Can Sampdoria beat Fiorentina in Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris clash?

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Competition: Italy Serie A
Competition: Mon 16.May
Match begins: 16:30 (UTC)
Venue: Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris (36599 seats)

Sampdoria have some catching up to do from their 15th spot, and the task starts versus Fiorentina. Read more!

Insights:
  • Sampdoria have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Fiorentina haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

Sampdoria are fighting like crazy to avoid relegation and desperately need points in this fixture. Fiorentina are still fighting for the big positions at the top of the table.

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.

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Sampdoria form and stats

The home fans haven’t been spoiled with victories in the Serie A this season. Sampdoria have only managed 5 wins, 3 draws and 10 losses from their games here at Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris.

Sampdoria faced defeat in their previous match, away at Lazio (0-2). Sampdoria's goalkeeper Audero was extremely busy against Lazio, saving the team from a uglier defeat with a stunning eight saves.

Before that game, the 1-0 home victory against Genoa.

The Sampdoria fans would probably like to see some more goals scored at their own stadium in the league, the tally being 25 in 18 matches. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 2 of these goals has been scored in their last three home matches. Defensively it’s touch-and-go for the home team as 31 goals have been conceded. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 3 of these goals has been conceded in their last three home matches.

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Fiorentina form and stats

The visitors are W6-D3-L9 on the road this term. That's in the Serie A. Fiorentina seem to be suffering from homesickness with two consecutive losses away. Third time lucky?

Fiorentina are travelling after their nice 2-0 home win in the fixture against Roma (placed 7th). Attacker González got a player rating of 8.05 in the game. "Man of the match" González scored one goal, dribled past the opponent 4 of 4 times and had 28 successful passes (of 32 total).

Preceding that game, the 0-1 loss visiting Milan's place.

Scoring goals is the main ingredient in creating success in football, and not only at home. So far Fiorentina have scored 20 goals in 18 league games away. Fiorentina have conceded 27 goals in these games.

Head 2 Head

The contenders have played each other already this season, with the final score Fiorentina - Sampdoria 3-1 entered in the official records. Head-2-head stats last ten meetings: four - two - four (Sampdoria wins - draws - Fiorentina wins). As for goals, nine matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), one had two or less. Quagliarella loves to face Fiorentina and have scored 8 goals in these encounters.

Top Goalscorers

SampdoriaF. Caputo
F. Caputo
11 goals
SampdoriaA. Candreva
A. Candreva
7 goals
SampdoriaM. Gabbiadini
M. Gabbiadini
6 goals

Sampdoria missing players

Fiorentina missing players

Sampdoria Fiorentina
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
36 18 6 Played P 6 18 36
9 5 2 Won W 2 6 18
6 3 1 Drew D 1 3 5
21 10 3 Lost L 3 9 13
42 25 12 Scored S 7 20 56
59 31 9 Conceded C 8 27 47
97% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
81% 83% 83% Over 1.5 O 1.5 83% 72% 75%
58% 72% 83% Over 2.5 O 2.5 67% 56% 61%
36% 44% 50% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 22% 31%
6% 6% 17% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 11% 11%
53% 67% 67% BTTS BTTS 83% 67% 53%
19% 17% 17% Clean Sheets C S 0% 6% 28%
31% 17% 17% Failed to Score F T 17% 28% 19%
 
3.8 4.2 4.3 Corners for (avg) C F 6.2 4.9 5.1
5.6 4.6 6.8 Corners against (avg) C A 4.5 4.1 3.4
2.5 2.6 2.7 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.5 2.6 2.3
3 1 0 Red cards R C 2 5 8
 
10.2 10.9 11.8 Shots (avg) S ( 14.5 11.6 13.6
3.4 3.8 4.7 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4.5 3.6 5
34% 37% 43% Goal Efficiency G E 26% 31% 31%
 
14.5 13.3 16.7 Shots against (avg) S A 10.2 11.6 10.1
5 5.2 6.3 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 3 4 3.6
Key stats in Serie A this season:
  • Fiorentina haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Sampdoria have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Sampdoria haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Milan 36 24 8 4 64 31 18 11 4 3 26 12 18 13 4 1 38 19 33 80
2 Inter 36 23 9 4 78 31 18 13 3 2 45 16 18 10 6 2 33 15 47 78
3 Napoli 36 22 7 7 68 31 18 10 3 5 34 16 18 12 4 2 34 15 37 73
4 Juventus 36 20 9 7 55 33 18 10 4 4 23 12 18 10 5 3 32 21 22 69
5 Lazio 36 18 8 10 72 53 18 10 5 3 39 22 18 8 3 7 33 31 19 62
6 Atalanta 36 16 11 9 65 45 18 4 8 6 31 28 18 12 3 3 34 17 20 59
7 Roma 36 17 8 11 55 42 18 10 5 3 25 15 18 7 3 8 30 27 13 59
8 Fiorentina 36 18 5 13 56 47 18 12 2 4 36 20 18 6 3 9 20 27 9 59
9 Hellas Verona 36 14 10 12 62 55 18 9 3 6 34 24 18 5 7 6 28 31 7 52
10 Torino 36 12 11 13 45 38 18 8 5 5 29 18 18 4 6 8 16 20 7 47
11 Sassuolo 36 12 11 13 61 62 18 6 6 6 27 27 18 6 5 7 34 35 -1 47
12 Udinese 36 10 14 12 55 55 18 6 7 5 29 26 18 4 7 7 26 29 0 44
13 Bologna 36 11 10 15 42 52 18 8 4 6 24 21 18 3 6 9 18 31 -10 43
14 Empoli 36 9 10 17 48 69 18 4 4 10 27 43 18 5 6 7 21 26 -21 37
15 Sampdoria 36 9 6 21 42 59 18 5 3 10 25 31 18 4 3 11 17 28 -17 33
16 Spezia 36 9 6 21 38 66 18 5 3 10 21 27 18 4 3 11 17 39 -28 33
17 Salernitana 36 7 9 20 32 73 18 3 6 9 17 35 18 4 3 11 15 38 -41 30
18 Cagliari 36 6 11 19 33 65 18 3 6 9 19 30 18 3 5 10 14 35 -32 29
19 Genoa 36 4 16 16 27 56 18 3 8 7 14 24 18 1 8 9 13 32 -29 28
20 Venezia 36 6 7 23 33 68 18 3 4 11 21 38 18 3 3 12 12 30 -35 25

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Read more about Serie A

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.