Parma, 13 February 2022 – Up next for the Crociati it’s Cremonese at the Stadio Zini on Tuesday 15 February at 18:30 CET.

Cremonese are on level on 41 points at the top of the league with Pisa and Lecce – though the latter have a game in hand at the time of writing. The Grigiorossi have won 12, drawn 5 and lost 5; they have scored 35 goals and conceded 21.

Cristian Buonaiuto is the top scorer at the club this season with seven goals, followed by Daniel Ciofani with six. With 1,854 minutes played, Marco Carnesecchi is their most-utilised player so far this campaign.

In their last game in the league, Cremonese beat Cittadella 2-0 away from home, lining up as follows: Carnesecchi; Casasola, Bianchetti, Ravanelli, Valeri; Valzania, Fagioli (46′ Castagnetti); Zanimacchia (68′ Baez), Gaetano (55′ Gondo), Buonaiuto (80′ Bartolomei); Ciofani (46′ Di Carmine). Subs.: Ciezkowski, Sarr,  Fiordaliso, Meroni, Strizzolo, Politic, Rafia. Coach: Fabio Pecchia

The last time the two sides met in Cremona was in 2017/18, when the hosts ran out 1-0 winners. Parma’s line-up was as follows: Frattali, Iacoponi, Di Cesare, Mazzocchi, Calaiò (Cap)(79′ Ceravolo), Munari (V.Cap.) (87′ Scavone), Insigne, Di Gaudio (69′ Baraye), Scozzarella, Gagliolo, Dezi. Subs.: Nardi, Vacca, Ramos, Frediani, Anastasio, Barillà, Gazzola, Siligardi, Sierralta. Coach: D’Aversa