PARMA VS. SAMPDORIA: OUR OPPONENTS IN FOCUS

Parma, 16 July 2020 – Next up for the Crociati: Parma vs. Sampdoria on Sunday at the Stadio Tardini (17:15 CEST). Let’s take a look at our upcoming opponents in a bit more detail:

SAMP’S CURRENT CAMPAIGN
Sampdoria have 38 points in the league so far (23 at home, 19 aways), with ten wins, five draws and 17 defeats. They have scored 42 goals (23 at home, 19 away) and conceded 54 (24 at home, 30 away).

THE BLUCERCHIATI’S STATS
Manolo Gabbiadini and Fabio Quagliarella are the club’s top scorers so far this season, with ten goals apiece in the league until now – followed by Gaston Ramirez on seven. An terms of assists, Jakub Jankto leads the way with four, followed by Karol Linetty with three. Sampdoria have made 325 attempts on goal, 175 of which have been on target, from a total of 1519 attacks.

LAST TIME OUT
In their last league game, Sampdoria beat Cagliari 3-0 at home with this line-up: Audero; Depaoli, Yoshida, Colley, Augello; Linetty (70′ Bereszynski), Thorsby, Ekdal, Jankto; Gabbiadini (65′ Bertolacci), Bonazzoli (70′ Quagliarella). Bench: Seculin, Chabot, Murru, Askildsen, Jankto, Leris, D’Amico, La Gumina, Maroni, Ramirez. Coach: Ranieri.

THE REVERSE FIXTURE
Kucka scored the only goal in a 1-0 Parma win in Genoa. The Crociati named this starting XI: Sepe, Iacoponi, Hernani Jr, Cornelius (68′ Dermaku), Barillà, B. Alves (captain), Gervinho, Gagliolo, Darmian, Kucka (46′ Brugman), Kulusevski (85′ Grassi). Bench: Colombi, Alastra, Dermaku, Grassi, Laurini, Scozzarella, Adorante, Sprocati, Pezzella. Coach: D’Aversa