Bologna – Udinese SOCCER PICKS
Bologna and Udinese meet at Stadio Renato Dall’Ara, in a match for the 7 th round of Serie A. The record of direct confrontations in this stadium is favorable to the visiting team, who in the last 4 matches won 3 and lost 1. Indeed, the last time these two teams met at this stadium was on 12-30-2017, in a match for the Serie A that ended with Udinese’s victory by (1-2). Danilo (27 ‘Autogolo) scored the goals of the game, for Bologna, and S. Widmer (37′) and K. Lasagna (48 ‘), for Udinese. Particular attention is required for the home / away condition, since both teams present significantly different results at home and abroad.
The home team is currently in the 17 th position of the league, with 5 points won, after 1 win, 1 draw and 4 losses. In the penultimate match, they won in a home match against Roma, by (2-0). In the last match, they lost in an away match against Juventus, by (2-0). 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 2 wins, 3 draws and 10 losses in away matches, with 8 goals scored and 21 conceded; against 7 wins, 1 draw and 7 losses at their stadium, with 28 goals scored and 15 conceded. In the last 10 home matches Bologna has a record of 5 wins and 5 losses. Their attack was not very effective, since they have not scored goals in 5 of the last 6 matches for this competition.
The Bologna party for this unmotivated party, the result of snub, by 2-0, in the visit to the field of Juventus. Of note that the locals beat Roma, in the last game played at home. Normally the local team opts for a style of play very direct to attack, without great criteria, looking, in most cases, the advanced Destro and Falcinelli. In addition, it is important to underline that the Bologna presents several difficulties in the air game, defensive transition and finalization. For this game coach Filippo Inzaghi can not count on Eric Pulgar, suspended, in addition to Donsah, Helander and Palacio, with physical problems.
After 2 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses, the away team is currently in the 11 th position, with 8 points won. In the penultimate match, they lost in an away match against Chievo, by (0-2). In the last match, they lost in a home match against Lazio, by (1-2). This is a team that usually gets better results in away matches than at home, since in the last 30 matches they register 6 wins, 2 draws and 7 losses in away matches, with 20 goals scored and 21 conceded; against 2 wins, 5 draws and 8 losses at their stadium, with 11 goals scored and 22 conceded. In the last 10 away matches Udinese has 6 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses. Their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in 5 of the last 6 matches for this competition.
The whole of Udinese leaves for this game with a snub, by 1-2, in the reception at Lazio: the only goal was scored by Bram Nuytinck. Normally coach Julio Velázquez plays in 4-4-2, privileging the possession of the ball and the attacks by the central runner: Rodrigo de Paul is the big responsible for creating and organizing the offensive process. In addition, the player mentioned above is the great gunner of this team, with 4 goals scored. However, it is important to note that visitors exhibit several weaknesses when finalizing the goal opportunities created. For this game the coach can not count on the injured Ingelsson.