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2019-2020 Serie A Week 26 PREVIEW / Twenty-sixth Round on Saturday 29 February, Sunday 1, and Monday 2 March 2020

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Hello, my friends. Here are the 2019-2020 Serie A Week 26 PREVIEW / Twenty-sixth Round on Saturday 29 February, Sunday 1, and Monday 2 March 2020.  This will be a surrealistic round.

The Lega Serie A confirmed the decisions taken by the Council of Ministers on playing 5 of the Serie A Week 26 behind closed doors.    The Minister of Sports Vincenzo Spadafora has confirmed the measure especially in the areas affected by the Coronavirus.  These are the games:

  • Udinese vs Fiorentina (Saturday 29 March 2020)
  • AC Milan vs Genoa (Sunday 1 March 2020)
  • Parma vs SPAL (Sunday 1 March 2020)
  • Sassuolo vs Brescia (Sunday 1 March 2020)
  • Juventus vs Inter (Sunday 1 March 2020)

👉 Up to Serie A Week 25: There is a three-way race between Juventus (60), Lazio (59), and Inter (54).

We might see a change in the leadership.  For the moment, Juventus is the sole leader reaching 60 points after defeating SPAL with a 2-1.  However, Lazio following closely with 59 points and is only -1 point below Juventus.  We cannot rule out Inter because they have a pending game to recover.  The big clash is Juventus vs Inter and if Juventus  defeat Inter, then, hello, hello, hello, the race for the Scudetto will become a two-way race between Juventus and Lazio.

⚽️ Serie A Top Scorer up to Week 25:
Lazio forward Ciro Immobile with 26 goals

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Results from Serie A Week 25

  • Brescia 1 – 2 Napoli
  • Bologna 1 – 1 Udinese
  • Fiorentina 1 – 1 AC Milan
  • SPAL 1 – 2 Juventus
  • Genoa 2 – 3 Lazio
  • Torino – Parma (Postponed for Coronavirus decree by the government)
  • AS Roma 4 – 0 Lecce
  • Inter – Sampdoria (Postponed for Coronavirus decree by the government)
  • Atalanta – Sassuolo (Postponed for Coronavirus decree by the government)
  • Hellas Verona – Cagliari (Postponed for Coronavirus decree by the government)

Top Serie A teams standing AFTER Serie A Week 25 game. First 4 qualifying for Champions League, 5 and 6 for Europa League. (Up to Sunday 23 February 2020)

JUVENTUS, 1st position with 60 points and a positive goal difference of +24

LAZIO, 2nd position with 59 points and a positive goal difference of +35

INTER, 3rd positions with 54 points and a positive goal difference of +27

UEFA Europa League ATALANTA, 4th position with 45 points and a positive goal difference of +31

AS ROMA, 5th position with 42 points and a positive goal difference of +15

– NAPOLI, 6th position with 36 points and a positive goal difference of +4

Relegation Zone:

– GENOA, 18th position with 22 points and a negative goal difference of -17

– BRESCIA, 19th position with 16 points and a negative goal difference of -24

– SPAL, 20th position with 15 points and a negative goal difference of -25

2019 – 2020 Italy Serie A Standing – Serie A Table up to Sunday 23 February 2020
Rank TEAM GD
1 Juventus 25 19 3 3 48 24 24 60
2 Lazio 25 18 5 2 58 23 35 59
3 Internazionale 24 16 6 2 49 22 27 54
4 Atalanta 24 13 6 5 63 32 31 45
5 Roma 25 12 6 7 47 32 15 42
6 Napoli 25 10 6 9 39 35 4 36
7 Milan 25 10 6 9 27 32 -5 36
8 Verona 24 9 8 7 28 24 4 35
9 Parma 24 10 5 9 32 30 2 35
10 Bologna 25 9 7 9 38 40 -2 34
11 Cagliari 24 8 8 8 38 36 2 32
12 Sassuolo 24 8 5 11 38 39 -1 29
13 Fiorentina 25 7 8 10 32 36 -4 29
14 Torino 24 8 3 13 27 43 -16 27
15 Udinese 25 7 6 12 21 37 -16 27
16 Lecce 25 6 7 12 32 49 -17 25
17 Sampdoria 24 6 5 13 26 43 -17 23
18 Genoa 25 5 7 13 29 46 -17 22
19 Brescia 25 4 4 17 22 46 -24 16
20 SPAL 25 4 3 18 19 44 -25 15

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Saturday 29 February 2020

LAZIO – BOLOGNA
Olimpico di Roma Stadium
Referee: ABISSO
Assistants: LIBERTI – BOTTEGONI
Fourth Official: ROBILOTTA
VAR: ROCCHI
AVAR: DEL GIOVANE
15:00

Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
Lazio, 2nd position with 59 points and a positive goal difference of +35
Bologna, 10th position with 34 points and a negative goal difference of -2

Pos Team P W D L Goals DIFF Points
2 LAZIO 25 18 5 2 58-23 35 59
10 Bologna 25 9 7 9 38-40 -2 34

Stats BEFORE the game.  Top scorer of LAZIO:  Ciro Immobile with 27 goals.

Top scorer of BOLOGNA:  Riccardo Orsolini with 7 goals.

 Lazio Goals Goals  Bologna
Immobile, Ciro 27 7 Orsolini, Riccardo
Caicedo, Felipe 8 6 Palacio, Rodrigo
Correa, Joaquin 6 4 Sansone, Nicola
Milinkovic-Savic, Sergej 4 4 Bani, Mattia
Alberto, Luis 3 3 Soriano, Roberto

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of LAZIO:  3 wins.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
23/02/20 SA Genoa LAZIO 23 25
16/02/20 SA LAZIO Inter 21 24
09/02/20 SA Parma LAZIO 01 23

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of BOLOGNA:  1 win, 1 draw, 1 lost.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
22/02/20 SA Bologna Udinese 11 25
15/02/20 SA Bologna Genoa 03 24
07/02/20 SA ROMA Bologna 23 23
  • Here are Lazio vs Bologna probable lineups:

LAZIO (3-5-2): Strakosha; Bastos, Luiz Felipe, S. Radu; Lazzari, Milinkovic, Leiva, Luis Alberto, Jony; Correa, Immobile.

Subs: Proto, Guerrieri, Patric, Vavro, D. Anderson, J. Lukaku, Minala, Cataldi, Parolo, A. Anderson, Adekanye, Caicedo.

Unavailable: Acerbi, Lulic, Marusic.

No suspended players.

Coach: Simone Inzaghi.

BOLOGNA (4-2-3-1): Skorupski; Tomiyasu, D. Danilo, Bani, Denswil; Schouten, Poli; Orsolini, Soriano, Barrow; Palacio.

Subs:  Da Costa, Sarr, Mbaye, Corbo, Medel, Dominguez, Santander, Skov Olsen, Sansone, Juwara.

Unavailable: Krejci, Dijks, Svanberg.

Suspended players: Mbaye.

Coach:  Sinisa Mihajlovic.

UDINESE – FIORENTINA
Friuli Stadium
Referee: FABBRI
Assistants: TOLFO – IMPERIALE
Fourth Official: PICCININI
VAR: CHIFFI
AVAR: PERETTI
18:00

Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
Fiorentina, 12th position with 29 points and a negative goal difference of -4
Udinese, 14th position with 27 points and a negative goal difference of -16

Pos Team P W D L Goals DIFF Points
12 Fiorentina 25 7 8 10 32-36 -4 29
14 Udinese 25 7 6 12 21-37 -16 27

Stats BEFORE the game. Top scorer of UDINESE:  Okaka and De Paul with 5 goals each.

Top scorer of FIORENTINA:  Vlahovic and Chiesa with 6 goals each.

 Udinese Goals Goals   Fiorentina
Okaka, Stefano 5 6 Vlahovic, Dusan
De Paul, Rodrigo 5 6 Chiesa, Federico
Lasagna, Kevin 4 4 Pulgar, Erick
Sema, Ken 2 3 Castrovilli, Gaetano
Becao, Rodrigo 1 3 Milenkovic, Nikola

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of UDINESE:  3 draws.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
22/02/20 SA Bologna  Udinese 11 25
16/02/20 SA Udinese  Verona 00 24
09/02/20 SA Brescia  Udinese 11 23

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of FIORENTINA:  1 win, 1 draw, 1 lost

DAte TO Match FT ROund
22/02/20 SA Fiorentina  Milan 11 25
16/02/20 SA Sampdoria  Fiorentina 15 24
08/02/20 SA Fiorentina  Atalanta 12 23
  • Here are Udinese vs Fiorentina probable lineups:

UDINESE (3-5-2): Musso; becao, Ekong, Nuytinck; Stryger Larsen, Fofana, Mandragora, De Paul, Sema; Okaka, Nestorovski.

Subs: Nicolas, Perisan, Samir, Ter Avest, Walace, Jajalo, Zeegelaar, Lasagna, Teodorczyk.

Unavailable: Prodl, De Maio.

No suspended players.

Coach:  Luca Gotti.

FIORENTINA (3-5-2): Dragowski, Milenkovic, Germ. Pezzella, Caceres; Lirola, Duncan, Pulgar, Castrovilli, Igor; Vlahovic, Chiesa.

Subs: Terracciano, Brancolini, Venuti, Terzic, Ceccherini, Benassi, Badelj, Agudelo, Sottil, Ghezzal, Cutrone.

Unavailable: Ribery, Kouame.

Suspended players: Dalbert.

Coach: Giuseppe Iachini

NAPOLI – TORINO
San Paolo Stadium
Referee: MARIANI
Assistants: BINDONI – CALIARI
Fourth Official: ABBATTISTA
VAR: LA PENNA
AVAR: GIALLATINI
20:45

Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
Napoli, 6th position with 36 points and a positive goal difference of +4
Torino, 15th position with 27 points and a negative goal difference of -16

Pos Team P W D L Goals DIFF Points
6 Napoli 25 10 6 9 39-35 4 36
15 Torino 24 8 3 13 27-43 -16 27

Stats BEFORE the game.  Top scorer of NAPOLI:  Arek Milik with 9 goals.

Top scorer of TORINO: Andrea Belotti  with 9 goals.

  Napoli Goals Goals   Torino
Milik, Arek 9 9 Belotti, Andrea
Mertens, Dries 6 5 Berenguer, Alex
Insigne, Lorenzo 5 4 Ansaldi, Cristian
Llorente, Fernando 3 3 Zaza, Simone
Manolas, Kostas 2 1 Rincon, Tomas

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of NAPOLI: 2 wins, 1 draw.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
25/02/20 UCLK Napoli BARCELONA 11 1/8
21/02/20 SA Brescia Napoli 12 25
16/02/20 SA Cagliari Napoli 01 24

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of TORINO:  3 lost.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
17/02/20 SA Milan Torino 10 24
08/02/20 SA Torino Sampdoria 13 23
02/02/20 SA Lecce Torino 40 22
  • Here are Napoli vs Torino probable lineups.

NAPOLI (4-3-3): Ospina; Maksimovic, Manolas, Hysaj; Allan, Demme, Zielinski; Politano, Milik, Insigne.

Subs: Meret, Karnezis, Luperto, Mario Rui, Ghoulam, Lobotka, Fabian Ruiz, Elmas, Callejon, Lozano, Llorente.

Unavailable: Koulibaly, Malcuit, Mertens.

No suspended players.

Coach: Gennaro Gattuso.

TORINO (3-5-2): Sirigu; Izzo, Nkoulou, Lyanco; De Silvestri, Baselli, Rincon, Lukic, Ansaldi; Belotti, Zaza.

Subs: Rosati, Ujkani, Bremer, Djidji, Aina, Singo, Meité, Edera, Verdi.

Unavailable: Millico, Berenguer.

No suspended players.

Coach:  Moreno Longo.

Sunday 1 March 2020

AC MILAN – GENOA
San Siro Stadium
Referee: DOVERI
Assistants: LO CICERO – GALETTO
Fourth Official: PASQUA
VAR: IRRATI
AVAR: CECCONI
12:30

Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
AC Milan, 7th position with 36 points and a negative goal difference of -5
Genoa, 18th position with 22 points and a negative goal difference of -17

Pos Team P W D L Goals DIFF Points
7 Milan 25 10 6 9 27-32 -5 36
18 Genoa 25 5 7 13 29-46 -17 22

Stats BEFORE the game.  Top scorer of AC MILAN:  Ante Rebic with 6 goals.

Top scorer of GENOA:  Domenico Criscito with 7 goals.

 AC Milan Goals Goals   Genoa
Rebic, Ante 6 7 Criscito, Domenico
Hernandez, Theo 5 6 Pandev, Goran
Piatek, Krzysztof 4 5 Kouame, Christian
Calhanoglu, Hakan 3 3 Sanabria, Antonio
Ibrahimovic, Zlatan 2 2 Pinamonti, Andrea

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of AC MILAN:  1 win, 2 draws.

DAte TO Match 1 X 2 FT ROund
22/02/20 SA Fiorentina Milan 11 25
17/02/20 SA Milan Torino 10 24
13/02/20 CI Milan Juventus 11 S

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of GENOA:  2 wins, 1 lost.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
23/02/20 SA Genoa LAZIO 23 25
15/02/20 SA Bologna Genoa 03 24
09/02/20 SA Genoa Cagliari 10 23
  • Here are AC Milan vs Genoa probable lineups.

AC MILAN (4-2-3-1): Begovic; Conti, Gabbia, Romagnoli, Hernandez; Kessie, Bennacer; Castillejo, Calhanoglu, Rebic; Ibrahimovic.

Subs: Ant. Donnarumma, Calabria, Laxalt, Musacchio, Bonaventura, Brescianini, Biglia, Paquetá, Saelemaekers, Leão, Maldini. 

Unavailable: Krunic, Duarte, Kjaer, G. Donnarumma.

No suspended players.

Coach:  Stefano Pioli.

GENOA (3-5-2): Perin; Romero, Soumaoro, Masiello; Ghiglione, Behrami, Schone, Sturaro, Criscito; Pandev, Sanabria.

Subs: Ichazo, Marchetti, C. Zapata, Biraschi, Goldaniga, Barreca, Jagiello, Eriksson, Iago Falque, Destro, Favilli, Pinamonti.

Unavailable: Lerager, Pajac, Radovanovic.

No suspended players.

Coach: Davide Nicola.

