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Serie A: Pereiro rescues Cagliari in 2-1 win over Bologna

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Serie A: Pereiro rescues Cagliari in 2-1 win over Bologna

Substitute Gastón Pereiro arrange one purpose and scored a stoppage-time winner as relegation-threatened Cagliari once more got here from behind to beat Bologna 2-1 in Serie A.
Leonardo Pavoletti had cancelled out Riccardo Orsolini’s second-half opener for Bologna on Tuesday. Both sides additionally hit the woodwork.

It was the second match in succession that Cagliari had come from a purpose all the way down to win 2-1, having executed the identical at Sampdoria final week.
Cagliari moved to inside a degree of security, though it has performed a match greater than Seventeenth-placed Venezia. Bologna remained twelfth.
Both sides had completely different goals and it was an brisk match from the beginning in Sardinia. The dwelling facet virtually took the lead within the 14th minute however Raoul Bellanova’s angled effort got here off the bottom of the suitable put up.

Bologna took the lead early within the second half when Orsolini curled a free kick into the highest close to nook.
But Cagliari leveled within the 71st. A throw-in was solely half cleared and Pereiro crossed it again in for Pavoletti to volley within the equalizer.
Bologna virtually instantly restored its lead however dwelling goalkeeper Alessio Cragno did nicely to push Orsolini’s effort off the left put up and out.
Instead it was Cagliari that scored the winner within the fourth minute of stoppage time when Pereiro ran onto a through-ball from João Pedro and fired into the underside close to nook.