For Gattuso some changes compared to the race with Pordenone. Nardi, Iovine and La Gumina start. In the first minutes both teams try to punch through the opposing defense at speed. At 7 ‘Gabrielloni tries his head but the ball goes out.
At 20 ‘Arrigoni tries on a free-kick aimed at disturbing Iannarilli, but he is good and rejects with his hand.
Como is very close to scoring in the 27th minute when, after a prolonged action, Bellemo from the right puts a beautiful ball in the middle for Parigini who is very good at hitting head and beating Iannarilli, only the post saves the guests. Gabrielloni again, after a nice counterattack by Nardi who covers three quarters of the field with the ball, receives and with a feint he frees himself from the shot but the conclusion ends up high.
The goal, however, is in the air and arrives at 37′ with Nino La Gumina who on personal initiative reaches the edge of the area and explodes the left, lucky in the deviation of Bogdan that displaces his goalkeeper.
The first half ends with the Larian advantage.
In the second half, Como is still starting strong, and several times it shows up in the parts of Iannarilli who is always attentive.
Among the most inspired by the Larians is Parigini, who frees himself from the limit but his conclusion finds the deviation of Diakite. La Ternana pushes forward and Como is saved thanks to the prompt intervention of Iovine on the line after a beat and replies in the penalty area.
The fere conquer a penalty in the 67th minute that Salzano achieves by displacing Facchin. At 75′ double change for Gattuso: inside Gliozzi and Ciciretti for La Gumina and Gabrielloni.
In the final there is also room for Alex Blanco, it is from the feet of the number 19 that a good opportunity arises in recovery, but no one manages to reach the Spaniard’s cross.
The match ends with the result of 1-1, Como busy during the week to prepare for Sunday’s match against Perugia.
Scorers : La Gumina at 37 ‘pt; Salzano on rig. at 23 ‘st.
COMO : Facchin; Iovine, Bertoncini, Solini, Cagnano; Nardi, Arrigoni, Bellemo, Parigini (from 39 ‘st Blanco); Gabrielloni (from 30 ‘st Gliozzi), La Gumina (from 30’ st Ciciretti). Available: Bolchini, Gori, Cerri, Vignali, Peli, Bovolon. Mgr. Gattuso.
TERNANA : Iannarilli; Bogdan, Sorensen (from 1 ‘st Ghiringhelli), Celli; Diakité, Koutsoupias (from 1 ‘st Furlan), Agazzi (from 16’ st Peralta), Palumbo; Salzano; Partipilo, Donnarumma (from 27 ‘st Mazzocchi). Available: Vitali, Capone, Rovaglia, Paghera, Pettinari, Boben, Martella, Mazza. All. Lucarelli.