Richard Hinman Date: 16th April 2016 at 7:57pm
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Genoa 4-1 and give themselves renewed hope of survival.

Genoa took the lead though Leonardo Pavoletti but just before half time they had Armando Izzo sent off. Yet there was still time in the first half for Carpi to go in front thanks to goals from Antonio Di Gaudio and Lorenzo Lollo. Lorenzo Pasciuti and Stefano Sabelli scored after the break to seal the win for Carpi.

Starting at a ferocious pace, the game was lively with both sides looking to attack each other but neither one able to carve out a clear cut chance. Genoa were the first to create a genuine opportunity as a mazy run from Alessio Cerci resulted in the ball ending up at the feet of  Luca Rigoni but his effort was deflected wide.

The Rossoblu were starting to take control and found the breakthrough after 33 minutes. Blerim Dzemaili did really well to hold the ball up in the box before pulling back a perfect pass to Leonardo Pavoletti who fired home from close range.

On the stroke of half time the match shifted after Gaetano Letizia was brought down by Armando Izzo when the Carpi man was clean through. The Genoa defender picked up his second yellow card of the first half and the visitors were down to ten men.

Carpi got back into the game just before the break after great build up play by Jerry Uche Mbakogu. The forward found Antonio Di Gaudio, who steered the ball home thanks to an amazing scissor kick.

With the last kick of the half, Carpi turned the whole match around with another goal. This time it was Lorenzo Pasciuti who crossed the ball in and Lorenzo Lollo applied the finish at the near post to give the home side the lead at half time.

Just three minutes after the restart, Carpi added to their lead when Gaudio’s fine run ended with a low cross which found its way to Pasciuti who coolly slotted home.

Late on Carpi added gloss to the win when Stefano Sabelli stabbed home from just six yards to complete a miserable day for Genoa.

The win moves Carpi out of the relegation zone ahead of Palermo‘s trip to Juventus while Genoa stay in mid-table.