Palermo celebrates Slovenian, Leo Štulac scores a masterpiece, but it was more than just that: Slovenian the new record holder in Italian football
Photo source: Palermo Calcio
On Monday evening, the two clubs from Serie B, Palermo and Spezia, competed. The match in Sicily was exciting, it could hardly have been more so. The visitors, with Tio Cipot sitting on the substitutes’ bench, were already 2-0 up, but Palermo refused to give up. The hosts scored two goals before the end of the match to draw 2:2. The hero of Palermo was Leo Štulac, who scored in 104. minutes of clearing masterfully converted free kick and secured a point for his club.
Leo Štulac also made Italian football history with a goal deep in stoppage time. His goal was the latest ever scored in the Apennine Peninsula. Assuming, of course, that only matches completed after the regular season are included.
When Leo Štulac sent the ball into the Spezia net, the clock struck 103 minutes and 9 seconds. The former Koper player broke the record set in 2019 by Daniel Ciofani, then a Frosinone forward, by 26 seconds. Jordan Veretout is also on the podium, and in 2019 he also sent the ball into the Inter net after 100 minutes and 7 seconds.
“Leo is a legend,” wrote Palermo, joking with a photo montage of Leo Štulac behind the wheel of a bus on line 104…
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