Match preview Serie B: Ascoli - Monza at Stadio Cino e Lillo Del Duca

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Competition: Italy Serie B
Competition: Sat 10.April
Match begins: 12:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stadio Cino e Lillo Del Duca (20550 seats)

Struggling Ascoli will be hoping to pull off an upset when they welcome high-flying Monza in the upcoming league round. It’s 17th vs 4th and the home crowd will have moderate expectations.

Insights:
  • Ascoli have the fewest clean sheets (4) in Serie B
  • Monza have the most clean sheets (15) in Serie B

Ascoli and Monza should both be in good shape for this meeting, as there's been enough days for both of them to train and rest since their last matches.

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Ascoli form and stats

Ascoli, who have the fewest clean sheets (4) in Serie B, have played 16 Serie B games at their own stadium so far this season, resulting in 5-5-6 (wins-draws-losses).

The Ascoli supporters enjoyed the previous match, watching their team host Vicenza in Serie B and win 2-1. Prior to that, an away loss at Cosenza.

Ascoli have scored 13 league goals here from 16 matches, not a lot. 19 goals have been conceded. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 2 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 home matches.

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Monza form and stats

The story so far for the visiting team, who have the most clean sheets (15) in Serie B, on their Serie B travels is 6 wins, 7 draws and 3 defeats.

Monza's last game ended in a draw, the home match versus Pescara that finished 1-1. Preceding that game, the 1-1 draw paying a visit to Virtus Entella.

Monza find the net regularly in their away games. 18 goals from 16 away fixtures in the league. Monza are defending well in their away games, having conceded only 15 times in 16 matches. For more goal statistics, check out the Statistics tab above.

Head 2 Head

The two sides played each other earlier this season: Monza - Ascoli 2-0.

Top Goalscorers

AscoliR. Bajić
R. Bajić
8 goals
AscoliA. Sabiri
A. Sabiri
6 goals
MonzaD. Frattesi
D. Frattesi
6 goals

Ascoli missing players

Monza missing players

Ascoli Monza
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
32 16 4 Played P 5 16 32
7 5 1 Won W 0 6 13
10 5 1 Drew D 3 7 13
15 6 2 Lost L 2 3 6
28 13 3 Scored S 6 18 42
42 19 5 Conceded C 10 15 28
91% 88% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 88% 88%
75% 81% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 69% 75%
38% 31% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 60% 31% 31%
6% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 40% 12% 16%
6% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 20% 6% 9%
53% 44% 25% BTTS BTTS 80% 50% 44%
12% 19% 25% Clean Sheets C S 0% 38% 47%
44% 50% 50% Failed to Score F T 20% 25% 22%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.8 2.9 2.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.6 2.3 2.1
9 5 1 Red cards R C 1 2 4
 
12.9 12.6 13.2 Shots (avg) S ( 15.8 12.3 14.5
4.2 3.4 4.8 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4.2 3.9 4.6
21% 24% 16% Goal Efficiency G E 29% 29% 28%
Key stats in Serie B this season:
  • Ascoli have the fewest clean sheets (4) in Serie B
  • Monza have the most clean sheets (15) in Serie B

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Empoli 30 15 14 1 53 24 15 8 7 0 26 10 15 7 7 1 27 14 29 59
2 Lecce 32 15 13 4 61 36 16 6 8 2 32 21 16 9 5 2 29 15 25 58
3 Salernitana 32 14 12 6 33 29 16 9 6 1 21 9 16 5 6 5 12 20 4 54
4 Monza 32 13 13 6 42 28 16 7 6 3 24 13 16 6 7 3 18 15 14 52
5 Venezia 32 13 11 8 43 33 16 8 2 6 22 18 16 5 9 2 21 15 10 50
6 SPAL 32 11 14 7 37 34 16 7 6 3 23 16 16 4 8 4 14 18 3 47
7 Cittadella 32 12 10 10 41 30 16 7 6 3 22 13 16 5 4 7 19 17 11 46
8 Chievo 31 11 12 8 38 29 16 8 4 4 23 13 15 3 8 4 15 16 9 45
9 Brescia 32 11 10 11 46 44 16 7 4 5 28 22 16 4 6 6 18 22 2 43
10 Vicenza 32 9 14 9 42 42 16 4 9 3 19 18 16 5 5 6 23 24 0 41
11 Reggina 32 10 11 11 32 35 15 6 3 6 13 15 17 4 8 5 19 20 -3 41
12 Pisa 31 9 13 9 40 44 16 5 9 2 18 15 15 4 4 7 22 29 -4 40
13 Cremonese 31 10 9 12 36 36 15 5 4 6 19 18 16 5 5 6 17 18 0 39
14 Frosinone 32 9 12 11 28 37 16 3 7 6 11 18 16 6 5 5 17 19 -9 39
15 Pordenone 31 8 13 10 32 32 15 3 9 3 20 15 16 5 4 7 12 17 0 37
16 Cosenza 32 5 17 10 26 32 17 2 9 6 12 17 15 3 8 4 14 15 -6 32
17 Ascoli 32 7 10 15 28 42 16 5 5 6 13 19 16 2 5 9 15 23 -14 31
18 Reggiana 32 8 7 17 27 49 16 5 5 6 17 20 16 3 2 11 10 29 -22 31
19 Pescara 32 6 9 17 26 49 16 3 4 9 16 25 16 3 5 8 10 24 -23 27
20 Virtus Entella 32 4 10 18 25 51 16 3 4 9 15 27 16 1 6 9 10 24 -26 22

Read more about Serie B

Serie B is the second highest division in Italian football. It usually has 22 teams playing two fixtures against each other. The two top teams of the league table are automatically promoted, with a third following depending on standings and/or a playoff. Matches are usually played on Saturdays.