AS Livorno played their first home game in this 2008-9 season against Mantova last night, Sunday 7th September, at the Armando Picchi Stadium in Ardenza. The match finished in a 1-1 draw.
Filippini scores the equalizer
There was no score in the first half of the game, but Mantova's Giorgio Corona sent the ball into the net 5 minutes into the second half. Livorno’s Antonio Filippini scored the equalizer in the 29th minute.
Two players were sent off, one from each team: Mantova's Dario Passoni, and Livorno’s Alessandro Diamanti.
The Livorno Team on Sunday:
1 Alfonso De Lucia (GK)
10 Francesco Tavano (FW)
11 Paulinho (FW) (Brazil) (22 Francesco Volpe (FW) from the 21st minute of the second half)
23 Alessandro Diamanti (FW) (sent off)
87 Aleandro Rosi (MF) (on loan from AS Roma)
5 Terranova Emanuele (DF) (on loan from Palermo) (2 Romano Perticone (DF) from the 20th minute of the first half)
17 Leonardo Martin Miglioncino (DF) (on loan from Sampdoria)
8 Riccardo Bonetto (DF) (on loan from Lazio) (7 Nico Pulzetti (MF) from the 37th minute of the second half)
6 Bergvold Martin (MF) (Denmark)
3 Filippini Antonio (MF)
Livorno has four points and is now fifth in the Serie B Classifica, behind Grosseto, Ascoli, Salernitana and Mantova
Next match: 13th September away to Piacenza.
Next home match: 20th September, Livorno vs. Pisa