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Fiorentina 2-1 Palermo: Highlights

A stoppage time winner from Babacar saved some Viola blushes, and possibly Sousa’s job.

ACF Fiorentina v US Citta di Palermo - Serie A
And then nothing happy happened for the rest of the match until Babacar. The end.
Photo by Tullio M. Puglia/Getty Images

First half

Federico Bernardeschi settled a wild first period for Fiorentina in the 33rd minute with a flawless penalty after Haitam Aleesami clearly blocked a Cristian Tello shot with his hand.

Second half

Mato Jajalo fired in a flawless free kick for Palermo to equalize at 49’ after Nenad Tomovic brought down Robin Quaison outside the area.

In stoppage time, Mauro Zarate curled a shot at the far post from inside the area that Josip Posevac parried. Khouma Babacar somehow stayed onsides and bundled over the rebound on the second try.


Goals: Bernardeschi 33’ (pen), Babacar 90’+3 (ass. Valero), Jajalo 49’

Cards: Tomovic 51’, Badelj 82’, Morganella 30’, Aleesami 32’