Bologna ease to a comfortable 4-1 win at the Stadio Renato Dall’Ara. Bologna arrived at the game looking pick up points, following a previous defeat to Roma while Spezia had been hopeful of extending their winning run, after a 3-2 victory against Crotone. As the table looks today, Bologna are in 11th place, with 37 points from 31 matches, while Spezia sit in 14th, with 32 points from 31.
The Greyhounds dominated the first half, with Riccardo Orsolini opening the rout at the 12 minute mark. Bologna looked to have the game under control when they scored again and incerased their lead, thanks to a goal from Musa Barrow in the 18th minute to establish a 2-0. However, Spezia secured the points emphatically, with a goal from Ardian Ismajli at the 34 minute mark and the first half ended 2-1.
Bologna started strong in the second half and were able to dominate, with Mattias Svanberg finding the net, 54 minutes in. The Greyhounds then netted once more and increased their advantage thanks to a second effort from Mattias Svanberg in the 60th minute to make it 4-1.
For Bologna, Nicolas Dominguez, Andreas Olsen, Nicola Sansone, Ibrahima Mbaye and Valentin Antov, came on for Mattias Svanberg, Riccardo Orsolini, Roberto Soriano, Lorenzo De Silvestri and Mitchell Dijks. Spezia brought on Kevin Agudelo, Gennaro Acampora, Claudio Terzi, Riccardo Marchizza and Roberto Piccoli, to replace Daniele Verde, Leo Sena, Martin Erlic, Simone Bastoni and Emmanuel Gyasi.
There were bookings for Adama Soumaoro from Bologna, and Simone Bastoni, for Spezia.