CAGLIARI VS. PARMA, OUR OPPOSITION IN FOCUS

Parma, 28 January 2020 – Parma’s next match sees them face Cagliari at 18:00 CET on Saturday. Let’s get to know our opponents better with this week’s edition of our Opposition in Focus.

THEIR SEASON SO FAR
Cagliari currently sit on 31 points in the league table, having won eight, drawn seven and lost six games so far. Of these 31 points, 16 have come at home and 15 away. The Sardinian side have scored 36 goals (20 at home and 16 away) and conceded 32 (16 both at home and away).

TEAM STATS
Cagliari have taken a total of 191 shots at goal, 95 of which have been on target at the end of 963 total attacks. Maran’s side have scored the majority of their goals (10, 28%) in the final fifteen minutes of regular time, conceding most of their goals in this same time period (10, 30%).

PLAYER STATS
Joao Pedro is the current top scorer for Cagliari with 13 goals this season, followed by the duo of Simeone and Nainggolan with five goals each. The Belgian also boasts the most assists (four), followed by Cigarini, Pellegrini and Nandez all level on three.

LAST RESULT
In their last league match, Cagliari came away from San Siro with a hard-fought 1-1 draw against Inter, playing with the following line-up: Cragno; Faragò, Klavan, Walukiewicz, Lu. Pellegrini (76′ Mattiello); Nandez, Oliva (74′ Castro), Ionita; Nainggolan (86′ Cigarini), Joao Pedro; Simeone. Substitutes: Olsen, Rafael, Lykogiannis, Birsa, Porru, Gagliano.

EARLIER THIS SEASON
Our first fixture against Cagliari saw a 3-1 loss for Parma at the Tardini. The Crociati started that game with the following line-up: Sepe, Iacoponi (80′ Sprocati), Inglese (74′ Cornelius), Hernani Jr, Brugman (74′ Pezzella), Barillà, B. Alves (cap.), Gervinho, Gagliolo, Darmian, Kulusevski. Substitutes: Colombi, Alastra, Dermaku, Karamoh, Laurini.