MATCH PACK: SAMPDORIA vs. PARMA

Parma, 7 December 2019 – Here are all the stats you could need for Sampdoria vs. Parma in our Match Pack.

PREVIOUS MEETINGS

Parma and Sampdoria have faced off 40 times in Serie A. The Gialloblu are just ahead with 15 wins, 14 defeats and 11 draws. The most common result between the two is 1-1 which has happened seven times, most recently in December 2013. The last time in Serie A when Parma trailed by two goals and went on to get a draw was against Sampdoria in the match that finished 3-3 after the Crociati were down 1-3. Sampdoria have scored in ten of eleven Serie A matches against Parma in the 21st Century, the exception being a 0-1 loss in March 2011. Sampdoria have won 11 out of their 20 home matches against Parma in Serie A, with five draws and four Parma wins.

THE FORM

Sampdoria are unbeaten in their last four league matches at the Ferraris (one win, three draws) and they haven’t gone five without losing at home since February 2018. Parma have scored 20 goals from the opening 14 matches this season and the Crociati haven’t done better since the 2003/04 season (22 goals). Parma have drawn in their last three away league matches and the Crociati have only drawn four consecutive away matches twice in history, in 1996 and 1991.

STATS

This season, only Sassuolo (92%) have scored a higher percentage of goals from open play than Parma (90%). 18 out of the 20 goals scored by the Gialloblu have been from open play. No side has used fewer players than Parma (21) and only Cagliari, Inter and Roma (11) have more different goalscorer than the Gialloblu this campaign. Sampdoria have scored 50% of their goals from set pieces, the most this season along with Brescia and Lecce who are also on 50%. 

FOCUS ON SAMP
Fabio Quagliarella 
has scored six Serie A goals against Parma, four of which came as a Sampdoria player. In 2019, no player has scored multiple goals in one game than the Bluerchiati forward (five, level with Immobile and Belotti). Albin Ekdal is the player who has won the ball back the most times this season (100). Manolo Gabbiadini’s Serie A debut came against Parma in March 2010 for Atalanta. The Sampdoria forward scored in his last match against the Gialloblu back in May 2015, for Napoli. Omar Colley is the player who has made the most headed clearances (38) this season, Bruno Alves is second on 36. 

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All 31 of Gervinho’s Serie A goals have been scored inside the area, including his first one which was against Sampdoria in 2013 at the Ferraris. Out of the current Serie A players, nobody has scored more from inside the area and he’s level with Mandzukic. Dejan Kulusevski has created 34 shots for teammates, behind only Erick Pulgar (43) and Luis Alberto (44) this season. Vincent Laurini’s only Serie A goal was scored in March 2016 against Sampdoria. Riccardo Gagliolo made his debut in the top flight in August 2015 for Carpi against Sampdoria.