The clubs of Verona and Bologna drew 2-2 in the final match of the 37th round of the Italian Serie A. Verona had a two-goal lead twice, but the Bologna visitors came away with a point against the Croatian coach Ivan Juri’s side.
Faraoni gave Verona the lead in the second minute. In the 32nd minute, De Silvestri equalized by sending a rejected ball into the penalty area and the net of Ivan Pandur. In the 32nd minute, Lorenzo De Silvestri equalized with a low cross from near range, before Nikola Kalinic regained Verona’s lead in the 53rd minute. After he responded brilliantly in the penalty area after reaching the crossbar with a header in the 40th minute.
In the 75th minute, Kalinic left the contest, and Bologna equalized in the 82nd minute. Rodrigo Palacio of Argentina put the final score at 2-2.
In a game between two Serie A mid-table teams, Rodrigo Palacio equalized in the 82nd minute to hand Bologna a 2-2 draw at Verona.
Palacio scored his fifth goal of the season, meeting a cross at the far post with an outstretched leg to salvage a point.
After a corner, the ball dropped to Davide Faraoni in the net, and he slotted home with his first touch to give Verona the lead in the second minute.
Kalinic scored his 40th Serie A goal with a deft volleyed flick from a close angle at the near post after a cross from the left. Before this weekend’s final round, neither team had anything to play for. Verona is in 10th place, three points ahead of 11th-place Bologna.
It remained in tenth place with 44 points, while Bologna remained in eleventh place with 41 points.
Verona vs Bologna | Line Ups
Goals: 1-0 Faraoni 2, 1-1 de Silvestri, 2-1 Kalinic 53, 2-2 Palacio 82
Bookings: Gunter, Barak, Kalinic; Dijks, Schouten, Soriano
Verona: Pandur; Ceccherini, Gunter, Dimarco; Faraoni, Bessa, Ilic, Lazovic; Barak, Zaccagni; Kalinic.
Substitutions: Veloso, Dawidowicz, Lsagna, Salcedo, Tameze
Bologna: Ravaglia; De Silvestri, Tomiyasu, Soumaoro, Dijks; Schouten, Soriano; Skov Olsen, Vignato, Sansone; Palacio.
Substitutions: Barrow, Orsolini, Juwara, Raimondo, Poli