Catania Almost Fall To CittadellaBy: vincenzo | December 10th, 2012
Catania almost fall to the hands of Cittadella in their second Coppa Italia game. Catania gave some of their starting 11 a break and these subs getting to start: Alberto Frison,Alexis Rolin,Giuseppe Bellusci,Ciro Capuano,Lucas Castro,Salifu,Takayuki Morimoto.
Catania where the better of the two sides making chances but don’t let Cittadella fool you their not bad at all and they had the best chance to opening the scoring when Catania keeper Alberto Frison took out a Cittadella forward in box and giving away a penalty to Tommaso Bellazzini who had the keeper beat but miss his shot wide wasting a great chance to take the lead.
Cittadella won a free kick right out side of the box where Andrea Paolucci would give his side the 1-0 lead with a great free kick goal. Things would start looking up for Catania when Massimiliano Busellato of Cittadella got a second yellow and was shown a red. Catania Started pressuring but still could not find a goal. In the 64 minute Catania put in top forward Gonzalo Bergessio as well as young forward Souleymane Doukara.
4 Minutes after both Catania forwards came on, another player of Cittadella was shown a second yellow and got a red card. But in the 88 minute the heavens looked down for Catania as Gonzalo Bergessio scored to tie the game and making it go to extra time.
In extra time in the 96 minute Catania won a free kick right out side of the box where Francesco Lodi had the chance to give Catania the lead and did so kicking the ball right a the keeper but the ball still some how ending up in the back of the net. Gonzalo Bergessio would score again to secure a Catania win when the ball was crossed in and he header it home.