Parma, 5 November 2021 – Next up for the Crociati it’s Lecce away on Sunday 7 November. Here are some stats and facts on the game:

  • Lecce and Parma haven’t faced off in Serie B since June 1988 (3-2 win for the Salentini in Puglia). The last 24 league meetings between the two have come in Serie A and Parma have won each of the last three (between 2012 and 2020).
  • Lecce haven’t beaten Parma at home in the league since 1991 (1-0 in Serie, goal from Paolo Benedetti) and have lost each of their last two at home against the Crociati (4-3 to Parma last time – August 2020).
  • Lecce are one of just four teams (alongside Monza, Pisa and Consenza) that are unbeaten at home in Serie B this season; the Salentini have won three and drawn two at the Stadio Via del Mara.
  • Parma have won their last two league games but haven’t yet gone on a run of three consecutive wins in Serie B this season.
  • Lecce have both conceded the fewest shots (108) to opposing teams have the fewest shots on target (30). Parma, meanwhile, are third-last in both categories (169 and 58).
  • Parma are – alongside SPAL – one of two teams this season to have fielded the highest number of players (nine) before from 1/1/2000 on.
  • On average, Parma are the team that open the scoring latest in games – in the 52nd minute. Lecce, meanwhile, are the team that – on average – concedes their first goal latest in games – in the 54th minute.
  • Massimo Coda is the top scorer in Serie B in the calendar year of 2021 (17 goals, at least three more than any other player). He made his Serie A debut while at Parma in August 2014.
  • Tra i giocatori che hanno segnato almeno tre reti in questo campionato, Adrian Benedyczak è quello che vanta la miglior media minuti/gol: una marcatura ogni 71’. Among the players that have scored more than three goals this season, Adrian Benedyczak has the highest average for minutes per goal: on average, 71’.
  • Franco Vázquez has scored in four consecutive away appearances; the last player in Serie B to score in more consecutive games away from home was Andrea Caracciolo for Brescia in December 2014 (five).