LECCE – ATALANTA
Via del Mare Stadium
Referee: MASSA
Assistants: SCHENONE – VALERIANI
Fourth Official: DI MARTINO
VAR: NASCA
AVAR: LONGO
15:00

Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
Lecce, 16th position with 25 points and a negative goal difference of -17
Atalanta, 4th position with 45 points and a positive goal difference of +31

Pos Team P W D L Goals DIFF Points
4 Atalanta 24 13 6 5 63-32 31 45
16 Lecce 25 6 7 12 32-49 -17 25

Stats BEFORE the game. Top scorer of LECCE:  Marco Mancosu with 8 goals.

Top scorer of ATALANTA:  Josip Ilicic with 14 goals.

 Lecce Goals Goals   Atalanta
Mancosu, Marco 8 14 Ilicic, Josip
Lapadula, Gianluca 7 12 Muriel, Luis
Calderoni, Marco 3 8 Zapata, Duvan
Falco, Filippo 3 7 Gosens, Robin
Babacar, Khouma 2 6 Gomez, Papu

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of LECCE: 2 wins, 1 lost

DAte TO Match FT ROund
23/02/20 SA ROMA Lecce 40 25
15/02/20 SA Lecce Spal 21 24
09/02/20 SA Napoli Lecce 23 23

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of ATALANTA:  3 wins.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
19/02/20 UCLK Atalanta VALENCIA 41 1/8
15/02/20 SA Atalanta ROMA 21 24
08/02/20 SA Fiorentina Atalanta 12 23
  • Here are Lecce vs Atalanta probable lineups.

LECCE (4-3-2-1): Gabriel; Donati, Lucioni, Rossettini, Calderoni; Majer, Deiola, Barak; Mancosu, Saponara; Lapadula.

Subs: Vera, Petriccione, Paz, Shakov, Meccariello, Vigorito, Oltremarini, Rispoli, Maselli, Rimoli, 39 Dell’Orco, Tachtsidis

Unavailable: Babacar, Falco, Farias.

No suspended players.

Coach:  Fabio Liverani.

ATALANTA (3-4-1-2): Gollini; Djimsiti, Caldara, Palomino; Castagne, De Roon, Freuler, Gosens; Gomez; Ilicic, D. Zapata.

Subs: Sportiello, Rossi, Czyborra, Hateboer, Pasalic, Tamère, Malinovskyi, Colley, Muriel.

Unavailable: Sutalo, Toloi.

No suspended players

Coach: Gian Piero Gasperini.

PARMA – SPAL
Ennio Tardini Stadium
Referee: PAIRETTO
Assistants: PRETI – BACCINI
Fourth Official: GHERSINI
VAR: DI PAOLO
AVAR: VIVENZI
15:00

Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
Parma, 9th position with 35 points and a positive goal difference of +2
SPAL, 20th position with 15 points and a negative goal difference of -25

Pos Team P W D L Goals DIFF Points
9 Parma 24 10 5 9 32-30 2 35
20 Spal 25 4 3 18 19-44 -25 15

Stats BEFORE the game.  Top scorer of PARMA: Andreas Cornelius with 8 goals.

Top scorer of SPAL: Andrea Petagna with 10 goals.

Parma Goals Goals  Spal
Cornelius, Andreas 8 10 Petagna, Andrea
Gervinho 5 2 Valoti, Mattia
Kulusevski, Dejan 5 2 Di Francesco, Federico
Kucka, Juraj 3 2 Kurtic, Jasmin
Gagliolo, Riccardo 2 1 Strefezza, Gabriel

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of PARMA:  1 win, 1 draw,  1 lost.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
16/02/20 SA Sassuolo Parma 01 24
09/02/20 SA Parma LAZIO 01 23
01/02/20 SA Cagliari Parma 22 22

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of SPAL:  3 lost.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
22/02/20 SA Spal Juventus 12 25
15/02/20 SA Lecce Spal 21 24
09/02/20 SA Spal Sassuolo 12 23
  • Here are Parma vs SPAL probable lineups.

PARMA (4-3-3): Colombi; Darmian, Iacoponi, Alves, Gagliolo; Hernani, Brugman, Kurtic; Kulusevski, Cornelius, Gervinho.

Subs: I. Radu, Corvi, Dermaku, Regini, Gius. Pezzella, Grassi, Sprocati, Karamoh, Caprari, Siligardi.

Unavailable: Laurini, Kucka, Barillà, Scozzarella, Sepe, Inglese.

No suspended players.

Coach:  Roberto D’Aversa.

SPAL (4-3-1-2): E. Berisha; Cionek, Vicari, Bonifazi, Reca; Valoti, Valdifiori, Missiroli; Castro; Petagna, Di Francesco.

Subs: Thiam, Letica, Felipe, Tomovic, Salamon, Zukanovic, Sala, Fares, Murgia, Dabo, Tunjov, Floccari.

Unavailable: D’Alessandro, Cerri.

Suspended players: Strefezza.

Coach:  Luigi Di Biagio.

SASSUOLO – BRESCIA
Mapei Stadium
Referee: MANGANIELLO
Assistants: PASSERI – ALASSIO
Fourth Official: MAGGIONI

Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
Sassuolo, 13th position with 29 points and a negative goal difference of -1
Brescia, 19th position with 16 points and a negative goal difference of -24

Pos Team P W D L Goals DIFF Points
13 Sassuolo 24 8 5 11 38-39 -1 29
19 Brescia 25 4 4 17 22-46 -24 16

Stats BEFORE the game.  Top scorer of SASSUOLO:  Francesco Caputo with 11 goals.

Top scorer of BRESCIA:  Mario Balotelli with 5 goals.

  Sassuolo Goals Goals Player
Caputo, Francesco 11 5 Balotelli, Mario
Berardi, Domenico 9 4 Torregrossa, Ernesto
Boga, Jeremie 7 4 Donnarumma, Alfredo
Djuricic, Filip 4 3 Chancellor, Jhon
Traore, Hamed Junior 3 1 Cistana, Andrea

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of SASSUOLO:  2 wins, 1 lost.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
16/02/20 SA Sassuolo Parma 01 24
09/02/20 SA Spal Sassuolo 12 23
01/02/20 SA Sassuolo ROMA 42 22

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of BRESCIA:  1 draw, 2 lost.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
21/02/20 SA Brescia Napoli 12 25
16/02/20 SA Juventus Brescia 20 24
09/02/20 SA Brescia Udinese 11 23
  • Here are Sassuolo vs Brescia probable lineups.

SASSUOLO (4-2-3-1): Consigli; Toljan, Romagna, G. Ferrari, Kyriakopoulos; Locatelli, Magnanelli; D. Berardi, Djuricic, Boga; Caputo.

Subs: Pegolo, Turati, Marlon, Peluso, Muldur, Chiriches, Magnani, Rogerio, Bourabia, Haraslin, Defrel, Raspadori.

Unavailable: Tripaldelli, J. Traore, Obiang.

No suspended players.

Coach:  Roberto De Zerbi.

BRESCIA (4-3-1-2): Joronen; Sabelli, Cistana, Chancellor, Martella; Bisoli, Tonali, Dessena; Zhmral; Torregrossa, Balotelli.

Subs: Alfonso, Gastaldello, Mangraviti, Semprini, Ndoj, Viviani, Bjarnason, Skrabb, Alfr. Donnarumma, Spalek, Ayé.

Suspended players: Mateju.

Coach:  Diego Lopez.

CAGLIARI – AS ROMA
Sardegna Arena
Referee: DI BELLO
Assistants: MONDIN – DE MEO
Fourth Official: GIUA
VAR: GIACOMELLI
AVAR: DI IORIO
18:00

Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
Cagliari, 11th position with 32 points and a positive goal difference of +2
AS Roma, 5th position with 42 points and a positive goal difference of +15

Pos Team P W D L Goals DIFF Points
5 ROMA 25 12 6 7 47-32 15 42
11 Cagliari 24 8 8 8 38-36 2 32

Stats BEFORE the game.  Top scorer of CAGLIARI: Joao Pedro with 14 goals.

Top scorer of AS ROMA:  Edin Dzeko with 12 goals.

  Cagliari Goals Goals   AS Roma
Pedro, Joao 14 12 Dzeko, Edin
Simeone, Giovanni 6 6 Kolarov, Aleksandar
Nainggolan, Radja 5 5 Mkhitaryan, Henrikh
Castro, Lucas 2 4 Zaniolo, Nicolo
Ceppitelli, Luca 2 3 Perotti, Diego

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of CAGLIARI:  1 draw, 2 lost.

 date TO Match FT ROund
16/02/20 SA Cagliari Napoli 01 24
09/02/20 SA Genoa Cagliari 10 23
01/02/20 SA Cagliari Parma 22 22

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of AS ROMA:  2 wins,  1 draw.

Date TO Match FT ROund
27/02/20 UELK Gent ROMA 11 1
23/02/20 SA ROMA Lecce 40 25
20/02/20 UELK ROMA Gent 10 1
  • Here are Cagliari vs AS Roma probable lineups.

CAGLIARI (4-3-2-1): Cragno; Cacciatore, Pisacane, Klavan, Lu. Pellegrini; Ionita, Cigarini, Rog; Nainggolan, Joao Pedro; Simeone. 

Subs: Rafael,  Olsen, Mattiello,  Walukiewicz,  Lykogiannis, Birsa,   Oliva,  Pereiro,   Ragatzu, Paloschi.

Unavailable: Faragò, Ceppitelli, Pavoletti.

Suspended players: Nandez.

Coach:  Rolando Maran.

AS ROMA (4-2-3-1): Pau Lopez; Santon, Fazio, Smalling, Kolarov; Cristante, Veretout; Under, Mkhitarian, Kluivert; Dzeko.

Subs: Fuzato, Fazio, Juan Jesus, Spinazzola, Ibanez, Villar, Perez, Perotti, Kalinic.

Unavailable: Zappacosta, Zaniolo, Mirante, Pastore, Diawara, Lor. Pellegrini.

Suspended players: Mancini.

Coach: Paulo Fonseca.

JUVENTUS – INTER
Allianz Stadium
Referee: GUIDA
Assistants: MELI – CARBONE
Fourth Official: MARESCA
VAR: MAZZOLENI
AVAR: PAGANESSI
20:45

Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
Juventus, 1st position with 60 points and a positive goal difference of +24
Inter, 3rd position with 54 points and a positive goal difference of +27

Pos Team P W D L Goals DIFF Points
1 Juventus 25 19 3 3 48-24 24 60
3 Inter 24 16 6 2 49-22 27 54

Stats BEFORE the game.  Top scorer of JUVENTUS:  Cristiano Ronaldo with 21 goals.

Top scorere of INTER:  Romelu Lukaku with 17 goals.

 Juventus Goals Goals   Inter
Ronaldo, Cristiano 21 17 Lukaku, Romelu
Dybala, Paulo 6 11 Martinez, Lautaro
Higuain, Gonzalo 5 3 Brozovic, Marcelo
Pjanic, Miralem 3 3 Sensi, Stefano
Bonucci, Leonardo 3 2 De Vrij, Stefan

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of JUVENTUS:  2 wins, 1 lost.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
26/02/20 UCLK LYON Juventus 10 1/8
22/02/20 SA Spal Juventus 12 25
16/02/20 SA Juventus Brescia 20 24

Stats. Here are the last 3 games of INTER:  2 wins, 1 lost.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
27/02/20 UELK Inter Ludogorets 21 1
20/02/20 UELK Ludogorets Inter 02 1
16/02/20 SA LAZIO Inter 21 24
  • Here are Juventus vs Inter probable lineups.

JUVENTUS (4-3-3): Szczesny; Danilo L., Bonucci, Chiellini, Alex Sandro; Ramsey, Pjanic, Matuidi; Cuadrado, Dybala, Ronaldo.

Subs.: Buffon, Pinsoglio, De Sciglio, De Ligt, Rabiot, Khedira, Bentancur, Douglas Costa, Bernardeschi, Higuain.

Unavailable: Demiral.

No suspended players.

Coach:  Maurizio Sarri.

INTER (3-5-2): Handanovic; Godin, De Vrij, Skriniar; Candreva, Vecino, Brozovic, Barella, Young; R. Lukaku, L. Martinez.

Subs: Padelli, Berni, D’Ambrosio, Ranocchia, Bastoni, Biraghi, Moses, Eriksen, Borja Valero, Asamoah, Sanchez, Esposito.

Unavailable: Gagliardini, Sensi

No suspended players.

Coach:  Antonio Conte

Monday 2 March 2020

SAMPDORIA – HELLAS VERONA
Luigi Ferraris Stadium
Referee: VALERI
Assistants: COSTANZO – VILLA
Fourth Official: MINELLI
VAR: BANTI
AVAR: RANGHETTI
20:45

Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
Hellas Verona, 8th position with 35 points and a positive goal difference of +4
Sampdoria, 17th position with 23 points and a negative goal difference of -17

Pos Team P W D L Goals DIFF Points
8 Verona 24 9 8 7 28-24 4 35
17 Sampdoria 24 6 5 13 26-43 -17 23

Stats BEFORE the game.  Top scorer of SAMPDORIA:  Fabio Quagliarella with 7 goals.

Top sc scorer of HELLAS VERONA:  Giampaolo Pazzini with 4 goals.

 Sampdoria Goals Goals Hellas Verona
Quagliarella, Fabio 7 4 Pazzini, Giampaolo
Gabbiadini, Manolo 6 3 Faraoni, Davide
Ramirez, Gaston 5 3 Verre, Valerio
Caprari, Gianluca 3 3 Di Carmine, Samuel
Linetty, Karol 2 3 Pessina, Matteo

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of SAMPDORIA:  1 win, 2 lost.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
16/02/20 SA Sampdoria Fiorentina 15 24
08/02/20 SA Torino Sampdoria 13 23
03/02/20 SA Sampdoria Napoli 24 22

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of HELLAS VERONA:  1 win, 2 draws.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
16/02/20 SA Udinese Verona 00 24
08/02/20 SA Verona Juventus 21 23
05/02/20 SA LAZIO Verona 00 17
  • Here are Sampdoria vs Hellas Verona probable lineups.

SAMPDORIA (4-4-2): Audero; Bereszynski, Colley, Tonelli, Augello; Depaoli, Ekdal, Vieira, Jankto; Quagliarella, Gabbiadini.

