U-Power Stadium: Monza vs Perugia Serie B pre-match guide

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Competition: Italy Serie B
Competition: Sun 16.January
Match begins: 15:15 (UTC)
Venue: U-Power Stadium (18568 seats)

Serie B: Monza welcome Perugia in what promises to be an action-packed football match. Tipsway gives you a full preview!

Insights:
  • Monza have the most points (22) at home in Serie B
  • Perugia have the fewest conceded goals in the second half (5) in Serie B

Little time to rest for the team playing at home, as they performed in a Serie B match only three days ago. At least it's nice to return home after that away game at Benevento.

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Monza form and stats

This stadium, U-Power Stadium, has been a fortress for Monza in the Serie B so far this season with the win-draw-loss statistic 7-1-0. Ever since the Ternana game Monza has been unbeatable here at U-Power Stadium producing six straight wins.

No payout for Monza in their previous match, an away game at Benevento that ended in defeat 1-3. The gifted forward Valoti edged out all the other players in that game and received a match rating of 7.84 out of 10. Valoti scored one goal and dribled past the opponent 3 of 3 times.

Ahead of that match, Monza won a home game hosting Frosinone (3-2).

The home team are moderate favourites in this game. How does Monza handle that role? We have found eleven games in our database similar to this one, based on the home odds. The stats for these games are four wins, four draws and three defeats.

The Monza manager Stroppa has got the team scoring with 17 from 8 home games in the league. It's worth mentioning that 10 of these goals has been scored in their last three home matches. Monza have only conceded 7 from their league home games. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above. It's worth mentioning that 5 of these goals has been conceded in their last three home matches.

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Perugia form and stats

The visitors, who have the most clean sheets (5) away in Serie B, are W3-D5-L1 on the road this term. That's in the Serie B. Perugia has drawn their two previous away games.

Perugia's last game ended in a draw, the home match versus Ternana that finished 1-1. The attacker Matos got a match rating of 7.13 in that game. Matos hit one key pass.

Before that, Perugia travelled to Parma and returned home with a draw after the game finished 1-1.

Perugia are the outsiders in this one, but not by much. Their performance in similar games (being the away team and moderate outsiders) is three wins, four draws and two defeats. From a total of nine matches.

Perugia have scored 9 goals on their travels this season, from 9 away games in the league. They concede less than a goal on average per away game (7 so far). It's worth mentioning that 6 of these goals has been conceded in their last three away matches.

Head 2 Head

Top Goalscorers

MonzaD. Carvalho
D. Carvalho
6 goals
PerugiaM. De Luca
M. De Luca
6 goals
MonzaA. Colpani
A. Colpani
3 goals

Monza missing players

Perugia missing players

Monza Perugia
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
18 8 4 Played P 4 9 18
8 7 3 Won W 1 3 6
7 1 1 Drew D 3 5 9
3 0 0 Lost L 0 1 3
25 17 8 Scored S 4 9 19
19 7 5 Conceded C 1 7 16
89% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 50% 67% 83%
72% 62% 75% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 56% 67%
39% 50% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 25% 33% 22%
28% 50% 50% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 11% 11%
17% 38% 50% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 11% 11%
61% 62% 75% BTTS BTTS 25% 44% 50%
33% 38% 25% Clean Sheets C S 75% 56% 44%
17% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 50% 33% 22%
 
5.2 4.4 5.8 Corners for (avg) C F 2.8 3.2 3.8
4.9 5.8 6.5 Corners against (avg) C A 6.2 5 4.4
2.7 2.2 2.2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.2 3.6 3.3
5 0 0 Red cards R C 2 3 3
 
10.2 12.2 13 Shots (avg) S ( 10.5 12.6 13.2
3.1 3.5 3.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3.2 2.9 3.3
45% 61% 57% Goal Efficiency G E 31% 35% 32%
 
12.4 12.8 15 Shots against (avg) S A 18.5 15.1 13.6
3.9 3.8 4.8 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 4.2 4.3 4.1
Key stats in Serie B this season:
  • Monza have not yet lost a game at home.
  • Monza have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Monza have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
  • Monza have scored in all their home matches so far.
  • Monza have the most points (22) at home in Serie B
  • Monza haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.
  • Perugia have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Perugia have the fewest conceded goals in the second half (5) in Serie B
  • Perugia have the most clean sheets (5) away 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 Pisa 18 11 5 2 26 12 9 6 3 0 12 4 9 5 2 2 14 8 14 38
2 Benevento 18 10 4 4 32 17 10 6 2 2 21 11 8 4 2 2 11 6 15 34
3 Brescia 18 10 4 4 30 20 9 3 3 3 13 12 9 7 1 1 17 8 10 34
4 Cremonese 18 9 5 4 27 17 9 4 4 1 14 9 9 5 1 3 13 8 10 32
5 Lecce 17 8 7 2 29 15 8 5 3 0 19 7 9 3 4 2 10 8 14 31
6 Monza 18 8 7 3 25 19 8 7 1 0 17 7 10 1 6 3 8 12 6 31
7 Cittadella 18 8 5 5 21 18 9 5 2 2 14 8 9 3 3 3 7 10 3 29
8 Frosinone 18 6 10 2 28 17 10 3 6 1 15 10 8 3 4 1 13 7 11 28
9 Perugia 18 6 9 3 19 16 9 3 4 2 10 9 9 3 5 1 9 7 3 27
10 Ascoli 18 7 5 6 22 24 9 2 3 4 8 13 9 5 2 2 14 11 -2 26
11 Como 18 6 7 5 25 22 9 3 3 3 10 8 9 3 4 2 15 14 3 25
12 Ternana 18 6 5 7 27 27 9 4 1 4 13 12 9 2 4 3 14 15 0 23
13 Parma 18 5 8 5 21 21 8 2 4 2 6 6 10 3 4 3 15 15 0 23
14 Reggina 18 6 5 7 16 24 9 3 2 4 9 13 9 3 3 3 7 11 -8 23
15 SPAL 18 5 5 8 22 26 9 2 3 4 16 16 9 3 2 4 6 10 -4 20
16 Alessandria 18 5 2 11 19 29 9 3 1 5 6 12 9 2 1 6 13 17 -10 17
17 Cosenza 18 4 4 10 15 29 9 4 1 4 9 9 9 0 3 6 6 20 -14 16
18 Crotone 18 2 5 11 20 32 10 2 4 4 13 16 8 0 1 7 7 16 -12 11
19 Pordenone 18 1 5 12 15 37 9 1 3 5 9 17 9 0 2 7 6 20 -22 8
20 Vicenza 17 2 1 14 15 32 8 0 1 7 6 15 9 2 0 7 9 17 -17 7

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.