Parma and Roma measure forces at Stadio Ennio Tardini, in a match for this phase of the Coppa Italia (8th Finals). The record of direct confrontations of the last 3 years is favorable to the visiting team, which in the last 3 matches won 2 and lost 1. The last direct confrontation between these two teams, on 10-11-2019, ended with the victory of Parma by (2‑0). Particular attention is needed for the home / away condition, since both teams have significantly different results at home and abroad.
The home team reaches this stage of Coppa Italia (8th Finals) after having played previous qualifiers with: Frosinone and Venezia. This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 games he has 3 wins, 6 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; against 9 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses in his stadium. The team arrives at this match after a home victory with Lecce by (2‑0). In the last 10 games played at home for all competitions, Parma won 6, drew 1 and lost 3. His defense has not been very solid, as he suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 games, but his attack has marked with regularly, since he scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games. In 15 games, he never got the comeback in the 6 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Parma comes to this match after a 2-0 victory against Lecce, returning to the wins after two consecutive games without a victory in the Italian championship: the goals were scored by Andreas Cornelius and Simone Iacoponi. In the previous round of the Italian Cup, the home team beat Venezia and Frosinone. Despite playing at home, it is anticipated that coach Roberto D’Aversa will favor a low block, defend organized and go on the attack through rapid transitions. The offensive midfielder Hernani is one of the most prominent of this team and is very strong in the offensive organization. On the other hand, Gervinho and Cornelius are the scorers, with 6 goals each. The only player missing in this game is Karamoh, due to physical problems.
The visiting team plays its first game in this edition of Coppa Italia with the intention of winning a positive result as a visitor. This is a team that curiously conquers more positive results as a visitor than at home, since in the last 30 matches it records 9 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses as a visitor, with 29 goals scored and 13 suffered; against 6 wins, 6 draws and 3 losses in his stadium, with 30 goals scored and 22 suffered. The team arrives at this match after a defeat at home with Juventus by (1-2). In the last 10 matches played as a visitor for all competitions, Roma won 5, drew 3 and lost 2. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 7 of the last 10 matches, so his defense needs to improve, but his attack has scored regularly, as he scored goals in 7 of the last 10 games. In 15 games, he only got 1 comeback in the 5 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Roma is demotivated to this match, after a 1-2 defeat against Juventus, thus adding the second consecutive defeat, both for the Italian championship: the team’s only goal was scored by Diego Perotti. Despite playing as a visitor, coach Paulo Fonseca should favor possession of the ball and organized attacks, especially through the right flank. Midfielder Diego Perotti is a key player for Roma: he is very strong in the stopped balls and in the pass. On the other hand, Edin Dzeko is the best scorer of this team, with 10 goals scored. For this match, the visiting coach cannot count on Pastore, Kluivert, Zappacosta and Zaniolo, all injured.