Match Stats: Genoa win over Cagliari despite going behind in early stages

The pendulum swung back and forth in the game between Cagliari and Genoa in the Serie A. The home side Cagliari were ahead by 1-0 but Genoa seized the momentum and came back to win 3-2.

Cagliari started the match best and took the lead early when Joao Pedro scored after 16 minutes, making it 0-1.

It took a long time before the next goal came. With more than 30 minutes on the clock, Cagliari’s Luca Ceppitelli scored with an assist by Razvan Marin, and increased the lead. But the team ran out of steam.

With more than 30 minutes on the clock, Genoa’s Mattia Destro found the net and plugged one back for Genoa.

In the 69th minute, Mohamed Fares netted, with an assist by Nicolo Rovella, to equalise for Genoa.

Mohamed Fares again scored the decider with an assist by Andrea Cambiaso, in the 78th minute. Fares then completed the team’s come back, what brought the final score to 2-3.

The last meeting between the teams ended in a 1-0 away win for Genoa in May 2021.

Cagliari are unbeaten at home, after one game.

Cagliari have scored 5 goals. They have scored four goals at home. They’ve conceded 9 goals in total.

Genoa have scored 4 goals in this campaign. Away from home they have scored 4 goals. They’ve conceded 8 goals in total.

Cagliari have opened the score in 0 of their 2 of the games, and have a winning ratio of 0 percent when scoring the first goal.

After this game in the Serie A, Cagliari will play Lazio (away) on 18 September 2021, Empoli (home) on 21 September 2021 and Napoli (away) on 25 September 2021. Genoa play Fiorentina (home) on 17 September 2021, Bologna (away) on 20 September 2021 and Verona (home) on 24 September 2021.

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