Afriyie Acquah Scores As Struggling Empoli Beat Sassuolo
Ghana midfield kingpin, Afriyie Acquah was on teh scoresheet as Empoli earned their first win of 2019 after beating Sassuolo 3-0 in the Italian Serie A on Sunday afternoon.
Empoli took the lead in the 32nd minute with a sensational solo effort from Krunic.
He gathered in midfield, surged forward, shrugged off several challenges and placed a delightful lob over the on-rushing Andrea Consigli.
Moments later, Empoli doubled their advantage with another well-worked goal.
Diego Farias sprung the offside trap down the right and pulled back for Afriyie Acquah to side-foot home from 12 yards.
The goal was Acquah’s second of the season.
Farias sealed the win a stunning solo effort in the second half.
The win takes Empoli three points above the relegation zone.
Acquah joined the club on loan from Torino.