Crotone 0-2 Cagliari: Visitors stun Crotone, as Cagliari secure a 2-0 victory

Leonardo Semplici's squad gets a valuable victory against Crotone at Stadio Ezio Scida on Sunday
Technical card:
Crotone: Alessio Cragno, Luca Ceppitelli, Diego Godin, Daniele Rugani, Alfred Duncan, Nahitan Nandez, Razvan Marin, Babis Lykogiannis, Radja Nainggolan, Joao Pedro and Leonardo Pavoletti
Cagliari: Alex Cordaz, Lisandro Magallan, Vladimir Golemic, Sebastiano Luperto, Andrea Rispoli, Salvatore Molina, Milos Vulic, Pedro Pereira, Adam Ounas, Junior Messias and Samuel Di Carmine
Stadium: Stadio Ezio Scida
Goals: Leonardo Pavoletti (0-1, min. 56) and Joao Pedro (0-2, min. 60)

Cagliari delivered a resounding 2-0 victory against Crotone on Sunday, at Stadio Ezio Scida. Both teams arrived at the match from previous defeats in the league. Crotone arrived at the game looking pick up points after losing their last game 3-0 to Juventus. Cagliari lost 1-0 in the last match they played against Torino. As the table looks today, Crotone are currently 20th with 12 points from 24 matches, while Cagliari sit in 18th, with 18 points from 24.

After a goalless first half, Cagliari continued to pile on the pressure the second half and were rewarded, following a goal from Leonardo Pavoletti, 56 minutes in. Later, Cagliari scored again and increased their advantage thanks to a goal from Joao Pedro, 60 minutes in. They managed to see the game out with a clean sheet and a final score of 2-0.

For Crotone Niccolo Zanellato, Eduardo Henrique, Arkadiusz Reca and Simeon Nwankwo came on for Milos Vulic, Salvatore Molina, Andrea Rispoli and Samuel Di Carmine, while Cagliari replaced Alessandro Deiola, Giovanni Simeone and Kwadwo Asamoah with Alfred Duncan, Leonardo Pavoletti and Joao Pedro.

The referee booked Samuel Di Carmine and Lisandro Magallan from Crotone. Cagliari had the worst of it though, with Luca Ceppitelli, Babis Lykogiannis and Daniele Rugani seeing yellow, and Babis Lykogiannis (2 yellow cards) then sent off with a red.

Crotone will next travel to Atalanta, while Cagliari will face Bologna at home.

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