SPAL head to Stadio Carlo Castellani on Tuesday for the Serie B tie with home side Empoli.
All Empoli v SPAL game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below (inc. the best betting odds).
Empoli, buoyed by their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 1-2 Serie B success over Pescara.
In that match, Empoli had 46% possession and 13 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. For Empoli, the scorers were Simone Romagnoli (6') and Stefano Moreo (63'). For their opponents, Pescara got 16 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. Fabio Maistro (32') scored for Pescara.
Alessio Dionisi's Empoli have netted 8 times over their prior 6 outings. At the other end, the number of goals that have been scored against them in that time is 7.
Going into this one, Empoli are without a home win in the past 3 league games.
In their previous fixture, SPAL drew 3-3 in the Serie B tie with Pordenone.
In that match, SPAL had 58% possession and 16 shots at goal with 7 on target. For SPAL, goals were scored by Lucas Castro (29'), Espeto (46') and Alberto Paloschi (52'). For their opponents, Pordenone got 15 attempts on goal with 6 on target. Davide Diaw (5', 90') and Alberto Barison (18') scored for Pordenone.
The numbers tell their own story, and SPAL have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, conceding 11 goals in total. At the back, SPAL can certainly do much better. We will see whether or not that trend will be sustained here.
Pre-game facts show that SPAL:
- haven't been defeated in their previous 2 league matches away from home.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 7 league games.
Team News: Empoli
Empoli boss Alessio Dionisi will be grateful to have no fitness worries at all before this match owing to a fully healthy squad available for selection.
Team News: SPAL
Owing to a completely healthy group to pick from, SPAL manager Pasquale Marino does not have any fitness concerns at all before this clash.
We’re inclined to think that SPAL and Empoli may well both score, with little between these two teams.
We’ll see, but this looks like it could end up all-square. Our tip is therefore for a tight encounter with a 1-1 scoreline at the end of this game.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadio Carlo Castellani (16,800)
Chairman: Fabrizio Corsi
Manager: Alessio Dionisi
Competitions: Serie B position 6
🔑 Key Man: Stefano Moreo
Usually used in the Striker position, Stefano Moreo was born in Italy. Having made a first senior appearance for Entella in the 2014 - 2015 season, the goalscoring Forward has hit 2 league goals in the Serie B 2020 - 2021 campaign to date in 3 appearances.