Delightful dogfight as daring SPAL duels with determined Reggina

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Competition: Italy Serie B
Competition: Sat 27.February
Match begins: 13:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stadio Paolo Mazza (17900 seats)

SPAL and Reggina have both delivered a "par" performance so far, to use a golfing expression. Both hold mid-table positions in the Serie B.

Insights:
  • Reggina has the fewest conceded goals in the first half (5) in Serie B

Both teams have had enough rest since their last competitive action. Let's hope for an energetic game!

It's time to recharge all electronic entertainment devices for Reggina, who are travelling more than 1100 kilometers to play this game.

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SPAL form and stats

The story so far in the Serie B for SPAL at their home stadium (Stadio Paolo Mazza) is 6 wins, 4 draws and 2 defeats.

SPAL travelled for their previous game, a trip to Vicenza that ended 2-2. Before that, SPAL drew at home versus Empoli.

A disappointing finish for SPAL in their match versus Vicenza as their 2-0 lead was destroyed and replaced with a 2-2 full time score.

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

There's a new game coming up fairly quickly for SPAL as they are travelling to their away game against Salernitana in the Serie B. That match is three days after this one.

SPAL have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at Stadio Paolo Mazza with 20 goals in 12 league matches. From these home matches, SPAL have conceded only 11 goals.

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Reggina form and stats

The hunting on away grounds haven’t been very fruitful for Reggina so far with only 12 points returning home. The records show 2-6-4 (win-draw-lose).

Michael Folorunsho scored in Reggina's previous match, the home game against Pordenone that ended 1-0. Before that, Reggina travelled to Cosenza and returned home with a draw after the game finished 2-2.

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

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

Reggina have scored 12 goals on their travels this season, from 12 away games in the league. 17 goals have been conceded by Reggina in these games.

Head 2 Head

The teams have played each other before this season, with the result Reggina - SPAL 0-1 entered in the official records.

Top Goalscorers

SPALM. Valoti
M. Valoti
7 goals
SPALA. Paloschi
A. Paloschi
7 goals
RegginaD. Liotti
D. Liotti
5 goals

SPAL missing players

Reggina missing players

SPAL Reggina
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
24 12 4 Played P 3 12 24
9 6 3 Won W 0 2 7
10 4 0 Drew D 3 6 8
5 2 1 Lost L 0 4 9
32 20 9 Scored S 4 12 23
25 11 5 Conceded C 4 17 28
88% 92% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 92%
75% 83% 75% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 83% 62%
33% 33% 75% Over 2.5 O 2.5 33% 42% 42%
25% 33% 75% Over 3.5 O 3.5 33% 17% 17%
12% 17% 25% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
50% 50% 50% BTTS BTTS 100% 58% 50%
42% 50% 50% Clean Sheets C S 0% 17% 29%
21% 8% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 25% 29%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.7 2.8 2.2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3.7 3.2 3.1
3 1 0 Red cards R C 0 2 5
 
12.7 13.9 14.5 Shots (avg) S ( 8.3 10.3 10.9
3.9 4.2 4.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2.7 3.6 3.5
34% 40% 50% Goal Efficiency G E 50% 28% 27%
Key stats in Serie B this season:
  • Reggina has the fewest conceded goals in the first half (5) in Serie B
  • Reggina has the fewest points from losing position (1) in Serie B
  • Reggina has the most dropped points from leading position (24) in Serie B
  • Reggina haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.

  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

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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.