On Saturday in the Serie A, an odd goal ended up as the decider in a close game as Venezia defeated Empoli 2-1 (1-0).
Venezia scored the first goal when Thomas Henry netted after 13 minutes, with an assist by Gianluca Busio, making it 1-0.
After that, none of the teams managed to score. In the 68th minute, David Okereke scored to increase the lead for Venezia.
The goal that reduced the score to 1-2 came in the final minutes, when Nedim Bajrami scored a goal for Empoli. Empoli were unable to score any more goals, what brought the final score to 1-2.
The last outing between the teams ended in a 1-1 draw, with Empoli at home in February 2021.
Empoli have scored 3 goals. They have scored two goals at home. They’ve conceded 5 goals in total.
Venezia have scored 2 goals in this campaign. Away from home they have scored 2 goals. They’ve conceded 6 goals in total.
After this game in the Serie A, Empoli will take on Sampdoria (home) on 18 September 2021, Cagliari (away) on 21 September 2021 and Bologna (home) on 25 September 2021. Venezia play Spezia (home) on 18 September 2021, Milan (away) on 21 September 2021 and Torino (home) on 26 September 2021.