Saturday October 6, 2012 Day 7 Finished Stadio Luigi Ferraris

Genoa 1 - 1 Palermo

  • Borriello 52’
  • Giorgi 14’

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  • Live Commentary

    Time:90'
    • Genoa
    • Palermo
    • 90+4' The full-time whistle goes at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris, and it's ended 1-1 between Genoa and Palermo with Luigi Giorgi's 14th minute effort cancelled out by Marco Borriello's header in the 52nd minute. Thanks for joining us this evening. Serie A table
    • 90+3' Borriello has been quiet in the final minutes of this match, but he does at least get a shot away which drifts wide.
    • 90+1' The first minute of stoppage time sees Hernandez make a fine run for Palermo, but his shot is blocked away.
    • 89' Bertolo is looking dangerous with his movement since coming on for Giorgi, and he makes a fine run down the right, only to shoot wide.
    • 87' This match could still go either way, and both sides are pressing forward ambitiously with thoughts only for the win.
    • 85' Morganella and Garcia exchange passes deep inside the Genoa half, but another move breaks down.
    • 84' Garcia wins another free kick with neat footwork. Can Palermo do anything with this one?
    • 83' Bovo does superbly to win a towering header as another ball comes into the Genoa box, and he's been solid all day.
    • 81' Vargas is continuing to cause problems for Palermo with his movement from midfield, and he produces another lung-busting run.
    • 79' Donati slides in on Jankovic as the Genoa forward attempts to find space down the left flank, but he's stopped in his tracks.
    • 77' Jankovic is now shown the yellow card as he commits a poor foul, and this is getting scrappy as both sides press for the win.
    • 75' Oh dear, Morganella is shown the yellow card for a poor foul on Seymour. He can have no complaints, but he still does.
    • 73' Garcia jinks inside and fires a low shot towards the corner of the net, but it's saved and tipped wide by Frey.
    • 71' Giorgi comes off with Bertolo introduced for Palermo, and it's the goalscorer who makes way.
    • 69' Morganella unleashes a fierce drive wide of the far post, and it's a fantastic effort from the Palermo midfielder.
    • 67' Palermo are enjoying 60 per cent of the possession at the moment as Genoa are pushed onto the back foot.
    • 65' Jorquera is fouled by Barreto, and Genoa are really applying the pressure now after levelling up this match.
    • 63' Palermo break at pace through Hernandez and Morganella, and the pair take the ball forward at pace before Bovo intervenes.
    • 61' It's very cagey now as both sides scrap in midfield looking to seize the initiative.
    • 60' What a chance for Palermo! Ezequiel Munoz steals in front of his marker and heads agonisingly wide of the near post from a corner from the right!
    • 58' Palermo make a change as Jasmin Kurtic replaces Josip Illcic.
    • 56' Steve von Bergen is booked for a late challenge on Jorquera and Genoa can bide their time and build from this.
    • 54' Palermo make a change as Abel Hernandez replaces Miccoli.
    • 52' GOAL! Jorquera clips over a cross from the left byline, and Borriello powers home a firm header to level up the scores in this second half!
    • 50' Antonelli skips inside and finds Kucka, who blasts a powerful shot wide of the far post.
    • 48' Kucka wins a free kick as Genoa continue their positive start to this second half.
    • 46' The second half is underway, and Genoa are quickly out of the traps as they look to redress the balance of this match.
    • 45+1' The half-time whistle goes at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris, and Palermo continue to lead after Luigi Giorgi's 14th-minute goal.
    • 45' Just one minute will be added at the end of this first half with Genoa pressing through Kucka and Seymour.
    • 43' Frey makes a fine save to deny Miccoli, who has a shot from range but is unable to find the corner of the net.
    • 41' Borriello continues to cause havoc as he drops off the line and runs at the Palermo defence, but he goes wide with another shot.
    • 39' Tozser is taken off for Genoa as Cristobal Jorquera comes on in his place.
    • 37' Munoz fouls Borriello on halfway, and the match is getting increasingly scrappy now.