Subs: Seculin, Falcone, Chabot, Yoshida, Barreto, Leris, Thorsby, Bertolacci, Linetty, Bonazzoli, Maroni, La Gumina.

Unavailable: A. Ferrari.

Suspended players: Murru, Ramirez.

Coach:  Claudio Ranieri.

HELLAS VERONA (3-4-2-1): Silvestri; Rrahmani, Günter, Kumbulla; Adjapong, Amrabat, Pessina, Lazovic; Zaccagni, Verre; Stepinski.

Subs: A. Berardi, Radunovic, Bocchetti, Empereur, Faraoni, Dimarco, Dawidowicz, Badu, Eysseric, Di Carmine, Pazzini, Salcedo.

Unavailable: Borini, Danzi.

Suspended players: Veloso.

Coach:  Ivan Juric

 

2019-2020 Serie A Week 25 PREVIEW / Twenty-fifth Round on Friday 21, Saturday 22, and Sunday 23 February 2020

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Hello, my friends. Here are the 2019-2020 Serie A Week 25 PREVIEW / Twenty-fifth Round on Friday 21, Saturday 22, and Sunday 23 February 2020.

👉 Up to Serie A Week 24: There is a three-way race between Juventus (57), Lazio (56), and Inter (54)

This round is a thriller and we might see a change in the top 3 positions.  Juventus is the sole leader of the Serie A with 57 points after defeating Brescia with a 2-0 with at the Allianz Stadium.   Juventus can keep the first position if they defeat Brescia at the Paolo Mazza Stadium.   This is the duel between the 1st and last position.  SPAL is in the 20th position.  You bet, it would be a real joy for SPAL if they manage to defeat Juventus or even getting a draw.   In this game, Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo will play his 1,000 professional game.  Cristiano played his  first professional game in 2002 while playing for Sporting Lisbon in the match against Inter (CL qualification) when he was only 17.  Superb!

Last week, Lazio took away the second position after defeating Inter reaching 56 points being now only -1 point below Juventus. The defeat sent Inter down to the third position remaining with 54 points.   Lazio can keep the second position if they defeat Genoa at the Luigi Ferraris Stadium.  In case of losing, Inter will take back the second position if they defeat Sampdoria at the Giuseppe Meazza Stadium.

⚽️ Serie A Top Scorer up to Week 24:
Lazio forward Ciro Immobile with 25 goals

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Results from Serie A Week 24

  • Lecce 2 – 1 SPAL
  • Bologna 0 – 3 Genoa
  • Atalanta 2 – 1 AS Roma
  • Udinese 0 – 0 Hellas Verona
  • Sassuolo 0 – 1 Parma
  • Sampdoria 1 – 5 Fiorentina
  • Juventus 2 – 0 Brescia
  • Cagliari 0 – 1 Napoli
  • Lazio 2 – 1 Inter
  • AC Milan 1 – 0 Torino

Top Serie A teams standing AFTER Serie A Week 24 game. First 4 qualifying for Champions League, 5 and 6 for Europa League. (Up to Monday 17 February 2020)

JUVENTUS, 1st position with 57 points and a positive goal difference of +23

LAZIO, 2nd position with 56points and a positive goal difference of +34

INTER, 3rd positions with 54 points and a positive goal difference of +27

UEFA Europa League ATALANTA, 4th position with 45 points and a positive goal difference of +31

AS ROMA, 5th position with 39 points and a positive goal difference of +11

– HELLAS VERONA, 6th position with 35 points and a positive goal difference of +4

Relegation Zone:

– GENOA, 18th position with 22 points and a negative goal difference of -16

– BRESCIA, 19th position with 16 points and a negative goal difference of -23

– SPAL, 20th position with 15 points and a negative goal difference of -24

2019 – 2020 Italy Serie A Standing – Serie A Table up to Monday 17 February 2020
Rank TEAM GD
1 Juventus 24 18 3 3 46 23 23 57
2 Lazio 24 17 5 2 55 21 34 56
3 Internazionale 24 16 6 2 49 22 27 54
4 Atalanta 24 13 6 5 63 32 31 45
5 Roma 24 11 6 7 43 32 11 39
6 Verona 24 9 8 7 28 24 4 35
7 Parma 24 10 5 9 32 30 2 35
8 Milan 24 10 5 9 26 31 -5 35
9 Napoli 24 9 6 9 37 34 3 33
10 Bologna 24 9 6 9 37 39 -2 33
11 Cagliari 24 8 8 8 38 36 2 32
12 Sassuolo 24 8 5 11 38 39 -1 29
13 Fiorentina 24 7 7 10 31 35 -4 28
14 Torino 24 8 3 13 27 43 -16 27
15 Udinese 24 7 5 12 20 36 -16 26
16 Lecce 24 6 7 11 32 45 -13 25
17 Sampdoria 24 6 5 13 26 43 -17 23
18 Genoa 24 5 7 12 27 43 -16 22
19 Brescia 24 4 4 16 21 44 -23 16
20 SPAL 24 4 3 17 18 42 -24 15

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Friday 21 February 2020

BRESCIA – NAPOLI
Stadio Mario Rigamonti
Referee: ORSATO
Assistants: GIALLATINI – VECCHI
Fourth Official: MARINELLI
VAR: CHIFFI
AVAR: PRETI
20:45

Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
Napoli, 10th position with 33 points and a positive goal difference of +3
Brescia, 19th position with 16 points and a negative goal difference of -23

Pos Team P W D L Goals DIFF Points
10 Napoli 24 9 6 9 37-34 3 33
19 Brescia 24 4 4 16 21-44 -23 16

Stats BEFORE the game.  Top scorer of BRESCIA:  Mario Balotelli with 5 goals.

Top scorer of NAPOLI: Arek Milik with 9 goals.

 Brescia Goals Goals   Napoli
Balotelli, Mario 5 9 Milik, Arek
Donnarumma, Alfredo 4 6 Mertens, Dries
Torregrossa, Ernesto 4 4 Insigne, Lorenzo
Chancellor, Jhon 2 3 Llorente, Fernando
Bisoli, Dimitri 1 2 Callejon, Jose

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of BRESCIA:  1 draw, 2 lost.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
16/02/20 SA Juventus Brescia 20 24
09/02/20 SA Brescia Udinese 11 23
01/02/20 SA Bologna Brescia 21 22

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of NAPOLI:   2 wins, 1 lost.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
16/02/20 SA Cagliari Napoli 01 24
12/02/20 CI Inter Napoli 01 S
09/02/20 SA Napoli Lecce 23 23
  • Here are Brescia vs Napoli probable lineups.

BRESCIA (4-3-1-2): Joronen; Sabelli, Gastaldello, Chancellor, Martella; Bisoli, Tonali, Bjarnason; Spalek; Zhmral, Balotelli.

Subs Andrenacci, Mateju, Mangraviti, Semprini, Ndoj, Viviani, Dessena, Skrabb, Alf. Donnarumma.

Unavailable: Torregrossa, Romulo, Alfonso, Cistana.

Suspended players: Ayé.

Coach:  Diego Lopez.

NAPOLI (4-3-3): Ospina; Di Lorenzo, Manolas, Maksimovic, Mario Rui; Fabian Ruiz, Demme, Elmas; Politano, Mertens, Insigne.

Subs: Meret, Karnezis, Luperto, Hysaj, Ghoulam, Allan, Callejon, Zielinski, Lobotka, Lozano, Milik.

Unavailable: Llorente, Malcuit, Koulibaly.

No suspended players.

Coach: Gennaro Gattuso.

Saturday 22 February 2020

BOLOGNA – UDINESE
Renato Dall’Ara Stadium
Referee: PASQUA
Assistants: CECCONI – PAGNOTTA
Fourth Official: VOLPI
VAR: DI PAOLO
AVAR: MELI
15:00

Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
Bologna, 10th position with 33 points and a negative goal difference of -2
Udinese, 15th position with 26 points and a negative goal difference of -16

Pos Team P W D L Goals DIFF Points
10 Bologna 24 9 6 9 37-39 -2 33
15 Udinese 24 7 5 12 20-36 -16 26

Stats BEFORE the game.   Top scorer of BOLOGNA: Riccardo Orsolini with 7 goals.

Top scorer of UDINESE: Rodrigo De Paul with 5 goals.

  Bologna Goals Goals   Udinese
Orsolini, Riccardo 7 5 De Paul, Rodrigo
Palacio, Rodrigo 5 4 Okaka, Stefano
Sansone, Nicola 4 4 Lasagna, Kevin
Bani, Mattia 4 2 Sema, Ken
Soriano, Roberto 3 1 Fofana, Seko

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of BOLOGNA:  2 wins, 1 lost

DAte TO Match FT ROund
15/02/20 SA Bologna  Genoa 03 24
07/02/20 SA ROMA  Bologna 23 23
01/02/20 SA Bologna  Brescia 21 22

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of UDINESE: 2 draws, 1 lost

DAte TO Match FT ROund
16/02/20 SA Udinese  Verona 00 24
09/02/20 SA Brescia  Udinese 11 23
02/02/20 SA Udinese  Inter 02 22

Photo: twitter.com/Udinese_1896

SPAL – JUVENTUS
Paolo Mazza Stadium
Referee: LA PENNA
Assistants: LONGO – PRENNA
Fourth Official: BARONI
VAR: DI BELLO
AVAR: DE MEO
18:00

Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
Juventus, 1st position with 57 points and a positive goal difference of +23
SPAL, 20th position with 15 points and a negative goal difference of -24

Pos Team P W D L Goals DIFF Points
1 Juventus 24 18 3 3 46-23 23 57
20 Spal 24 4 3 17 18-42 -24 15

David against Goliath …. everything can happen in this game.  Juventus should not take everything for granted.  Will SPAL cause a stop for Juventus …..?   On paper, Juventus are the favorites to win it.  SPAL have won only 4 games this season and losing 17.  The cry for salvation is loud.

Stats BEFORE the game.  Top score of SPAL: Andrea Petagna with 9 goals.

Top scorer of JUVENTUS:  Cristiano Ronaldo with 20 goals.

 SPAL Goals Goals Juventus
Petagna, Andrea 9 20 Ronaldo, Cristiano
Valoti, Mattia 2 6 Dybala, Paulo
Di Francesco, Federico 2 5 Higuain, Gonzalo
Kurtic, Jasmin 2 3 Bonucci, Leonardo
Strefezza, Gabriel 1 3 Pjanic, Miralem

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of SPAL:   3 lost.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
15/02/20 SA Lecce  Spal 21 24
09/02/20 SA Spal  Sassuolo 12 23
02/02/20 SA LAZIO  Spal 51 22

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of JUVENTUS:   1 win, 1 draw, 1 lost

DAte TO Match FT ROund
16/02/20 SA Juventus  Brescia 20 24
13/02/20 CI Milan  Juventus 11 S
08/02/20 SA Verona  Juventus 21 23

Photo:  twitter.com/Juventusfcen

FIORENTINA – AC MILAN
Artemio Franchi Stadium
Referee: CALVARESE
Assistants: VIVENZI – DEL GIOVANE
Fourth Official: GIUA
VAR: NASCA
AVAR: CARBONE
20:45

Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
AC Milan, 7th position with 35 points and a negative goal difference of -5
Fiorentina, 13th position with 28 points and a negative goal difference of -4

Pos Team P W D L Goals DIFF Points
7 Milan 24 10 5 9 26-31 -5 35
13 Fiorentina 24 7 7 10 31-35 -4 28

AC Milan and Fiorentina have played 159 times in the Serie A, stats are in favor of AC Milan with 72 wins, 43 draws, and Fiorentina with 44 wins.   The pressure is for AC Milan to win this away game to keep climbing the Serie A Standing to be within the top 6 positions.  Milan Coach Stefano Pioli was formerly Fiorentina Coach.

Stats BEFORE the game.  Top scorer of FIORENTINA: Vlahovic and Chiesa with 6 goals each.

Top scorer of AC MILAN: Rebic and Hernandez with 5 goals each.

  Fiorentina Goals Goals AC  Milan
Vlahovic, Dusan 6 5 Rebic, Ante
Chiesa, Federico 6 5 Hernandez, Theo
Castrovilli, Gaetano 3 4 Piatek, Krzysztof
Pulgar, Erick 3 3 Calhanoglu, Hakan
Milenkovic, Nikola 3 2 Ibrahimovic, Zlatan

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of FIORENTINA:  1 win and 2 lost.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
16/02/20 SA Sampdoria  Fiorentina 15 24
08/02/20 SA Fiorentina  Atalanta 12 23
02/02/20 SA Juventus  Fiorentina 30 22

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of AC MILAN:  1 win, 1 draw, and 1 lost.

Date TO Match FT ROund
17/02/20 SA Milan  Torino 10 24
13/02/20 CI Milan  Juventus 11 S
09/02/20 SA Inter  Milan 42 23
  • Here are Fiorentina vs AC Milan probable lineups.

FIORENTINA (3-5-2): Dragowski; Milenkovic, Ger. Pezzella, Caceres; Lirola, Duncan, Pulgar, Castrovilli, Dalbert; Vlahovic, Chiesa.

Subs: Terracciano, Ceccherini, Igor, Venuti, Terzic, Benassi, Agu delo, Ghezzal, Sottil, Cutrone, Brancolini.

Unavailable: Kouamé, Ribery.

Suspended players: Badelj.

Coach:  Giuseppe Iachini.

AC MILAN (4-2-3-1): G.Donnarumma; Conti, Gabbia, Romagnoli, Hernandez; Kessie, Bennacer; Castillejo, Calhanoglu, Rebic; Ibrahimovic.

Subs: Begovic A. Donnarumma Calabria Musacchio, Bonaventura, Laxalt, Brescianini, Krunic, Paquetà, D. Maldini.

Unavailable: Duarte, Biglia, Kjaer, Saelemaekers.

No suspended players.

Coach:  Stefano Pioli.

Sunday 23 February 2020

GENOA – LAZIO
Luigi Ferraris Stadium
Referee: MARESCA
Assistants: TEGONI – ROCCA
Fourth Official: ABBATTISTA
VAR: MASSA
AVAR: LO CICERO
12:30

  • Here are Genoa vs Lazio probable lineups.

GENOA (3-4-3): Perin; Biraschi, Soumaoro, C. Zapata; Ankersen, Behrami, Cassata, Criscito; Pandev, Sanabria, Favilli.

