With a double from Cholo’s son, Cagliari achieved its first victory of the season. The defender scored in Fiorentina 2-2 and the former Huracán was the hero in Udinese’s agonizing victory.
Goals in light blue and white in Serie A. On a Sunday full of emotions at Calcio, the shouts of Giovanni Simeone (twice), Germán Pezzella, and Ignacio Pussetto served Cagliari, Fiorentina and Udinese to get very good results in a fourth day with football for all tastes.
After returning from the squad of Lionel Scaloni with the National Team in the Qatar 2022 World Cup Qualifiers, Gio Simeone stood out with a double for Cagliari’s 3-2 victory over Torino, in what meant the first victory of the season . And as a visitor.
Cholo’s son played from the beginning and was in charge of scoring the 2-1 set at 19 minutes into the first half and to seal the victory with the final 3-2 less than 20 minutes from the end of the duel.
The former River and Banfield already has three goals in four dates and is on the way to surpassing the 12 he registered last season. The last double of Cholito It goes back to January of last year, when he was still playing for Fiorentina and for the Italian Cup his team beat Roma 7-1. To find more one goal in the same game in Serie A, you have to go back to the hat trick against Napoli in April 2018, also with the Fiorentina shirt.
Before the great performance of Gio and speaking of the Fiore, at the beginning of the Sunday session, the other Argentine who had celebrated was Germán Pezzella. The team captain Viola started for the first time this season after an injury that sidelined him for several months and converted the 1-0 at 2 minutes into the first half.
The joy could not be complete for the former River defender in his 100th game in Serie A. as 27 minutes into the second half, with an illness, he had to be replaced by Brazilian Igor Julio.
Fiorentina, who in the end drew 2-2 as a visitor against Spezia, had Lucas Martínez Quarta on the bench for the first time. However, the ex-defender of River and head of the National Team in the two qualifying games had no action.
The date was going to have another Argentine as a figure since the Santa Fe Pussetto scored the goal of Udinese’s first victory in the championship: it was 3-2 against Parma and the conversion of the former Huracán came two minutes from the end of the match.
Rodrigo De Paul and Roberto Pereyra started, but the former Atlético de Rafaela y Huracán entered with less than half an hour to go and in the 43rd minute, he took a right hand from outside the area that became the winning goal.
Pussetto and Pereyra returned to Udinese after playing at Watford, which last season was relegated to the second division of English football.
In Sunday’s first shift, Bologna lost an incredible 4-3 home match to Sassuolo, Milan’s surprising new shooting guard in the crazy Serie A.
With Rodrigo Palacio from the beginning, who provided an assist for the 1 to 0, and the entry of Nicolás Domínguez (Nehuén Paz was on the bench), Bologna won 3 to 1; but Sassuolo turned it around with three goals between the 19th and 32nd minutes of the second half.