PREVIEW & TIPS FOR Sassuolo VS Bologna
Sassuolo and Bologna face each other at Stadio Città del Tricolore in a match for the 28th matchday of Serie A. The two teams drew 1-1 (1-1) on 10-21-2016, the last time they faced each other in this edition of the league. The record of recent direct matches favors the home team, which in the last 5 games has won 2, drawn 2 and lost 1. The home / away condition deserves special attention, since although this is a game between 12th and 16th overall, In fact it is a confrontation between the 16th classified in home games and the 12th as a visitor.
The home team is currently in 12th place with 31 points, after 9 wins, 4 draws and 14 defeats. In the penultimate game, lost at home against Milan by (0-1). In the latter, they drew away against Crotone by (0-0). This is a team little affected by the house factor, since it has achieved similar results at home and abroad. For the championship, Sassuolo won 10 points out of 30 after 3 wins, 1 draw and 6 losses in their last 10 matches at their stadium. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition. In the 27 games he played in this event, he only managed 3 rounds in 15 games in which he conceded the first goal.
Sassuolo enter this encounter after a 0-0 draw away to Crotone. The emblem of the house usually works in a traditional 4-3-3, privileging the fast transitions and the attacks by the wings. In this drawing, the three most advanced men will be Berardi, Matri and Politano. In the midfield it is possible that they play Missiroli, Mazzitelli and Duncan, the latter being responsible for serving the more advanced men. The coaches will not be able to count on Francesco Magnanelli, who has been injured since December last year.
After 7 wins, 7 draws and 13 losses, the visiting team is in 16th place, having won 28 points. In the last game, they lost with Lazio at home (0-2), after in the previous game tied off in a game against Genoa, (1-1). This is a stronger team in their field, where they won 17 points, against only 11 in their games as a visitor. In the last 10 away games for the championship Bologna have recorded 2 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses, so they have won 10 points out of 30. In his games as a visitor there are some frequent results: at 0-0 intervals (5 in 13 matches) and at the end of the match 1-1 (5 in 13 matches). Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 27 games in this event, he suffered the first goal 13 times and only got 1 turnaround. In the last 13 away games for this competition there are 2 periods that stand out: scored 5 of his 12 goals in the minutes (46′-60 ‘); Suffered 10 of his 23 goals in the minutes (76’-90 ‘).
Bologna will enter this unmotivated game after a 0-2 home defeat at Lazio. The visiting club tends to play a 5-3-2 tactical system, favoring a more offensive style of play, attacking through the side aisles. Bologna is a team that likes to play in their midfield, with the goal of trying to surprise their opponents through counter-attack. When it invests in the offensive process, it usually does so through the right aisle, in order to take advantage of the depth offered by the Krafth side. The trainer will not be able to count on Rizzo and Brignani for being injured.