Cosenza and Chievo spectators can't wait for Serie B clash at Stadio San Vito-Luigi Marulla

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Competition: Italy Serie B
Competition: Sat 27.February
Match begins: 13:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stadio San Vito-Luigi Marulla (24209 seats)

Struggling Cosenza will be hoping to pull off an upset when they welcome high-flying Chievo in the upcoming league round. It’s 17th vs 6th and the home crowd will have moderate expectations.

Insights:
  • Cosenza has the fewest scored goals in the first half (7) in Serie B

Cosenza and Chievo 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.

Chievo have a very long trip to this away game, as there's more than 900 kilometers in distance to cover. This could prove a challenge, at least for the supporters.

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Cosenza form and stats

Cosenza's struggle is real here at Stadio San Vito-Luigi Marulla with only 8 points collected from 12 Serie B games. The win-draw-lost numbers are ugly: 0-8-4. Cosenza are slowly digging their own grave here at Stadio San Vito-Luigi Marulla with the depressing streak of not having won a home league game in twelve attempts. The last victory here came in the Virtus Entella match.

No payout for Cosenza in their previous match, an away game at Lecce that ended in defeat 1-3. In the match before that, Cosenza hosted Reggina and drew the game 2-2.

The manager R. Occhiuzzi will start preparations for the next game as soon this is finished, as the hosts are going to Brescia in only three days.

The goals haven't exactly been flowing for Cosenza here at Stadio San Vito-Luigi Marulla in the league, with less than one goal per game on average (7 from 12 games). On the other hand, Cosenza have conceded 12 goals.

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Chievo form and stats

The story so far for the visiting team on their Serie B travels is 3 wins, 7 draws and 2 defeats.

Chievo are looking to quickly end their 180 minutes long goal drought in the Serie B.

Home advantage was not enough for Chievo in their previous game, as they lost their Serie B-match, hosting Monza, 0-1. A 0-1 defeat away at Brescia before that.

The visitors are returning home after this fixture, hosting Pordenone in just three days.

The visiting Chievo have scored more than one goal per away game in the league so far. The grand total is 12 goals from 12 games. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 1 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. They concede less than a goal on average per away game (10 so far).

Head 2 Head

Chievo - Cosenza 2-0 was the story when these teams last met, earlier this season. Last three meetings between the teams: Cosenza won zero, Chievo won two and one draw. zero games with over 2,5 goals, three matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

CosenzaM. Carretta
M. Carretta
4 goals
CosenzaE. Gliozzi
E. Gliozzi
4 goals
ChievoL. Garritano
L. Garritano
4 goals

Cosenza missing players

Chievo missing players

Cosenza Chievo
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
24 12 4 Played P 5 12 24
3 0 0 Won W 2 3 10
14 8 2 Drew D 2 7 9
7 4 2 Lost L 1 2 5
20 7 1 Scored S 3 12 30
24 12 4 Conceded C 1 10 20
79% 75% 75% Over 0.5 O 0.5 60% 75% 88%
67% 58% 50% Over 1.5 O 1.5 20% 58% 67%
25% 17% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 25% 38%
12% 8% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 17% 12%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 8% 4%
50% 50% 25% BTTS BTTS 0% 50% 54%
29% 25% 25% Clean Sheets C S 80% 42% 38%
42% 50% 75% Failed to Score F T 60% 33% 21%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.9 2.5 3.2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.2 1.6 1.6
6 3 1 Red cards R C 0 1 5
 
11.7 12.9 13.2 Shots (avg) S ( 13.2 15.1 13
3.3 3.2 2.2 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3.8 3.5 3.6
25% 18% 11% Goal Efficiency G E 16% 29% 34%
Key stats in Serie B this season:
  • Cosenza has the fewest points (8) at home in Serie B
  • Cosenza has the fewest scored goals (7) at home in Serie B
  • Cosenza has the fewest scored goals in the first half (7) in Serie B
  • Cosenza has the most matches under the total-line (18) in Serie B
  • Cosenza have yet to win a 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 Empoli 24 11 12 1 44 22 11 6 5 0 22 8 13 5 7 1 22 14 22 45
2 Monza 24 11 9 4 33 19 11 5 4 2 18 8 13 6 5 2 15 11 14 42
3 Venezia 24 11 8 5 32 22 12 7 2 3 18 11 12 4 6 2 14 11 10 41
4 Salernitana 24 11 8 5 30 27 12 7 4 1 19 9 12 4 4 4 11 18 3 41
5 Cittadella 24 11 6 7 37 25 12 6 4 2 19 11 12 5 2 5 18 14 12 39
6 Chievo 24 10 9 5 30 20 12 7 2 3 18 10 12 3 7 2 12 10 10 39
7 Lecce 24 9 11 4 43 31 13 4 7 2 26 19 11 5 4 2 17 12 12 38
8 SPAL 24 9 10 5 32 25 12 6 4 2 20 11 12 3 6 3 12 14 7 37
9 Frosinone 24 8 9 7 24 25 12 3 5 4 9 12 12 5 4 3 15 13 -1 33
10 Pordenone 24 7 11 6 27 21 12 2 7 3 16 14 12 5 4 3 11 7 6 32
11 Pisa 24 7 11 6 32 36 12 4 7 1 13 12 12 3 4 5 19 24 -4 32
12 Reggina 24 7 8 9 23 28 12 5 2 5 11 11 12 2 6 4 12 17 -5 29
13 Vicenza 24 5 12 7 31 33 12 1 9 2 14 15 12 4 3 5 17 18 -2 27
14 Reggiana 24 8 3 13 23 35 12 5 2 5 14 13 12 3 1 8 9 22 -12 27
15 Brescia 24 6 8 10 34 39 13 4 4 5 21 21 11 2 4 5 13 18 -5 26
16 Cremonese 24 6 8 10 25 32 12 3 4 5 12 17 12 3 4 5 13 15 -7 26
17 Cosenza 24 3 14 7 20 24 12 0 8 4 7 12 12 3 6 3 13 12 -4 23
18 Ascoli 24 5 6 13 20 33 12 4 3 5 10 15 12 1 3 8 10 18 -13 21
19 Pescara 24 4 6 14 18 41 12 2 3 7 10 19 12 2 3 7 8 22 -23 18
20 Virtus Entella 24 4 5 15 23 43 12 3 1 8 13 23 12 1 4 7 10 20 -20 17

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.