PARMA VS. LECCE, OPPOSITION FOCUS

Parma, 9 January 2020 – Our next fixture sees us face Lecce in the final game of the first half of this season, kick-off coming at 20:45 CET next Monday at the Tardini. Let’s get to know our next opponents better with this Opposition Focus.

THE GIALLOROSSI’S SEASON SO FAR
One of the newly-promoted teams this season, Lecce are coached by Fabio Liverani and currently sit in 17th place on 15 points in Serie A TIM. Just four of these points have come at home compared to their eleven won on the road. Their record so far reads three wins, six draws and nine defeats, having scored 22 and conceded 36.

THEIR LAST GAME
Lecce lost the last match they played, falling short 1-0 at home to Udinese with the following line-up: Gabriel, Donati, Lucioni, Rossettini, Dell’orco, Petriccione, Tachtsidis, Tabanelli (69′ Farias), Mancosu, Babacar (80′ La Mantia), Falco.

INDIVIDUAL STATS
Marco Mancosu is currently the club’s top scorer with five goals so far, followed by Gianluca Lapadula on four. Jacopo Petriccione meanwhile leads the assist rankings for Lecce with four, while Giulio Donati has the highest average distance covered: 10.8 kilometres.

TEAM STATS
Lecce have taken 174 shots so far, 90 of which have been on target, all from a total of 755 attacks. Their average ball possession per game is 22 minutes and 22 seconds. The majority of their goals have been scored in the quarter of an hour before full-time (seven), while they have conceded most in the periods from 30’ to 45’ and from 75’ to 90’ (nine in each).