Frosinone – Empoli SOCCER PICKS
Frosinone and Empoli face, in a match for the 9 th round of Serie A. The history of recent direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which records 2 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss in the last 4 matches. The last direct confrontation between these two teams, on 04-23-2018, ended with Empoli’s victory by (2-4). In this game the home factor may be decisive, since the Frosinone presents considerable differences in their results at home and as a visitor.
The home team is currently in the 19 th position of the league, with 1 point won, after 1 draw and 7 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost in a home match against Genoa, by (1-2). In the last match, they lost in an away match against Torino by (3-2). 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 23 conceded; against 5 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses at their stadium, with 21 goals scored and 25 conceded. For the championship, Frosinone won 1 point out of 12 possible points, after 1 draw and 3 losses in the last 4 home matches.
For this competition, they have not won any of the last 8 matches. The team has conceded goals in 7 of the last 8 matches, so it has not presented great defensive solidity, and their attack needs improving, since they have not scored goals in 6 of the last 8 matches for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 24 of the last 28 matches have ended with Over 1,5 goals. This is a team that usually scores a few times first. In fact, he never opened the scoring in the last 8 games for Serie A. In 8 games in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 7 times and never got the comeback. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 4 home matches for all competitions: they have suffered 4 of their 9 goals between minutes (76′-90 ‘).
The Frosinone enters this unmotivated day, after a foreign defeat, by 3-2, in the visit to the arena of Torino. 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 corridor, with the purpose of taking advantage of the depth offered by the Zampano side. For this game the home coach can not count on Federico Dionisi, Luca Paganini and Marco Capuano, for being injured.
After 1 win, 2 draws and 5 losses, the away team is currently in the 18 th position, with 5 points won. In the penultimate match, they lost in an away match against Parma, by (1-0). In the last match, they lost in a home match against Roma, by (0-2). This is a team that usually maintains its competitive level in home and away matches, since in the last 30 matches he has 6 wins, 6 draws and 3 losses as a visitor; against 7 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses at their stadium. In the last 4 away matches for the championship, Empoli recorded 1 draw and 3 losses, so they won 1 point out of 12 possible.
For this competition, they have not won any of the last 4 away matches. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 6 of the last 8 matches for this competition, so it was not very strong defensively. This is a team that usually scores a few times first: it only opened the score in 2 of its last 8 matches for Serie A, of these 2 it reached the break in advantage in 1 and won at the end of the 90 ‘in 1. In 8 matches in this tournament, suffered the first goal 5 times and never got the comeback.
The Empoli enters this unmotivated game, after a home-made snub, by 0-2, at the reception to Roma. The outside club usually acts in a tactical system in 4-3-2-1, favoring a more defensive style of play, attacking through the central corridor. The Empoli is a team that likes to play in their own midfield, with the aim of trying not to give many spaces to their rivals. When he invests in counterattack, he usually does so through the left corridor, in order to take advantage of the depth offered by the side Vesell. The visiting coach can not count on Alejandro Rodríguez, Manuel Pasqual, Luca Antonelli and Lorenzo Polvani, for being injured.