Matteo Scozzarella (Parma) controls a rebound and tries to catch the keeper out from long range, but it's a poor effort that sails high over the bar.
Michael Fabbri shows a yellow card to Edgar Barreto (Sampdoria) for his blatant foul.
Goal! Alessandro Bastoni (Parma) fires the rebound into the bottom left corner after the ball breaks to him in the box. The score is 3:3.
Simone Iacoponi (Parma) stoops for a header low near the left post from a cross, but the goalkeeper pulls off a great save!
Goal! Emil Audero gets a hand on the penalty from Juraj Kucka (Parma), but can't stop it from flying into the top left corner.
Omar Colley (Sampdoria) brings his opponent down. Michael Fabbri has a clear sight of it and blows his whistle for a foul. The referee uncompromisingly points to the spot and it's a penalty to Parma.
Substitution. Fabio Ceravolo will be replaced by Luca Siligardi (Parma).
Fabio Quagliarella (Sampdoria) collects a killer pass inside the box that puts him one-on-one against the goalkeeper. He scores, drilling a low drive deep inside the left post!
Juraj Kucka (Parma) sends a cross into the box. However, the opponent's defence eliminates the danger by clearing the ball out.
Juraj Kucka (Parma) is booked after bringing down an opponent. Michael Fabbri had an easy-decision to make.
Today's match ends for Manolo Gabbiadini who will be replaced by Edgar Barreto (Sampdoria).
Fabio Ceravolo (Parma) dribbles into the box, but Emil Audero is quick enough to come off his line and stop him.
A long-range effort by Juraj Kucka (Parma) after he received a good pass was well wide of the right post.
Federico Dimarco (Parma) attempts to send over a cross in order to find one of his teammates, but an opposition defender averts the danger by intercepting the effort.
Parma quickly take a corner kick with a short pass.
Emil Audero makes a good save! Gervinho (Parma) easily weaves through the defence and fires in from long range. His shot goes towards the bottom right corner but is saved by the keeper! Parma have been awarded a corner kick.
Parma have a chance to score from a corner kick, but the ball is cleared by a defender.
Roberto D'Aversa has decided to make a change. Mattia Sprocati (Parma) replaces Antonino Barilla.
The whistle blows and Michael Fabbri starts the second half.
The first half of today's match has just finished.
Gervinho (Parma) races towards goal but the defender gets back well to make a challenge.
The fourth official shows 2 min. of added time.
Dennis Praet (Sampdoria) takes the corner kick and sends the ball among a huddle of players inside the penalty area, but one of the defenders clears it to safety.
Luigi Sepe pulls off a great save to deny Fabio Quagliarella (Sampdoria) after receiving a precise defence-splitting pass. The effort is headed for the bottom left corner, but the goalkeeper dives superbly to stop it. Definitely the best save of this match so far! The linesman makes the right call and Sampdoria will have a corner.
Jakub Jankto (Sampdoria) superbly wins the ball back and has a go from distance, but sends his effort well wide of the right post.
Goal! Gregoire Defrel (Sampdoria) fires the rebound into the bottom right corner after the ball breaks to him in the box. The score is 1:2.
A great solo run by Jakub Jankto (Sampdoria) took him deep inside the box, but his weak effort towards the bottom left corner was easily caught by Luigi Sepe.
Juraj Kucka (Parma) commits a foul after unfairly pressing his opponent during an attacking move.
Alex Ferrari (Sampdoria) whips the ball in from the free kick, but it goes well out of play.
Juraj Kucka (Parma) carelessly slides into the feet of his opponent and he'll be lucky to avoid punishment. Michael Fabbri blows for the foul but keeps his cards in his pocket on this occasion.
Sampdoria are playing possession football and controlling the game at present. They are exchanging inch-perfect passes from player to player, making it difficult for the opposition to win the ball.
Goal! Fabio Quagliarella (Sampdoria) puts the ball into the left side of the goal past the outstretched arm of Luigi Sepe.
Fabio Quagliarella (Sampdoria) is heading towards the penalty spot to take it.
Federico Dimarco (Parma) will have to be careful for the rest of the match as he is shown a yellow card.
Here comes the VAR decision: PENALTY to Sampdoria!
Wait! The referee wants to check the penalty to Sampdoria using VAR. He's heading over to the monitor now as the players anxiously wait.
Federico Dimarco (Parma) probably handled the ball.
Antonino Barilla (Parma) takes his opponent down and receives a yellow card from the referee.
Jakub Jankto (Sampdoria) sends a lofted cross into the box which is headed clear.
Dennis Praet (Sampdoria) takes the corner but only sends it into a huddle of the defenders and one of them makes a good clearance.
Nicola Murru (Sampdoria) sends a long crossfield pass searching out one of his teammates, but his effort comes to nothing and they lose possession. Sampdoria earn a corner.
Nicola Murru (Sampdoria) whips a promising cross into the box, but the opposition's defence intercepts the ball.
Dennis Praet (Sampdoria) takes a wonderful touch after collecting a pass inside the box. He steers his low drive towards the right post, but the keeper dives low to keep the ball out.
Luigi Sepe makes a good save! Jakub Jankto (Sampdoria) easily weaves through the defence and unleashes a shot from long range. His effort is directed towards the bottom left corner, but the goalkeeper is alert and stops it.
Jakub Jankto (Sampdoria) flights in the cross, but the defender is alert and clears to safety.
Dennis Praet (Sampdoria) takes a nice first touch to control a cross and fires in from the penalty spot, but his effort zooms just over the bar.
The defence successfully catches Fabio Quagliarella (Sampdoria) in the offside trap, but it was close!
This yellow card was deserved. The tackle by Omar Colley (Sampdoria) was quite harsh and Michael Fabbri didn't hesitate to show him a yellow card.
Emil Audero makes a good save! Antonino Barilla (Parma) easily weaves through the defence and fires in from long range. His shot goes towards the bottom left corner but is saved by the keeper!
It's in the back of the net! Gervinho is the provider as he slips the ball to Bruno Alves (Parma) who simply steers it home from close range. It's 1:0.
Here we go, today's match is starting right now.
The players are on the pitch and Sampdoria will have the kick-off.
The referee of today's match will be Michael Fabbri.
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