    • 35' There is another delay in play as Donati goes down injured, but he eventually gets back to his feet.
    • 33' Borriello wins a free kick in the Genoa half, and he is dropping very deep to collect the ball and turning with ease.
    • 31' Seymour attempts a long-range effort which drifts narrowly wide, and Genoa are really attacking now.
    • 29' Barreto attempts a through ball for Miccoli, but the forward is ruled offside as he makes the run!
    • 27' Antonelli concedes a corner as he is put under pressure from Garcia, and Palermo have another set piece from which to attack.
    • 25' Miccoli goes close with another effort from outside the box, and he just misses the bottom corner of the net following Giorgi's pass!
    • 23' Borriello and Giorgi clash on halfway, and both players are not happy as they get to their feet gingerly.
    • 21' Ujkani concedes a corner with a fine save from Borriello, and Genoa can pile bodies into the box for this set piece.
    • 20' There is a slight delay in play as Kucka limps away after a clash with Garcia, and both players are now down.
    • 18' Munoz concedes a corner, and Genoa are applying the pressure now with a good passage of play.
    • 17' Immobile has an effort from range, but it is blocked away as he is left frustrated.
    • 16' Genoa really have to improve in this second half as they find themselves under the cosh, and Palermo have been superb so far.
    • 14' GOAL! Luigi Giorgi gives Palermo the lead with a firm header from the centre of the box, meeting Josip Illcic's cross with a very good contact, and the visitors are in front!
    • 13' Granqvist commits a foul with a late challenge on Miccoli, but it was not overly dangerous and there is no booking.
    • 11' Barreto misses with a promising shot towards the far corner of the net from range, and he's continuing to try his luck from range.
    • 10' Illcic drives a low shot from the edge of the box, and Bovo and Antonelli have to clear away between them.
    • 9' Borriello is among those in the box as Genoa win a corner, and they are piling on the pressure now.
    • 7' Jankovic has a right-footed shot from 25 yards go fizzing wide, but that was another good attempt.
    • 5' Palermo are enjoying a good spell of possession now as Garcia and Morganella exchange passes on halfway.
    • 3' Arevalo Rios goes wide with a fierce shot from the edge of the box, and the pass is supplied by Barreto - that was agonisingly close!
    • 1' The first half is under way at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris, and Geona keep the ball at the back to begin the match.
    • 19:40 Genoa are looking to build on two wins and eight points from their opening six matches as they sit in ninth place, while Palermo are down in 18th with just four points on the board so far. Serie A table
    • 19:35 THE TEAMS! Genoa: Frey, Granqvist, Bovo, Antonelli, Sampirisi, Tozser, Seymour, Kucka, Immobile, Borriello, Jankovic. Palermo: Ujkani, Donati, Von Bergen, Munoz, Arevalo, Barreto, Garcia, Morganella, Miccoli, Giorgi, Illcic.
    • 19:30 Welcome to live text commentary of Genoa's Serie A clash with Palermo at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris.
  • Summary

    • 60' What a chance for Palermo! Ezequiel Munoz steals in front of his marker and heads agonisingly wide of the near post from a corner from the right!
    • 52' GOAL! Jorquera clips over a cross from the left byline, and Borriello powers home a firm header to level up the scores in this second half!
    • 25' Miccoli goes close with another effort from outside the box, and he just misses the bottom corner of the net following Giorgi's pass!
    • 14' GOAL! Luigi Giorgi gives Palermo the lead with a firm header from the centre of the box, meeting Josip Illcic's cross with a very good contact, and the visitors are in front!
    • 3' Arevalo Rios goes wide with a fierce shot from the edge of the box, and the pass is supplied by Barreto - that was agonisingly close!
    • 19:35 THE TEAMS! Genoa: Frey, Granqvist, Bovo, Antonelli, Sampirisi, Tozser, Seymour, Kucka, Immobile, Borriello, Jankovic. Palermo: Ujkani, Donati, Von Bergen, Munoz, Arevalo, Barreto, Garcia, Morganella, Miccoli, Giorgi, Illcic.
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  • Genoa

    Manager: Luigi De Canio

  • Palermo

    Manager: Gian Piero Gasperini

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