Serie A – Sassuolo to face Roma on Match-day 14

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Wednesday Serie A action from the MAPEI Stadium, as Sassuolo take on Roma.

Roma (sixth), travel to the MAPEI Stadium with high expectations, as they take on thirteenth placed Sassuolo.

Sassuolo arrive at this match, having secured 15 points so far this season

Can Sassuolo make it three out of three, having turned over Empoli 1-0 and Napoli 4-0 in their last two games?

Also, league success is all about winning football matches, any way you can, so four losses in five games would not make this a successful season for Sassuolo. Now they have 4 matches won, 6 games lost and 3 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in thirteenth place, with a total of 15 points having won four matches, drawn three matches, and lost six fixtures.

Sassuolo have won three games, drawn one game, and lost two matches of their six League matches at home this season.

Winning this fixture will see Sassuolo on 18 points.

Sassuolo’s ever growing list of players missing due to injury or illness to be a concern for Alessio Dionisi, ahead of this Wednesday’s fixture against their opponents.

With the Serie A season well into its stride, Roma have managed to gain 25 points

Jose Mourinho will not wish to see his side lose three matches in a row, so they will doubtless go into this match, determined to change their recent, disappointing run of form.

Also, Roma keep finding ways to win, having secured eight victories in their last 13 fixtures is astonishing this season. Their position is sixth in the League and they have 25 points, that is, 8W, 4L and 1D having won eight meetings, drawn one game, and lost four matches.

Roma have won five games, drawn one game, and lost one game of their seven League matches away from home this season.

A victory for Roma would put them on 28 points.

A solid defensive team

Roma have managed to maintain a strong defence so far, having so far only conceded 12 goals in their previous fixtures. Despite delivering often average performance, their goal scoring stats have been good (16). This has been largely down to the key attacking players: Paulo Dybala (5), Chris Smalling (3), and Tammy Abraham (2).

Injury and illness have depleted Jose Mourinho’s Roma and they will likely be missing four key personnel for Wednesday’s match.

Sassuolo v Roma – Head-to-Head.

Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Roma with a greater number of wins. In the last 18 meetings, they have enjoyed nine victories, to Sassuolo’s one victory. Additionally, Roma have won eight out of 13 games when visiting Sassuolo. In their most recent meeting of this fixture was February 2022 and the score line ended up with a 2-2 draw.

Other standout players for Sassuolo are Andrea Pinamonti and Armand Lauriente with two goals and two goals respectively and for Roma are Chris Smalling and Tammy Abraham with three goals and two goals respectively.