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The Serie B tie at Stadio Alberto Picco on Monday sees home team Spezia take to the field against Entella.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Spezia v Entella can be seen below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Spezia head into this match following a 0-0 Serie B drawn game vs Cremonese.
In that game, Spezia had 72% possession and 12 shots at goal with 7 on target. On the other side, Cremonese got 6 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target.
Vincenzo Italiano's Spezia have managed to score a sum total of 8 times over their preceding six outings. The comparative tally of goals that they have conceded in those same games amounts to 6.
Going into this contest, Spezia have not lost a league tie with Entella in their last 7 matches.
After tasting defeat last time out to Perugia in Serie B competition, Entella and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
In that game, Entella managed 60% possession and 20 attempts at goal with 3 on target. At the other end, Perugia got 8 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. Pietro Iemmello (35') and Cristian Buonaiuto (44') scored for Perugia.
The stats tell the story, and Entella have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 matches, with opponents netting 9 goals overall. At the back, Entella certainly have room for improvement. We will just have to find out if that trend will be sustained here.
Ahead of this clash, Entella have not been beaten in their last 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
Inspecting their most recent head-to-head meetings dating back to 18/03/2016 shows that Spezia have won 3 of these and Entella 0, with the number of drawn results standing at 3.
A combined sum of 12 goals were produced between them throughout the course of those matches, with 8 for Spezia and 4 created by Entella. That is an average goals per game value of 2.
The previous league meeting between the two was Serie B match day 18 on 26/12/2019 when it ended Entella 0-0 Spezia.
That day, Entella managed 47% possession and 9 attempts at goal with 3 on target.
Spezia had 7 shots on goal with 1 of them on target.
The match was refereed by Eugenio Abbattista.
Team News: Spezia
Spezia boss Vincenzo Italiano does not have any fitness concerns at all coming into this match owing to a fully healthy group to choose from.
Team News: Entella
Thanks to a fully healthy squad to pick from, Entella manager Roberto Boscaglia has zero fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this clash. Salvatore Caturano cannot play in this game through suspension.
We envisage that Entella would be disappointed if they were not to score a goal against this Spezia lineup, although it possibly won’t quite prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
We’re predicting a close game with a 2-1 win for Spezia at full-time. We are expecting it to be pretty even.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadio Alberto Picco (10,336)
Captain: Claudio Terzi
Chairman: Stefano Chisoli
Manager: Vincenzo Italiano
Competitions: Serie B position 3
🔑 Star Man: Andrey Galabinov
Mostly used in the Striker position, Andrey Galabinov was born in Bulgaria. After making a first senior appearance for Livorno in the 2010 - 2011 season, the gifted Forward has contributed 6 league goals in the Serie B 2019 - 2020 season so far from a total of 15 appearances.