Parma, 14 April 2019 – Let’s take a look back at pieces of trivia and statistics ahead of the Crociati’s trip to face Sassuolo.
In the three previous competitive matches against Sassuolo, there has been one home win (4-1 in the 2014/15 Serie A season), one draw (2-2 in the 2008/9 Serie B season) and one Parma win (0-1 in the 2013/14 Serie A season). It will be the second match-up between Roberto De Zerbi and Roberto D’Aversa after Parma won 2-1 at home this season.
GOALS ARE A COLLECTIVE EFFORT
Sassuolo are the side who have had the most different goalscorers after 31 matches: 18. Their scorers in alphabetical order are, Adjapong, Babacar, Berardi, Boateng, Boga, Brignola, Demiral, Di Francesco, Djuricic, Duncan, Ferrari, Lirola, Locatelli, Marlon, Matri, Peluso, Rogerio and Sensi.
RED CARD RECORDS
Sassuolo vs. Parma pitches two teams together with very different disciplinary records. In the 2018/19 season, the Neroverdi have had five players sent off, level with Genoa, Cagliari, ChievoVerona and Napoli. Parma have only been shown one red card, level with Sampdoria in the fair play chart.
Marco Piccinini of Forlì will be in charge of the Emilia derby between Sassuolo and Parma. He has taken charge of four Serie A matches so far with the home side always winning. He’s yet to take charge of a Sassuolo match while Parma have won two and drawn one with him as the referee.
Statistics courtesy of Calcio&Social Communication