Roberto Inglese (Parma) goes on a solo run, but he fails to create a chance as an opposition player blocks him. The referee points to the corner flag. It's a corner to Parma.
Alessandro Bastoni (Parma) fashions a shot from the edge of the box after receiving an accurate pass. Alessio Cragno makes a comfortable save to stop the effort from flying into the middle of the goal.
The linesman raises his flag. Kiril Despodov (Cagliari) is adjudged offside.
Superb finishing from Leonardo Pavoletti (Cagliari). Luca Ceppitelli plays a fantastic through ball and finds Leonardo Pavoletti (Cagliari), who reacts quickly to get in front of the goal and fire a low shot from close range past the goalkeeper. It's 1:1.
Roberto D'Aversa has decided to substitute Leo Stulac and he is replaced by Luca Rigoni (Parma).
Joao Pedro (Cagliari) plants his close-range header just wide of the left post after a cross into the box.
Leo Stulac (Parma) unleashes a shot towards the goal, but his effort isn't precise at all and it flies high over the bar.
Here comes a substitution. Alessandro Deiola is given a rest as he is replaced by Kiril Despodov (Cagliari).
Roberto Inglese (Parma) had a good opportunity when he latched on to a cross from the wing, but his strike wasn't accurate at all and the ball went well wide of the right post.
Alessandro Deiola (Cagliari) pulls the shirt of his opponent and the referee stops play for a foul. The yellow card is received by Alessandro Deiola (Cagliari).
Leonardo Pavoletti (Cagliari) commits a rough foul. Gianluca Manganiello stops the game and makes a call.
Roberto Inglese (Parma) is in a clear offside position and the linesman raises his flag.
Luca Cigarini (Cagliari) sends a teasing cross into the area, but Luigi Sepe intercepts the ball.
Alessandro Bastoni (Parma) sees a yellow card from Gianluca Manganiello after he sent one of the opposing players to the ground.
Referee Gianluca Manganiello blows his whistle to start the second half.
The match has reached half-time.
2 additional min. will be played.
Alessandro Deiola (Cagliari) picks out Leonardo Pavoletti with a fine lofted pass, but the latter wasn't able to create some space to get into shooting range.
Juraj Kucka (Parma) scores from quite a difficult position as he leaps high to connect with a cross and powers his header into the roof of the net. Excellent finish.
Roberto Inglese (Parma) rises above the defenders and places a towering header towards the top right corner, but Alessio Cragno is prepared and leaps to thwart him.
Luca Cigarini (Cagliari) is booked after bringing down an opponent. Gianluca Manganiello had an easy-decision to make.
Problems for Rolando Maran as Luca Pellegrini (Cagliari) is not able to play anymore. His injury is too serious and Charalampos Lykogiannis replaces him.
Artur Ionita (Cagliari) misses the target from a promising position, sending the ball well wide of the left post.
Good movement by Simone Padoin (Cagliari), but he can't find any of his teammates as the cross is poor.
Luca Pellegrini (Cagliari) is having a really tough time right now. We are about to find out how serious his injury is.
Simone Iacoponi (Parma) sends a long ball in, but Alessio Cragno comfortably gathers the ball.
Luca Cigarini (Cagliari) was trying to get to the ball but clattered into the legs of the opponent as well. Gianluca Manganiello blows his whistle for an infringement.
Leonardo Pavoletti (Cagliari) cracks a volley from just outside the box, but his miskick goes skyward.
Luca Cigarini (Cagliari) takes a mid-range free kick and the effort crashes into the defensive wall.
A clumsy foul by Juraj Kucka (Parma) and Gianluca Manganiello blows his whistle. Cagliari earn a free kick which could lead to a goal-scoring opportunity.
Simone Padoin (Cagliari) clips a neat ball into the box in the direction of Leonardo Pavoletti, but he can't get on the end of the pass.
Gianluca Manganiello interrupts the game for a tactical foul by Leonardo Pavoletti (Cagliari).
A short pass finds Leo Stulac (Parma). He spots the keeper off his line and shoots from mid-range, but the ball sails high over the bar.
Alessandro Deiola (Cagliari) connected with a pass around the edge of the box, aimed and shot. His attempt went towards the middle of the target, but Luigi Sepe was alert and the score remains the same.
Leonardo Pavoletti (Cagliari) climbs high to connect with a cross near the penalty spot but plants a header high over the bar.
Gervinho (Parma) races towards goal but the defender gets back well to make a challenge.
The corner is swung in and Luca Ceppitelli (Cagliari) leaps above the defence only to send his header a whisker over the bar from close in.
Luca Cigarini (Cagliari) goes over to take the corner kick and it looks like he will send the ball into the penalty box.
Artur Ionita (Cagliari) crosses into the box from near the side line, but he doesn't connect as he wanted and it's cleared by the well-organized defence. The referee and his assistant both point at the corner flag. Cagliari will have an opportunity to threaten the opposition's goal.
Nicolo Barella (Cagliari) tries to find the head of a teammate in the box but overhits the cross. The ball is off of the pitch and it's a goal kick for Parma.
Luca Pellegrini (Cagliari) receives a pass and unleashes a shot which goes well wide of the right post.
Leonardo Pavoletti (Cagliari) controls a cross inside the six-yard box, but unbelievably sends his shot wide of the right post.
Luca Cigarini (Cagliari) sends a long ball forward to Leonardo Pavoletti, but he put too much power and the chance is gone.
Antonino Barilla (Parma) and Gervinho try to prise open the opposition with a series of short passes, but one of the defenders steps in and puts an end to the move.
The referee blows his whistle and we are underway.
Parma will kick the game off.
Gianluca Manganiello will referee today's match.
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