The football match Parma Calcio vs US Lecce will take place on Monday, January 13, 2020, in the 19th round of the Serie A, at the “Ennio Tardini” stadium in Parma.
Parma is 4 points away from the Europa League
Parma Calcio finished well in 2019, winning 7p in the last 3 matches, defeating them 1-0 away over Sampdoria Genova, 2-1 away over SSC Napoli and drawing at home, 1-1 with Brescia Calcio . “Gialloblu” had a nightmare debut of 2020, being outscored by 5-0 by Atalanta Bergamo. After 18 disputed stages, the team coached by Roberto D’Aversa is on the 7th place in the standings, having 25 points. Parma’s record was 7 wins, 4 draws and 7 defeats, 24-25 goals. “Crusaders” want to achieve 8th success in Monday night’s match with US Lecce, to draw closer to Cagliari Calcio and the Europa League. The next opponents will be AS Roma, away on January 16, 2020 in the Italian Cup finals and Juventus Torino, away on January 19, 2020 in Serie A. The goalscorers are Andreas Cornelius (5 goals), Dejan Kulusevski (4 goals) and Gervinho (4 goals).
- Probable team Parma Calcio (4-3-3): Sepe – Darmian, Iacoponi, Bruno Alves, Gagliolo – Grassi, Kucka, Hernani – Kulusevski, English, Sprocati
- Coach: Roberto D’Aversa
- Injured: Yann Karamoh, Gervinho, Andreas Cornelius
- Suspended: Antonino Barillà
Lecce has 3 consecutive Serie A losses
US Lecce had a very weak 2019 end of the year, when it was eliminated 5-1 away by SPAL 1907 in the sixteenth of the Italian Cup, and in Serie A drew 2-2 at home with Genoa CFC and lost 0 -3 with Brescia Calcio and at home, 2-3 with FC Bologna. “Giallorossi” started badly in 2020, being beaten at home by 1-0 by Udinese Calcio. After 18 disputed stages, the team coached by Fabio Liverani is in 17th place in the standings, having 15 points. Lecce’s record was 3 wins, 6 draws and 9 defeats, 22-36 goalscoring. “I Lupi” have won only 3 matches this season, 2-1 with FC Torino, 3-1 with SPAL 1907 and 1-0 with ACF Fiorentina, all away. But they have only one success in the last 13 stages, the one in Florence. The next opponent will be Internazionale Milano, at home, on January 19, 2020 in Serie A. Team scorers are Marco Mancosu (5 goals), Gianluca Lapadula (4 goals) and Marco Calderoni (3 goals).
- Probable team US Lecce (4-3-1-2): Gabriel – Donati, Rossettini, Lucioni, Dell’Orco – Petriccione, Tachtsidis, Tabanelli – Mancosu – K. Babacar, Falco
- Coach: Fabio Liverani
- Injured: Marco Calderoni, Žan Majer
- Suspend: none
Parma Calcio vs US Lecce: Direct results (H2H)
Parma Calcio vs US Lecce met 22 times in Serie A, the balance being 11 victories of “Gialloblu”, 9 equality results and 2 successes of “Giallorossi”. The goal was favorable to the hosts, 35 to 21. In the 11 matches played in Parma, “Crociati” obtained 6 victories, “I Wolves” 1 success, while 4 games ended in a draw. And this time the goal was favorable to the hosts, 19 to 10.
Last 5 direct results
- 03/19/2006: US Lecce vs Parma Calcio 1-2 (Serie A)
- 09/22/2010: US Lecce vs Parma Calcio 1-1 (Serie A)
- 02/02/2011: Parma Calcio – US Lecce 0-1 (Serie A)
- 18.12.2011: Parma Calcio vs US Lecce 3-3 (Serie A)
- 04/29/2012: US Lecce vs Parma Calcio 1-2 (Serie A)
Parma Calcio vs US Lecce Picks
In 9 matches played at home Parma had 4 wins, 1 draw and 4 defeats, while Lecce had 3 successes, 2 draws and 4 failures. The hosts have the goal this season to take a place in the Europa League, while the guests stay in Serie A where they are ranked just above the relegation threshold. “Gialloblu” have lot problems with 4 players unavailable. He will return after an injury Roberto Inglese, while Antonino Barillà, who is suspended due to yellow cards will be replaced by Alberto Grassi. Cristian Dell’Orco will replace the injured Marco Calderoni at “Giallorossi”, while Giulio Donati, who was recently transferred from FSV Mainz 05, is announced as a right-back guard. In its entire history Lecce has been imposed once on the “Stadio Ennio Tardini” in front of Parma.
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