Parma, 23 February 2021 – Next up for the Crociati is Spezia vs. Parma, a game that will kick off at 15:00 CET on Saturday.

Spezia have picked up 24 points so far following six wins, six draws and eleven defeats. They’ve scored 30 and conceded 41 over the course of their opening 23 matches. From the 756 attacks they’ve had, Italiano’s side have had 219 attempts at goal, 97 of which have been on target. They’ve been on the ball for an average of 26 minutes and 35 seconds.

M’Bala Nzola is the team’s top scorer in Serie A with nine. Having set up a teammate to score on four occasions, Simone Bastoni and Emmanuel Gyasi are leading the way when it comes to assists. Gyasi is also the player that has played the most minutes during Spezia’s league campaign so far (1922’).

In their last league fixture, Spezia lost 3-0 to Fiorentina away from home, taking to the pitch with the following team: Provedel; Vignali (85’ Piccoli), Chabot, Ismajli, Marchizza (11′ Ramos); Estevez, Ricci, Maggiore (63’ Leo Sena); Gyasi, Agudelo (63’ Galabinov), Saponara (63’ Verde). Substitutes: Zoet, Acampora, Agoume, Capradossi, Ferrer, Pobega, Dell’Orco.

In the reverse fixture at the Tardini, Parma and Spezia played out a 2-2 draw. That day, the Crociati lined up as follows: Sepe, Pezzella, Gagliolo, Iacoponi, Grassi; Kurtic (78’ Sohm), Brugman (52’ Cyprien), Hernani (52’ Karamoh); Kucka; Cornelius, Gervinho.