MATCH PACK: PARMA VS. FIORENTINA

Parma, 4 July 2020 – Up next, Parma vs. Fiorentina – let’s take a look at all the key statistics and our previous encounters in our Match Pack:

PREVIOUS ENCOUNTERS
Parma have faced Fiorentina 45 times in Serie A: the home side has come out on top 15 times, with 16 draws and 15 losses. The most common scoreline between the two sides has been 1-1, the result of ten previous encounters, including the reverse fixture earlier this season.

CURRENT FORM
Parma have drawn just once at home this season, against Brescia in December, along with six wins and seven losses. No side has drawn fewer games at home than the Ducali in the current season (Juventus and Genoa have also shared the spoils just once this season.) Fiorentina have won just seven times in their first 29 games this season: the last time that the club won so few games was the 2004/05 campaign, when they narrowly avoided relegation. Fiorentina has conceded just 13 goals in the second half of the season: only Juventus (seven) and Lazio (eleven) have done better. Since the restart after lockdown, Parma has conceded more penalties (four) than any other side: Fiorentina sit just behind us with three.

PLAYER STATS
Andreas Cornelius has found the net eleven times in his last 22 games this season: the last Parma player to get into double figures in as many games in a single competition was Alberto Gilardino in the 2004/05 season (ten goals), while the last player to do better was Adriano in 2002-03 (14 goals). Gervinho has scored three goals in seven matches against Fiorentina in Serie A, including the goal that gave us a short-lived lead in the reverse fixture. Giuseppe Iachini was the coach who gave Gastón Brugman his debut in October 2015 at Parma. Antonino Barillà made his debut in Serie A against Fiorentina in May 2006 in Reggina colours. Vincent Laurini had a spell with the Viola, making 37 appearances in Serie A for the club between 2017 and 2019. Jasmin Kurtic made his debut in Serie A in February 2011 against Fiorentina in Palermo colours. Luigi Sepe, meanwhile, played his first match in the top flight against Fiorentina in January 2009 with Napoli. What’s more, Kurtic then went on to play 21 games for the Viola in 2014-15 season, scoring once.