Yesterday-evening Genoa has beaten Acqui Terme by 8-0. Luciano Figueroa played his first match and scored his first goal. Raffaele Palladino and Rubén Olivera both scored twice, while Biava, Di Vaio and youngster D’Alessandro scored the other goals. Before the match Matteo Ferrari, who played already 204 matches in Serie A, signed his contract for the next 3 years, while today Sokratis Papastathopoulos arrived in Genova to have his medical test and afterwards he signed his agreement.
Next Saturday Genoa plays in Alessandria a mini-tournament with matches of 45 minutes against the local team that plays in Serie C-2 and the team of the Serie A of Greece: Larissa. Wednesday 13th August the team of Mr. Gasperini plays against AZ Alkmaar to win the Tropheo Claudio Spagnolo.