Parma – Empoli SOCCER PICKS
Parma and Empoli meet at Stadio Ennio Tardini, in a match for the 7 th round of Serie A. The record of direct confrontations of the last 3 years is favorable to the visiting team, which in the last 5 matches won 3 and drew 2. The last direct confrontation between these two teams, on 17-02-2018, ended with Empoli’s victory by (4-0).
The home team is currently in the 13 th position of the league, with 7 points won, after 2 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses. In the penultimate match, they won in a home match against Cagliari, by (2-0). In the last match, they lost in an away match against Napoli, by (3-0). In the last 10 home matches for all competitions, Parma have won 4, tied 3 and lost 3.
The Parma leaves for this unmotivated party, after a defeat, by 3-0, in the land of Naples. Normally the trainer Roberto D’Aversa plays in 4-3-3, privileging the possession of ball and the attacks by the central runner: Alessandro Deiola is the great person in charge to create and to organize the offensive process. On the other hand, striker Roberto Inglese is the great striker of this team, with 2 goals scored. For this game the coach can count on all his players.
The away team is currently in the 17 th position, with 5 points won, after 1 win, 2 draws and 3 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost in an away match against Sassuolo, by (3-1). In the last match, they tied in a home match against Milan, by (1-1). In the last 10 away matches for all competitions, Empoli won 5, drew 3 and lost 2.
The Empoli set for this game with a draw, by 1-1, at the reception to AC Milan: the only goal of the team was scored by Caputo. Normally the visiting team opts for a very direct style of play for the attack, without great criteria, seeking, in most cases, spearhead Caputo. In addition, it is important to emphasize that the Empoli presents several difficulties in the air game, defensive transition and finalization. For this game the coach can not count on Antonelli, Polvani and Acquah, all with physical problems.