Serie A - Borriello grabs point for Genoa against Palermo

Marco Borriello rescued a point for Genoa as they shared a 1-1 draw with Palermo in their Serie A encounter at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris.

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Serie A - Borriello grabs point for Genoa against Palermo
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Marco Borriello scores for Genoa (AFP)

Luigi Giorgi gave the visitors the lead in the 14th minute with a firm header into the corner of the net from Josip Illicic’s pinpoint cross.

But incessant pressure from the hosts eventually saw Genoa equalise in the 52nd minute as Borriello was on hand to head past Samir Ujkani in the Palermo goal.

The draw sees Genoa assume sixth spot in the Serie A table with nine points from seven games, albeit having played one more than a host of sides on eight.

As for Palermo, the Gian Piero Gasperini’s side find themselves in the bottom three with just five points from their first seven games of the campaign.

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