Serie A match research: Cagliari against Salernitana

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Competition: Italy Serie A
Competition: Fri 26.November
Match begins: 19:45 (UTC)
Venue: Sardegna Arena (16233 seats)

Both these teams have had some difficulties so far, but three points in this key game would certainly help. Let's hear it for Cagliari - Salernitana!

Insights:
  • Cagliari have the fewest clean sheets (0) in Serie A
  • Salernitana have the fewest scored goals (10) in Serie A

There should be plenty of energy on the pitch in this game, as both sides have had time to recuperate from their last game. Let's hope both teams are ready to give it all.

It's quite the trip for Salernitana when visiting Cagliari as the cities are 800 kilometers apart.

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Cagliari form and stats

Cagliari's results here at Sardegna Arena in the Serie A have been very modest with 1 victory, 2 draws and 4 defeats. Cagliari are very eager to stop a potential losing streak at Sardegna Arena, having lost their two previous games here.

Cagliari drew their last game, 2-2 away at Sassuolo (placed 12th). João Pedro, an attacker, was the highest rated player for the side in that game, collecting a rating of 7.21 (out of 10). Pedro scored one goal.

Preceding that match was a defeat to Atalanta (1-2).

The hosts are modest favourites in this match, with the bookmakers estimating the chance of a home win at about 50% +- five percent. It's interesting to look at how Cagliari have performed under similar circumstances, so here are some numbers: When modest favourites like this (we found nine games) they have won four times, drawn two and lost three.

Cagliari are traveling soon after this match as the Serie A match at Hellas Verona awaits in four days.

Cagliari are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 10 goals in 7 games. Cagliari have conceded 13 from these games.

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Salernitana form and stats

Salernitana have only collected 3 points from their away games in the Serie A, after 1-0-5 (6 played). Recent form does not give Salernitana much hope, as the visitors have lost three games in a row. Cagliari will be a tough nut to crack.

Salernitana have been frustrated by their lack of goals lately, as they haven't scored in the league since they found the net 270 minutes ago. A. Schiavone was the goal scorer.

Salernitana failed to get anything from their last game, a Serie A home match vs Sampdoria (placed 16th) that ended with defeat 0-2. Luca Ranieri was the top performer of the team in that game with a match score of 7.33. The defender Ranieri hit four key passes and won 4 of 8 duels.

It was a defeat before that one as the away game against Lazio wasn't a success with a 0-3 loss.

We have checked recent matches where Salernitana have had similar odds to win. Win-draw-lose statistics from those 18 games were six victories, five draws and seven defeats.

A quick return to home after this game, as Salernitana are hosting Juventus in the Serie A only four days away.

The attacking power of Salernitana when travelling is not overwhelming with 5 goals scored from 6 league matches away. For Salernitana, more than two goals on average per game end up in their own net. When Salernitana is visiting a side on the bottom half, 2 of 2 matches have ended with three or more goals. These are matches against Torino, Genoa, Sampdoria, Spezia, Udinese and Salernitana.

Head 2 Head

Last two meetings featuring these sides: Cagliari won two, Salernitana were winners in zero and we saw zero draws. one game with over 2,5 goals, one match with under 2,5 goals.

Top Goalscorers

CagliariJ. dos Santos Galvão
J. dos Santos Galvão
8 goals
CagliariK. Baldé Diao
K. Baldé Diao
3 goals
SalernitanaF. Bonazzoli
F. Bonazzoli
2 goals

Cagliari missing players

Salernitana missing players

Cagliari Salernitana
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
13 7 3 Played P 2 6 13
1 1 1 Won W 0 1 2
4 2 1 Drew D 0 0 1
8 4 1 Lost L 2 5 10
15 10 7 Scored S 1 5 10
28 13 6 Conceded C 6 14 28
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
100% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 83% 69%
69% 71% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 83% 62%
46% 43% 100% Over 3.5 O 3.5 50% 33% 38%
15% 14% 33% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 17% 15%
69% 86% 100% BTTS BTTS 50% 50% 38%
0% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 8%
31% 14% 0% Failed to Score F T 50% 50% 54%
 
