Serie A – Match-day 8: Sampdoria v AC Monza
Sunday’s clash between Sampdoria and ASS, sees twentieth take on eighteenth in the League.
Sampdoria to host AC Monza Amid Relegation Battle
Sampdoria will hope to increase their wins in a row, having secured a 2-1 victory over Spezia Calcio in their last fixture.
Also, getting out of a relegation battle requires a string of positive results, but Marco Giampaolo’s men know that three losses in three matches is a run of form that will be hard to turn around. With a twentieth position in the league and 0 wins, 5 losses and 2 draws, they currently have two points in the League having drawn two games and lost five matches.
Playing at home, Sampdoria have drawn two matches and lost two games.
Sampdoria will have 5 points if they manage to secure a victory.
Sampdoria are no strangers this season to illness and injury and Marco Giampaolo is concerned that Sunday’s fixture could see him without one of his key players.
Nervous AC Monza take relegation battle to the Stadio Luigi Ferraris to face Sampdoria
ASS come to this fixture on the back of a 1-0 home win against Juventus at Stadio Brianteo.
Also, these are challenging times for Raffaele Palladino’s ASS, having suffered five losses in seven meetings, and taking them into relegation territory. This is a run of form that has to be stopped quickly. Now they have 1 matches won, 5 games lost and 1 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in eighteenth place, with a total of four points having won one game, drawn one game, and lost five matches.
ASS have drawn one game and lost two games of their three League matches away from home this season.
AC Monza will have 7 points so far this season, should they secure a win.
Going into Sunday’s game, Raffaele Palladino without one of his players, due to illness or injury.
Sampdoria v AC Monza – Head-to-Head.
Regarding their historical duels Sampdoria and ASS have faced each other times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Sampdoria’s favour (3 – 0). Additionally, ASS have tasted defeat against Sampdoria in three out of the last four matches with them. June 2001 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and Sampdoria took all three points winning 4-2.
Players to watch
For Sampdoria, Emil Audero contributed withone goal in seven League fixtures this season, while Marlon is a top performing player who has scoredone goal in seven League fixtures this campaign for ASS.