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Palermo and Cagliari share a point Palermo 1 Cagliari 1 Maiden Serie A goals from Egidio Arevalo Rios and Marco Sau saw Palermo and Cagliari share a point at the Stadio Renzo Barbera tonight. The Uruguayan scored five minutes before half time to give Palermo the lead, but Sau’s reply two minutes from the end meant both sides failed to get the win they were looking for. The 1-1 draw leaves both island clubs still searching for their first wins of the season after three matches. Thiago Ribeiro had the first shot on goal in the 17th minute, but Samir Ujkani was equal to the threat. Michael Agazzi had to make a better save at the other end 10 minutes later when Fabio Miccoli’s free-kick curled one way and then the other with the Cagliari custodian keeping the ball out with his trailing foot. There were not many openings in a tight game, but Palermo crucially found one five minute before half time to take the lead. A sweeping cross from the left was kept in play by Miccoli, who pulled the ball back to Arevalo Rios, who shot into the far corner from just inside the penalty area to open his account in Serie A. Cagliari’s response came from substitute Victor Ibarbo, whose low cross did not find any takers as it…

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