3.6 4.4 6 Corners for (avg) C F 3 4 5.2
6.4 6.3 6.3 Corners against (avg) C A 8.5 6.5 5.7
2.4 2.3 2.7 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.5 2.7 2.1
2 0 0 Red cards R C 0 1 2
 
9.8 11.3 13.7 Shots (avg) S ( 11.5 12 11.7
3.2 4 5.7 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3.5 3.5 3.3
36% 36% 41% Goal Efficiency G E 14% 24% 23%
 
16.9 15.1 13 Shots against (avg) S A 16.5 15.5 15.6
4.9 4.1 3.3 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 6 5.7 5.6
Key stats in Serie A this season:
  • All of Cagliari's matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Cagliari have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their matches.
  • Cagliari have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Cagliari have the fewest clean sheets (0) in Serie A
  • Cagliari have won significantly more corners at home than away.
  • Cagliari haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Salernitana have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored.
  • Salernitana have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their away matches.
  • Salernitana have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Salernitana have the fewest scored goals (10) in Serie A
  • Salernitana have the the worst goal difference (-18) in Serie A
  • Salernitana have won significantly less corners away then at home.
  • Salernitana haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Salernitana is in the worst form (1-0-5)

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Napoli 13 10 2 1 26 7 6 5 1 0 11 2 7 5 1 1 15 5 19 32
2 Milan 13 10 2 1 29 15 6 5 1 0 13 4 7 5 1 1 16 11 14 32
3 Inter 13 8 4 1 32 15 6 4 2 0 18 6 7 4 2 1 14 9 17 28
4 Atalanta 13 7 4 2 27 17 7 2 3 2 13 11 6 5 1 0 14 6 10 25
5 Roma 13 7 1 5 23 15 6 4 1 1 9 4 7 3 0 4 14 11 8 22
6 Lazio 13 6 3 4 25 21 7 5 1 1 18 8 6 1 2 3 7 13 4 21
7 Fiorentina 13 7 0 6 20 17 6 4 0 2 14 9 7 3 0 4 6 8 3 21
8 Juventus 13 6 3 4 18 15 6 3 1 2 7 6 7 3 2 2 11 9 3 21
9 Bologna 13 5 3 5 19 24 7 4 1 2 13 9 6 1 2 3 6 15 -5 18
10 Hellas Verona 12 4 4 4 25 21 6 4 0 2 16 10 6 0 4 2 9 11 4 16
11 Empoli 12 5 1 6 18 23 7 1 1 5 9 18 5 4 0 1 9 5 -5 16
12 Sassuolo 13 4 3 6 19 20 7 2 2 3 8 8 6 2 1 3 11 12 -1 15
13 Venezia 13 4 3 6 12 19 5 2 1 2 7 7 8 2 2 4 5 12 -7 15
14 Torino 12 4 2 6 15 12 6 3 1 2 12 6 6 1 1 4 3 6 3 14
15 Udinese 12 3 5 4 15 18 7 2 3 2 10 11 5 1 2 2 5 7 -3 14
16 Sampdoria 13 3 3 7 17 25 7 1 2 4 9 16 6 2 1 3 8 9 -8 12
17 Spezia 13 3 2 8 15 31 6 2 1 3 7 8 7 1 1 5 8 23 -16 11
18 Genoa 13 1 6 6 17 26 6 0 3 3 7 11 7 1 3 3 10 15 -9 9
19 Cagliari 13 1 4 8 15 28 7 1 2 4 10 13 6 0 2 4 5 15 -13 7
20 Salernitana 13 2 1 10 10 28 7 1 1 5 5 14 6 1 0 5 5 14 -18 7

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Serie A is the division at the top of the Italian football league system and regarded as one of the top leagues of the world. 20 teams play each other home and away to create a final league table after 380 fixtures. The winners are titled “Campione d’Italia” (Champion of Italy), often referred to as the scudetto.