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The Serie B tie at Stadio Arechi on Saturday sees home side Salernitana go into battle with Monza.
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Salernitana, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 2-1 Serie B victory vs Venezia.
In that match, Salernitana managed 45% possession and 20 shots on goal with 7 on target. The scorer for Salernitana was Cedric Gondo (92', 94'). On the other side, Venezia got 9 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. Youssef Maleh (28') was the scorer for Venezia.
An interesting theme in recent Salernitana games is seeing a zero in the scoreline.
From their prior sextet of clashes before this one, in as many as 5 of them a wager on BTTS would've been a losing one. Even so, we’ll just have to find out whether that pattern might continue on in this upcoming match or not.
Coming into this fixture, Salernitana are unbeaten in their last 8 league matches at home. Visiting teams have certainly not had an easy time of it here.
Monza will go into the meeting following on from a 2-1 Serie B win to beat Cremonese in their previous match.
In that game, Monza had 58% possession and 9 attempts on goal with 3 on target. For Monza, the goals were scored by Davide Frattesi (34'), Dany Mota (38') and Mario Sampirisi (59' Own goal). For their opponents, Cremonese had 19 attempts at goal with 5 on target.
The stats tell the story, and Monza have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing opposing sides hit 8 goals in total. Defensively, Brianzoli just haven’t been too solid at all.
Coming into this meeting, Monza haven’t won away from home in the past 4 league matches.
Head to head
The last league match between these clubs was Serie B match day 16 on 30/12/2020 when it finished Monza 3-0 Salernitana.
On that day, Monza managed 68% possession and 26 attempts at goal with 10 of them on target. The goalscorers were Mario Balotelli (4'), Antonino Barillà (45') and Marco Armellino (95').
On the other side, Salernitana got 8 shots at goal with 2 of them on target.
The referee was Juan Luca Sacchi.
Team News: Salernitana
Cristiano Lombardi (Muscle Injury) and Patryk Dziczek (Ill) will be missing for Salernitana gaffer Fabrizio Castori. Milan Djuric cannot play in this game through suspension.
Team News: Monza
Monza manager Cristian Brocchi has a number of players out of action. Mario Balotelli (Unknown Injury), Christian Gytkjaer (Medial Collateral Ligament Injury) and Eugenio Lamanna (Cruciate Ligament Injury) miss out here.
It’s looking like Monza and Salernitana may well both score, with little between these two teams.
A close call, and we think a draw is quite likely. With that in mind, we reckon that it will be a very close game with a 1-1 draw at the end of the match.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadio Arechi (37,180)
Captain: Francesco Di Tacchio
Chairman: Marco Mezzaroma & Claudio Lotito
Manager: Fabrizio Castori
Competitions: Serie B position 3
🔑 Star Man: André Anderson
Usually used in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, André Anderson was born in Maracai, Brazil. After making a first senior appearance for Salernitana in the 2018 - 2019 season, the skilful Midfielder has contributed 3 league goals in the Serie B 2020 - 2021 campaign to date from a total of 24 appearances.