Parma, 2 October 2019 – For the next match of the 2019/20 Serie A campaign, Parma Calcio will travel to Ferrara to take on Spal. Let’s get to know more about our next opponents.

SPAL IN 2019/20

Leonardo Semplici is still in charge of the Ferrara outfit after leading them from Serie C to Serie A with two consecutive promotions before keeping them in the top flight in two consecutive campaigns. In 82 Serie A matches, Semplici has overseen 20 wins, 23 draws and 39 defeats. In this transfer window, after selling Lazzari to Lazio, Spal signed the goalkeeper Berisha, defenders Sala, Reca, Tomovic and Igor along with the midfielders D’Alessandro and Murgia and the forward Di Francesco.


Spal started this season with a 2-3 home loss against Atalanta, a 1-0 defeat to Bologna at the Stadio Dall’Ara followed by a 2-1 win at the Mazza against Lazio. That was followed up by three consecutive defeats Sassuolo (3-0)Lecce (1-3) and Juventus (2-0). In the last match, Spal started with this side Berisha; Tomovic, Vicari, Igor; Sala (72’ Jankovic), Murgia (58’ Strefezza), Valdifiori, Missiroli, Reca; Moncini (76’ Paloschi), Petagna.


Petagna and Di Francesco are the top scorers for Spal with two goals each. Both have had four goalscoring chances compared to five for Kurtic who is their player with the most shots on 12. Spal have had 19 shots on target so far from a total of 50 after 253 attacks and they have possession of the ball on average for 21 minutes and 44 seconds per game.