Napoli vs Cagliari
|Napoli and Cagliari meet at Stadio San Paolo
in a match for the 35th round of Serie A TIM.
Napoli won away by (0-5) the last time they
faced off in this edition of the league on
11-12-2016. The history of direct matches
played at this stadium favors the home team,
who in the last 3 games won 2 and drew 1.
|However, in the last match in this stadium, for Serie A TIM on 11/23/2014, the game ended in a draw By (3-3). The goals of the match were scored by G. Higuain (11 ‘), G. İnler (30’) and J. de Guzmán (62 ‘) for Napoli and V. Ibarbo (38’) and Diego Farias (47 ‘ 67 ‘) to Cagliari. In this match the house factor could play a decisive role, as Cagliari has shown differences in performance in their games at home and as a visitor.
Napoli Team NewsAfter 22 wins, 8 draws and 4 losses, the home team is in 3rd place, having won 74 points. In the last match, they beat Internazionale out (0-1), after having drawn in a game against Sassuolo (2-2) in the previous game. This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 matches has 10 wins, 3 draws and 2 defeats as a visitor, with 38 goals scored and 20 conceded, against 10 victories , 3 draws and 2 defeats at home, with 32 goals scored and 16 conceded. For the championship, Napoli won 23 points out of 30, after 7 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss in their last 10 matches at their home stadium. His attack has scored regularly, as he has managed to achieve in 9 of the last 10 games in this competition. There is a tendency for goals in their home games, as 17 of the last 17 matches they played for this competition ended with over 1.5 goals. In 34 games in this competition, he only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 8 games in which he conceded the first goal. In the last 17 home games in this competition there are 1 highlights: 6 of his 17 goals between minutes (46′-60 ‘).Napoli VS Cagliari STATSNapoli have been campaigning well in the Italian Championship and are among the first placed with 72% of the points played so far and it is worth mentioning that it is only 1 point away from Roma that are in the qualifying zone for the group stage of the next Champions League of Europe, so you have to keep up the good performance in these final rounds and still cheer for a stumbling block from the rival. The team scored 78 goals, being the best attack of the competition, and conceded 35 goals, having the third defense less leaked and these figures demonstrate the excellent balance between the offensive and defensive sectors that allow the great current campaign. Playing at home, as the match that will do this Saturday, Napoli has great advantage of 72% and averages of 2.18 goals scored and 1 goal conceded per game, showing good strength in front of his fans and, moreover, that his attack is usually Very efficient in this type of situation. Overall, taking into account home and away games, the team tends to be more efficient offensively in the second half, as 48 of their 78 goals came in the second stage, especially in the 45-60 minutes of 19 goals.
Cagliari Team News
After 12 wins, 5 draws and 17 losses, the visiting team is in 13th place, having won 41 points. In the last match, he won Pescara at home (1-0), after having lost in the previous match, in a game against Udinese, by (2-1). This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when played with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games has recorded 3 wins, 2 draws and 10 losses as a visitor, with a total of 12 goals scored and 27 conceded. Already inside the home, he won 8 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses, with a total of 28 goals scored and 29 conceded. In the championship, Cagliari won 8 points in 30 chances, after 2 wins, 2 draws and 6 losses in the last 10 games they played as a visitor. In the matches played out in the league, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which was verified in 7 of his 17 matches. The team have conceded goals in 7 of their last 10 games, so they have not shown great defensive solidity, but their attack has regularly scored, as they have managed to achieve in 8 of the last 10 matches in this competition. In 34 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 20 times and only got 4 turns on the scoreboard. There are 1 highlights in the last 17 matches played as a visitor to this competition: he scored 5 of his 14 goals in the minutes (76’-90 ‘).
Cagliari have been campaigning somewhat unsatisfactory in the Italian Championship and figure in the bottom half of the qualifying table with 40% of the points played so far and it is worth noting that there is no risk of relegation and there is no chance of reaching the classification zone Of the next Europa League, so the team no longer has big pretensions in this final stretch of.
Stake: 9 / 10
Date: 06-05-17 18:00
ITALY: Serie A
Celta Vigo vs Krasnodar
|One of the most fascinating knockout
round begins Thursday night at
Balaidos: Celta Vigo and Krasnodar have
all it takes to dream Cardiff.We retrace the
path of international teams of Berizzo and
former Foggia Shalimov.
|After a complicated group stage (second place at -5 dall’Ajax and 2 points more of Standard Liege), Celta Vigo has placed a firm: winning 2-0 in Ukraine, the eleventh Spaniard eliminated (with a bit of luck) Shakhtar Donetsk or one of the favorites for the final success.
