Udinese and Spezia meet at Dacia Arena, in a match for matchday 1 of Serie A. There is no recent record of direct confrontations between these two teams, who have not played a match in the last 3 years. The last time they met was on 13‑08‑2016, in a match that ended with the final score: Udinese (2‑3) Spezia.
The home team plays a match against Spezia in a matchday 1 game, which had been postponed, after 1 loss in their league matches so far. In their last home match for the Friendlies, they lost (0‑1) against SPAL. In their last 10 home games Udinese has recorded 3 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses. Their defense has not been very strong, as they have suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored regularly, as they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches.
Coach Luca Gotti’s team comes into this match somewhat unmotivated, after a 1-0 away loss at the Verona stadium visit. The home team generally acts in a 5-3-2, in which the two men responsible for throwing chaos in the opponent’s area are Okaka and Lasagna. The player whose mission is to put his vision of the game into practice and define the attacks of his team in the best way is the Argentine Rodrigo de Paul. The coach should not be able to count on the midfielder Rolando Mandragora, handed over to the medical department.
The visiting team disputes against Udinese a match of the 1 day that had been postponed, after 1 defeat in their matches for the league so far. In their last away match for Serie B, they won (0‑1) against Frosinone. In the last 10 away matches for all competitions, Spezia won 4, drew 2 and lost 4.
Coach Vincenzo Italiano’s team comes to this match unmotivated, after a 1-4 draw at the reception to Sassuolo. The visiting club generally plays in a tactical 4-3-3 system, favoring a more offensive style of play, attacking through the flanks. Spezia is a team that likes to play in their midfield, with the aim of trying to surprise their rival through counterattack. In this tactical drawing, the three most advanced players will be: Gyasi, Galabinov and Agudelo. The coach should have only one absence for this match, due to injury: Elio Capradossi.