Chievo downs Udinese

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: Cagliari and Sampdoria drew 2-2 in a wild finish while Chievo Verona beat Udinese 2-1 in the Serie A on Saturday.

Cagliari was put in front by Swedish midfielder Albin Ekdal in the 26th minute. That was the lone goal until Manolo Gabbiadini equalised in the 89th when goalkeeper Michael Agazzi let the ball trickle through his legs. Daniele Conti restored Cagliari’s lead in the first minute of added time with a splendid free kick and Gabbiadini scored again with a deflection two minutes later. In Verona, Maicosuel gave Udinese the lead in the opening minute and Chievo struck back through Sergio Pellissier and Luca Rigoni.

The results: Cagliari 2 (Ekdahl 26, Conti 90+1) drew with Sampdoria 2 (Gabbiadini 89, De Silvestri 90+3); Chievo 2 (Pellissier 13, Rigoni 40) bt Udinese 1 (Maicosuel 1). —AP

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