Cagliari – Sampdoria SOCCER PICKS
Cagliari and Sampdoria meet, in a match for the 6th round of Serie A. The record of direct confrontations of the last 3 years is favorable to the visiting team, which in the last 7 matches won 3, drew 3 and lost 1. The last direct confrontation between these two teams, on 04-24-2018, ended with the victory of Sampdoria by (4-1). 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 14 th position of the league, with 5 points won, after 1 win, 2 draws and 2 losses. In the penultimate match, they tied in a home match against Milan, by (1-1). In the last match, they lost in an away match against Parma, 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 4 wins, 3 draws and 8 losses in away matches, with 11 goals scored and 22 conceded; against 6 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses at their stadium, with 15 goals scored and 20 suffered. Cagliari has won 5, tied 3 and lost 2 of the last 10 home matches. They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 4 of the last 5 matches for this competition.
The Cagliari comes to this day after two games without winning the championship. In his stadium he tied the two matches he played, having at the moment an average of 1.5 goals scored and 1.5 goals suffered per game, demonstrating that despite his offensive sector being up and running, the defense sector has facilitated. On this day the coach of the local team must use a tactical scheme in 4-3-1-2, in order to have greater strength in the center of the field. The highlight of the team was the advanced L. Pavoletti, with two goals scored.
The away team is currently in the 6 th position of the league, with 7 points won, after 2 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses. In the penultimate match, they tied in a home match against Fiorentina, by (1-1). In the last match, they lost in a home match against Internazionale, by (0-1). 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 5 wins, 1 draw and 9 losses in away matches, with 17 goals scored and 24 conceded; against 7 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses at their stadium, with 18 goals scored and 14 conceded. In the last away game of the competition, they won by (0-5) against Frosinone. In the last 10 away matches Sampdoria has 3 wins, 1 draw and 6 losses.
Like the opponent of this match, Sampdoria also comes from two consecutive games without winning the championship. Playing away from home alternated between a victory and a defeat, having at the moment an average of 2.5 goals scored and only 0.5 goals suffered, thus demonstrating an optimal performance in both sectors. In this match the team must align in the tactical scheme 4-3-1-2. The highlight of the team goes to the advanced G. Defrel with four goals scored so far.