Subs: Ichazo, Marchetti, Masiello, Goldaniga, Barreca, Jagiello, Eriksson, Schöne, Destro, Pinamonti.

Unavailable: Ghiglione, Iago Falque, Lerager, Pajac, Radovanovic, Romero.

Suspended players: Sturaro.

Coach:  Davide Nicola.

LAZIO (3-5-2): Strakosha; Patric, Acerbi, S. Radu; Lazzari, Milinkovic, Luis Alberto, Jony; Correa, Immobile.

Subs: Proto, Guerrieri, Vavro, Bastos, Marusic, J.Lukaku, Cataldi, Parolo, A. Anderson, 4 Adekanye, Caicedo.

Unavailable: Lulic.

Suspended players: Luiz Felipe.

Coach: Simone Inzaghi.

ATALANTA – SASSUOLO
Atleti Azzurri D’Italia Stadium
Referee: MANGANIELLO
Assistants: BINDONI – VALERIANI
Fourth Official: FOURNEAU
VAR: FABBRI
AVAR: ALASSIO
15:00

  • Here are Atalanta vs Sassuolo probable lineups.

ATALANTA (3-4-1-2): Gollini; Toloi, Caldara, Djimsiti; Castagne, Malinovskyi, Freuler, Gosens: Gomez; Ilicic, Zapata.

Subs: Sportiello, Rossi, Palomino, Czyborra, Hateboer, Pasalic, De Roon, Tamere, Colley, Muriel.

Unavailable: Sutalo.

No suspended players.

Coach: Gian Piero Gasperini.

SASSUOLO (4-2-3-1): Consigli; Toljan, Romagna, G. Ferrari, Kyriakopoulos; Locatelli, Obiang; D. Berardi, Djuricic, Boga; Caputo.

Subs: Pegolo, Turati, Marlon, Peluso, Muldur, Magnani, Rogerio, Magnanelli, Bourabia, Haraslin, Defrel, Raspadori.

Unavailable: Chiriches, Tripaldelli, J. Traore.

No suspended players.

Coach:  Roberto De Zerbi.

HELLAS VERONA – CAGLIARI
Marc’Antonio Bentegodi Stadium
Referee: PAIRETTO
Assistants: TOLFO – IMPERIALE
Fourth Official: SACCHI
VAR: BANTI
AVAR: PRETI
15:00

  • Here are Hellas Verona vs Cagliari probable lineups.

HELLAS VERONA (3-4-2-1): Silvestri; Rrahmani, Gunter, Kumbulla; Faraoni, Amrabat, Badu, Lazovic; Zaccagni, Pessina; Di Carmine.

Subs: Radunovic, Berardi, Empereur, Adjapong, Bocchetti, Dawidowicz, Eysseric, Dimarco, Verre, Salcedo, Stepinski.

Unavailable: Borini, Danzi, Pazzini.

Suspended players: Veloso.

Coach:  Ivan Juric.

CAGLIARI (4-3-2-1): Cragno; Cacciatore, Pisacane, Ceppitelli, Lu. Pellegrini; Ionita, Cigarini, Rog; Joao Pedro, Nainggolan; Simeone.

Subs: Rafael, Olsen, Mattiello, Klavan, Walukiewicz, Oliva, Birsa, Paloschi, Ragatzu.

Unavailable: Pavoletti, Faragò.

Suspended players: Nandez.

Coach:  Rolando Maran.

TORINO – PARMA
Olimpico di Torino Stadium
Referee: ABISSO
Assistants: PERETTI – CALIARI
Fourth Official: ILLUZZI
VAR: VALERI
AVAR: SCHENONE
15:00

  • Here are Torino vs Parma probable lineups.

TORINO (3-5-2): Sirigu; Izzo, Nkoulou, Lyanco; De Silvestri, Lukic, Rincon, Baselli, Aina; Belotti, Berenguer.

Subs: Ujkani, Rosati, Djidji, Bremer, Singo, Ansaldi, Meite, Adopo, Edera, Zaza, Verdi, Millico.

No suspended players.

Coach:  Moreno Longo.

PARMA (4-3-3): Colombi; Laurini, Iacoponi, Alves, Gagliolo; Hernani, Brugman, Kurtic; Kulusevski, Cornelius, Gervinho.

Subs: Radu, Corvi, Dermaku, Regini, Pezzella, Grassi, Sprocati, Karamoh, Siligardi, Caprari.

Unavailable: Darmian, Inglese, Kucka, Sepe, Barillà, Scozzarella.

No suspended players.

Coach:  Roberto D’Aversa.

AS ROMA – LECCE
Olimpico di Roma Stadium
Referee: GIACOMELLI
Assistants: RANGHETTI – BRESMES
Fourth Official: MASSIMI
VAR: MAZZOLENI
AVAR: COSTANZO
18:00

  • Here AS Roma vs Lecce probable lineups.

AS ROMA (4-2-3-1): Pau Lopez; Bruno Peres, Mancini, Smalling, Kolarov; Cristante, Veretout; Perez, Mkhitaryan, Kluivert; Dzeko.

Subs: Fuzato, Cardinali, Ibanez, Spinazzola, Juan Jesus, Santon, Villar, Under, Pellegrini, Kalinic, Perotti.

Unavailable: Zaniolo, Zappacosta, Diawara, Pastore, Mirante, Cetin.

No suspended players.

Coach:  Paulo Fonseca.

LECCE (4-3-2-1): Gabriel; Donati, Lucioni, Rossettini, Calderoni; Majer, Deiola, Barak; Mancosu, Shakov; Lapadula.

Subs: Vera, Petriccione, Paz, Meccariello, Saponara, Vigorito, Oltremarini, Rispoli, Babacar, Dell’Orco, Tachtsidis, Chironi.

Unavailable: Farias, Falco.

No suspended players.

Coach:  Fabio Liverani.

INTER – SAMPDORIA
Giuseppe Meazza Stadium
Referee: MARIANI
Assistants: MONDIN – GALETTO
Fourth Official: PICCININI
VAR: AURELIANO
AVAR: PASSERI
20:45

  • Here are Inter vs Sampdoria probable lineups.

INTER (3-5-2): Padelli; Godin, De Vrij, Skriniar; Candreva, Barella, Brozovic, Vecino, Young; R. Lukaku, L. Martinez.

Subs: Handanovic, Berni, Stankovic, D’Ambrosio, Ranocchia, Bastoni, Biraghi, Eriksen, Moses, Borja Valero, Agoume, Sanchez.

Unavailable: Gagliardini, Sensi, Esposito.

No suspended players.

Coach:  Antonio Conte.

SAMPDORIA (4-3-1-2): Audero; Bereszynski; Tonelli, Colley, Augello; Depaoli, Ekdal, Vieira; Linetty; Quagliarella, Gabbiadini.

Subs: Seculin, Falcone, Yoshida, Chabot, Thorsby, Bertolacci, Barretto, Leris, Jankto, Bonazzoli, La Gumina, Maroni.

Unavailable: Ferrari.

Suspended players: Murru, Ramirez.

Coach:  Claudio Ranieri.

 

2019-2020 Serie A Week 24 PREVIEW/ Twenty-fourth Round on Saturday 15, Sunday 16, and Monday 17 February 2020

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Hello, my friends. Here are the 2019-2020 Serie A Week 24 PREVIEW/ Twenty-fourth Round on Saturday 15, Sunday 16, and Monday 17 February 2020.

The Serie A Week 24 will be a thriller because for the first time Lazio have the chance to grab the first position being only -1 points below Inter and Juventus.  Here is the situation.  Inter with 54 points same as Juventus. However, Inter having a better goal difference of +24 compared to Juventus +21. Inter is now in the 1st position.  Lazio having 53 points with a positive goal difference of +33.

Inter will face Lazio at the Olimpico di Roma Stadium.   This is practically a duel for the leadership! Juventus will face Brescia at the Allianz Stadium.  The challenge is for Inter to conquer the Olimpico.  However, Lazio will battle to claim the home victory and delight their fans.

👉 Up to Serie A Week 23: There is a three-way race between Inter (54), Juventus (54), and Lazio (53)

⚽️ Serie A Top Scorer up to Week 23:
Lazio forward Ciro Immobile with 25 goals

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AS Roma with the challenge to win the away game against Atalanta to climb the Serie A Standing towards the top 3 positions.  Atalanta having a better position in the 4th and Roma in the 5th.    The pressure is for Roma losing the last 2 games.

The relegation zone remains the same with Genoa, Brescia and SPAL in the last positions.  SPAL in the last position will have the debut of new coach Luigi Di Biaggio looking to start with a victory against Lecce at the Via del Mare Stadium.  SPAL not finding their way for salvation and time is running by.

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Results from Serie A Week 23

  • AS Roma 2 – 3 Bologna
  • Fiorentina 1 – 2 Atalanta
  • Torino 1 – 3 Sampdoria
  • Hellas Verona 2 – 1 Juventus
  • SPAL 1 – 2 Sassuolo
  • Brescia 1 – 1 Udinese
  • Genoa 1 – 0 Cagliari
  • Napoli 2 – 3 Lecce
  • Parma 0 – 1 Lazio
  • Inter 4 – 2 AC Milan

Top Serie A teams standing AFTER Serie A Week 23 game. First 4 qualifying for Champions League, 5 and 6 for Europa League. (Up to Sunday 9 February 2020)

INTER, 1st position with 54 points and a positive goal difference of +28

JUVENTUS, 2nd position with 54 points and a positive goal difference of +21

LAZIO, 3rd positions with 53 points and a positive goal difference of +33

UEFA Europa League ATALANTA, 4th position with 42 points and a positive goal difference of +30

AS ROMA, 5th position with 39 points and a positive goal difference of +12

– CAGLIARI, 6th position with 32 points and a positive goal difference of +4

Relegation Zone:

– GENOA, 18th position with 19 points and a negative goal difference of -19

– BRESCIA, 19th position with 16 points and a negative goal difference of -21

– SPAL, 20th position with 15 points and a negative goal difference of -23

2019 – 2020 Italy Serie A Standing – Serie A Table up to Sunday 9 February 2020
Rank TEAM GD
1 Internazionale 23 16 6 1 48 20 28 54
2 Juventus 23 17 3 3 44 23 21 54
3 Lazio 23 16 5 2 53 20 33 53
4 Atalanta 23 12 6 5 61 31 30 42
5 Roma 23 11 6 6 42 30 12 39
6 Verona 23 9 7 7 28 24 4 34
7 Bologna 23 9 6 8 37 36 1 33
8 Cagliari 23 8 8 7 38 35 3 32
9 Parma 23 9 5 9 31 30 1 32
10 Milan 23 9 5 9 25 31 -6 32
11 Napoli 23 8 6 9 36 34 2 30
12 Sassuolo 23 8 5 10 38 38 0 29
13 Torino 23 8 3 12 27 42 -15 27
14 Fiorentina 23 6 7 10 26 34 -8 25
15 Udinese 23 7 4 12 20 36 -16 25
16 Sampdoria 23 6 5 12 25 38 -13 23
17 Lecce 23 5 7 11 30 44 -14 22
18 Genoa 23 4 7 12 24 43 -19 19
19 Brescia 23 4 4 15 21 42 -21 16
20 SPAL 23 4 3 16 17 40 -23 15

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Saturday 15 February 2020

LECCE – SPAL
Via del Mare Stadium
Referee: GUIDA
Assistants: MELI – CARBONE
Fourth Official: DI MARTINO
VAR: VALERI
AVAR: BINDONI
15:00

Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
Lecce, 17th position with 22 points and a negative goal difference of -14
SPAL, 20th position with 15 points and a negative goal difference of -23

Pos Team P W D L Goals DIFF Points
17 Lecce 23 5 7 11 30:44 -14 22
20 Spal 23 4 3 16 17:40 -23 15

SPAL sacked coach Leonardo Semplici for the poor results. The new coach Luigi Di Biaggio will make his debut looking to win the away game against Lecce.   The relegation zone is still a nightmare for Lecce trying to avoid falling down in the relegation being in the 17th position.

Stats BEFORE the game.  Top scorer of LECCE:  Lapadula and Mancosu with 7 goals each.

Top scorer of SPAL:  Andrea Petagna with 8 goals.

  Lecce Goals Goals   SPAL
Lapadula, Gianluca 7 8 Petagna, Andrea
Mancosu, Marco 7 2 Kurtic, Jasmin
Calderoni, Marco 3 2 Di Francesco, Federico
Falco, Filippo 3 2 Valoti, Mattia
Babacar, Khouma 2 1 Bonifazi, Kevin

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of LECCE:  2 wins, 1 lost

DAte TO Match FT ROund
09/02/20 SA Napoli Lecce 2:3 23
02/02/20 SA Lecce Torino 4:0 22
26/01/20 SA Verona Lecce 3:0 21

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of SPAL:  3 lost

DAte TO Match FT ROund
09/02/20 SA Spal Sassuolo 1:2 23
02/02/20 SA Lazio Spal 5:1 22
25/01/20 SA Spal Bologna 1:3 21

BOLOGNA – GENOA
Renato Dall’Ara Stadium
Referee: MASSA
Assistants: DE MEO – GORI
Fourth Official: ROS
VAR: NASCA
AVAR: CECCONI
18:00

Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
Bologna, 7th position with 33 points and a positive goal difference of +1
Genoa, 18th position with 19 points and a negative goal difference of -19

Pos Team P W D L Goals DIFF Points
7 Bologna 23 9 6 8 37:36 1 33
18 Genoa 23 4 7 12 24:43 -19 19

Stats BEFORE the game.  Top scorer of BOLOGNA:  Riccardo Orsolini with 7 goals.

Top scorer of GENOA:  Goran Pandev with 6 goals.

