Frosinone – Cagliari SOCCER PICKS
Frosinone and Cagliari meet, in a match for the 14th round of Serie A. There is no recent record of direct confrontations between these two teams, who have not played any matches in the last 3 years. The last time they met was on 17-08-2013, in a match that ended with the final score: Cagliari (1-1) Frosinone. The Cagliari presents considerable differences in their results at home and as a visitor, so that in this game the home factor may be decisive.
The home team is currently in the 19 th position of the league, with 7 points won, after 1 win, 4 draws and 8 losses. In the penultimate match, they tied in a home match against Fiorentina, by (1-1). In the last match, they lost in an away match against Internazionale, by (3-0). This is a team that usually maintains its competitive level in home and away matches, since in the last 30 matches they register 4 wins, 3 draws and 8 losses in away matches; against 4 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses at their stadium. In the last 6 home league matches Frosinone has a record of 3 wins and 3 losses, so they have won 3 points out of 18 possible.
For this competition, he does not win in his stadium 6 games ago. Defensive consistency has not been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. This is a team that scores only few times and was only able to open the scoring in 2 of its last 13 games for Serie A, of these 2 came to rest in advantage in 1 and won at the end of the 90 ‘in 1. In 13 matches in this competition, he never got the comeback in the 9 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 6 home matches for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: they have conceded 5 of their 13 goals between minutes (76’-90 ‘).
The Frosinone enters this unmotivated day, after a foreign defeat, 3-0, in the move to the arena of Inter. The home club usually acts in a tactical system in 5-3-2, privileging a more offensive style of play, attacking through the side runners. The Frosinone 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 right flank, in order to take advantage of the depth offered by the Zampano side. For this game the local coach can not count on Federico Dionisi, Luca Paganini, Camillo Ciano, Emil Hallfredsson and Francesco Bardi, for being injured.
After 3 wins, 6 draws and 4 losses, the away team is currently in the 13 th position of the league, with 15 points won. In the penultimate match, they tied in a match against SPAL, by (2-2). In the last match, they tied in a home match against Torino, 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 3 wins, 3 draws and 9 losses in away matches, with 11 goals scored and 26 conceded; against 7 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses at their stadium, with 14 goals scored and 12 suffered. In the last 7 away league matches Cagliari has a record of 1 win, 2 draws and 4 losses, so they have won 5 points out of 21 possible.
For this competition, they have not won any of the last 5 away matches. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition, so it was not very strong defensively. In 13 games in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 6 times and never got the comeback.
The Cagliari enters this match after a draw at home, to zero, at the reception to Torino. The outsider team usually acts in a 4-4-2, favoring a more leisurely style of play, in which the two most advanced players are João Pedro and Pavoletti. The responsible for defining and leading the offensive attacks of his team is the Romanian Ionita. The foreign trainer will not be able to count on Lucas Castro, for being injured.