Before you cross over the Turks of Fenerbahce, the Krasnodar to Salzburg he had blown the place of honor in the group won by Schalke 04.
Only tenth in the Liga, Celta Vigo Saturday lost 5-0 against Barcelona but has a good home with Russian tradition: 2-2-0.
Fresh from 2-2 with Spartak Moscow (which houses atop the standings), the Krasnodar is fourth in the championship.
To us the Krasnodar very much like, but Celta is one of our favorite teams: Iago Aspas and choose mates.
Why safe? Why neroverdi are struggling with the expert’s disqualification Kaleshin defender and strong midfielder Kaboré Burkina Faso.
Stake: 9 / 10
Date: 09-03-17 21:05
EUROPE: Europa League
Nurnberg vs Braunschweig
|Nurnberg managed to reply well after their
defeat at home in the first part after the
re-start of the league, as the team walked
away with a 3:2 defeat on the road against
Heidenheim last weekend in one of the
most interesting matches
in 2. Bundesliga week ago.
|Guests took a better start into the match and took the lead in fourth minute via Sabiri already, while the hosts replied towards the end of the halftime via Kleidenst. It was a very open game where the players of Heidenheim did more in attack and looked more threatening, while the guests played great using counters and managed to take the 3:1 lead via Kammerbauer and Sabiri again in the second halftime, while the hosts only managed to reduce the deficit in second minute of additional time via Verhoek.
Nurnberg is now at ninth position having twenty-eight points which is seven less than third placed Braunschweig and only a victory is an option here. Right defender and team captain Miso Brecko (17/0) is injured for this one.Braunschweig, on the other side, didn’t enter the second part of the season in a proper way, as the team firstly took only a point on the road against Wurzburger Kickers, but then suffered 1:2 defeat in front of own fans against St Pauli last weekend making probably the biggest surprise of the round.
Guests took a great start into the match with a goal from Sobiech in fourth minute, but also playing generally good on counter attacks and doubled up the lead in 72nd minute with a goal from Sahin. Players of Braunschweig had more of the ball possession, but weren’t so concrete in attack only being able to reduce the deficit in sixth minute of additional time via Suleiman. The team is now at third position at the table, having three points less than leaders from Stuttgart, while they also have three more than fourth placed Union Berlin.
Visitors won’t be able to count at left back Ken Reichel (18/2) and midfielders Patrick Schonfeld (17/0) and Nik Omladic (19/2).
Nurnberg remains slight favorite for this one, especially since the visiting team misses few important players. However, my first choice for this one will be an open game with plenty of goals. Chances for overs are way bigger than 50% in my eyes.
Stake: 9 / 10
Date: 10-02-17 18:30
GERMANY: 2. Bundesliga
Eibar vs Atletico Madrid
|West Ham are looking to home comforts to
try and progress to the next stage of the
competition as their primary way of
progressing to Europe for next season,
as they have already been knocked out
of the League Cup and are sitting deep
in 13th in the table. West Ham were
battling with 10 men for 75 minutes in
their last game against Manchester United
losing 2-0 after keeping the game
extremely tight for 63 minutes with
that man short.
|They are already in 6th spot and know that a win here will help push them to 4th spot temporarily till other games take place. Atletico have to rely strongly against Griezmann and Gameiro to score for them and both of them have failed to net over the last 5 games. Madrid have a strong record against Eibar winning 4 straight games against them over the last 2 years and will aim to build on that strong form.
Eibar come into the La Liga on the back of no league wins in 3 straight games in the trot. They have beaten better opposition like Osasuna and Gijon on the Copa del Rey. Eibar have done decently well in their run of form that has seen them come to within 3 points of Atletico; but loses to sides like Bilbao, Las Palmas, Osasuna, Malaga and Deportivo; tells you there is a decent chance for Atletico Madrid to take this game away from them by just a narrow scoreline. Eibar will be welcoming a determined Atletico side who need to win, and Eibar will also like their home comforts expecting at least a point after losing just 1 game at home this campaign.