  Bologna Goals Goals   Genoa
Orsolini, Riccardo 7 6 Pandev, Goran
Palacio, Rodrigo 5 5 Criscito, Domenico
Sansone, Nicola 4 5 Kouame, Christian
Bani, Mattia 4 2 Pinamonti, Andrea
Soriano, Roberto 3 2 Sanabria, Antonio

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of BOLOGNA:  3 wins

DAte TO Match FT ROund
07/02/20 SA Roma Bologna 2:3 23
01/02/20 SA Bologna Brescia 2:1 22
25/01/20 SA Spal Bologna 1:3 21

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of GENOA:  1 win, 2 draws

DAte TO Match FT ROund
09/02/20 SA Genoa Cagliari 1:0 23
02/02/20 SA Atalanta Genoa 2:2 22
25/01/20 SA Fiorentina Genoa 0:0 21

 

ATALANTA – AS ROMA
Atleti Azzurri D’Italia Stadium
Referee: ORSATO
Assistants: MANGANELLI – PRETI
Fourth Official: MANGANIELLO
VAR: MARESCA
AVAR: FIORITO
20:45

Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
Atalanta, 4th position with 42 points and a positive goal difference of +30
AS Roma, 5th position with 39 points and a positive goal difference of +12

Pos Team P W D L Goals DIFF Points
4 Atalanta 23 12 6 5 61:31 30 42
5 Roma 23 11 6 6 42:30 12 39

Stats BEFORE the game.  Top scorer of ATALANTA:  Josip Ilicic with 14 goals.

Top scorer of AS ROMA:  Edin Dzeko with 10 goals.

  Atalanta Goals Goals   AS Roma
Ilicic, Josip 14 10 Dzeko, Edin
Muriel, Luis 12 5 Kolarov, Aleksandar
Zapata, Duvan 8 4 Mkhitaryan, Henrikh
Gosens, Robin 7 4 Zaniolo, Nicolo
Gomez, Papu 6 3 Kluivert, Justin

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of ATALANTA:  2 wins, 1 draw

DAte TO Match FT ROund
08/02/20 SA Fiorentina Atalanta 1:2 23
02/02/20 SA Atalanta Genoa 2:2 22
25/01/20 SA Torino Atalanta 0:7 21

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of AS ROMA:  1 draw, 2 lost

DAte TO Match FT ROund
07/02/20 SA Roma Bologna 2:3 23
01/02/20 SA Sassuolo Roma 4:2 22
26/01/20 SA Roma Lazio 1:1 21

 

Sunday 16 February 2020

UDINESE – HELLAS VERONA
Luigi Ferraris Stadium
Referee: ABBATTISTA
Assistants: GIALLATINI – PAGANESSI
Fourth Official: SOZZA
VAR: DI PAOLO
AVAR: TOLFO
12:30

JUVENTUS – BRESCIA
Allianz Stadium
Referee: CHIFFI
Assistants: MONDIN – BOTTEGONI
Fourth Official: PEZZUTO
VAR: GIACOMELLI
AVAR: RANGHETTI
15:00

Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
Juventus, 1st position with 54 points and a positive goal difference of +21
Brescia, 19th position with 16 points and a negative goal difference of -21

Pos Team P W D L Goals DIFF Points
1 Juventus 23 17 3 3 44:23 21 54
19 Brescia 23 4 4 15 21:42 -21 16

Stats BEFORE the game.  Top scorer of JUVENTUS: Cristiano Ronaldo with 20 goals.

Top scorer of BRESCIA:  Mario Balotelli with 5 goals.

  Juventus Goals Goals   Brescia
Ronaldo, Cristiano 20 5 Balotelli, Mario
Higuain, Gonzalo 5 4 Donnarumma, Alfredo
Dybala, Paulo 5 4 Torregrossa, Ernesto
Bonucci, Leonardo 3 2 Chancellor, Jhon
Pjanic, Miralem 3 1 Bisoli, Dimitri

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of JUVENTUS:  1 win, 1 draw, 1 lost

DAte TO Match FT ROund
13/02/20 CI Milan Juventus 1:1 S
08/02/20 SA Verona Juventus 2:1 23
02/02/20 SA Juventus Fiorentina 3:0 22

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of BRESCIA:  1 draw, 2 lost.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
09/02/20 SA Brescia Udinese 1:1 23
01/02/20 SA Bologna Brescia 2:1 22
24/01/20 SA Brescia Milan 0:1 21

 

SAMPDORIA – FIORENTINA
Luigi Ferraris Stadium
Referee: IRRATI
Assistants: DI VUOLO – SANTORO
Fourth Official: SERRA
VAR: AURELIANO
AVAR: LIBERTI
15:00

SASSUOLO – PARMA
Mapei Stadium
Referee: MARIANI
Assistants: LO CICERO – AFFATATO
Fourth Official: MARINI
VAR: PAIRETTO
AVAR: GALETTO
15:00

CAGLIARI – NAPOLI
Sardegna Arena
Referee: DOVERI
Assistants: DEL GIOVANE – VALERIANI
Fourth Official: GHERSINI
VAR: CALVARESE
AVAR: TEGONI
18:00

Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
Cagliari, 9th position with 32 points and a positive goal difference of +3
Napoli, 11th position with 30 points and a positive goal difference of +2

Pos Team P W D L Goals DIFF Points
9 Cagliari 23 8 8 7 38:35 3 32
11 Napoli 23 8 6 9 36:34 2 30

Stats BEFORE the game.  Top scorer of CAGLIARI:  Joao Pedro with 14 goals.

Top scorer of NAPOLI:  Arek Milik with 9 goals.

  Cagliari Goals Goals   Napoli
Pedro, Joao 14 9 Milik, Arek
Simeone, Giovanni 6 5 Mertens, Dries
Nainggolan, Radja 5 4 Insigne, Lorenzo
Ceppitelli, Luca 2 3 Llorente, Fernando
Castro, Lucas 2 2 Callejon, Jose

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of CAGLIARI:  2 draws, 1 lost.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
09/02/20 SA Genoa Cagliari 1:0 23
01/02/20 SA Cagliari Parma 2:2 22
26/01/20 SA Inter Cagliari 1:1 21

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of NAPOLI:  2 wins, 1 lost.

DAte TO Match ROund
12/02/20 CI Inter Napoli 0:1 S
09/02/20 SA Napoli Lecce 2:3 23
03/02/20 SA Sampdoria Napoli 2:4 22

LAZIO – INTER
Olimpico di Roma Stadium
Referee: ROCCHI
Assistants: ALASSIO – COSTANZO
Fourth Official: PASQUA
VAR: MAZZOLENI
AVAR: VIVENZI
20:45

Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
Inter, 2nd position with 54 points and a positive goal difference of +28
Lazio, 3rd position with 53 points and a positive goal difference of +33

Pos Team P W D L Goals DIFF Points
2 Inter 23 16 6 1 48:20 28 54
3 Lazio 23 16 5 2 53:20 33 53

Stats BEFORE the game.  Top scorer of LAZIO:  Ciro Immobile with 25 goals.

Top scorer of INTER:  Romelu Lukaku with 17 goals.

  Lazio Goals Goals   Inter
Immobile, Ciro 25 17 Lukaku, Romelu
Caicedo, Felipe 8 11 Martinez, Lautaro
Correa, Joaquin 6 3 Brozovic, Marcelo
Alberto, Luis 3 3 Sensi, Stefano
Milinkovic-Savic, Sergej 3 2 De Vrij, Stefan

Stats.   Here are the last 3 games of LAZIO:  2 wins, 1 draw.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
09/02/20 SA Parma Lazio 0:1 23
05/02/20 SA Lazio Verona 0:0 17
02/02/20 SA Lazio Spal 5:1 22

Stats.  Here are the last 3 positions of INTER:  2 wins, 1 lost.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
12/02/20 CI Inter Napoli 0:1 S
09/02/20 SA Inter Milan 4:2 23
02/02/20 SA Udinese Inter 0:2 22

 

Monday 17 February 2020

AC MILAN – TORINO
San Siro Stadium
Referee: FABBRI
Assistants: SCHENONE – BACCINI
Fourth Official: SACCHI
VAR: LA PENNA
AVAR: PERETTI
20:45

2019-2020 Serie A Week 23 PREVIEW / Twenty-third Round on Friday 7, Saturday 8, and Sunday 9 February 2020

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Hello, my friends. Here are the 2019-2020 Serie A Week 23 PREVIEW / Twenty-third Round on Friday 7, Saturday 8, and Sunday 9 February 2020.

We might have a change in the leadership in this round.  Juventus  is currently the sole leader of the Serie A after defeating Fiorentina with a 3-0 at the Allianz Stadium reaching 54 points and a positive goal difference of +22.    Inter with 51 points might take the leadership if Juventus lose the game against Hellas Verona at the Marc’Antonio Bentegodi Stadium.  Inter will have to win the Derby della Madonnina against AC Milan at the San Siro Stadium.

Lazio with  50 points might take the 2nd position away from Inter if AC Milan win the Derby.  Lazio will have to defeat Parma at the Ennio Tardini Stadium.  Surely, this is a round not to miss.  On top of this, we have the debut of new coaches.  Brescia sacked Eugenio Corini and the new coach is Diego Lopez.    Brescia will play against Udinese at the Stadio Mario Rigamonti.

The other new coach is Moreno Longo replacing former coach Walter Mazzarri.   Longo will make his debut against Sampdoria at the Olimpico di Torino Stadium.

👉 Up to Serie A Week 22: There is a three-way race between Juventus (54), Inter (51), and Lazio (50)

⚽️ Serie A Top Scorer up to Week 22:
Lazio forward Ciro Immobile with 25 goals

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Top Serie A teams standing AFTER Serie A Week 22 game. First 4 qualifying for Champions League, 5 and 6 for Europa League. (Up to Wednesday 5 February 2020)

JUVENTUS, 1st position with 54 points and a positive goal difference of +22

INTER, 2nd position with 51 points and a positive goal difference of +26

LAZIO, 3rd positions with 50 points and a positive goal difference of +32

UEFA Europa League ATALANTA, 4th position with 39 points and a positive goal difference of +29

AS ROMA, 5th position with 39 points and a positive goal difference of +13

– CAGLIARI, 6th position with 32 points and a positive goal difference of +4

Relegation Zone:

– GENOA, 18th position with 16 points and a negative goal difference of -20

– BRESCIA, 19th position with 15 points and a negative goal difference of -21

– SPAL, 20th position with 15 points and a negative goal difference of -22

2019 – 2020 Italy Serie A Standing – Serie A Table up to Wednesday 5 February 2020
Rank TEAM GD
1 Juventus 22 17 3 2 43 21 22 54
2 Internazionale 22 15 6 1 44 18 26 51
3 Lazio 22 15 5 2 52 20 32 50
4 Atalanta 22 11 6 5 59 30 29 39
5 Roma 22 11 6 5 40 27 13 39
6 Cagliari 22 8 8 6 38 34 4 32
7 Parma 22 9 5 8 31 29 2 32
8 Milan 22 9 5 8 23 27 -4 32
9 Verona 22 8 7 7 26 23 3 31
10 Napoli 22 8 6 8 34 31 3 30
11 Bologna 22 8 6 8 34 34 0 30
12 Torino 22 8 3 11 26 39 -13 27
13 Sassuolo 22 7 5 10 36 37 -1 26
14 Fiorentina 22 6 7 9 25 32 -7 25
15 Udinese 22 7 3 12 19 35 -16 24
16 Sampdoria 22 5 5 12 22 37 -15 20
17 Lecce 22 4 7 11 27 42 -15 19
18 Genoa 22 3 7 12 23 43 -20 16
19 Brescia 22 4 3 15 20 41 -21 15
20 SPAL 22 4 3 15 16 38 -22 15

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Friday 7 February 2020

AS ROMA – BOLOGNA
Olimpico di Roma Stadium
Referee: GUIDA
Assistants: DI IORIO – IMPERIALE
Fourth Official: SACCHI
VAR: IRRATI
AVAR: CARBONE
20:45

Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
AS Roma, 5th position with 39 points and a positive goal difference of +13
Bologna, 10th position with 30 points and a  goal difference of “0”

Pos Team P W D L Goals DIFF Points
5 Roma 22 11 6 5 40:27 13 39
10 Bologna 22 8 6 8 34:34 0 30

 

Stats BEFORE the game.  Top scorer of AS ROMA:  Edin Dzeko with 10 goals.

Top scorer of BOLOGNA:  Riccardo Orsolini with 6 goals.

 AS ROMA Goals Goals BOLOGNA
Dzeko, Edin 10 6 Orsolini, Riccardo
Kolarov, Aleksandar 5 5 Palacio, Rodrigo
Zaniolo, Nicolo 4 4 Sansone, Nicola
Mkhitaryan, Henrikh 3 4 Bani, Mattia
Perotti, Diego 3 3 Soriano, Roberto

Stats.   Here are the last 3 games of AS ROMA:

DAte TO Match FT ROund
01/02/20 SA Sassuolo  Roma 4:2 22
26/01/20 SA Roma  Lazio 1:1 21
22/01/20 CI Juventus  Roma 3:1 Q

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of BOLOGNA:   2 wins, 1 draw

DAte TO Match FT ROund
01/02/20 SA Bologna  Brescia 2:1 22
25/01/20 SA Spal  Bologna 1:3 21
19/01/20 SA Bologna  Verona 1:1 20

 

  • Here are AS Roma vs Bologna probable lineups.

AS ROMA (4-2-3-1): Pau Lopez; Santon, Mancini, Smalling, Kolarov; Cristante, Veretout; Ünder, Perotti, Kluivert; Dzeko.

Subs: Mirante , Fuzato, Fazio, Juan Jesus, Cetin, Spinazzola, Bruno Peres, Pastore, Mkhitaryan, Perez, Kalinic.

Unavailable: Zaniolo, Diawara, Zappacosta.

Suspended players: Pellegrini.

Coach: Paulo Fonseca.

BOLOGNA (4-2-3-1): Skorupski; Tomiyasu, Danilo, Bani, Denswil; Schouten, Dominguez; Orsolini, Soriano, Barrow; Palacio.

Subs: Da Costa, Sarr, Mbaye, Corbo, Mazza , Svanberg, Skov Olsen, Juwara.

Unavailable: Dijks, Medel, Krejci, Santander, Sansone.

Suspended players: Poli.

Coach: Sinisa Mihajlovic (on the bench Tanjga)

Saturday 8 February 2020

FIORENTINA – ATALANTA
Artemio Franchi Stadium
Referee: MARIANI
Assistants: COSTANZO – RANGHETTI
Fourth Official: CHIFFI
VAR: NASCA
AVAR: DI VUOLO
15:00

Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
Fiorentina, 14th position with 25 points and a negative goal difference of -7
Atalanta, 4th position with 39 points and a positive goal difference of +29

Pos Team P W D L Goals DIFF Points
4 Atalanta 22 11 6 5 59:30 29 39
14 Fiorentina 22 6 7 9 25:32 -7 25

Stats BEFORE the game.  Top scorer of FIORENTINA:   Dusan Vlahovic with 4 goals.

