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Genoa and Roma meet at the Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris in a match of the 19th round of Serie A TIM. The history of direct matches played at this stadium favors the visiting team, who in the last 4 matches won 3 and lost 1. Indeed, in the last match in this stadium, in a match for Serie A TIM on 02-05-2016, Roma only managed To win, for (2-3). The goals of the match were scored by P. Tachtsidis (13 ‘) and L. Pavoletti (65’) for Genoa and Mohamed Salah (6 ‘), F. Totti (77’) and S. El Shaarawy To Rome. In this match the home factor could play a decisive role, as Roma have shown differences in performance in their home and away games.
After 6 wins, 5 draws and 7 losses, the home team is in 12th place, having won 23 points. In the last match, he lost with Torino away (1-0), after having lost at home in a match against Palermo (3-4). This is a little affected by the home factor, that is, presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 matches has recorded 6 wins, 1 draw and 8 defeats as a visitor, with 19 goals scored and 22 conceded, against 7 victories , 5 draws and 3 home defeats, with 28 goals scored and 17 conceded. In the last 9 home games for the championship, Genoa have recorded 4 wins, 4 draws and 1 loss, having won 16 points out of 27. In the matches played in his championship stadium, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which occurred in 4 of his 9 matches. The team conceded goals to their opponents in 7 of their last 10 games in this competition, so they have not been very strong defensively. In 18 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 9 times and only got 2 turns on the scoreboard. There are 1 highlights in the last 20 home games in all competitions: he suffered 7 of his 20 goals in minutes (76’-90 ‘).
Genoa come to this game with an away defeat to Torino by 1-0, registering the second consecutive defeat in this competition. In this match at home coach Ivan Juric should line up in the usual 3-4-3 privileging the defensive organization and the long balls to attack, especially for the offensive Giovanni Simeone: this player is the great highlight of Genoa with 6 goals scored. It is worth mentioning that the home team only have one defeat in 9 games played in their stadium, precisely in the last round against Palermo. For this game the coach can not count on Gakpe and Miguel Veloso, both injured.
The visiting team is currently in 2nd place with 38 points, after 12 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses. In the penultimate match, lost out to Juventus by (1-0). In the last match, won at home to Chievo by (3-1). This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when played with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games has 6 wins, 5 draws and 4 losses as a visitor, with a total of 21 goals scored and 15 conceded. Already inside the home, it won 13 victories, 1 tie and 1 defeat, with a total of 43 goals scored and 17 conceded. In the championship, Roma won 11 points out of 27, after 3 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses in their last 9 away games. His attack has scored regularly, as he has scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 18 games in this competition, he managed to come back on the scoreboard in 2 of the 5 games in which he suffered the first goal.
The Roma team arrives in this match with a 3-1 victory over Chievo in a game that Perotti, Dzeko and El Shaarawy scored the team’s goals. Coach Luciano Spalletti normally has three men in the defense, four in the midfield and three in the attack, with Dzeko the most advanced man on the team: the Bosnian is Roma’s top scorer with 13 goals scored. Roma have presented some difficulties playing away from home, being that in 9 games they added 4 defeats. For this game the coach can not count on De Rossi, Florenzi, Manolas, Paredes, Vermaelen and Nura, all injured.
Prediction: over 1.5 goals in 1st Half @ 2.50