot, but lacks precision: he has yet to find the polish of the past and understand Nicola’s mechanisms

Pezzella 6.5 – Tireless in the fight and sacrifice, he runs through the whole range trying to stem the opposing gusts

Di Francesco 5.5 – Still looking for the best form, he has good feet but struggles to find the right verticalizations and to become dangerous

THE TABLE
SALERNITANA-LECCE 1-2
SALERNITANA (3-5-2):
Sepe 5,5, Bronn 5,5, Gyomber 5 (1 ‘st Bradaric 5,5), Daniliuc 5, Candreva 6 (37’ st Valencia sv), Coulibaly 5 (1 ‘st Kastanos 6), Maggiore 6, Vilhena 5 , 5, Mazzocchi 5.5, Dia 5 (31 ‘st Botheim sv), Piatek 5 (22’ st Bonazzoli sv). Available: Fiorillo, De Matteis, Iervolino, Pirola, Capezzi, Motoc, Sambia. Annex Nicola 5.5
LECCE (4-3-3): Falcone 6, Gendrey 6, Pongracic 6.5, Baschirotto 5.5, Pezzella 6.5 (29 ‘st Gallo sv), Gonzalez 4.5 (21’ st Bistrovic sv), Hjulmand 6, Askildsen 5.5 (21 ‘ st Blin sv), Di Francesco 5,5 (29 ‘st Strefezza 7), Ceesay 7, Banda 6,5 ​​(33’ st Oudin sv). Available: Bleve, Brancolini, Umtiti, Tuia, Cetin, Helgason, Listkowski, Delgado, Colombo. Herds Baroni 6.5
Referee: Duties
Markers: pt 43 ‘Ceesay (L), st 10’ aut. Gonzalez (S), st 38 ‘Strefezza (L)
Note: Coulibaly, Di Francesco, Gonzalez, Strefezza are booked.

OPTA STATISTICS

• After 582 minutes of play, Lecce took the lead for the first time this league thanks to a goal from Assan Ceesay.
• Salernitana have benefited from an own goal in a top flight match for the first time since October 2021 (own goal by Ismajli from Empoli).
• Joan Gonzalez’s own goal is the first scored by a Lecce player since Fabio Lucioni’s own goal against Parma in August 2020.
• Gabriel Strefezza scored his third Serie A goal, his first from outside the box.
• After three consecutive games in the cadet series without winning against Salernitana (1N, 2P), Lecce won the three points against the Campania team in their first absolute match in the top flight.
• Salernitana have conceded at least two goals in their last three league games (six in total): the last time the Campania team had three games in the top flight and conceded at least two goals was in March 2022 (9 in total v Inter , Sassuolo and Juventus).
• Salernitana have lost two of their first four home games of the season in the top flight (1W, 1N) for the second consecutive season.
• Lecce have won a Serie A match for the first time since July 2020 (2-1 at Udinese).

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