Sampdoria snatched all three points from Crotone in a 1-0 victory on Wednesday, at Stadio Ezio Scida. Crotone were hoping to get something from this game, following a previous defeat to Udinese. Sampdoria were coming off the back of a 3-1 win against Hellas Verona. As it stands, Crotone are currently 20th with 15 points from 32 matches, while Sampdoria sit in 9th, with 42 points from 32.
After an un-eventful first half, Whatever was said in the dressing room at half time, seemed to have a positive effect on The Blue-circled who started the second half well, with a goal from Fabio Quagliarella, 53 minutes in and seeing the game end 1-0.
For Crotone, Vladimir Golemic, Salvatore Molina, Samuel Di Carmine and Emmanuel Riviere, came on for Fabio Quagliarella, Manolo Gabbiadini and Jakub Jankto. Sampdoria replaced Keita Balde, Mikkel Damsgaard and Mehdi Leris with Fabio Quagliarella, Manolo Gabbiadini and Jakub Jankto.
There were bookings for Luca Cigarini from Crotone. For Sampdoria, Alex Ferrari saw yellow.
|Crotone:||Emil Audero, Alex Ferrari, Lorenzo Tonelli, Omar Colley, Tommaso Augello, Antonio Candreva, Morten Thorsby, Adrien Silva, Jakub Jankto, Manolo Gabbiadini and Fabio Quagliarella|
|Sampdoria:||Alex Cordaz, Koffi Djidji, Lisandro Magallan, Sebastiano Luperto, Pedro Pereira, Eduardo Henrique, Luca Cigarini, Niccolo Zanellato, Arkadiusz Reca, Junior Messias and Simeon Nwankwo|
|Stadium:||Stadio Ezio Scida|
|Goals:||Fabio Quagliarella (0-1, min. 53)|