Virtus Entella and Cremonese meet at Stadio Comunale Chiavari, in a match for the 21st round of Serie B. Virtus Entella won out by (0-1) the last time they met in this edition of the league, on 31‑ 08-2019. 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 games. In this match the home factor may be decisive, since both teams have considerable differences in the results won at home and as a visitor.
The home team is currently in 4th position, with 30 points won, after 8 wins, 6 draws and 6 losses. In the penultimate match, he won out against Cittadella by (1‑3). In the last game, he tied out against Livorno by (4‑4). This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 games he has 4 wins, 4 draws and 7 losses as a visitor; against 10 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses in his stadium. In their last 9 home games for the championship Virtus Entella won 5, drew 3 and lost 1, so he won 18 points in 27 possible.
For this competition, he does not lose in his stadium for 6 games. His attack has scored regularly, as he scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In their home matches for this competition there is a tendency for few goals, since in 9 of the last 9 he played there were less than 3 goals. In 20 games in this competition, he never got the comeback in the 9 games in which he suffered the first goal. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 7 home matches for all competitions: he scored 5 of his 7 goals between minutes (31′ ‑ 45 ‘).
In the last game, Virtus Entella was one of the protagonists of one of the most exciting duels of the competition so far, tying with the Livorno team away from home by the 4×4 scoreboard. After having been at a disadvantage by 3×0, the team reacted and tied the game by 3×3, suffered the fourth goal and managed to tie again at 96 minutes. With that, the team is in the fourth position of the championship, with 30 points in 20 games, continuing strong in the fight for one of the places that give direct access to the first division, or even for the Series B title, what that would have no precedents in its entire history.
After 5 wins, 7 draws and 7 losses, the away team is currently in 17th position, with 22 points won. In their last game, they tied with Venezia at home for (0-0), after in the previous match they lost out, in a match against Pordenone, for (1-0). This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 games he has 3 wins, 5 draws and 7 losses as a visitor; against 8 wins, 5 draws and 2 losses in his stadium. For the championship, Cremonese conquered 6 points in 27 possible, after 1 victory, 3 draws and 5 losses in the last 9 games he played as a visitor.
For this competition, he did not win any of the last 8 away matches. In their home league games the most frequent final result at the break was 0-0 (5 in 9 games). The team allowed goals to the opponent in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition, so he was not very strong defensively. In 19 games in this competition, he never got the comeback in the 11 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 12 home games for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: he scored 3 of his 6 goals between minutes (76’ ‑ 90 ‘).
Unlike his rival, Cremonese is doing a bad campaign this season, currently occupying the dangerous eleventh place, with 22 points in 19 games, forcing him to think of victories in the next games so as not to take more risks of falling positions on the table and finish relegated to the third division of Italian football. Coach M. Rastelli knows that the next matches are essential for the club to get out of the awkward situation it is in and will enter with maximum strength to seek victory.