Home advantage could prove decisive in Taranto - Sorrento battle

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Competition: Italy Serie D: Girone H
Competition: Sun 18.October
Match begins: 13:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stadio Comunale Erasmo Iacovone (26384 seats)

It's still early in the Serie D: Girone H season, but we are learning more and more about the teams. Here is the Taranto - Sorrento preview!

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

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Taranto form and stats

The hosts won their first Serie D: Girone H game here at Stadio Comunale Erasmo Iacovone, lifting spirits. Home statistics for Taranto last season were 5 wins, 2 draws and 6 losses from 13 games.

Ahead of that match, Taranto won a home game hosting US Bitonto (2-1).

The hosts are modest favourites in this match, with the bookmakers estimating the chance of a home win at about 50% +- five percent. It's interesting to look at how Taranto have performed under similar circumstances, so here are some numbers: When modest favourites like this (we found one game) they have won one time, drawn zero and lost zero.

It's still early days, but we have some goal stats for the Taranto at home in the league. 2 on target and 1 scored by the opposition; from 1 match.

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Sorrento form and stats

One match played away so far in the Serie D: Girone H for Sorrento and it was a tie. Last season the statistics for their away games were 5 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses from 12 games.

A 1-1 draw at Città di Fasano's stadium before that.

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

1 goal so far away for Sorrento, while their defence has allowed the opposition to score 1. All from 1 league match away.

Head 2 Head

As for the last six games between these two teams, there's three Taranto victories, one draw and two Sorrento wins. Over/under statistics; two of these games ended with three goals or more, four matches with two goals or less.

Taranto missing players

Sorrento missing players

Taranto Sorrento
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
3 1 0 Played P 0 1 3
2 1 0 Won W 0 0 2
1 0 0 Drew D 0 1 1
0 0 0 Lost L 0 0 0
5 2 0 Scored S 0 1 5
2 1 0 Conceded C 0 1 3
67% 100% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 100% 100%
67% 100% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 100% 100%
67% 100% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 0% 67%
33% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
67% 100% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 100% 100%
33% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 0%
33% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 0%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
0 0 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 0 3
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
0 0 0 Total Shots T S 0 0 15
0 0 0 Shots on Target S O 0 0 11
0% 0% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 0% 18%
Key stats in Serie D: Girone H this season:
  • Sorrento has the most points from losing position (4) in Serie D: Girone H
Taranto Last season Sorrento
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
26 13   Played P   12 26
12 5   Won W   5 14
4 2   Drew D   4 8
10 6   Lost L   3 4
32 16   Scored S   13 38
21 11   Conceded C   11 21
88% 85%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   83% 88%
54% 46%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   50% 65%
35% 46%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   33% 38%
19% 23%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   17% 15%
8% 8%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   8% 8%
12% 8%   BTTS BTTS   42% 46%
50% 46%   Clean Sheets C S   50% 46%
50% 62%   Failed to Score F T   25% 19%
 
0 0   Corners for (avg) C F   0 0
0 0   Corners against (avg) C A   0 0
2.4 2   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   2.5 2
1 0   Red cards R C   0 0
 
140 108   Total Shots T S   21 36
49 37   Shots on Target S O   9 20
16% 11%   Goal Efficiency G E   33% 25%

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Brindisi 3 3 0 0 7 3 2 2 0 0 6 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 4 8
2 Casarano 3 2 1 0 6 2 2 2 0 0 4 0 1 0 1 0 2 2 4 7
3 Taranto 3 2 1 0 5 2 1 1 0 0 2 1 2 1 1 0 3 1 3 7
4 Team Altamura 3 2 1 0 6 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 2 1 1 0 4 3 2 7
5 Sorrento 3 2 1 0 5 3 2 2 0 0 4 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 2 7
6 Lavello 3 2 0 1 9 4 2 2 0 0 8 2 1 0 0 1 1 2 5 6
7 Francavilla 3 2 0 1 4 5 1 1 0 0 3 2 2 1 0 1 1 3 -1 6
8 Picerno 3 1 1 1 4 2 2 0 1 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 3 0 2 4
9 Fidelis Andria 3 1 1 1 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 2 2 0 4
10 Gravina 3 1 0 2 7 6 1 1 0 0 4 1 2 0 0 2 3 5 1 3
11 Molfetta Calcio 3 1 0 2 6 7 1 1 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 2 3 7 -1 3
12 US Bitonto 3 1 0 2 3 4 2 1 0 1 2 2 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 3
13 Aversa Normanna 3 1 0 2 2 4 2 1 0 1 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 3
14 Puteolana Internapoli 3 1 0 2 4 8 2 1 0 1 3 4 1 0 0 1 1 4 -4 3
15 Audace Cerignola 3 0 2 1 2 3 2 0 1 1 2 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 -1 2
16 Città di Fasano 3 0 1 2 2 5 1 0 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 2 1 4 -3 1
17 Portici 3 0 1 2 4 8 1 0 1 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 2 6 -4 1
18 Nardò 3 0 0 3 2 8 1 0 0 1 0 3 2 0 0 2 2 5 -6 0
Last season Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 US Bitonto 26 16 7 3 45 10 14 10 2 2 26 4 12 6 5 1 19 6 35 55
2 Foggia 26 16 6 4 33 16 14 10 3 1 24 10 12 6 3 3 9 6 17 54
3 Sorrento 26 14 8 4 38 21 14 9 4 1 25 10 12 5 4 3 13 11 17 50
4 Audace Cerignola 26 15 4 7 45 27 13 10 2 1 31 16 13 5 2 6 14 11 18 49
5 Casarano 26 11 9 6 34 28 13 9 2 2 25 12 13 2 7 4 9 16 6 42
6 Taranto 26 12 4 10 32 21 13 5 2 6 16 11 13 7 2 4 16 10 11 40
7 Gravina 26 9 7 10 36 32 12 7 1 4 23 16 14 2 6 6 13 16 4 34
8 Città di Fasano 26 9 7 10 34 31 12 7 2 3 17 9 14 2 5 7 17 22 3 34
9 Gelbison 26 8 10 8 20 22 13 3 9 1 9 5 13 5 1 7 11 17 -2 34
10 Gladiator 26 8 9 9 25 27 13 4 4 5 12 15 13 4 5 4 13 12 -2 33
11 Team Altamura 26 8 8 10 31 29 13 7 5 1 21 8 13 1 3 9 10 21 2 32
12 Brindisi 26 7 10 9 23 35 13 4 5 4 9 13 13 3 5 5 14 22 -12 31
13 Fidelis Andria 26 8 5 13 31 41 13 6 2 5 12 11 13 2 3 8 19 30 -10 29
14 Nardò 26 6 9 11 24 34 13 3 6 4 12 13 13 3 3 7 12 21 -10 27
15 Grumentum 26 7 6 13 27 39 13 5 4 4 17 17 13 2 2 9 10 22 -12 27
16 Nocerina 26 6 9 11 30 45 12 3 5 4 15 20 14 3 4 7 15 25 -15 27
17 Francavilla 26 6 7 13 24 35 13 3 4 6 14 18 13 3 3 7 10 17 -11 25
18 Agropoli 26 3 5 18 14 53 13 2 3 8 10 20 13 1 2 10 4 33 -39 14

Read more about Serie D: Girone H

Serie D is the fourth level of football in Italy and the highest non-professional level. It is divided into nine regional divisions, often referred to as Girone (or group) A to I. The first-placed team from each division is promoted to Serie C each year. Each division usually holds 18 teams.