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Crotone make the trip to Stadio Ennio Tardini on Saturday for the Serie B clash with hosts Parma.
Our Parma v Crotone predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below (including the best match odds).
Parma are hoping to win again following a 0-2 Serie B triumph vs Alessandria.
In that match, Parma had 42% possession and 11 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. For Parma, the goals were scored by Franco Vázquez (31') and Adrian Benedyczak (42'). On the other side, Alessandria had 11 shots on goal with 3 on target.
Their most recent results reveal that there has been much resilience in the Parma rearguard. Parma have been mean at the back, resulting in the total number of goals that have gone past their goalkeeper during their last 6 games standing at 4.
Crotone will come into the match following a 4-1 Serie B win over Pordenone in their previous match.
In that match, Crotone managed 58% possession and 16 shots on goal with 8 of them on target. For Crotone, goals were scored by Mirko Marić (9', 69'), Giuseppe Borello (19') and Augustus Kargbo (76'). Pordenone got 9 shots at goal with 2 on target. Karlo Butić (26') was the scorer for Pordenone.
The stats don’t lie, and Crotone have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, conceding 12 goals in all. Defensively, Crotone have been far from perfect. Nonetheless, time will tell whether such a trend will continue on in this match or not.
Head to head
The last league fixture featuring these sides was Serie A match day 33 on 24/04/2021 when it ended Parma 3-4 Crotone.
That time, Parma managed 57% possession and 15 shots on goal with 3 on target. The goals were scored by Hernani (29'), Gervinho (49') and Valentin Mihăilă (54').
Crotone got 13 attempts at goal with 4 on target. Lisandro Magallán (14'), Simeon Nwankwo (42', 69') and Adam Ounas (45') scored.
The referee was Antonio Rapuano.
Team News: Parma
We are thinking that I Crociati will probably kick off with a 3-5-2 system for this game, handing starts to Gianluigi Buffon, Andrea Rispoli, Yordan Osorio, Larangeira Danilo, Elias Cobbaut, Simon Sohm, Enrico Del Prato, P. Schiattarella, Franco Vazquez, Valentin Mihaila and Roberto Inglese.
Team News: Crotone
With a fully injury-free group to pick from, the Crotone manager Francesco Modesto has zero fitness concerns to speak of before this game.
We’re of the thinking that Crotone could decide to play in a 3-4-2-1 system, giving starts to Marco Festa, Marco Sala, Simone Canestrelli, Giuseppe Cuomo, Vasile Mogos, Nahuel Estévez, Niccolò Zanellato, Pasquale Giannotti, Giuseppe Borello, Augustus Kargbo and Mirko Marić.
We’ve got the feeling that Crotone will manage to score against this Parma team, although it may not be as many as they will have scored against them.
We’re tipping a very close game with a 2-1 win for Parma by the time that the referee blows the final whistle. Hopefully this is a good one.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadio Ennio Tardini (22,352)
Captain: Gianluigi Buffon
Chairman: Kyle Krause
Manager: Giuseppe Iachini
Competitions: Serie B position 13
⭐ Key Man: Franco Vázquez
Mostly taking to the field in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Franco Vázquez was born in Tanti, Argentina. Having played his first senior match for Belgrano in the 2011 - 2012 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has got 5 league goals in this Serie B 2021 - 2022 campaign to date from a total of 16 appearances.