(ANSA) – MODENA, 08 AUG – Surprise at the ‘Braglia’ in the Italian Cup derby which saw Modena overcome Sassuolo 3-2. Tesser’s team, which in the round of 32 will face the winner of Cremonese-Ternana, did not suffer from the category difference, dominating the race at times with a fast game that seriously embarrassed a Sassuolo with few ideas.
Gialloblù ahead in the 11th minute with Falcinelli, whose conclusion from outside the box surprised Consiglio. For the former Sassuolo and Bologna it is the first goal with the new Emilian shirt. Modena maintained the command of operations, with the visiting goalkeeper protagonist of some decisive interventions to avoid a heavier passive. Sassuolo with the offensive trident Raspadori, Berardi and Ceide appeared not very incisive, unlike Modena which at 30 ‘found the doubling after a great action by Azzi, finalized by Mosti.
At the end of the time, contact at the edge of Berardi’s area with Gargiulo. The referee Aureliano concedes the punishment from the edge then, after the intervention of the Var, the penalty converted by Berardi is granted to Sassuolo. At the start of the second half, Councils decisive on Diaw, but Modena insists and on 7 ‘finds the third goal with Mosti. Dionisi tries some changes, raises the center of gravity but his team almost never manages to become dangerous. In the final, a goal from Ayhan reopens the game, but Modena is not surprised and wins a derby that has been missing for seven years. (HANDLE).