In this matchday, Como won Florentia 8-7 in a derby in the lower part of the table for important points in the battle for survival in the league.
Title contenders (Roma and Ekipe) had an easy job (Roma against Bologna 23-4, Ekipe against Bogliasco 8-16). Plebiscito and Rapallo won interesting matches (Plebiscito against Trieste 6-11, Rapallo against Brizz 12-9).
Trieste – Plebiscito 6–11 (2-4, 1-3, 2-1, 1-3)
Trieste: F. Sparano, D. Vomastkova, E. De March 1, B. Bozzetta, G. Marussi, L. Cergol 1, G. Klatowski 1, F. Colletta 1, G. Zizza, J. Vukovic, I. Riccioli 2, R. Santapaola, G. Gregorutti.
Plebiscito: L. Teani, L. Barzon 2, V. Valyi 2, G. Citino 1, E. Queirolo, A. Casson 1, A. Millo, S. Dario, H. Mckelvey 2, C. Meggiato, S. Centanni 3, L. Tognon, C. Giacon.
The game of between Trieste and Plebiscito started with Trieste leading 0-2, but Plebiscito quickly turned the tables by scoring four goals in a row, ending the first quarter with a score of 2-4. The visitors continued their impressive performance and scored three more goals consecutively in the second quarter, with De March finally scoring for Trieste to make it 3-7 at halftime. In the third period, Trieste managed to reduce the difference to 5-8. In the last eight minutes of the game, the team from Padova further increased their advantage and sealed the victory with a final score of 6-11.
Roma – Bologna 23-4 (5-0, 5-2, 5-0, 8-2)
Roma: E. Eichelberger, A. Aprea, G. Galardi 3, Papi, S. Giustini 4, C. Ranalli 3, D. Picozzi 3, C. Tabani 1, C. Nardini 1, L. Di Claudio, A. Cocchiere 3, Andrews 5, Galbani.
Bologna: O. Sesena, A. Repetto 1, V. Perna 1, G. Gnassi, A. Mazzia, L. Redaelli, C. Morselli, M. Lepore 1, M. Marchetti, F. De Vincentiis, E. Altamura 1, F. Toth, M. Allotta.
Roma dominated against Bologna and took an easy win. The hosts had a significant advantage at halftime with a score of 10-2. Roma continued with their impressive plays in the second half, expanding their lead to a remarkable 19 goals. The final score of the match was 23-4, in favor of Roma.
Como – Florentia 8-7 (1-0, 1-2, 5-3, 1-2)
Como: G. Frassinelli, M. Romano’, M. Fisco 1, J. Tedesco, E. Borg 3, A. Giraldo, R. Bianchi 1, A. Iannarelli, B. Romano’ 1, G. Lanzoni 2, A Cassano, A. Radaeli, A. Volpato.
Florentia: C. Banchelli, E. Gabelli, C. Nencha 2, E. Cordovani 2, G. Gasparri, N. Vittori, L. Nesti, B. Mugnai, M. Osti, B. Merli 1, I. Landi 1, Gattini 1, G. Pellegrino.
In an important battle for survival in the league, Como managed to secure a much-needed victory over Florentia in a thrilling match that ended 8-7 in favor of the hosts. Despite missing a penalty at the start of the match, Como managed to take the lead with the first goal of the game, going up 1-0. However, their advantage was short-lived as Nencha scored to equalize for Florentia, bringing the score to 1-1. The first half ended with both teams scoring again, resulting in a 2-2 tie going into the break. The third period saw an impressive display from Como, as they scored four consecutive goals to take a commanding 6-3 lead. However, Florentia was not ready to give up yet, and they managed to reduce the deficit to 7-5 by the end of the third period. The fourth and final period saw Florentia make a valiant effort to stage a comeback, scoring two goals. However, it was not enough as Borg scored the decisive goal for Como, securing their victory.
Rapallo – Brizz 12-9 (5-2, 2-3, 0-2, 5-2)
Rapallo: S. Caso, N. Zanetta 1, U. Gitto 1, I. Rossi 1, D. Carrasco Leyva, G. Cerliani, G. Gnetti, B. Cabona 2, S. Costa 1, Marcialis 5, R. Bianconi, G. Apilongo 1.
Brizz: H. Santapaola, F. Sapienza, A. Vitaliano 1, G. Pastanella, A. Arcidiacono, M. Spampinato, C. Cappello 1, I. Pane, N. Sasover, V. Santoro 2, M. Giuffrida 4, A. Milicevic 2, F. Paladino.
Santoro got Brizz off to a strong start, scoring the first goal of the match to make it 0-1. However, Rapallo quickly turned the game around, scoring three goals in a row to take the lead. By the end of the first period, the score was 5-2 in favor of Rapallo. At the start of the second period, Marcialis scored for Rapallo to make it 6-2. Brizz made a series of three goals to bring the score to 6-5. Rossi scored for Rapallo to make it 7-5 and end the first half. In the third period, Milicevic and Santoro scored for Brizz to tie the game at 7-7. Giufrrida then scored for Brizz to take the lead 7-8, but Cabona responded for Rapallo to tie it up again at 8-8. Giufrrida scored again to make it 8-9. Rapallo scored four goals in a row to seal the victory with a final score of 12-9.
Bogliasco – Ekipe 8-16 (0-5, 3-4, 3-2, 2-5)
Bogliasco: V. Uccella, A. Riccio 1, P. Di Maria 2, G. Cuzzupe’, A. Mauceri, G. Millo 3, B. Rosta 1, R. Rogondino, M. Paganello 1, A. Perazzoli, M. Carpaneto, D. Spampinato, M. Oberti.
Ekipe: G. Condorelli, B. Halligan 2, C. Grasso, G. Viacava 2, V. Gant 1, D. Bettini 1, V. Palmieri 1, C. Marletta 2, G. Gagliardi 1, A. Williams 3, A. Longo 2, M. Leone 1, G. Condorelli.
Ekipe took on Bogliasco and emerged victorious with a final score of 8-16. Ekipe quickly took the lead and scored seven goals in the first 14 minutes of play. Bogliasco struggled to keep up with their opponents, and by the end of the first half, the score was 3-9 in favor of Ekipe. In the second half, Ekipe grew their lead to +8, scoring a total of 16 goals by the end of the game.
Brizz Nuoto – Como Nuoto
RN Bologna – Pallanuoto Trieste
RN Florentia – Bogliasco 1951
Plebiscito Padova – Rapallo Pallanuoto
Ekipe Orizzonte – SIS Roma
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