Viareggio Cup: Viola beat Pontedera 4-2 and advance to last 16

Viareggio Cup: Viola beat Pontedera 4-2 and advance to last 16

18/03/2018 13:03


Fiorentina Primavera qualified for the knockout stage of this year's Viareggio Cup courtesy of a 4-2 victory over Pontedera in their final group game on Sunday.

Having gone two up through Gori and Faye inside the first 11 minutes, the Viola U19s found themselves pegged back to 2-2 within 10 minutes of the restart but secured the win thanks to late strikes from Marozzi and Diakhate.

The result means Emiliano Bigica's side go through to the round of 16 as group winners.

Group 9 final standings
Fiorentina 7
Ascoli 4
Pas Giannina 3
Pontedera 1

Fiorentina 4-2 Pontedera (HT 2-0)
Scorers: Gori 2 (F) Faye 11 (F) De Carlo 48 (P) Prete 54 (P) Marozzi 76 (F) Diakhate 90 (F).

Fiorentina: Ghidotti, Ranieri, Mosti, Valencic, Sottil, Gori, Meli, Faye, Simonti, Visentin, Diakhate.
Coach: Bigica Emiliano.

Pontedera: Piccheri, Preti, Bardini, Cavalli, Capatina, De Carlo, Borgioli, De Stefano, Manetti, Marseglia, Benericetti.
Coach: Costa Mario Piero.


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