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The Serie B match at Stadio Cino e Lillo Del Duca on Sunday will see home side Ascoli take to the field against Entella.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for Ascoli v Entella - as well as up-to-date odds.
Ascoli will be looking for an improved result here following the 0-1 Serie B defeat in their last game at the hands of Pordenone.
In that game, Ascoli had 55% possession and 9 attempts at goal with 0 on target. At the other end, Pordenone had 25 shots on goal with 8 on target. Manuel Scavone (39') scored for Pordenone.
It has been a rare occasion in recent games that Ascoli haven’t conceded. The reality is that Bianconeri have been scored against in 6 of their previous 6 clashes, letting in 7 goals in the process. Such a trend might not follow through here, however.
Following on from being beaten in their last game against Venezia in Serie B competition, Entella will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that game, Entella had 46% possession and 8 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target. Venezia got 16 attempts at goal with 6 on target. Francesco Forte (49') and Pietro Ceccaroni (76') scored for Venezia.
The numbers tell their own story, and Entella have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing opposing sides hit 11 goals overall. At the back, Entella have been far from perfect.
A look at their previous results shows us that Entella:
- haven't been defeated in their previous 6 away league matches.
- are without an away win for the past 4 league games.
Head to head
If we look at their past head to head duels dating back to 09/12/2017, neither club has come out on top overall with Ascoli winning 1 of those games, Entella 1 and 4 being draws in regulation time.
In all, 10 goals were produced between them in these games, with 4 of them for Bianconeri and 6 netted by Entella. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 1.67.
The previous league game featuring these clubs was Serie B match day 28 on 08/03/2020 when it finished Entella 3-0 Ascoli.
In that match, Entella managed 50% possession and 22 attempts at goal with 9 of them on target. The goals were scored by Andrea Paolucci (8'), Fabrizio Poli (13') and Giuseppe De Luca (22').
Ascoli had 10 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target.
The referee was Ivan Robilotta.
Team News: Ascoli
Almost everyone can be considered, as there’s just one fitness concern for the Ascoli boss Valerio Bertotto to be concerned about from an otherwise complete squad. Marcel Büchel (Quarantine) is out of contention.
Team News: Entella
Out of a mainly full-strength group of players, there’s only the sole fitness worry for the Entella manager Bruno Tedino to contend with. Marco Brescianini (Ankle Injury) won’t be playing here.
Our feeling is that Entella could well find it tough to register a score against this Ascoli lineup who we reckon will score at least once to put them ahead.
That’s why we have predicted a good tussle with a 1-0 advantage for Ascoli when the referee blows for full-time.
Let’s see how it plays out.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadio Cino e Lillo Del Duca (12,400)
Captain: Riccardo Brosco
Chairman: Carlo Neri
Manager: Valerio Bertotto
Competitions: Serie B position 16