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Pescara journey to Stadio Mario Rigamonti on Saturday for the Serie B fixture with home side Brescia.
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Brescia enter this fixture following on from a 2-2 Serie B drawn result vs Reggiana.
In that game, Brescia managed 61% possession and 6 attempts at goal with 2 on target. For Brescia, the scorers were Florian Ayé (30') and Aleš Matějů (79'). At the other end, Reggiana got 19 attempts on goal with 3 on target. Luca Zamparo (47') and Ivan Varone (90') scored for Reggiana.
Their latest results show that not much more can be done by the Brescia rearguard. Rondinelle have kept it tight, seeing the tally of goals that have gone in at their end over the course of their previous 6 clashes standing at 4. We will have to find out whether or not that trend can be sustained here.
Leading up to this clash, Brescia:
- are unbeaten in the league by Pescara in their previous 5 matches.
- have not been beaten in their last 3 home league matches.
Previously, Pescara drew 1-1 in the Serie B tie with Monza.
In that game, Pescara had 42% possession and 18 shots on goal with 5 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Pescara was Damir Ceter (72'). At the other end, Monza got 18 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. Davide Frattesi (23') was the scorer for Monza.
Looking at their form, and Pescara have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing opposing sides hit 7 goals in total. In defence, Delfini seem to have a bit of a soft underbelly.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Pescara:
- have not beaten Brescia when they have played them away from home in the previous 3 league games.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 3 league matches.
Head to head
A look at their past head to head clashes going back to 23/04/2016 shows that Brescia have won 3 of these games & Pescara 1, with the tally of drawn results standing at 2.
An aggregate of 19 goals were produced between them during those clashes, with 13 for Rondinelle and 6 coming from Delfini. The average goals per game has been 3.17.
The previous league encounter featuring these sides was Serie B match day 14 on 22/12/2020 when it ended Pescara 1-1 Brescia.
That time, Pescara had 54% possession and 16 shots at goal with 4 on target. Their only player to score was Salvatore Bocchetti (61').
On the other side, Brescia had 4 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target. Ernesto Torregrossa (43') scored.
The match was refereed by Alessandro Prontera.
Team News: Brescia
Nikola Ninkovic (Traffic Accident), Luca Pandolfi (Rupture of Outer Meniscus) and Andrea Ghezzi (Ankle Surgery) are unavailable for Brescia manager Pep Clotet.
Team News: Pescara
Due to a fully healthy squad available to select from, Pescara boss Gianluca Grassadonia has no fitness worries to speak of coming into this game.
We believe that Pescara have the firepower to find the back of the net against this Brescia team, but it possibly won’t quite be as many as they’ll concede.
Our selection here is for a very close game with a 2-1 winning margin for Brescia at full-time. It really should be an interesting one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadio Mario Rigamonti (19,550)
Captain: Dimitri Bisoli
Chairman: Massimo Cellino
Manager: Pep Clotet
Competitions: Serie B position 9
🔑 Key Player: Emanuele Ndoj
Mostly taking to the field in the Centre Midfield position, Emanuele Ndoj was born in Catania, Italy. Having played his first senior match for Brescia in the 2016 - 2017 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has scored a sum of 5 league goals in the Serie B 2020 - 2021 campaign so far from a total of 8 appearances.