Goalkeeper Riccardo Gagno scores a stunning 91st minute WINNER against Imolese from just outside his own box to boost Modena’s Serie B promotion hopes
- Modena goalkeeper Riccardo Gagno scored a stunning 91st minute game winner
- Goalkeeper Gagno, 24, helped his side secure a late 2-1 victory over Imolese
- The victory is a huge boost to Modena as they bid to secure promotion to Serie B
Modena goalkeeper Riccardo Gagno scored a stunning 91st minute winner on Saturday to give his team a huge boost in their Serie B promotion hopes.
With the scores level at 1-1 in second half stoppage time the 24-year-old goalkeeper, Gagno, scored an unbelievable goal from just outside his own penalty area.
The effort went unchallenged and the ball bounced over Imolese goalkeeper Gian Maria Rossi before rolling into the back of the net to bag his side the three points.
Modena goalkeeper Riccardo Gagno scored a stunning 91st minute winner against Imolese
The 24-year-old scored an unbelievable goal from just outside his own penalty area
Modena, who went into the match top of the league, desperately needing all three points to gain promotion to Serie B looked as if they were about to drop vital points.
But then a moment of madness occured when Gagno hoofed the ball upfield in the 91st-minute.
The kick was enormous but nobody expected the ball to bounce off the pitch quite as it did and into the back of the net.
The hosts went crazy at the Stadio Braglia in celebration of the goalkeeper’s late winner to keep themselves in the hunt for promotion.
The ball bounced over Imolese goalkeeper Gian Maria Rossi before rolling into the net
The hosts went crazy after Gagno’s winner to boost promotion hopes at the Stadio Braglia
Modena remain four points clear of their Serie C Group B table with just two matches left to play.
Reggiana are the side in second praying for them to slip up in the final few weeks of the campaign.
Modena now need just one win from their final two fixtures to secure promotion to Serie B.