Bologna – Genoa SOCCER PICKS
Bologna and Genoa meet at Stadio Renato Dall’Ara, in a match for the 23rd round of Serie A. Genoa won at home by (1-0) the last time they met in this edition of the league, at 16 -09-2018. In this stadium, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which records 2 wins and 1 loss in the last 3 matches. In fact, the last time these two teams played a match at this stadium was on 02-24-2018, in a match for the Serie A that ended with Bologna’s victory by (2-0). The goals of the match were scored by M. Destro (49 ‘) and C. Falletti (72’) for Bologna. In this match the home factor may be decisive, since both teams present considerable differences in the results obtained at home and as a visitor.
After 3 wins, 8 draws and 11 losses, the home team is currently in the 18 th position, with 17 points won. In the last match, they have won in an away match against Internazionale by (0-1), after in the previous match they have lost (0-4) at home, against Frosinone. 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 2 wins, 5 draws and 8 losses in the away match; against 5 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses at their stadium. For the championship, Bologna won 9 points out of 30 possible, after 2 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses in the last 10 home matches.
For this competition, he does not win in his stadium 6 games ago. In their home league matches the most frequent result at half-time was the 0-0 (4 out of 10 matches). In 22 matches in the competition, they suffered the first goal 12 times and only managed 1 comeback.
The Bologna enters this game motivated, after a triumph outsider, by 0-1, in the displacement to the ground of the Inter: Santander, at minute 32 ‘, marked the only goal of the triumph. The home club usually acts in a tactical system in 4-3-3, favoring a more offensive style of play, attacking through the side runners. The Bologna is a team that likes to play in their own midfield, with the aim of trying to surprise their opponent through the counterattack. When it invests in the offensive process, it usually does so through the left flank, in order to take advantage of the depth offered by the Dijks side. For this game the local coach must have all available players.
After 6 wins, 6 draws and 10 losses, the away team is currently in the 13 th position of the league, with 24 points won. In the penultimate match, they won in an away match against Empoli, by (1-3). In the last match, they tied in a home match against Sassuolo, by (1-1). 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 3 wins, 1 draw and 11 losses in away matches; against 5 wins, 7 draws and 3 losses at their stadium. In the last 10 away league matches Genoa has a record of 2 wins, 1 draw and 7 losses, so they have won 7 points out of 30 possible. They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 9 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition have ended with Over 2,5 goals. In 22 matches in this competition, he never got the comeback in the 9 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 10 home matches for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: they have conceded 10 of their 25 goals between minutes (31’-45 ‘).
Genoa enters this match after a home draw, a ball, at the reception to Sassuolo. The visiting team usually acts in a traditional 4-3-3, favoring quick transitions and attacks through the wings. In this tactical drawing, the three most advanced players will be Kouamé, Sanabria and Lazovic. In the midfield it is possible that Radovanovic, Lerager and Bessa act. The visitors’ coach will not be able to count on injured Favilli and Oscar Hiljemark.