The referee checks his watch and blows his whistle to signal the end of this match.
The fourth official shows 2 min. of added time.
Federico Barba (Chievo) delivers a lovely cross into the penalty area. Nevertheless, an opposition defender is alert and averts the danger with a brilliant clearance.
Valter Birsa (Cagliari) takes the corner, but one of the defenders reacts well and rises highest to head the ball away.
Valter Birsa (Cagliari) swings in the corner, but it's comfortably cleared away.
The foul by Luca Cigarini (Cagliari) is worthy of a card and a yellow is duly shown by Rosario Abisso.
A yellow card for a tackle by Emanuele Giaccherini (Chievo). Rosario Abisso doesn't hesitate at all to make this decision.
Rolando Maran decides to make a substitution. Artur Ionita will be replaced by Alessandro Deiola (Cagliari).
We are about to witness a substitution. Valter Birsa (Cagliari) is replacing Joao Pedro.
Perparim Hetemaj (Chievo) swings a cross into the box, but it's far too close to Alessio Cragno, who smothers the ball.
The game has come to an end for Assane Diousse. He has contributed as much as he could today. He will be replaced by the fresh legs of Nicola Rigoni (Chievo).
Here is a change. Riccardo Meggiorini is going off and Domenico Di Carlo gives the last tactical orders to Manuel Pucciarelli (Chievo).
Alberto Cerri (Cagliari) jumps for a cross in the goal area and produces a fine header which goes narrowly wide of the right post! What a huge opportunity!
Rosario Abisso shows a yellow card to Alberto Cerri (Cagliari) for a tough tackle.
Mattia Bani (Chievo) is awarded a yellow card for his tackle. He doesn't seem to agree with the decision, but Rosario Abisso ignores the protests.
That will be all from Cyril Thereau who is being replaced by the fresh legs of Alberto Cerri (Cagliari).
Cagliari fail to score from a corner as Stefano Sorrentino (Chievo) leaps to collect the ball.
Emanuele Giaccherini (Chievo) steps up to take the corner, but the ball just sails in among the defenders.
CHANCE! Mehdi Pascal Marcel Leris (Chievo) goes very close! He gathers a cross inside the box and fires a sublime shot towards the right side of the goal, but Alessio Cragno produces an excellent save. The ball goes out of play and Chievo have been awarded a corner kick.
Rosario Abisso shows a yellow card to Riccardo Meggiorini (Chievo), who isn't surprised as the tackle was really hard and late.
It's like he was asking for a caution. Mehdi Pascal Marcel Leris (Chievo) receives a yellow card.
Rosario Abisso shows the yellow card to Paolo Farago (Cagliari) for a heavy challenge.
The manager has decided to make a substitution and Pavel Jaroszynski walks off the pitch to be replaced by Mattia Bani (Chievo).
Second Yellow Card
RED CARD! Fabio Depaoli (Chievo) makes a bad challenge and receives a second yellow card from Rosario Abisso. He can have an early bath.
Flag up against Mariusz Stepinski (Chievo). He had space to move into behind the defence, but he went too soon.
Nicolo Barella (Cagliari) goes for goal but he directs his effort just wide of the left post.
The half-time break is over and the second half is about to start.
The match has reached half-time.
We will have 2 min. of added time.
Artur Ionita (Cagliari) leaps to meet an excellent cross and steers a fantastic header past the goalkeeper, inside the right post.
The resulting set piece from Cagliari is comfortably intercepted by one of the defending players.
Artur Ionita (Cagliari) does his best to latch onto a cross into the box, but he can't get to the ball.
Federico Barba (Chievo) latches on to a superb cross into the box and hits the left post with a fine header. What a chance!
Emanuele Giaccherini (Chievo) swings in the corner, but fails to find any of his teammates. One of the defenders reacts superbly to get it clear.
It's in the back of the net! Nicolo Barella slips the ball through to Joao Pedro (Cagliari), and he darts into the box to unleash a magnificent shot into the bottom right corner. He makes it 0:2.
Rosario Abisso blows his whistle. Mehdi Pascal Marcel Leris (Chievo) commits a foul after dangerous play.
Perparim Hetemaj (Chievo) collects a rebound and produces a mid-range attempt. The ball goes to the bottom right corner, but Alessio Cragno keeps it out with an amazing save.
Perparim Hetemaj (Chievo) makes an unfair challenge by holding his opponent to prevent him from getting the ball.
Luca Cigarini (Cagliari) takes the free kick from a long way out but the defender manages to get it clear.
Fabio Depaoli (Chievo) can't expect anything else than a yellow card for his hard tackle. And a yellow it is. Rosario Abisso didn't think twice about pulling it out of his pocket.
Rosario Abisso blows his whistle as Mariusz Stepinski (Chievo) used excessive force in the tackle during an attack.
Fabio Pisacane (Cagliari) jumps for a header to meet a cross and beats the keeper via the crossbar.
Cagliari didn't take advantage of the corner and score as the opposition's defence was alert and averted the threat.
The cross into the penalty area from Emanuele Giaccherini (Chievo) needed to be more accurate in order to create a goal-scoring opportunity for his team.
Mariusz Stepinski (Chievo) attempts to find the head of one of his teammates with a promising cross into the box, but a defender outjumps the attackers and averts the threat.
Nicolo Barella (Cagliari) hasn't suffered any serious injury which would see him leave the pitch. He's back in the game now.
The game is interrupted now, Nicolo Barella (Cagliari) picks up a knock and the physio has to come on.
Chievo quickly take a corner kick with a short pass.
Riccardo Meggiorini (Chievo) meets a cross inside the penalty area and unloads a good attempt towards the top of the net. Alessio Cragno is prepared, though, and denies him with a fantastic save. Chievo get a corner.
Emanuele Giaccherini (Chievo) takes the corner, but he overhits it and none of his teammates are able to reach the ball.
A cross from Emanuele Giaccherini (Chievo) fails to reach the box as the defence clears the ball away to safety. The referee blows his whistle, Chievo are awarded a corner kick.
Emanuele Giaccherini (Chievo) takes the corner but only sends it into a huddle of the defenders and one of them makes a good clearance.
Fabio Depaoli (Chievo) whips a promising cross into the box, but the opposition's defence intercepts the ball.
The match has just started.
The players are out and the match is about to start. Cagliari will have the kick-off.
The referee of today's match will be Rosario Abisso.
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