Ahead of Serie A TIM - 20th Round fixtures, here are the standout facts on each match.
Some previews about Serie A TIM - 20th Round:
ROMA vs TORINO (1-0)
The Giallorossi have lost only one of their last 17 Serie A TIM matches against the Granata (12W, 4D) dating back to 2007. Roma have scored in the last 16 of those matches, including a 1-0 away win in August on an 89th-minute Edin Dzeko goal.
UDINESE vs PARMA (2-2)
The Crociati have scored in each of their last eight Serie A TIM trips to Dacia Arena but have managed just one win in that time (3D, 4L). Luigi Sepe has made 87 saves in Serie A TIM this season, more than any other goalkeeper. He’s also made 4.57 saves per 90’, as only Ivan Provedel (Empoli - 5.36) has a better ratio of saves per 90.
INTER vs SASSUOLO (0-1)
The Nerazzurri have lost seven of their last eight Serie A TIM matches against the Neroverdi. They haven’t lost more than five times against any other opponent since the start of the 2014/15 season. Domenico Berardi has been involved in five goals (4 goals, 1 assist) in his last six Serie A TIM meetings against Inter, including scoring the game’s only goal when the sides met in week 1 (Sassuolo 1-0 Inter).
FROSINONE vs ATALANTA (0-4)
The Bergamaschi have scored 39 goals in Serie A TIM this season, more than any other team in the competition. They’re on pace for 78 goals, a number reached by only four teams in the last ten Serie A TIM seasons (Juventus, Napoli, Roma twice, Lazio once).
FIORENTINA vs SAMPDORIA (1-1)
The Blucerchiati are unbeaten in their last six Serie A TIM matches against Fiorentina (2W, 4D), as both teams have scored in all six matches. Fabio Quagliarella is the first player to score in nine straight Serie A TIM matches since David Trezeguet for Juventus from October to December 2005. He’s two matches away from the league record of 11 straight matches, set by Gabriel Omar Batistuta in 1994.
SPAL vs BOLOGNA (1-0)
The Biancazzurri have won their last two Serie A TIM matches against Bologna, each by a 1-0 scoreline.
CAGLIARI vs EMPOLI (0-2)
The Rossoblu are unbeaten in their six home Serie A TIM matches against the Azzurri, winning four times and drawing twice. Francesco Caputo (9 goals, 2 assists) has been involved in half of Empoli’s 22 goals in Serie A TIM this season.
NAPOLI vs LAZIO (2-1)
The Azzurri are unbeaten in seven straight Serie A TIM matches against the Biancocelesti (6W, 1D). The Naples side are the only team Lazio haven’t defeated at least once since the start of the 2015/16 league campaign.
GENOA vs MILAN (1-2)
The Rossoneri have won their last two Serie A TIM matches agains the Rossoblu Genoa on second-half stoppage time winners. They haven’t completed a league double over Genoa since the 2012/13 season.
JUVENTUS vs CHIEVOVERONA (3-2)
The Bianconeri have lost only one of their 31 all-time Serie A TIM matches against the Gialloblu (23W, 7D, 1L: ChievoVerona 1-0 Juventus on a Gennaro Sardo goal on January 17, 2010). Juventus have won six straight, and 12 of their last 13 against ChievoVerona (1D).
Juventus have the best record in Big 5 European leagues after the first half of the season (19 games - W17, D2). Paris SG (18 matches played) are the only team that could equal Juventus’ record (W16, D2 after 18 games played).
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