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The Serie B meeting at Stadio Comunale di Chiavari on Friday will see hosts Entella facing Monza.
Our Entella v Monza predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below (plus the best game odds).
Entella will be looking for an improved result here following a 1-0 Serie B defeat last time out to Empoli.
In that match, Entella had 48% possession and 5 shots at goal with 1 of them on target. Empoli got 26 shots at goal with 8 on target. Nicolò Casale (37') scored for Empoli.
Their latest results show that huge efforts have been put in by the Entella rearguard. Entella have been mean at the back, with the total number of goals that have gone past their goalkeeper over the course of their last six outings standing at 4. Let’s find out whether or not that trend will be sustained into this next match.
Coming into this fixture, Entella have not won at home in their last 5 matches in the league. Fans are getting restless.
Following on from a losing effort in their last game against Venezia in Serie B action, Monza and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
In that game, Monza managed 63% possession and 13 attempts on goal with 3 on target. The scorer for Monza was Marco Armellino (58'). At the other end, Venezia had 12 attempts on goal with 5 on target. Mattia Aramu (6', 19', 56') and Sebastiano Esposito (86') scored for Venezia.
Cristian Brocchi's Monza have had reason to celebrate scoring 7 times throughout their most recent 6 matches. The total of goals that have been scored against them during those same matches equals 7.
Going into this one, Monza are without a win away from home in their last 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
The last league fixture between these sides was Serie B match day 12 on 15/12/2020 which ended up with the score at Monza 5-0 Entella.
That day, Monza had 56% possession and 23 shots on goal with 12 on target. The goals were scored by Kevin-Prince Boateng (10', 29'), Dany Mota (73') and Mario Sampirisi (82', 90').
Entella had 4 shots on goal with 1 of them on target.
The referee was Francesco Meraviglia.
Team News: Entella
Entella manager Vincenzo Vivarini has zero fitness worries to speak of coming into this match owing to a completely injury-free squad available to choose from.
Team News: Monza
Monza manager Cristian Brocchi has to choose a team with limited availability. Mario Balotelli (Unknown Injury) and Christian Gytkjaer (Medial Collateral Ligament Injury) will miss out on this game. Marco Armellino cannot play in this game through suspension.
We’re of the view that Entella might have a difficult job to hit the back of the net against this Monza lineup who should end up scoring and possibly keep a clean sheet as well.
We’re going for a narrow 0-1 winning score for Monza at the conclusion of the game.
Hopefully it’s a good one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadio Comunale di Chiavari (5,535)
Captain: Luca Nizzetto
Chairman: Antonio Gozzi
Manager: Vincenzo Vivarini
Competitions: Serie B position 20
🔑 Star Player: Andrea Schenetti
Customarily played in the Centre Midfield position, Andrea Schenetti was born in Milan, Italy. After having made a senior debut playing for Cittadella in the 2014 - 2015 season, the talented Midfielder has scored 3 league goals in this Serie B 2020 - 2021 season so far coming from a total of 22 appearances.