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The Serie B match at Stadio Piercesare Tombolato on Saturday will see home team Cittadella fighting it out with opponents Südtirol-Alto Adige.
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Cittadella will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following the 0-1 Serie B success vs Palermo.
In that game, Cittadella managed 42% possession and 14 attempts at goal with 3 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Cittadella was Luca Pandolfi (97'). Palermo got 10 shots on goal with 0 on target.
Cittadella have not been the best at stopping their opponents of late, but they’ve also found ways to score goals themselves. Looking at their last 6 games, Cittadella have seen their goal breached in 5 of them as well as managing to get on the scoresheet in 6 of those matches.
Following on from being defeated in their last game at the hands of Pisa in Serie B action, Südtirol-Alto Adige and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
In that game, Südtirol-Alto Adige managed 43% possession and 10 shots on goal with 2 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Südtirol-Alto Adige was Emanuele Pecorino (61'). Pisa got 8 shots on goal with 5 on target. Mattia Valoti (45', 50') scored for Pisa.
The stats don’t lie, and Südtirol-Alto Adige have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, with opponents netting 8 goals in all. In defence, Südtirol-Alto Adige certainly have room for improvement. We will just have to find out if that trend will end up being continued on in this game.
Head to head
The last league match between the two was Serie B match day 37 on 13/05/2023 which finished with the scoreline of Südtirol-Alto Adige 1-1 Cittadella.
On that occasion, Südtirol-Alto Adige had 50% possession and 9 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Raphael Odogwu (69').
Cittadella had 11 attempts at goal with 2 on target. Mirko Antonucci (47') was the scorer.
The referee was Marco Serra.
Team News: Cittadella
The Cittadella boss Edoardo Gorini has no fitness worries to speak of ahead of this clash thanks to a fully injury-free squad to choose from. Simone Branca will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
We are thinking that Granata should make use of the 4-3-1-2 system and select Elhan Kastrati, Alessandro Salvi, Nicola Pavan, Stefano Negro, Lorenzo Carissoni, Giuseppe Carriero, Valerio Mastrantonio, Francesco Amatucci, Alessio Vita, Claudio Cassano and Filippo Pittarello.
Team News: Südtirol-Alto Adige
Due to a fully injury-free group to choose from, the Südtirol-Alto Adige manager Pierpaolo Bisoli has no fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this clash.
We’re of the thinking that Biancorossi could decide to elect for a 4-3-3 system, going with Giacomo Poluzzi, Andrea Giorgini, Kévin Vinetot, Andrea Masiello, Simone Davi, Raphael Kofler, Fabian Tait, Daniele Casiraghi, Silvio Merkaj, Raphael Odogwu and Andrea Cisco.
We’re inclined to think that Südtirol-Alto Adige will have to work hard as a team to break down this Cittadella side who we think should gain the upper hand.
That’s why we have predicted a very even contest with a 1-0 victory for Cittadella at the end of this game.
We’re expecting it to be that close.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadio Piercesare Tombolato (7,623)
Captain: Domenico Frare
Chairman: Andrea Gabrielli
Manager: Edoardo Gorini
Competitions: Serie B position 9
⭐ Key Man: Andrea Magrassi
Usually deployed in the Striker position, Andrea Magrassi was born in Dolo, Italy. Having made his senior debut playing for Brescia in the 2011 - 2012 season, the accomplished Forward has managed 2 league goals in the Serie B 2023 - 2024 campaign to date coming from a total of 10 appearances.