PARMA VS. BOLOGNA, OUR OPPOSITION IN FOCUS

Parma, 9 July 2020 – Parma will return to the pitch on Sunday, when they’ll face Bologna at the Tardini. Let’s take a closer look at our next opponents.

BOLOGNA’S SEASON SO FAR 
The Rossoblù have picked up 41 points in the league so far (18 at home, 23 on the road) having won eleven, drawn eight and lost twelve. They’ve scored 43 goals (19 on home turf and 24 away) and conceded 48 (24 both home and away).

OPPOSITION STATS
Riccardo Orsolini is Bologna’s top scorer this season with eight goals, while Rodrigo Palacio and Musa Barrow sit in joint second on six. Orsolini is also leading the way when it comes to assists: he’s set up one of his teammates to score on four occasions. Following close behind are Palacio and Nicola Sansone, both of whom have provided three assists. From the 1561 attacks they’ve had up to this point, Bologna have taken 330 shots, 175 of which have been on target. On average, they’ve kept the ball for 24 minutes and 32 seconds during their matches.

LAST MATCH
Bologna lost 2-1 at home to Sassuolo in their last league fixture having taken to the pitch with the following line-up: Skorupski; Tomiyasu, Bani, Denswil, Dijks; Schouten (74′ Baldursson), Medel (61′ Dominguez), Svanberg (61′ Sansone); Orsolini (74′ Skov Olsen), Palacio (83′ Cangiano), Barrow.
Substitutes: Da Costa, Sarr, Mbaye, Danilo, Corbo, Krejci, Juwara. Coach: Sinisa Mihajlovic

PREVIOUS ENCOUNTER
In the reverse fixture, Bologna and Parma played out a 2-2 draw. The Crociati’s team that day was as follows: Sepe, Iacoponi, Dermaku, Barillà (74’ Grassi), Scozzarella (60’ Brugman), B. Alves (cap.), Gagliolo, Kucka, Darmian, Kulusevski, Sprocati (85’ Laurini). Substitutes: Colombi, Alastra, Camara, Pezzella. Coach: D’Aversa