Sassuolo – Sampdoria SOCCER PICKS
Sassuolo and Sampdoria meet at Stadio Città del Tricolore, in a match for the 28 th round of Serie A. The two teams tied (0-0), on 22-10-2018, in the previous match for this edition of the league . The history of direct confrontations played in this stadium is favorable to the home team, which in the last 5 matches won 2, drew 2 and lost 1. Indeed, the last time these two teams played a game in this stadium, in 06 -05-2018, for Serie A, Sassuolo won by (1-0). M. Politano (68 ‘) scored the only goal of the game. The Sampdoria presents considerable differences in their results at home and as a visitor, so in this game the home factor may be decisive.
After 7 wins, 11 draws and 9 losses, the home team is currently in the 12 th position of the league, with 32 points won. In the last match, they have tied at home against Napoli by (1-1), after in the previous match they have lost (1-0) an away match against Milan. This is a team that usually maintains its competitive levels in home and away matches, since in the last 30 matches they register 4 wins, 4 draws and 7 losses in away matches, with 14 goals scored and 19 conceded; against 5 wins, 7 draws and 3 losses at their stadium, with 26 goals scored and 27 conceded. In the last 10 home league matches Sassuolo has a record of 1 win, 7 draws and 2 losses, so they have won 10 points out of 30 possible. Defensive consistency has not been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. There is a tendency for goals in their home matches, since 12 of the last 14 matches they played for this competition have ended with Over 1,5 goals. In 27 matches in this competition, he only managed 2 comebacks in the 15 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Sassuolo enters this match after a home draw, a ball, at the reception to Naples. The home team usually acts in a traditional 5-2-3, favoring fast transitions and attacks through the wings. In this tactical drawing, the three most advanced men will be Djuricic, Boga and Berardi. In the midfield it is possible for Magnanelli and Duncan to act, since the latter is responsible for serving the more advanced men. The coach of the premises will not be able to count on Marlon and Bourabia, the first one by injury and the second one by suspension.
After 11 wins, 6 draws and 10 losses, the away team is currently in the 9 th position of the league, with 39 points won. In the penultimate match, they won in an away match against SPAL, by (1-2). In the last match, they lost in an away match against Atalanta, by (1-2). 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 4 wins, 4 draws and 7 losses in away matches; against 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses at their stadium. In the last 10 away matches for the championship Sampdoria has 2 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses, so they have won 9 points out of 30 possible. They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 10 of the last 14 matches for this competition have ended with Over 2,5 goals. In 27 matches in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 14 times and only managed 2 comebacks. In the last 14 home matches for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: they have scored 10 of their 24 goals between minutes (76′-90 ‘).
The Sampdoria comes to this game unmotivated, after a home defeat, by 1-2, at the reception to Atalanta. The visiting club usually acts in a tactical system in 4-4-2, favoring a more defensive style of play, attacking through the lateral corridors. Sampdoria is a team that likes to play in its own midfield, with the aim of trying to surprise its adversary through the counterattack. When he invests in the offensive process, he usually does so through the left flank, in order to take advantage of the depth offered by Murru. For this game the outsider will not be able to count on Gianluca Caprari and Édgar Barreto, for being injured.