Cagliari vs Sassuolo Prediction & Tips
Cagliari and Sassuolo face at Sardegna Arena, in a match for the 20 th round of the Serie A TIM. The two teams tied (1‑1), on 20‑09‑2020, the last time they met in this edition of the league. At this stadium, the head ‑ to ‑ head history favors the away team, since they have a record of 1 win and 2 draws in the last 3 matches. However, the last time these teams met at this stadium was on 18‑07‑2020, in a match for the Serie A TIM, they ended in a draw by (1‑1). The goals of the match were scored by João Pedro (63 ‘) for Cagliari and by F. Caputo (12’) for Sassuolo. The home advantage may play an important role in this match, since both teams present significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
The home team is currently in 18th place, with 14 points won, after 3 wins, 5 draws and 11 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost at home to Milan by (0‑2). In the last match, they lost away to Genoa by (1‑0). This is a team affected by the home factor, which is stronger when playing against their fans, since in the last 30 matches they have recorded 1 win, 4 draws and 10 losses as a visitor, with 13 goals scored and 30 conceded, against 6 wins, 3 draws and 6 defeats at home, with 20 goals scored and 22 conceded. For the league, Cagliari won 8 points out of 27 possible points, after 2 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses in the last 9 home matches.
In this competition, they haven’t won any of the last 6 home matches. In their home league matches, the most frequent scorer at halftime was 0‑1 (4 out of 9 games). The team has conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition, for which reason it hasn’t been very strong defensively. There is a tendency for goals in their home matches, as 9 of the last 9 for this competition have ended with Over 1,5 goals. In 19 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 12 times and only managed 2 turns on the scoreboard.
Cagliari heads into this match with a 1-0 defeat to Genoa, adding the sixth setback in this Italian championship. In this home game, coach Eusebio Di Francesco should keep the team in 4-3-3 with Christian Oliva, Joao Pedro and Giovanni Simeone taking the top positions: the second athlete mentioned is Cagliari’s best scorer with 10 goals scored . For this match, the home coach cannot count on Nahitan Nández, suspended, as well as Marko Rog and Luvumbo, both with physical problems.
After 8 wins, 6 draws and 5 losses, the visiting team is in 9th position, having won 30 points. In the last match, they have lost in an away match against Lazio by (2‑1), after in the previous match they have tied (1‑1) at home, against Parma. This is a team that, curiously, has been stronger away than at home, as in the last 30 games they have recorded 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses as a visitor; against 5 wins, 5 draws and 5 losses at their stadium. In the league, Sassuolo won 17 points out of 30 possible points, after 5 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses in the last 10 home matches. Defensive solidity has not been their strong point, as they have conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games, but their offense has scored regularly, as they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 19 games in this competition, he only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 8 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Sassuolo enters this game with a defeat, by 2-1, in the trip to the Lazio field, adding in this way the third consecutive encounter without winning in the Italian championship: the only goal of the team was signed by Francesco Caputo. In this round against Cagliari, coach Roberto De Zerbi should keep the team in 4-3-3, privileging the maintenance of ball possession and organized attacks: shirt 10 Filip Djuricic is the great organizer of the offensive process. Francesco Caputo is the great highlight of Sassuolo with 7 goals and 4 assists. For this match the coach won’t count on Filippo Romagna and Domenico Berardi, players who are recovering from injury.
Cagliari – Sassuolo FREE TIPS
Sassuolo – Win @ 2.25
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90