AS Roma – Chievo SOCCER PICKS
Roma and Chievo meet at Stadio Olimpico, in a match for the 4th round of Serie A. At this stadium, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, who have registered 5 wins in the last 5 matches. In fact, the last time these two teams played a match at this stadium was on 04-28-2018, in a match for the Serie A that ended with the victory of Roma by (4-1). The goals of the match were scored by P. Schick (9 ‘), E. Džeko (40’ and 67 ‘) and S. El Shaarawy (65’), for Roma, and R. Inglese (88 ‘), for Chievo . In this game the home factor may be decisive, since both teams present considerable differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
The home team is currently in the 9 th position of the league, with 4 points won, after 1 win, 1 draw and 1 loss. In the penultimate match, they tied in a home match against Atalanta, by (3-3). In the last match, they lost in an away match against Milan, by (2-1). This is a team that, oddly enough, has had better results in away matches than at home, since in the last 30 matches they register 8 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses in away matches; against 7 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses at their stadium. In the last match they played, for the Friendlies, they lost to Benevento by (2-1). In the last 10 home matches Roma has won 5, tied 3 and lost 2. They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored at least one goal in each of the last 10 matches. In 15 games, he got the comeback in 3 of the 7 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Roma enter this unmotivated performance, after a snub, 2-1, in a friendly against Benevento. Unlike the opponent of this match, the home club usually acts on a tactical drawing in 5-3-2, using two spear points, which have as mission to throw the panic in the opponent’s defense. So, it is guessed that the Roma adopt a more offensive strategy, taking into account its superiority with respect to the adversary of this round. The coach of the premises will not be able to count on Nura, Florenzi and Mirante, for being injured.
The away team is currently in the 20 th position, with 1 point won, after 1 draw and 2 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost in an away match against Fiorentina, by (6-1). In the last match, they tied at home against Empoli by (0-0). This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 1 win, 1 draw and 13 losses in away matches; against 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 defeats in his stadium. In the last 10 away matches Chievo has a record of 1 win, 1 draw and 8 losses. Their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches.
Chievo enter this motivated match, after a 3-0 victory in a friendly against Triestina. The visiting team usually acts in a traditional 4-4-2, favoring a faster style of play, attacking in a less organized way, through the flanks. In this tactical drawing, the two most advanced players will be Stepinski and Djordjevic. In the midfield it is possible that they act Obi, Radovanovic, Rigoni and Birsa. The technician of the strangers will not be able to count on Hetemaj, Cacciatore and Cesar, to be injured. Nicolas Frey will also be on the outside, because he is suspended.