Top scorer of ATALANTA: Josip Ilicic with 14 goals.

Fiorentina Goals Goals Atalanta
Vlahovic, Dusan 4 14 Ilicic, Josip
Pulgar, Erick 3 12 Muriel, Luis
Milenkovic, Nikola 3 7 Gosens, Robin
Chiesa, Federico 3 7 Zapata, Duvan
Castrovilli, Gaetano 3 6 Gomez, Papu

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of FIORENTINA:  1 draw, 2 lost.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
02/02/20 SA Juventus Fiorentina 3:0 22
29/01/20 CI Inter Fiorentina 2:1 Q
25/01/20 SA Fiorentina Genoa 0:0 21

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of ATALANTA: 1 win, 1 draw, 1 lost.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
02/02/20 SA Atalanta Genoa 2:2 22
25/01/20 SA Torino Atalanta 0:7 21
20/01/20 SA Atalanta Spal 1:2 20
  • Here are Fiorentina vs Atalanta probable lineups.

FIORENTINA (3-5-2): Dragowski; Milenkovic, Ger.Pezzella, Caceres; Lirola, Benassi, Pulgar, Castrovilli, Dalbert; Chiesa, Cutrone.

Subs: Terracciano, Igor, Venuti, Terzic, Agudelo, Ceccherini, Brancolini, Badelj, Ghezzal, Sottil, Vlahovic.

Unavailable: Duncan, Kouamé, Ribery.

No suspended players.

Coach: Giuseppe Iachini.

ATALANTA (3-4-1-2): Gollini; Toloi, Palomino, Djimsiti; Castagne, Pasalic, Freuler, Gosens; Gomez; Ilicic, D.Zapata.

Subs: Sportiello, Rossi, Caldara, Czyborra, Bellanova, Hateboer, Malinovskyi, Tamère, Colley, Muriel.

Unavailable: Sutalo.

Suspended players: De Roon.

Coach: Gian Piero Gasperini.

TORINO – SAMPDORIA
Olimpico di Torino Stadium
Referee: VALERI
Assistants: PRETI – BRESMES
Fourth Official: BARONI
VAR: DOVERI
AVAR: BINDONI
18:00

Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
Torino, 12th position with 27 points and a negative goal difference of -13
Sampdoria, 16th position with 20 points and a negative goal difference of -15

Pos Team P W D L Goals DIFF Points
12 Torino 22 8 3 11 26:39 -13 27
16 Sampdoria 22 5 5 12 22:37 -15 20

Stats BEFORE the game.  Top scorer of TORINO:  Andrea Belotti with 9 goals.

Top scorer of SAMPDORIA: Fabio Quagliarella with 6 goals.

Torino Goals Goals Sampdoria
Belotti, Andrea 9 6 Quagliarella, Fabio
Berenguer, Alex 5 5 Gabbiadini, Manolo
Ansaldi, Cristian 4 3 Ramirez, Gaston
Zaza, Simone 3 3 Caprari, Gianluca
Izzo, Armando 1 2 Linetty, Karol

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of TORINO:  3 lost.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
02/02/20 SA Lecce Torino 4:0 22
28/01/20 CI Milan Torino 4:2 (OT) Q
25/01/20 SA Torino Atalanta 0:7 21

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of SAMPDORIA:   1 draw, 2 lost.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
03/02/20 SA Sampdoria Napoli 2:4 22
26/01/20 SA Sampdoria Sassuolo 0:0 21
18/01/20 SA Lazio Sampdoria 5:1 20
  • Here are Torino vs Sampdoria probable lineups.

TORINO (3-4-3): Sirigu; Izzo, Nkoulou, Lyanco; De Silvestri, Lukic, Rincon, Aina; Berenguer, Belotti, Verdi.

Subs: Rosati, Ujkani, Bremer, Djidji, Adopo, Singo, Meitè Millico, Edera.

Unavailable: Ansaldi, Zaza, Baselli.

No suspended players.

Coach: Moreno Longo.

SAMPDORIA (4-4-2): Audero; Bereszynski, Tonelli, Colley, Murru; Ramirez, Vieira, Ekdal, Linetty; Gabbiadini, Bonazzoli.

Subs: Seculin, Falcone, Augello, Chabot, Thorsby, Jankto, Barreto, Bertolacci, Leris, Maroni, Quagliarella, La Gumina.

Unavailable: Depaoli, Ferrari.

No suspended players.

Coach: Claudio Ranieri

HELLAS VERONA – JUVENTUS
Marc’Antonio Bentegodi Stadium
Referee: MASSA
Assistants: TEGONI – COLAROSSI
Fourth Official: MARINELLI
VAR: FABBRI
AVAR: ALASSIO
20:45

Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
Hellas Verona, 10th position with31 points and a positive goal difference of +3
Juventus, 1st position with  54 points and a positive goal difference of +22

Pos Team P W D L Goals DIFF Points
1 Juventus 22 17 3 2 43:21 22 54
10 Verona 22 8 7 7 26:23 3 31

Stats BEFORE the game.  Top scorer of HELLAS VERONA:  Di Carmine, Faraoni, Pazzini, Verre, and Pessina with 3 goals each.

Top scorer of JUVENTUS:  Cristiano Ronaldo with 19 goals.

 Hellas Verona Goals Goals  Juventus
Di Carmine, Samuel 3 19 Ronaldo, Cristiano
Faraoni, Davide 3 5 Higuain, Gonzalo
Pazzini, Giampaolo 3 5 Dybala, Paulo
Verre, Valerio 3 3 Pjanic, Miralem
Pessina, Matteo 3 3 Bonucci, Leonardo

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of HELLAS VERONA:  1 win, 2 draws.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
05/02/20 SA Lazio Verona 0:0 17
02/02/20 SA Milan Verona 1:1 22
26/01/20 SA Verona Lecce 3:0 21

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of JUVENTUS:  2 wins, 1 lost.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
02/02/20 SA Juventus Fiorentina 3:0 22
26/01/20 SA Napoli Juventus 2:1 21
22/01/20 CI Juventus Roma 3:1 Q
  • Here are Hellas Verona vs Juventus probable lineups.

HELLAS VERONA (3-4-2-1): Silvestri; Rrahmani, Gunter , Kumbulla; Faraoni, Amrabat, Veloso, Lazovic; Zaccagni, Pessina; Borini.

Subs: Radunovic, A.Berardi, Dawidowicz, Adjapong, Bocchetti, Empereur, Dimarco, Di Carmine, Verre, Stepinski, Pazzini.

Unavailable: Badu, Danzi, Salcedo.

No suspended players.

Coach: Ivan Juric.

JUVENTUS (4-3-1-2): Szczesny; Cuadrado, De Ligt, Bonucci, Alex Sandro; Bentancur, Pjanic, Rabiot; Ramsey; Dybala, Ronaldo.

Subs: Buffon, Pinsoglio, De Sciglio, Rugani, Coccolo, Matuidi, Douglas Costa, Higuain.

Unavailable: Chiellini, Khedira, Demiral, Danilo, Bernardeschi.

No suspended players.

Coach: Maurizio Sarri.

Sunday 9 February 2020

SPAL – SASSUOLO
Stadio Paolo Mazza
Referee: GIACOMELLI
Assistants: TOLFO – DI GIOIA
Fourth Official: PRONTERA
VAR: DI PAOLO
AVAR: MONDIN
12:30

  • Here are SPAL vs Sassuolo probable lineups.

SPAL (3-5-2): E.Berisha; Tomovic, Vicari, Bonifazi; Strefezza, Valoti, Missiroli, Dabo, Reca; Petagna, Di Francesco.

Subs: Thiam, Letica, Cionek, Felipe, Salamon, Valdifiori, Murgia, Tunjov, Zukanovic, Floccari, Castro.

Unavailable: Fares, D’Alessandro, Cerri.

No suspended players.

Coach: Semplici.

SASSUOLO (4-2-3-1): Consigli; Toljan, Romagna, Peluso, Kyriakopoulos; Locatelli, Obiang; D.Berardi, Djuricic, Boga; Caputo.

Subs: Pegolo, Turati, Marlon, Muldur, G.Ferrari, Piccinini, Rogerio, Magnanelli, Bourabia, J.Traorè, Raspadori, Defrel.

Unavailable: Chiriches, Tripaldelli.

No suspended players.

Coach: Roberto De Zerbi.

BRESCIA – UDINESE
Stadio Mario Rigamonti
Referee: PICCININI
Assistants: MANGANELLI – CALIARI
Fourth Official: RAPUANO
VAR: MANGANIELLO
AVAR: LONGO
15:00

  • Here are Brescia vs Udinese probable lineups.

BRESCIA (4-3-1-2): Joronen; Sabelli, Cistana, Chancellor, Mateju; Bisoli, Tonali, Dessena; Romulo; Balotelli, Ayè.

Subs: Alfonso, Gastaldello, Ndoj, Spalek, Mangraviti, Skrabb, Viviani, Martella, Alfr.Donnarumma, Zhmral.

Suspended players: Torregrossa.

Coach: Diego Lopez.

UDINESE (3-5-2): Musso; Becao, De Maio, Nuytinck; Stryger, Fofana, Mandragora, De Paul, Sema; Okaka, Lasagna.

Subs:. Nicolas, Perisan, Ekong, Ter Avest, Walace, Jajalo, Zeegelar, Nestorovski, Teodorczyk.

Unavailable: Samir, Prodl.

No suspended players.

Coach: Luca Gotti.

GENOA – CAGLIARI
Luigi Ferraris Stadium
Assistants: Referee: CALVARESE
VIVENZI – FIORITO
Fourth Official: MAGGIONI
VAR: PAIRETTO
AVAR: DE MEO
15:00

  • Here are Genoa vs Cagliari probable lineups.

GENOA (3-5-2): Perin; Biraschi, C.Zapata, Masiello; Ghiglione, Radovanovic, Schöne, Sturaro, Criscito; Pandev, Sanabria.

Subs: Marchetti, Barreca, Goldaniga, Lerager, Jagiello, Eriksson, Ankersen, Pajac, Agudelo, Cassata, Favilli, Pinamonti.

Suspended players: Behrami, Romero.

Coach: Davide Nicola.

CAGLIARI (4-3-2-1): Cragno; Faragò, Klavan, Pisacane, Lu.Pellegrini; Nandez, Oliva, Ionita; Nainggolan, Joao Pedro; Simeone.

Subs: Olsen, Rafael, Mattiello, Lykogiannis, Cacciatore, Birsa, Pereiro, Ragatzu, Paloschi.

Unavailable: Rog, Ceppitelli, Pavoletti.

Suspended players: Cigarini.

Coach: Rolando Maran

NAPOLI – LECCE
San Paolo Stadium
Referee: GIUA
Assistants: GALETTO – ROCCA
Fourth Official: FOURNEAU
VAR: ABISSO
AVAR: DEL GIOVANE
15:00

  • Here are Napoli vs Lecce probable lineups.

NAPOLI (4-3-3): Meret; Di Lorenzo, Koulibaly, Manolas, Mario Rui; Allan, Demme, Zielinski; Politano, Milik, Insigne.

Subs: Ospina, Karnezis, Luperto, Maksimovic, Fabian Ruiz, Lozano, Llorente, Mertens, Younes.

Unavailable: Ghoulam, Malcuit.

Suspended players: Elmas.

Coach: Gennaro Gattuso.

LECCE (4-3-1-2): Vigorito; Rispoli, Lucioni, Rossettini, Donati; Petriccione, Deiola, Mancosu; Saponara; Lapadula, Falco.

Subs.: Gabriel, Vera, Paz, Shakov, Calderoni, Mayer, Dell’Orco, Barak, Chironi.

Unavailable: Farias, Tachtsidis, Babacar.

No suspended players.

Coach: Fabio Liverani.

PARMA – LAZIO
Ennio Tardini Stadium
Referee: DI BELLO
Assistants: LIBERTI – PRENNA
Fourth Official: MINELLI
VAR: BANTI
AVAR: VALERIANI
18:00

  • Here are Parma vs Lazio probable lineups.

PARMA (4-3-3): Colombi; Darmian, Iacoponi, Alves, Gagliolo; Hernani, Brugman; Barillà; Kurtic, Kucka; Siligardi.

Subs: I.Radu, Corvi, Dermaku, Regini, Laurini, Gius.Pezzella, Grassi, Sprocati, Cornelius, Karamoh.

Unavailable: Sepe,Kulusevski, Scozzarella, Adorante, Inglese.

No suspended players.

Coach: Roberto D’Aversa.

LAZIO (3-5-2): Strakosha; Patric, Acerbi, Bastos; Lazzari, Parolo, Leiva, Luis Alberto, Lulic; Caicedo, Immobile.

Subs: Proto, Guerrieri, Vavro, Luiz Felipe, D.Anderos, J.Lukaku, Marusic, Minala, Jony, A.Anderson, Adekanye, Cataldi.

Unavailable: Correa.

Suspended players: Milionkovic, Radu.

Coach: Simone Inzaghi.

INTER – AC MILAN
Giuseppe Meazza Stadium
Referee: MARESCA
Assistants: PERETTI – PAGANESSI
Fourth Official: LA PENNA
VAR: MAZZOLENI
AVAR: SCHENONE
20:45

  • Here are Inter vs AC Milan probable lineups.

INTER (3-5-2): Padelli; Godin, De Vrij, Skriniar; Candreva, Barella, Brozovic, Vecino, Young; R.Lukaku, Sanchez.

Subs: Handanovic, Stankovic, Ranocchia, D’Ambrosio, Biraghi, Moses, Sensi, Eriksen, Borja Valero, Agoumé, Esposito.

Unavailable: Gagliardini.

Suspended players: L.Martinez, Berni, Bastoni.

Coach: Antonio Conte.

AC MILAN (4-4-2): G.Donnarumma; Conti, Musacchio, Romagnoli, Hernandez; Castillejo, Kessie, Bennacer, Calhanoglu; Ibrahimovic, Leao.

