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Parma will arrive at Mapei Stadium-Città del Tricolore on Sunday for the Serie A tie with hosts Sassuolo.
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Sassuolo won’t want a repeat of their last result here following the 0-2 Coppa Italia defeat in their last game at the hands of SPAL.
In that match, Sassuolo managed 63% possession and 17 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. On the other side, SPAL got 11 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. Simone Missiroli (49') and Lorenzo Dickmann (58') scored for SPAL.
At least three goals per game were recorded in 5 of the past 6 meetings where Sassuolo have taken part. Their opponents scored 15 of them in this period whereas Sassuolo managed to get a total of 8.
Going into this one, Sassuolo haven't won against Parma in their last 4 matches in the league.
Since a losing effort in their last game against Lazio in Serie A action, Parma will be aiming to make amends here.
In that match, Parma had 46% possession and 10 shots at goal with 3 on target. At the other end, Lazio had 21 attempts at goal with 5 on target. Luis Alberto (55') and Felipe Caicedo (67') scored for Lazio.
The trend of at least one team not scoring a goal in games featuring Parma has become apparent recently. Examining their last 6 outings shows that this has happened 5 times. In those clashes, opposing sides have hit a goal aggregate of 14 while I Crociati have scored 1. With no two games being the same, we will just have to wait and see if the trend shall be maintained in this match or not.
Their past results show that Parma:
- haven't been beaten by Sassuolo in away games against them for the last 2 league matches.
- are without an away win for the past 3 matches in the league.
Head to head
A look at their prior head to head clashes going back to 25/10/2014 tells us that Sassuolo have won 2 of these & Parma 3, with the tally of drawn matches being 1.
In all, 14 goals were scored between them throughout the course of those matches, with 8 for Sassuolo and 6 being from I Crociati. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.33.
The previous league meeting featuring the two was Serie A match day 24 on 16/02/2020 which ended up with the score at Sassuolo 0-1 Parma.
In that game, Sassuolo managed 69% possession and 16 shots on goal with 2 on target.
Parma had 7 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. Gervinho (25') scored.
The referee was Maurizio Mariani.
Team News: Sassuolo
Domenico Berardi (Muscular problems) and Filippo Romagna (Patella rupture) are not available for Sassuolo gaffer Roberto De Zerbi. Pedro Obiang is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
Team News: Parma
Parma boss Roberto D'Aversa has to currently contend with reduced team options. Yann Karamoh (Thigh Problems), Andrea Dini (Achilles tendon rupture), Riccardo Gagliolo (Unknown Injury), Juraj Kucka (Muscular problems), Hans Nicolussi Caviglia (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Alberto Grassi (Unknown Injury) and Simone Iacoponi (Disrupted Calf Muscle) miss out here. Hernani will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
In our view, Parma have the ability to find the net against this Sassuolo team, however it probably shouldn’t be as many as they’ll concede.
We’re predicting both teams to score in a 2-1 advantage for Sassuolo by the time that the referee blows the final whistle. It will be interesting to see how this one goes.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Mapei Stadium-Città del Tricolore (21,525)
Captain: Francesco Magnanelli
Chairman: Carlo Rossi
Manager: Roberto De Zerbi
Competitions: Serie A position 7, Coppa Italia (5th Round)
🔑 Star Player: Domenico Berardi
Regularly played in the Right Wing position, Domenico Berardi was born in Italy. Having played his first senior match for Sassuolo in the 2012 - 2013 season, the goalscoring Forward has struck 7 league goals in the Serie A 2020 - 2021 campaign to date coming from a total of 15 appearances.