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The Serie A fixture at Stadio Ciro Vigorito on Monday sees home team Benevento fighting it out with Sassuolo.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for Benevento v Sassuolo - plus the latest match odds.
Benevento head into this fixture coming off the back of a 2-2 Serie A draw versus Parma.
In that game, Benevento managed 29% possession and 6 attempts at goal with 4 on target. For Benevento, goals were scored by Kamil Glik (23') and Artur Ioniţă (67'). At the other end, Parma got 17 shots on goal with 6 on target. Jasmin Kurtić (55') and Dennis Man (88') scored for Parma.
It has not been often in recent games that Benevento have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. It will be a concern for them that Benevento have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, letting in 12 goals during that time. Nonetheless, it remains to be seen whether that pattern shall continue on in this next game or not.
Coming into this meeting, Benevento haven’t won at home in the past 8 league matches. Such a poor run.
After a loss in their previous game against Inter Milan in Serie A action, Sassuolo and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
In that game, Sassuolo managed 71% possession and 15 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. The only player to score for Sassuolo was Hamed Junior Traorè (85'). Inter Milan got 7 shots at goal with 2 of them on target. Romelu Lukaku (10') and Lautaro Martínez (67') scored for Inter Milan.
Sassuolo have been good when going forward in their most recent fixtures, having scored 11 times in their previous 6 matches. Having said that, Sassuolo can also improve defensively after being scored against in 6 of those same outings.
Coming into this fixture, Sassuolo have not won away from home in their last 3 league matches.
Head to head
The last league clash between the two was Serie A match day 11 on 11/12/2020 which ended up with the score at Sassuolo 1-0 Benevento.
That time, Sassuolo managed 47% possession and 6 attempts on goal with 2 on target. The scorer was Domenico Berardi (8').
At the other end, Benevento had 30 attempts at goal with 4 on target.
The match was refereed by Simone Sozza.
Team News: Benevento
Benevento manager Filippo Inzaghi will be happy not to have any fitness worries whatsoever coming into this match owing to a fully healthy group available for selection. Luca Antei cannot play in this game through suspension.
Team News: Sassuolo
Sassuolo boss Roberto De Zerbi has some current player fitness concerns. Mehdi Bourabia (Hamstring Injury), Francesco Caputo (Lumbago), Gian Marco Ferrari (Quarantine), Filippo Romagna (Patella rupture), Grégoire Defrel (Adductor problems), Kaan Ayhan (Corona virus), Mert Müldür (Quarantine), Manuel Locatelli (Quarantine) and Domenico Berardi (Adductor problems) are those who can’t be considered. Hamed Junior Traorè will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
Here is a game where Benevento will need things to go their way to find the net against this Sassuolo team who we think will likely get a goal themselves and run out victorious.
We’re going for a very even contest with a 0-1 winning score for Sassuolo at the end of the 90.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadio Ciro Vigorito (16,867)
Captain: Nicolas Viola
Chairman: Oreste Vigorito
Manager: Filippo Inzaghi
Competitions: Serie A position 15
⭐ Key Player: Gianluca Lapadula
Regularly playing in the Striker position, Gianluca Lapadula was born in Turin, Italy. After having made a senior debut playing for San Marino in the 2011 - 2012 season, the talented Forward has bagged 4 league goals in this Serie A 2020 - 2021 season to date in a total of 28 appearances.