Serie A – Spezia Calcio take on Cremonese

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Sunday at the Stadio Alberto Picco, as Spezia host USC in the Serie A.

This clash sees fifteenth placed Spezia, welcome nineteenth placed USC to the Stadio Alberto Picco.

It’s eight points so far for Spezia Calcio this season, going into this match

With two wins in a row under his belt, Luca Gotti takes his Spezia team into this game full of confidence, and hopeful of another successive victory.

Also, Spezia need to find a way to generate wins on a consistent basis, as they’ve recorded five losses in their last eight matches. Now they have 2 matches won, 5 games lost and 2 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in fifteenth place, with a total of eight points having won two games, drawn two games, and lost five matches.

When Spezia host USC, they will do so on the back of two wins and two draws on their own ground.

Spezia Calcio will have 11 points if they manage to secure a victory.

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

Cremonese under pressure for a result as they go to fancied Spezia Calcio on Sunday

Massimiliano Alvini will know at the end of this next match, whether USC’s season is back on track, having lost their last fixture and drawn against Lecce before that.

Also, USC may not want to consider the prospect of relegation this season, but they are going to have to change their ways if they are to avoid it. USC have lost six of nine meetings. Their position is nineteenth in the League and they have three points, that is, 0W, 6L and 3D having drawn three fixtures and lost six games.

USC have drawn two matches and lost three matches of their five League matches playing away this season.

A win in this fixture would take Cremonese’s points to 6 in the League.

USC’s ever growing list of players missing due to injury or illness to be a concern for Massimiliano Alvini, ahead of this Sunday’s fixture against their opponents.

Spezia Calcio v Cremonese – Head-to-Heads.

Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen USC with a greater number of wins. In the last 12 meetings, they have enjoyed five victories, to Spezia’s three wins. Further, USC are unbeaten in their five of the last nine fixtures played against Spezia. In their most recent meeting of this fixture was July 2020 and the score line ended up with a 0-0 draw.

Performance Report

For Spezia, M’bala Nzola is one of the top performing players after having scoredthree goals in nine League games so far, while David Okereke is a top performing player who has scoredtwo goals in nine League fixtures this season for USC.

Other standout players for Spezia are M’bala Nzola and Simone Bastoni with three goals both and for USC are David Okereke and Emanuele Valeri with two goals each.