Tjaš Begić has already made a name for himself in his first Serie B match: after just one minute on the pitch, the young Slovenian assisted Parma’s goal
on Saturday, Parma and Cittadella played a match in Serie A, which the hosts won 2-0. The home team had two Slovenes on the bench: goalkeeper Martin Turk stayed there for the full 90 minutes, while Tjaš Begić came on at the start of the second half. And it didn’t take long for the youngster, who joined Parma from Vicenza in the summer, to make his mark. After just one minute on the pitch of the Stadio Ennio Tardini, where he made his Serie B debut, he had already made his mark on the stat sheet with an assist, after which Adrián Bernabé scored his second goal for Parma.
Tjaš Begić, just 20 years old, played for Gorica and Gorica in Slovenia before moving to Italy.
, crossed the ball from the left into the centre of the penalty area, where his 22-year-old Spanish teammate, a former Barcelona and Manchester City player, got to the ball and fired a precise shot into the opponent’s net.
It was Parma’s second consecutive victory, which puts them top of the Serie B standings. Also playing in the second Italian league on Saturday was Žan Žužek, who helped Bari to a 1-0 win away to last season’s top-placed Cremonese.