Serie A Preview: Sassuolo vs. Sampdoria

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Updated: September 16, 2014
Sampdoria

Match Date: 21 September 2014 (local time)

Venue: Mapei Stadium

 

Sassuolo could have easily hit the rock bottom part of the Serie A table if not for the draw that it snatched against Cagliari during the first gaming week. Just recently, the squad suffered a major blow from Inter and if not for the above-mentioned stalemate Sassuolo becomes a strong relegation candidate for the next season.

 

The contenders

Sassuolo

A 7-0 thrashing from Inter readily pressures the Neroverdis to snatch a win in their upcoming match against Sampdoria.

 

During the said encounter, the squad can hardly do anything to prevent its opponent from scoring or at the very least, respond.

 

Sassuolo’s lost can be considered as one of the biggest defeats incurred this season. Unfortunately, one of its key players, Domenico Berrardi shall be sidelined in the upcoming match after incurring a red card.

 

Sampdoria

La Samp readily dominated its battle against Torino. Goals coming from Manolo Gabbiadini and Stefano Okaka clinched the previous victory for Sampdoria. It also propelled their rank to the 5th spot of the Serie A table.

 

Possible head turners

Gabbiadani never stopped in his scoring attempts against Torino. Evidently, all his efforts paid off. The power forward is therefore expected to elicit the same degree of intensity when they go against Sassuolo. This is despite the fact that La Samp is tagged as the match’s ultimate online betting favorite of sports betting sites.

 

Prediction

Sassuolo 0-3 Sampdoria

 

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