Serie A – Match-day 13 Sees Sampdoria take on Fiorentina

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Sunday at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris, as Sampdoria host Fiorentina in the Serie A.

Thirteenth placed Fiorentina will travel to the Stadio Luigi Ferraris, hopeful of rampage, as they face eighteenth placed Sampdoria.

Sampdoria require a positive result, as Fiorentina go to the Stadio Luigi Ferraris

It was three points secured for Sampdoria in their last fixture, beating Internazionale 3-0 at Giuseppe Meazza.

Also, With eight defeats in the last 12 fixtures, Dejan Stankovic’s Sampdoria are justifiably in the bottom half of the table, very much looking at a relegation battle. With six points, they currently sit eighteenth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 1 wins, 8 losses and 3 draws having won one game, drawn three games, and lost eight matches.

Sampdoria have drawn two games and lost four matches of their six League matches at home this season.

Victory for Sampdoria would take their points tally to 9 so far this season.

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

With the Serie A season well into its stride, Fiorentina have managed to gain 13 points

Is this to be the game where Fiorentina to put a halt to their recent record of poor results? They go into this fixture on the back of two recent defeats to Spezia Calcio and Internazionale.

Also, suffering five losses in nine meetings is a terrible run of form for any club, Vincenzo Italiano’s Fiorentina will know this and will be hopeful of turning it around. They currently stand thirteenth in the League, with 13 points for a total of 3 wins, 5 losses and 4 draws having won three matches, drawn four fixtures, and lost five games.

Fiorentina now travel, knowing that their current away form is woeful. So far this season they have won one game, drawn two meetings, and lost three games matches on the road.

A victory for Fiorentina would put them on 16 points.

Injury and illness have depleted Vincenzo Italiano’s Fiorentina and they will likely be missing three key personnel for Sunday’s match.

Sampdoria v Fiorentina – Head-to-Head.

Regarding their historical duels predicting the outcome of this fixture is problematic, as both sides have managed to get a win on 45 occasions out of the last 14 victories matches. Also, in six of the last seven fixtures between these sides, the result has been a draw. Their most recent encounter in this competition was May 2022, when Sampdoria walked away as 4-1 winners.

Players to watch

For Sampdoria, Filip Djuricic scoredtwo goals in 12 League matches this season, while Luka Jovic is a top performing player who has scoredtwo goals in 12 League matches this Serie A Season for Fiorentina.

Other players of note for Sampdoria are Filip Djuricic and Emil Audero with two goals both and for Fiorentina are Luka Jovic and Arthur Cabral with two goals each.