Serie A – Salernitana at home to Spezia Calcio
Saturday’s clash between Salernitana and Spezia, sees twelfth take on fifteenth in the League.
It’s 10 points so far for Salernitana this season, going into this fixture
Salernitana will be full of confidence, going into this fixture on that back of two successive wins against Internazionale and Hellas Verona. They will need this if they are to retain their run.
Also, Davide Nicola knows that a run of three losses in four matches for his Salernitana side, is going to be a tough run of form to change. However that is exactly what he must try to deliver. With 10 points (2W, 4L and 4D), they are established in twelfth position in the League having won two meetings, drawn four meetings, and lost four games.
Salernitana have won two games, drawn one game, and lost two fixtures of their five League matches at home this season.
A win in this fixture, would take Salernitana’s points from 10 to 13, so far this season.
Salernitana may have to resort to second choice players, given the number of first choice players that are now unavailable through injury, illness or suspension.
Spezia Calcio go into this game with nine points secured
Spezia will be hoping for a win, following a disappointing 2-2 home draw against Cremonese in their last game.
Also, Spezia need to find a way to generate wins on a consistent basis, as they’ve recorded five losses in their last nine matches. With a fifteenth position in the league and 2 wins, 5 losses and 3 draws, they currently have nine points in the League having won two matches, drawn three meetings, and lost five games.
Spezia have lost five matches of their five League matches on the road this season.
Spezia Calcio will have 12 points so far this season, should they secure a win.
Luca Gotti will be forced to make changes to the plans for his squad, as injury or illness has depleted him of three of his Spezia players.
Salernitana v Spezia Calcio – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Spezia with a greater number of wins. In the last 17 meetings, they have enjoyed 10 victories, to Salernitana’s four victories. Additionally, Spezia are unbeaten in their ten of the last 16 games played against Salernitana. The last time they played each other in this competition was February 2022 and the score line ended up with a 2-2 draw.
For Salernitana, Boulaye Dia contributed withfour goals in 10 League matches so far, while M’bala Nzola has nettedfour goals in 10 League games this campaign for Spezia.
Other players of note for Salernitana are Boulaye Dia and Krzysztof Piatek with four goals each and for Spezia are Simone Bastoni and Emil Holm with two goals and one goal respectively.