Subs: Begovic, Ant.Donnarumma, Calabria, Gabbia, Kjaer, Laxalt, Biglia, Bonaventura, Krunic, Paquetà, Saelemaekers, Rebic.

Unavailable: Duarte.

No suspended players.

Coach: Stefano Pioli.

 

2019-2020 Serie A Week 22 PREVIEW / Twenty-second Round on Saturday 1, Sunday 2, and Monday 2 February 2020

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Hello, my friends. Here are the 2019-2020 Serie A Week 22 PREVIEW / Twenty-second Round on Saturday 1, Sunday 2, and Monday 2 February 2020.

This round will be full of expectations after the closing of the transfer market.  Players go and players come.   The race for the Scudetto in this round is a two way challenge. Last week, Juventus lost their second game this season against Napoli at the San Paolo Stadium.  However, Juventus remain the sole leader of the Serie A with 51 points followed by Inter with 48 points.  It means that Inter has the chance to take over the first position if Juventus lose the game against Fiorentina at the Allianz Stadium.  Inter will need to win the away game against Udinese at the Friuli Stadium.  Lazio is the clear challenge for Inter because Lazio have 46 points and a pending game!

👉 Up to Serie A Week 21: There is a three-way race between Juventus (51), Inter (48), and Lazio (46)

⚽️ Serie A Top Scorer up to Week 21:
Lazio forward Ciro Immobile with 23 goals

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Torino with the pressure to redeem themselves after the humiliated defeat last week at the Olimpico di Torino Stadium.  Atalanta crushed Torino with a 7-0!

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Results from Serie A Week 21

Top Serie A teams standing AFTER Serie A Week 21 game. First 4 qualifying for Champions League, 5 and 6 for Europa League. (Up to Sunday 26 January 2020)

JUVENTUS, 1st position with 51 points and a positive goal difference of +19

INTER, 2nd position with 48 points and a positive goal difference of +24

LAZIO, 3rd positions with 46 points and a positive goal difference of +28

UEFA Europa League AS ROMA, 4th position with 39 points and a positive goal difference of +15

ATALANTA, 5th position with 38 points and a positive goal difference of +29

– CAGLIARI, 6th position with 31 points and a positive goal difference of +4

Relegation Zone:

– SPAL, 18th position with 15 points and a negative goal difference of -18

– BRESCIA, 19th position with 15 points and a negative goal difference of -19

– GENOA, 20th position with 14 points and a negative goal difference of -20

2019 – 2020 Italy Serie A Standing – Serie A Table up to Sunday 26 January 2020
Rank TEAM GD
1 Juventus 21 16 3 2 40 21 19 51
2 Internazionale 21 14 6 1 42 18 24 48
3 Lazio 20 14 4 2 47 19 28 46
4 Roma 21 11 6 4 38 23 15 39
5 Atalanta 21 11 5 5 57 28 29 38
6 Cagliari 21 8 7 6 36 32 4 31
7 Parma 21 9 4 8 29 27 2 31
8 Milan 21 9 4 8 22 26 -4 31
9 Verona 20 8 5 7 25 22 3 29
10 Napoli 21 7 6 8 30 29 1 27
11 Bologna 21 7 6 8 32 33 -1 27
12 Torino 21 8 3 10 26 35 -9 27
13 Fiorentina 21 6 7 8 25 29 -4 25
14 Udinese 21 7 3 11 19 33 -14 24
15 Sassuolo 21 6 5 10 32 35 -3 23
16 Sampdoria 21 5 5 11 20 33 -13 20
17 Lecce 21 3 7 11 23 42 -19 16
18 SPAL 21 4 3 14 15 33 -18 15
19 Genoa 21 3 6 12 21 41 -20 15
20 Brescia 21 4 3 14 19 39 -20 15

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Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
Bologna, 11th position with 27 points and a negative goal difference of -1
Brescia, 19th position with 15 points and a negative goal difference of -20

Pos Team P W D L Goals DIFF Points
11 Bologna 21 7 6 8 32:33 -1 27
19 Brescia 21 4 3 14 19:39 -20 15

Stats BEFORE the game.  Top scorer of BOLOGNA:  Palacio and Orsolini with 5 goals each.

Top scorer of BRESCIA:  Mario Balotelli with 5 goals.

Bologna Goals Goals Brescia
Palacio, Rodrigo 5 5 Balotelli, Mario
Orsolini, Riccardo 5 4 Donnarumma, Alfredo
Sansone, Nicola 4 3 Torregrossa, Ernesto
Soriano, Roberto 3 2 Chancellor, Jhon
Bani, Mattia 3 1 Cistana, Andrea

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of BOLOGNA:  1 win, 1 draw, 1 lost

DAte TO Match FT ROund
25/01/20 SA Spal Bologna 1:3 21
19/01/20 SA Bologna Verona 1:1 20
12/01/20 SA Torino Bologna 1:0 19

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of BRESCIA:  1 draw, 2 lost.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
24/01/20 SA Brescia Milan 0:1 21
19/01/20 SA Brescia Cagliari 2:2 20
12/01/20 SA Sampdoria Brescia 5:1 19
  • Here are Bologna vs Brescia probable lineups.

BOLOGNA (4-2-3-1): Skorupski; Mbaye, Danilo, Bani, Denswil; Schouten, Poli; Orsolini, Soriano, Barrow; Sansone. 

Subs: Da Costa, Sarr, Paz, Corbo, Dominguez, Svanberg, Skov Olsen, Palacio, Santander.

Unavailable: Krejci, Dijks, Medel.

Suspended players: Tomiyasu.

Coach:  Sinisa Mihajlovic.

BRESCIA (4-3-1-2): Joronen; Sabelli, Cistana, Chancellor, Mateju; Bisoli, Tonali, Dessena; Skrabb; Ayé, Torregrossa.

Subs: Alfonso, Gastaldello, Mangraviti, Martella Ndoj, Viviani, Romulo, Bjarnason, Spalek, Alfr.Donnarumma.

Suspended players:  Mario Balotelli.

Coach: Eugenio Corini.

CAGLIARI – PARMA
Sardegna Arena
Referee: IRRATI
Assistants: DEL GIOVANE – GORI
Fourth Official: PRONTERA
VAR: AURELIANO
AVAR: COSTANZO
18:00

Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
Cagliari, 7th position with 31 points and a positive goal difference of +4
Parma, 8th position with 31 points and a positive goal difference of +2

Pos Team P W D L Goals DIFF Points
7 Cagliari 21 8 7 6 36:32 4 31
8 Parma 21 9 4 8 29:27 2 31

Stats BEFORE the game.  Top scorer of CAGLIARI:  Joao Pedro with 13 goals.

Top scorer of PARMA: Andreas Cornelius with 7 goals.

Cagliari Goals Goals Parma
Pedro, Joao 13 7 Cornelius, Andreas
Nainggolan, Radja 5 5 Kulusevski, Dejan
Simeone, Giovanni 5 4 Gervinho
Castro, Lucas 2 2 Iacoponi, Simone
Ceppitelli, Luca 2 2 Kucka, Juraj

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of CAGLIARI:  2 draws, 1 lost

DAte TO Match FT ROund
26/01/20 SA Inter Cagliari 1:1 21
19/01/20 SA Brescia Cagliari 2:2 20
14/01/20 CI Inter Cagliari 4:1 1/8

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of PARMA:  1 win, 2 lost.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
26/01/20 SA Parma Udinese 2:0 21
19/01/20 SA Juventus Parma 2:1 20
16/01/20 CI Parma Roma 0:2 1/8
  • Here are Cagliari vs Parma probable lineups.

CAGLIARI (4-3-2-1): Cragno; Faragò, Pisacane, Klavan, Lu.Pellegrini; Nandez, Cigarini, Ionita; Nainggolan, Joao Pedro; Simeone. 

Subs: Rafael, Olsen, Mattiello, Cacciatore, Walukiewicz, Birsa, Castro, Oliva, Lykogiannis, Gagliano.

Unavailable: Cerri, Rog, Pavoletti, Ragatzu, Ceppitelli.

No suspended players.

Coach:  Rolando Maran.

PARMA (4-3-3): Radu; Darmian, Iacoponi, Alves, Gagliolo; Kucka, Hernani, Barillà; Gervinho, Cornelius, Kurtic. 

Subs: Colombi, Corvi, Dermaku, Laurini, Pezzella, Brugman, Sprocati, Siligardi.

Unavailable: Sepe, Kulusevski, Inglese, Karamoh, Scozzarella, Grassi.

No suspended players.

Coach: Roberto D’Aversa.

SASSUOLO – AS ROMA
Mapei Stadium
Referee: PAIRETTO
Assistants: SCHENONE – VECCHI
Fourth Official: ABBATTISTA
VAR: GIACOMELLI
AVAR: PRETI
20:45

Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
Sassuolo, 15th position with 23 points and a negative goal difference of -3
AS Roma, 4th position with 39 points and a positive goal difference of +15

Pos Team P W D L Goals DIFF Points
4 Roma 21 11 6 4 38:23 15 39
15 Sassuolo 21 6 5 10 32:35 -3 23

Stats BEFORE the game.  Top scorer of SASSUOLO:  Domenico Berardi with 9 goals.

Top scorer of AS ROMA: Edin Dzeko with 9 goals.

Sassuolo Goals Goals AS Roma
Berardi, Domenico 9 9 Dzeko, Edin
Caputo, Francesco 8 5 Kolarov, Aleksandar
Boga, Jeremie 5 4 Zaniolo, Nicolo
Traore, Hamed Junior 3 3 Kluivert, Justin
Djuricic, Filip 3 3 Perotti, Diego

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of SASSUOLO:  1 win, 1 draw, 1 lost

DAte TO Match FT ROund
26/01/20 SA Sampdoria Sassuolo 0:0 21
18/01/20 SA Sassuolo Torino 2:1 20
12/01/20 SA Udinese Sassuolo 3:0 19

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of AS ROMA:  1 win, 1 draw, 1 lost.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
26/01/20 SA Roma Lazio 1:1 21
22/01/20 CI Juventus Roma 3:1 Q
19/01/20 SA Genoa Roma 1:3 20
  • Here are Sassuolo vs AS Roma probable lineups.

SASSUOLO (4-2-3-1): Consigli; Tojan, Romagna, Ferrari, Kyriakopoulos; Locatelli, Obiang; Berardi, Djuricic, Boga; Caputo. 

Subs: Pegolo, Turati, Marlon, Muldur, Piccinini, Rogerio, Magnanelli, Bourabia, Traore, Raspadori, Defrel.

Unavailable: Chiriches, Duncan.

Suspended players: Peluso.

Coach: Roberto De Zerbi.

AS ROMA (4-2-3-1): Pau Lopez; Santon, Mancini, Smalling, Spinazzola; Cristante, Veretout; Under, Pellegrini, Kluivert; Dzeko. 

Subs: Mirante, Fuzato, Bruno Peres, Juan Jesus, Cetin, Fazio, Kolarov, Villar, Pastore, Perotti, Perez, Kalinic.

Unavailable: Zappacosta, Mkhitaryan, Zaniolo, Diawara.

No suspended players.

Coach: Paulo Fonseca.

Sunday 2 February 2020

JUVENTUS – FIORENTINA
Allianz Stadium
Referee: PASQUA
Assistants: LO CICERO – TOLFO
Fourth Official: MARESCA
VAR: CALVARESE
AVAR: DI PAOLO
12:30

Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
Juventus, 1st position with 51 points and a positive goal difference of +19
Fiorentina, 13th position with 25 points and a negative goal difference of -4

Pos Team P W D L Goals DIFF Points
1 Juventus 21 16 3 2 40:21 19 51
13 Fiorentina 21 6 7 8 25:29 -4 25

Stats BEFORE the game.  Top scorer of JUVENTUS:  Cristiano Ronaldo with 17 goals.

Top scorer of FIORENTINA:  Dusan Vlahovic with 4 goals.

Juventus Goals Goals FioreNtina
Ronaldo, Cristiano 17 4 Vlahovic, Dusan
Higuain, Gonzalo 5 3 Pulgar, Erick
Dybala, Paulo 5 3 Milenkovic, Nikola
Pjanic, Miralem 3 3 Chiesa, Federico
Bonucci, Leonardo 3 3 Castrovilli, Gaetano

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of JUVENTUS:  2 wins, 1 lost

DAte TO Match FT ROund
26/01/20 SA Napoli Juventus 2:1 21
22/01/20 CI Juventus Roma 3:1 Q
19/01/20 SA Juventus Parma 2:1 20

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of FIORENTINA:  1 win, 1 draw, 1 lost

DAte TO Match FT ROund
29/01/20 CI Inter Fiorentina 2:1 Q
25/01/20 SA Fiorentina Genoa 0:0 21
18/01/20 SA Napoli Fiorentina 0:2 20
  • Here are Juventus vs Fiorentina probable lineups.

JUVENTUS (4-3-1-2): Szczesny; Cuadrado, De Ligt, Bonucci, Alex Sandro; Bentancur, Pjanic, Rabiot; Ramsey; Dybala, Ronaldo.

Subs: Buffon, Pinsoglio, De Sciglio, Rugani, Coccolo, Matuidi, Bernardeschi, Douglas Costa, Higuain.

Unavailable: Chiellini, Khedira, Demiral, Danilo, Emre Can, Pjaca.

No suspended players.

Coach:  Maurizio Sarri.

FIORENTINA (3-5-2): Dragowski; Ceccherini, Pezzella, Venuti; Lirola, Benassi, Pulgar, Eysseric, Dalbert; Chiesa, Cutrone. 

Subs: Terracciano, Ranieri, Terzic, Badelj, Ghezzal, Sottil, Vlahovic, Brancolini.

Unavailable: Boateng, Castrovilli, Ribery.

Suspended players: Caceres, Milenkovic.

Coach: Giuseppe Iachini.

ATALANTA – GENOA
Atleti Azzurri D’Italia Stadium
Referee: MASSA
Assistants: MELI – DI VUOLO
Fourth Official: MANGANIELLO
VAR: MARIANI
AVAR: TEGONI
15:00

Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
Atalanta, 5th position with 38 points and a positive goal difference of +29
Genoa, 18th position with 15 points and a negative goal difference of -20

Pos Team P W D L Goals DIFF Points
5 Atalanta 21 11 5 5 57:28 29 38
18 Genoa 21 3 6 12 21:41 -20 15

Stats BEFORE the game.  Top scorer of ATALANTA:  Josip Ilicic with 13 goals.

