Sassuolo fail to stop visitors as Spezia Calcio seal a 2-1 victory

Technical card:
Sassuolo: Andrea Consigli, Mert Muldur, Gian Marco Ferrari, Marlon, Rogerio, Filip Djuricic (Domenico Berardi, min.64), Manuel Locatelli, Pedro Obiang (Francesco Magnanelli, min.82), Jeremie Boga (Lukas Haraslin, min.39), Hamed Junior Traore (Gregoire Defrel, min.64) and Francesco Caputo
Spezia Calcio: Ivan Provedel, Luca Vignali, Martin Erlic, Claudio Terzi (Ardian Ismajli, min.53), Simone Bastoni, Giulio Maggiore (Julian Chabot, min.90), Matteo Ricci, Leo Sena (Gennaro Acampora, min.90), Kevin Agudelo, Emmanuel Gyasi and Daniele Verde (Diego Farias, min.64)
Stadium: Mapei Stadium
Goals: Francesco Caputo (1-0, min. 25), Martin Erlic (1-1, min. 39) and Emmanuel Gyasi (1-2, min. 78)

Spezia beat Sassuolo with a thumping 2-1 victory on Saturday at Mapei Stadium. Sassuolo were looking for a victory after a 1-1 draw against Cagliari. Spezia Calcio were beaten 1-0 in the previous match against Udinese. As the table looks today, Sassuolo and Spezia Calcio are 8th, (31 points) and 15th, (21 points), in the league respectively, after 21 matches.

Sassuolo dominated the first half, thanks to Francesco Caputo opening the scoring, 25 minutes in. However, their lead didn’t last for long, as an equalizer from a Martin Erlic in the 39th minute brought Spezia Calcio level, thereby seeing the first half to a 1-1.

Spezia Calcio continued to pile on the pressure the second half and were rewarded, with Emmanuel Gyasi opening the scoring, 78 minutes in, which sealed the victory for the visitors.

For Sassuolo, Lukas Haraslin, Domenico Berardi, Gregoire Defrel, Francesco Magnanelli and Giacomo Raspadori came on for Claudio Terzi, Daniele Verde, Leo Sena and Giulio Maggiore, while Spezia brought on Ardian Ismajli, Diego Farias, Gennaro Acampora and Julian Chabot to replace Claudio Terzi, Daniele Verde, Leo Sena and Giulio Maggiore.

There were bookings for Manuel Locatelli and Gian Marco Ferrari from Sassuolo and Simone Bastoni, Martin Erlic and Luca Vignali for Spezia.

Sassuolo will next travel to Crotone, while Spezia Calcio will face AC Milan at home.

*The credit for all of photos in this article belongs to AP*