Parma, 19 May 2019 – For what will be the last time at home this season, let’s look at the stats for Parma vs. Fiorentina:
PREVIOUS MEETINGS AT THE TARDINI
There have been a total of 31 previous matches in Emilia, with Parma recording 10 wins (the most recent being a 1-0 Serie A victory in 2014-15) to Fiorentina’s eight (2-1 in 2007-08). There have also been 13 draws (2-2 in 2013-14). Since the Viola’s last triumph at the Tardini, there have been six draws and one home win.
A FRESH ENCOUNTER
This will be the first official match-up between Coaches Roberto D’Aversa and Vincenzo Montella.
100 CROCIATI APPEARANCES FOR IACOPONI…
Simone Iacoponi could reach 100 Parma appearances this weekend, so far making 36 in Serie A, 40 in Serie B, 15 in Lega Pro, two in the Coppa Italia and six in the Lega Pro play-offs. He made his Crociati debut back on 5 February 2017, coming during a 3-2 win over Pordenone in Serie C.
… 100TH SERIE A SHOWING FOR GERVINHO…
Gervinho could make his 100th Serie A appearance this weekend. The attacker previously made his debut in Italy on 25 August 2013, as Roma beat Livorno 2-0.
… 200 APPEARANCES FOR MURIEL IN ITALY
As for the opposition, Luis Muriel could also make his 200th appearance in Italy against Parma. He’s so far made 182 appearances in Serie A, 11 in the Coppa Italia and six in Europe, representing Lecce, Udinese, Sampdoria and Fiorentina. He made his debut in Serie A back on 27 October 2011, coming during a 2-0 win for Palermo over Lecce.
Fiorentina have drawn more games any anyone else in Serie A this season, with a total of 16 from 36 games. The Viola could, in fact, equal the Serie A record shared by Inter and Empoli – 18.
Piero Giacomelli from Trieste will take charge of this Sunday’s game at the Tardini, previously overseeing 118 games in Serie A.
Stats from Calcio&Social Communication