Top scorer of GENOA:  Pandev and Kouame with 5 goals each.

Atalanta Goals Goals Genoa
Ilicic, Josip 13 5 Pandev, Goran
Muriel, Luis 12 5 Kouame, Christian
Zapata, Duvan 7 4 Criscito, Domenico
Gosens, Robin 7 2 Pinamonti, Andrea
Gomez, Papu 6 1 Sturaro, Stefano

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of ATALANTA:  1 win, 2 lost.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
25/01/20 SA Torino Atalanta 0:7 21
20/01/20 SA Atalanta Spal 1:2 20
15/01/20 CI Fiorentina Atalanta 2:1 1/8

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of GENOA:   1 draw, 2 lost.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
25/01/20 SA Fiorentina Genoa 0:0 21
19/01/20 SA Genoa Roma 1:3 20
12/01/20 SA Verona Genoa 2:1 19
  • Here are Atalanta vs Genoa probable lineups.

ATALANTA (3-4-1-2): Gollini; Toloi, Palomino, Djimsiti; Hateboer, De Roon, Pasalic, Gosens; Gomez; Ilicic, Zapata.

Subs: Sportiello, Rossi, Caldara, Czyborra, Castagne, Freuler, Malinovskyi, Piccoli, Muriel.

No suspended players.

Coach: Gian Piero Gasperini.

GENOA (3-5-2): Perin; Biraschi, Romero, Criscito; Ghiglione, Behrami, Schone, Sturaro, Barreca; Pandev, Sanabria. 

Subs: Marchetti, Zapata, Goldaniga, Ankersen, Pajac, Radovanovic, Eriksson, Cassata, Agudelo, Favilli, Destro, Pinamonti.

Unavailable: Kouame.

No suspended players.

Coach:  Davide Nicola.

LAZIO – SPAL
Olimpico di Roma Stadium
Referee: GIUA
Assistants: SANTORO – VILLA
Fourth Official: VOLPI
VAR: GUIDA
AVAR: FIORITO
15:00

Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
Lazio, 3rd position with 46 points and a positive goal difference of +28
SPAL, 20th position with 15 points and a negative goal difference of -18

Pos Team P W D L Goals DIFF Points
3 Lazio 20 14 4 2 47:19 28 46
20 Spal 21 4 3 14 15:33 -18 15

Stats BEFORE the game.  Top scorer of LAZIO:  Ciro Immobile with 23 goals.

Top scorer of SPAL: Andrea Petagna with 8 goals.

Lazio Goals Goals SPAL
Immobile, Ciro 23 8 Petagna, Andrea
Correa, Joaquin 6 2 Valoti, Mattia
Caicedo, Felipe 5 2 Di Francesco, Federico
Alberto, Luis 3 2 Kurtic, Jasmin
Milinkovic-Savic, Sergej 3 1 Strefezza, Gabriel

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of LAZIO:  1 win, 1 draw, 1 lost .

DAte TO Match FT ROund
26/01/20 SA Roma Lazio 1:1 21
21/01/20 CI Napoli Lazio 1:0 Q
18/01/20 SA Lazio Sampdoria 5:1 20

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of SPAL:  1 win, 2 lost.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
25/01/20 SA Spal Bologna 1:3 21
20/01/20 SA Atalanta Spal 1:2 20
15/01/20 CI Milan Spal 3:0 1/8
  • Here are Lazio vs Spal probable lineups.

LAZIO (3-5-2): Strakosha; Luiz Felipe, Acerbi, Radu; Lazzari, Milinkovic, Leiva, Luis Alberto, Lulic; Caicedo, Immobile.

Subs.: Proto, Guerrieri, Vavro, Patric, Bastos, Parolo, Marusic, Jony, A. Anderson.

Unavailable: Correa, Cataldi, Adekanye, J. Lukaku.

No suspended players.

Coach: Simone Inzaghi.

SPAL (3-5-2): E. Berisha; Cionek, Vicari, Bonifazi; Strefezza, Murgia, Missiroli, Dabo, Reca; Floccari, Di Francesco.  

Subs: Thiam, Letica, Felipe, Tomovic, Salamon, Cannistrà, Valdifiori, Tunjov, Zanchetta, Mastrilli, Paloschi, Jankovic.

Unavailable: Fares, D’Alessandro.

Suspended players:  Petagna, Valoti.

Coach: Semplici.

AC MILAN – HELLAS VERONA
San Siro Stadium
Referee: CHIFFI
Assistants: LIBERTI – IMPERIALE
Fourth Official: GHERSINI
VAR: VALERI
AVAR: BINDONI
15:00

Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
AC Milan, 6th position with 31 points and a negative goal difference of -4
Hellas Verona, 9th position with 29 points and a positive goal difference of +3

Pos Team P W D L Goals DIFF Points
6 Milan 21 9 4 8 22:26 -4 31
9 Verona 20 8 5 7 25:22 3 29

Stats BEFORE the game.  Top scorer of AC MILAN:   Theo Hernandez with 5 goals.

Top scorer of HELLAS VERONA:  Di Carmine, Pazzini, Verre, and Pessina with 3 goals each.

AC Milan Goals Goals  Hellas Verona
Hernandez, Theo 5 3 Di Carmine, Samuel
Piatek, Krzysztof 4 3 Pazzini, Giampaolo
Rebic, Ante 3 3 Verre, Valerio
Bonaventura, Giacomo 2 3 Pessina, Matteo
Leao, Rafael 2 2 Faraoni, Davide

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of AC MILAN:   3 wins.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
28/01/20 CI Milan Torino 4:2 (OT) Q
24/01/20 SA Brescia Milan 0:1 21
19/01/20 SA Milan Udinese 3:2 20

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of HELLAS VERONA:  2 wins, 1 draw.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
26/01/20 SA Verona Lecce 3:0 21
19/01/20 SA Bologna Verona 1:1 20
12/01/20 SA Verona Genoa 2:1 19
  • Here are AC Milan vs Hellas Verona probable lineups.

AC MILAN (4-4-2): G. Donnarumma; Conti, Kjaer, Romagnoli, Hernandez; Castillejo, Kessie, Krunic, Calhanoglu; Ibrahimovic, Leao.

Subs: Begovic, Ant. Donnarumma, Calabria, Gabbia, Musacchio, Brescianini, Paquetà, Bonaventura, Maldini, Rebic.

Unavailable: Duarte, Biglia.

Suspended players: Bennacer.

Coach:  Stefano Pioli

HELLAS VERONA (3-4-2-1): Silvestri; Rrahmani, Kumbulla, Dawidowicz; Faraoni, Amrabat, Veloso, Lazovic; Zaccagni, Pessina; Di Carmine.

Subs:  Radunovic, Berardi, Empereur, Adjapong, Gunter, Badu, Danzi, Verre, Borini, Pazzini, Stepinski.

Unavailable: Salcedo.

No suspended players.

Coach:  Ivan Juric.

LECCE – TORINO
Via Del Mare Stadium
Referee: ROCCHI
Assistants: MONDIN – MASTRODONATO
Fourth Official: DI MARTINO
VAR: NASCA
AVAR: CECCONI
18:00

Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
Lecce, 17th position with 16 points and a negative goal difference of -19
Torino, 10th position with 27 points and a negative goal difference of -9

Pos Team P W D L Goals DIFF Points
10 Torino 21 8 3 10 26:35 -9 27
17 Lecce 21 3 7 11 23:42 -19 16

Stats BEFORE the game.  Top score of LECCE: Marco Mancosu with 6 goals.

Top scorer of TORINO:  Andrea Belotti with 9 goals.

Lecce Goals Goals Torino
Mancosu, Marco 6 9 Belotti, Andrea
Lapadula, Gianluca 4 5 Berenguer, Alex
Calderoni, Marco 3 4 Ansaldi, Cristian
La Mantia, Andrea 2 3 Zaza, Simone
Farias, Diego 2 1 Izzo, Armando

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of LECCE:   1 draw, 2 lost.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
26/01/20 SA Verona Lecce 3:0 21
19/01/20 SA Lecce Inter 1:1 20
13/01/20 SA Parma Lecce 2:0 19

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of TORINO:  3 lost.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
28/01/20 CI Milan Torino 4:2 (OT) Q
25/01/20 SA Torino Atalanta 0:7 21
18/01/20 SA Sassuolo Torino 2:1 20
  • Here are Lecce vs Torino probable lineups.

LECCE (4-3-1-2): Gabriel; Rispoli, Lucioni, Rossettini, Donati; Deiola, Petriccione, Majer; Mancosu; Lapadula, Falco. 

Subs: Vera, Shakov, Saponara, Vigorito, Calderoni, Colella, Lo Faso, Rimoli, Barak, Chironi.

Unavailable: Farias, Meccariello, Tachtsidis, Babacar.

Suspended players:  Dell’Orco.

Coach:  Fabio Liverani.

TORINO (3-4-1-2): Sirigu; Lyanco, Nkoulou, Djidji; De Silvestri, Meite, Rincon, Aina; Verdi; Belotti, Berenguer. 

Subs: Ujkani, Rosati, Laxalt, Singo, Adopo, Millico.

Unavailable: Ansaldi, Baselli, Edera, Zaza.

Suspended players: Izzo, Lukic.

Coach:   Walter Mazzarri.

UDINESE – INTER
Friuli Stadium
Referee: DI BELLO
Assistants: ALASSIO – VALERIANI
Fourth Official: PICCININI
VAR: FABBRI
AVAR: GALETTO
20:45

Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
Inter, 2nd position with 48 points and a positive goal difference of +24
Udinese, 14th position with 24 points and a negative goal difference of -14

Pos Team P W D L Goals DIFF Points
2 Inter 21 14 6 1 42:18 24 48
14 Udinese 21 7 3 11 19:33 -14 24

Stats BEFORE the game.  Top scorer of UDINESE:  Okaka, De Paul, and Lasagna with 4 goals each.

Top scorer of INTER:  Romelu Lukaku with 14 goals.

 Udinese Goals Goals   Inter
Okaka, Stefano 4 14 Lukaku, Romelu
De Paul, Rodrigo 4 11 Martinez, Lautaro
Lasagna, Kevin 4 3 Sensi, Stefano
Sema, Ken 2 2 Gagliardini, Roberto
Pussetto, Ignacio 1 2 Candreva, Antonio

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of UDINESE:  3 lost.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
26/01/20 SA Parma Udinese 2:0 21
19/01/20 SA Milan Udinese 3:2 20
15/01/20 CI Juventus Udinese 4:0 1/8

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of INTER:   1 win, 2 draws.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
29/01/20 CI Inter Fiorentina 2:1 Q
26/01/20 SA Inter Cagliari 1:1 21
19/01/20 SA Lecce Inter 1:1 20
  • Here are Udinese vs Inter probable lineups.

UDINESE (3-5-2): Musso; Becao, Ekong, Nuytinck; Stryger, Fofana, Mandragora, De Paul, Sema; Okaka, Lasagna. 

Subs: Nicolas, Perisan, De Maio, Ter Avest, Walace, Jajalo, Zeegelaar, Nestorovski, Teodorczyk.

Unavailable: Samir.

No suspended players.

Coach:  Luca Gotti.

INTER (3-5-2): Handanovic; Skriniar, De Vrij, Bastoni; Candreva, Vecino, Barella, Eriksen, Young; Lukaku, Sanchez. 

Subs: Padelli, Godin, D’Ambrosio, Ranocchia, Biraghi, Moses, Borja Valero, Brozovic, Agoume, Esposito.

Unavailable: Asamoah, Gagliardini, Sensi.

Suspended players: Martinez, Berni.

Coach:  Antonio Conte.

Monday 3 February 2020

SAMPDORIA – NAPOLI
Luigi Ferraris Stadium
Referee: LA PENNA
Assistants: PASSERI – LONGO
Fourth Official: SACCHI
VAR: MAZZOLENI
AVAR: PAGANESSI
20:45

Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
Sampdoria, 16th position with 20 points and a negative goal difference of -13
Napoli, 12th position with 27 points and a positive goal difference of +1

Pos Team P W D L Goals DIFF Points
12 Napoli 21 7 6 8 30:29 1 27
16 Sampdoria 21 5 5 11 20:33 -13 20

Stats BEFORE the game.  Top scorer of SAMPDORIA:  Fabio Quagliarella with 5 goals.

Top scorer of SASSUOLO:  Arek Milik with 7 goals.

 Sampdoria Goals Goals  Sassuolo
Quagliarella, Fabio 5 7 Milik, Arek
Gabbiadini, Manolo 4 4 Insigne, Lorenzo
Ramirez, Gaston 3 4 Mertens, Dries
Caprari, Gianluca 3 3 Llorente, Fernando
Jankto, Jakub 2 2 Lozano, Hirving

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of SAMPDORIA:  1 win, 1 draw, 1 lost.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
26/01/20 SA Sampdoria Sassuolo 0:0 21
18/01/20 SA Lazio Sampdoria 5:1 20
12/01/20 SA Sampdoria Brescia 5:1 19

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of NAPOLI:  2 wins, 1 lost.

DAte TO Match FT ROund
26/01/20 SA Napoli Juventus 2:1 21
21/01/20 CI Napoli Lazio 1:0 Q
18/01/20 SA Napoli Fiorentina 0:2 20
  • Here are Sampdoria vs Napoli probable lineups.

SAMPDORIA (4-4-2): Audero; Regini, Tonelli, Colley, Murru; Ramirez, Thorsby, Ekdal, Linetty; Quagliarella, Gabbiadini.

Subs:  Seculin, Falcone, Chabot, Vieira, Barreto, Jankto, Leris, Bertolacci, Bonazzoli, Maroni, Caprari.

Unavailable: Depaoli, Ferrari, .

Suspended players: Bereszynski.

Coach: Claudio Ranieri.

NAPOLI (4-4-2): Ospina; Di Lorenzo, Maksimovic, Manolas, Mario Rui; Ruiz, Demme, Zielinski; Callejon, Milik, Insigne.

Subs: Meret, Karnezis, Koulibaly, Luperto, Hysaj, Lobotka, Elmas, Lozano, Politano, Mertens, Llorente.

Unavailable: Allan, Ghoulam, Malcuit.

No suspended players.

Coach: Gennaro Gattuso.