Sassuolo 1-1 Bologna – Victory beyond reach for Sassuolo, as they only manage a 1-1 draw with Bologna

Technical card:
Sassuolo: Lukasz Skorupski, Takehiro Tomiyasu, Danilo, Adama Soumaoro, Aaron Hickey, Riccardo Orsolini, Nicolas Dominguez, Roberto Soriano, Mattias Svanberg, Nicola Sansone and Musa Barrow
Bologna: Andrea Consigli, Mert Muldur, Marlon, Gian Marco Ferrari, Rogerio, Domenico Berardi, Maxime Lopez, Manuel Locatelli, Francesco Magnanelli, Filip Djuricic and Francesco Caputo
Stadium: the MAPEI Stadium
Goals: Roberto Soriano (0-1, min. 17) and Francesco Caputo (1-1, min. 52)

On Saturday, Sassuolo and Bologna were held to a 1-1 draw at the MAPEI Stadium. Sassuolo were looking to continue their run after winning last match. Bologna, on the other hand, secured a point against Benevento in their previous match. As it stands, Sassuolo and Bologna are 8th, (35 points) and 12th, (25 points), in the table respectively, after 23 matches.

Bologna started strong and were rewarded, following Roberto Soriano opening the scoring, 17 minutes in, to take a 1-0 lead into half time.

The second half started favourably for Sassuolo, thanks to Francesco Caputo opening the scoring in minute 52, and the game ended 1-1.

For Sassuolo Hamed Junior Traore, Gregoire Defrel, Jeremy Toljan and Giacomo Raspadori came on for Francesco Magnanelli, Filip Djuricic, Mert Muldur and Maxime Lopez, and Bologna brought on Lorenzo De Silvestri, Jerdy Schouten, Rodrigo Palacio, Andreas Olsen and Andri Fannar Baldursson for Mattias Svanberg, Riccardo Orsolini, Musa Barrow, Nicola Sansone and Nicolas Dominguez.

The referee booked Hamed Junior Traore for Sassuolo and Aaron Hickey saw the red card, for Bologna.

Sassuolo will next play Torino away, with Bologna facing Lazio at home.

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