Parma, 16 March 2022 – Lecce pose the next test for the Crociati, in our fixture this coming Saturday at the Tardini stadium. Let’s take a closer look at the Salentinian’s squad.

LEAGUE STANDING
Lecce currently sit top of tree (ahead of Pisa on goal difference). They have accumulated 55 points from their 30 league games this season: 14 wins, 13 draws, 3 defeats. They’ve scored 49 goals in total, this domestic season, and conceded 27.

STATS
Coda is the club’s leading goalscorer in Serie B, with 18 goals; the next closest to his record is Strefezza who has 12. The same man, Coda, also tops the leaderboard for assists, but shares this honour with teammate, Majer; both players have 5 assists. Fabio Lucioni is Lecce’s most used player, with 2640 league minutes under his belt this campaign.

THE LAST MATCH
Lecce are fresh off the back of their away match to Cosenza (it finished 2-2), where they took to the pitch as follows: Plizzari; Gendrey (81′ Calabresi), Simic, Lucioni, Gallo; Majer (66′ Blin), Hjulmand, Gargiulo (66′ Ragusa); Strefezza (81′ Asencio), Coda, Listkowski (56′ Rodriguez). Substitutes: Borbei, Samooja, Dermaku, Barreca, Bjorkengren. Coach: Baroni.

THE PREVIOUS MEETING
Parma lined-up like this in the teams’ meeting earlier in the season at Lecce (it finished 4-0): Buffon, Danilo, Tutino (79′ Bonny), Vazquez, Juric (79′ Traore), Delprato (61′ Busi), Benedyczak (61′ Inglese), Sohm, Osorio, Cobbaut, Coulibaly (67′ Mihaila). Substitutes: Turk, Colombi, Balogh, Iacoponi, Man. Coach: Maresca.