Bologna v Lecce: Serie A Match-day 11

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Serie A action on Sunday as Bologna and Lecce meet at the Stadio Renato Dall’Ara – 3:00pm GMT.

Sunday’s clash between Bologna and Lecce, sees seventeenth take on sixteenth in the League.

Bologna’s Serie A season, has so far seen them gain seven points, going into this game

It was three points secured for Bologna in their last fixture, beating Napoli 3-2 at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona.

Also, Bologna have now lost three of their last four meetings, a worrying statistic that has to be addressed by Manager Thiago Motta. Now they have 1 matches won, 5 games lost and 4 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in seventeenth place, with a total of seven points having won one game, drawn four fixtures, and lost five fixtures.

Bologna have won one game, drawn three meetings, and lost one game of their five League matches at home this season.

Victory for Bologna would take their points tally to 10 so far this season.

Bologna are likely to be missing one of their key players when they start Sunday’s game, due to injury and illness.

With the Serie A season well into its stride, Lecce have managed to gain eight points

Marco Baroni’s men were held to a disappointing draw against Fiorentina in their last fixture, he will be keen to improve on that in this game.

Also, Lecce have developed a habit of drawing football matches this season, which is reflected by their position in the table. Their position is sixteenth in the League and they have eight points, that is, 1W, 4L and 5D having won one game, drawn five meetings, and lost four games.

Lecce have won one game, drawn one game, and lost three matches of their five League matches on the road this season.

A victory for Lecce would put them on 11 points.

Lecce’s squad has depth, but even so, Marco Baroni is likely to be missing one of they key players when they start Sunday’s game.

Bologna v Lecce – Head-to-Heads.

Regarding their historical duels previous encounters between these two teams havetended to favour the local team when it comes to wins.Bologna have recorded 11 wins and 10 draws. Also, in seven of the last 12 games between these sides, the result has been a draw. July 2020 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and Bologna took all three points winning 3-2.

Other players of note for Bologna are Marko Arnautovic and Musa Barrow with six goals both and for Lecce are Assan Ceesay and Joan Gonzalez with three goals and two goals respectively.