Lamin Jallow scores in Salernitana relegation battle

Monday, June 10, 2019

(Friday 7th June, 2019 Issue)

Gambian international winger Lamin Jallow scored in Salernitana’s 2-0 home win over Venezia in the Serie B relegation playoff first-leg game played at the Stadio Arechi, on Wednesday.

The 24-year-old attacker gave his side the lead with a fine volley assisted by Milan Djuric in the 25th minute, just after Milan Djuric opener in the 14th minute.

Venezia pulled one goal back in the stoppage time with Gianmarco Zigoni’s powerful header from Mauro Coppolaro cross. Both Salernitana and Venezia finished the Italian Serie B equal on points (38) sitting on fifteen and sixteen positions respectively in the 17-team table with Foggia and Calcio Padova already confirmed relegated for the Serie C tournament next season.

The losing team from the playoff will join Foggia and Calcio Padova to the next season’s Italian third-Division league.  Salernitana have the upper hand in the first leg of the Serie B relegation with a 2-1 win going into the Sunday’s second-leg to be played at the Stadio Pierluigi Penzo in Venezia.

Author: Arfang M.S. Camara