Serie A: Alberto Cerri scores late as Cagliari fight back to beat Sampdoria 4-3, reclaim fourth spot

  • Alberto Cerri came off the bench to score a stoppage-time winner as Cagliari fought back from two goals down to beat Sampdoria 4-3

  • Cerri headed in the winner in the sixth minute of injury time to spark wild celebrations among the home team and fans as Cagliari moved back into fourth spot in the Italian standings.

  • Cerri had replaced Giovanni Simeone only three minutes earlier.

Cagliari: Alberto Cerri came off the bench to score a stoppage-time winner as Cagliari fought back from two goals down to beat Sampdoria 4-3 in an extraordinary Serie A match on Monday.

Cerri headed in the winner in the sixth minute of injury time to spark wild celebrations among the home team and fans as Cagliari moved back into fourth spot in the Italian standings.

 Serie A: Alberto Cerri scores late as Cagliari fight back to beat Sampdoria 4-3, reclaim fourth spot

Cagliari players celebrate after thrilling win over Sampdoria. @CagliariCalcio

Cerri had replaced Giovanni Simeone only three minutes earlier.

Sampdoria led 2-0 then 3-1 in the 70th minute before a double from João Pedro pulled Cagliari level.

Radja Nainggolan scored Cagliari’s first goal.

Last season’s top goalscorer in Serie A, Fabio Quagliarella, netted two of Sampdoria’s goals — one a penalty — and Gastón Ramírez scored the visitors’ second.

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Updated Date: Dec 03, 2019 10:35:29 IST