Serie A – Bologna to face Sampdoria on Match-day 9
This clash sees twentieth play seventeenth, as struggling Sampdoria visit the Stadio Renato Dall’Ara to face Bologna.
Bologna arrive at this meeting, having secured six points so far this season
Bologna will take a huge positive from their recent 3-0 win against Juventus at Allianz Stadium.
Also, Bologna have a huge task to over-turn their rivals in this game, having already lost two matches this season. With a seventeenth position in the league and 1 wins, 4 losses and 3 draws, they currently have six points in the League having won one game, drawn three meetings, and lost four games.
Bologna have won one game, drawn two fixtures, and lost one game of their four League matches at home this season.
A win in this fixture would take Bologna’s points to 9 in the League.
Dejan Stankovic’s Sampdoria, away to Bologna on Saturday, hoping to improve relegation prospects
Having lost to AC Monza in their last game, Dejan Stankovic’s men must reset and try to gain a positive result in this match.
Also, Dejan Stankovic may ponder the reasons why his Sampdoria team are struggling at the bottom of the table this season. But four defeats out of the last four matches, should be all the analysis that he really needs. With two points (0W, 6L and 2D), they are established in twentieth position in the League having drawn two matches and lost six meetings.
Playing away from home, Sampdoria have lost three games.
Victory for Sampdoria would take their points tally to 5 so far this season.
Injury and illness have depleted Dejan Stankovic’s Sampdoria and they will likely be missing one key personnel for Saturday’s match.
Bologna v Sampdoria – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels Bologna and Sampdoria have faced each other 35 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Bologna’s favour (14 – 11). Also, the Stadio Renato Dall’Ara has proven to be something of a fortress for Bologna, where they have won all last two meetings. In their most recent meeting of this fixture was April 2022, when Bologna walked away as 2-0 winners.
For Bologna, Marko Arnautovic is a top performing player who has scoredsix goals in eight League matches this Serie A Season, while Emil Audero contributed withone goal in eight League fixtures this campaign for Sampdoria.