Atletico’s strong win against Las Palmas away from home, has bought in a lot of confidence to the side, and Atletico know that a loss here will all but end their chances of getting back in the title hunt as the points difference will extend to 12 points; so I am backing them to come out firing in this encounter.
Stake: 9 / 10
Date: 07-01-17 16:15
Everton vs Arsenal
|Everton have been in a terrible run of form
that has seen them fail to find a victories
with just 1 win in their last 10 games; which
is a horrible record. The only thing going for
Everton in this period is that they have
found the back of the net in 7 out of those
10 games. Their struggles are clear to be
seen on an extremely poor defense that
has been chopping and changing and
slower Mori and Williams at the back for
their last 3-2 loss against Watford,
despite taking the early lead.
|Everton have seen Lukaku get back to form with 2 goals on the weekend and he will be looking forward to an opportunity to help lead his team to some goals as they have in 100% of their home games. They will be looking at the Arsenal defense that should have a slower Gabriel, a struggling Koscileny and an under-performing Cech who have now concede goals in 9 straight games.
Arsenal have been riding a good spell of form from their midfielder and attacking midfield players, that they haven’t started a striker for a while now. Alexis Sanchez plays as the furthest forward with Oxlade Chamberlain, Ozil and Walcott sitting behind him to create opportunities and even create goals. Arsenal will also be looking forward to this game against Everton, a match up which allows them to go 1st in the league temporarily and a side home they have beaten in their last 4 meetings. Arsenal will double pivot midfield of Xhaka and Coquelin due to injuries, but they would like to have more creativity in that midfield position.
This matchup between the 2 sides have always seen goals flowing as it has in 5 out of their last 7 games. I am backing over 2.5 goals in this encounter.
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Stake: 9 / 10
Date: 13-12-16 20:45
ENGLAND: Premier League
Atalanta vs Roma
|Atalanta is really enjoying start of the
new season, especially in last few weeks
as the team comes from fourth consecutive
victory now, being also undefeated in last
seven rounds with six victories and just
one draw away to Fiorentina. In between,
they had nice victories over Napoli and
Inter for example, which put them now at
fifth position at the table with just four
points less than today’s
opponents from Rome.
|In the most recent game, the team easily outplayed and won convincingly on the road against Sassuolo 3:0 before the international break. It was yet another close to briliant performance from team from Bergamo, as they took the double lead already after twenty-four minutes of play, with goals from Gomez and Caldara, making their game much more easier. Sassuolo tried and had a bit more of the ball possession, but their ball movement wasn’t impressive at all, while the guests managed to score the third in 43rd minute via Conti and seal the victory without many problems experienced in the second halftime. Even though they are now awaiting Roma, the team is fired up to continue with their good performances and results and continue being in the upper part of the table.
Defender Andrea Conti (10/1) is now suspended, while injured with thigh problems are defenders Abdoulay Konko (8/0) and Boukary Drame (8/0). Team welcomes back couple of players for this one.Roma, on the other side, comes from a convincing victory taken in front of own fans against Bologna two weeks ago, as the team easily outplayed the opponent with a 3:0 result. Salah brought them into the lead in thirteenth minute, while Bologna also tried and had some decent chances, but the home team looked way more concrete with the ball and more important, more efficient.
Salah scored second in 62nd and it was obvious that Roma will be the one to get all three points, while the Egyptian scored his hat-trick in 71st minute to seal their victory after a goalless draw away to Empoli week earlier. Roma is now undefeated in last six matches in Serie A, having five victories and a draw, as the team continues to be at the second position and need to get a victory here in order to stay four points behind leaders from Juventus.
Doubtful for this game is forward Francesco Totti (6/2) with a hip problem, while injured remain defenders Thomas Vermaelen (2/0), Emerson (6/0), midfielders Alessandro Florenzi (9/0) and Leandro Paredes (10/1).
Atalanta have seen over 2.5 goals in 8 of their last 9 home matches against Roma.
Both teams are doing more than fine job at the moment, with Atalanta beating all the odds for now. It means that the home team can play a bit more relaxed here and should be able to exploit such situation with another positive performance. Roma is surely a better team, but will most likely have hell of a task here in order to get the three pointer and I expect both teams to be very dangerous, but also concrete in front of opponents’ goal.
Stake: 9 / 10
Date: 20-11-16 15:00
ITALY: Serie A