All you need to know about the Cosenza - Vicenza game:

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Competition: Italy Serie B
Competition: Fri 20.May
Match begins: 18:30 (UTC)
Venue: Stadio San Vito-Luigi Marulla (24209 seats)

Serie B: We're previewing an absorbing and key match involving Cosenza and Vicenza at Stadio San Vito-Luigi Marulla. Both need the points!

Insights:
  • Cosenza have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Vicenza have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.

Cosenza is in the 16th league table position and will remain there regardless of what happens for the rest of the season. Vicenza are fighting to avoid relegation and will work hard for points.

These teams have little in common geographically as Vicenza have to travel 1000 kilometers to reach their opponents. The trip home will be especially long if the match ends in defeat.

Both sides have had enough days rest since their previous match. Let's agree to expect an active match!

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Cosenza form and stats

Cosenza have played 19 Serie B games at their own stadium so far this season, resulting in 8-3-8 (wins-draws-losses). When Cosenza hosts teams that live in the bottom of the table (like SPAL, Alessandria, Reggina, Cosenza, Crotone and Pordenone), they have won 3 of 5 matches! Nine out of nine points from the last three home games for Cosenza, and the home supporters are ready to scream their lungs out to keep the winning streak alive.

No payout for Cosenza in their previous match, an away game at Vicenza that ended in defeat 0-1. The goalie Matošević was named most valuable player of the team in that game, scoring 7.35 out of ten. Matošević topped it up with a clean sheet.

Previous to that game, a home match hosting Cittadella in a game that was won 1-0.

Cosenza has scored 21 league goals at home this season, in 19 matches. On the other hand, Cosenza have conceded 23 goals. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 1 of these goals has been conceded in their last three home matches.

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Vicenza form and stats

The hunting on away grounds haven’t been very fruitful for Vicenza so far with only 14 points returning home. The records show 4-2-13 (win-draw-lose). The fact that Vicenza have won four matches in a row should scare the hosts and makes this contest more interesting.

201 minutes! That's how long the Vicenza goalkeeper Nikita Contini Baranovsky and his defense have shut out their league opponents.

Impressive finishing secured the home win 1-0 against Cosenza in their previous game. Defender Bruscagin was the best team player with a rating of 8.13. Bruscagin hit three key passes and won 8 of 16 duels.

Preceding that game was the away victory against Alessandria with the score of 1-0.

The visitors have scored 16 goals from 19 away games in the league, an average of less than one per game. Vicenza struggle to build an impenetrable defensive wall in away matches with a total of 33 goals conceded from these games. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 1 of these goals has been conceded in their last three away matches.

Head 2 Head

The duelists have battled earlier this season: Vicenza - Cosenza 1-0. H2H stats regardless of arena (last five matches): Cosenza one win, three draws and Vicenza one victory. As for goals, one match ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), four games had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

VicenzaD. Diaw
D. Diaw
7 goals
CosenzaJ. Larrivey
J. Larrivey
6 goals
CosenzaG. Gori
G. Gori
5 goals

Cosenza missing players

Vicenza missing players

Cosenza Vicenza
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
39 19 5 Played P 5 19 39
8 8 3 Won W 3 4 10
11 3 0 Drew D 0 2 7
20 8 2 Lost L 2 13 22
36 21 6 Scored S 9 16 39
60 23 4 Conceded C 8 33 59
95% 95% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 95% 95%
69% 68% 40% Over 1.5 O 1.5 60% 63% 64%
41% 42% 40% Over 2.5 O 2.5 60% 47% 44%
28% 26% 20% Over 3.5 O 3.5 60% 32% 28%
8% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 40% 16% 15%
54% 47% 40% BTTS BTTS 60% 37% 46%
15% 26% 20% Clean Sheets C S 40% 21% 21%
36% 32% 40% Failed to Score F T 0% 47% 38%
 
4.2 3.8 5.8 Corners for (avg) C F 4.6 4.6 5.4
4.4 4.1 4 Corners against (avg) C A 5.6 5.9 5.4
2.5 2.1 1.4 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.6 2.9 3
6 2 0 Red cards R C 0 5 6
 
9.8 10.3 11 Shots (avg) S ( 16.8 11.8 13.1
3.6 3.8 4.2 Shots on Target (avg) S O 5.6 3.9 4.3
26% 29% 29% Goal Efficiency G E 32% 21% 23%
 
14.6 13.7 11.4 Shots against (avg) S A 14 16.5 14.1
4.5 4.1 2.6 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 3.8 5.6 4.6
Key stats in Serie B this season:
  • Cosenza have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Vicenza have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.
  • Vicenza have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than 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 Lecce 38 19 14 5 59 31 19 13 5 1 37 14 19 6 9 4 22 17 28 71
2 Cremonese 38 20 9 9 57 39 19 11 6 2 32 18 19 9 3 7 25 21 18 69
3 Monza 38 19 10 9 60 38 19 13 4 2 37 14 19 6 6 7 23 24 22 67
4 Pisa 38 18 13 7 48 35 19 10 8 1 26 13 19 8 5 6 22 22 13 67
5 Brescia 38 17 15 6 55 35 19 8 8 3 30 20 19 9 7 3 25 15 20 66
6 Ascoli 38 19 8 11 52 42 19 8 6 5 24 18 19 11 2 6 28 24 10 65
7 Benevento 38 18 9 11 62 39 19 10 4 5 38 20 19 8 5 6 24 19 23 63
8 Frosinone 38 15 13 10 58 45 19 10 6 3 34 16 19 5 7 7 24 29 13 58
9 Perugia 38 14 16 8 40 32 19 6 8 5 19 16 19 8 8 3 21 16 8 58
10 Ternana 38 15 9 14 58 61 19 9 2 8 30 27 19 6 7 6 28 34 -3 54
11 Cittadella 38 13 13 12 38 36 19 7 5 7 22 18 19 6 8 5 16 18 2 52
12 Parma 38 11 16 11 48 43 19 5 9 5 25 20 19 6 7 6 23 23 5 49
13 Como 38 11 14 13 49 54 19 5 7 7 20 21 19 6 7 6 29 33 -5 47
14 Reggina 38 13 9 16 31 49 19 9 2 8 19 24 19 4 7 8 12 25 -18 46
15 SPAL 38 9 15 14 46 54 19 4 8 7 30 28 19 5 7 7 16 26 -8 42
16 Cosenza 38 8 11 19 36 59 19 8 3 8 21 23 19 0 8 11 15 36 -23 35
17 Vicenza 38 9 7 22 38 59 19 5 5 9 22 26 19 4 2 13 16 33 -21 34
18 Alessandria 38 8 10 20 37 59 19 5 6 8 16 23 19 3 4 12 21 36 -22 34
19 Crotone 38 4 14 20 41 61 19 4 8 7 23 25 19 0 6 13 18 36 -20 26
20 Pordenone 38 3 9 26 29 71 19 2 7 10 19 34 19 1 2 16 10 37 -42 18

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.