Date: 22nd September 2019 at 4:55pm
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STADIO LUIGI FERRARIS (Genoa) – saved Eusebio Di Francesco, as beat 1-0 to secure their first points of the season.

The striker scored the only goal of a tough game against the Granata, finding the back of the net on 56 minutes to give victory to the hosts.

It was a mixture of football and waterpolo – with the game being at risk of being called off until a few hours before kick off due to the heavy rain.

started off the better side, with having to pull off an early save to deny Fabio Depaoli.

With the teams struggling to cope in the bad weather, the first half was more or less a washout, though were in control they failed to get a shot on target.

The second half started like the first one. Depaoli had a chance after just one minute, but couldn’t get his shot on target.

Ten minutes later the breakthrough came for the hosts, with Gabbiadini robbing the ball from Lyanco inside the box and easily beating Sirigu.

Space opened up on the break for the Blucerchiati. Sirigu had to deny Ronaldo Vieira from close range after a perfect counter attack, and then denied Albin Ekdal from range.

struggled to create anything of note and the Blucerchiati managed put their barren run to an end.