Parma, 17 August 2022 – Perugia will be the next challenge awaiting the Crociati on Saturday at the stadio Renato Curi. Let’s take a look at some statistics and past encounters:

  • Saturday’s game will be the eleventh meeting between Perugia and Parma in Serie B: the Umbri have never lost, with four wins and six draws. The last fixture took place on 25 April last season (2-1, with goals from Burrai, Olivieri, Vàzquez). 
  • Perugia have won their last three Serie B games against Parma at home and, on all three occasions, have scored at least two goals – the previous two meetings ended in draws. 
  • In their last four Serie B seasons (including 2021/22), Parma have remained unbeaten in both of their first two games of the season
  • Excluding the play-offs, Perugia have won their last two home games in Serie B (2-1 against Parma and 1-0 against Monza): the last time they achieved more successive wins domestically was between October and December 2018 (four in a row). 
  • Perugia were the only team to fail to hit the target on the opening day of the 2022/23 Serie B season, making eight shots in total throughout the match (barring only Cosenza, seven).
  • Leandro Chichizola played 38 Serie B games last season in a Perugia shirt, with 14 clean sheets: only goalkeepers Nícolas and Di Gregorio had more (15 each).
  • Perugia striker Marco Olivieri scored their last Serie B goal against Parma in the 2-1 victory for the Umbri on 25 April 2022: three of his five goals for the Umbri have come at home.
  • The last goal scored by Roberto Inglese in Serie B was in the Parma vs. Perugia game on 12 December 2021 (1-1): against no other team has the striker scored more goals in Serie B: two, the same as against Cittadella and Brescia.
  • From the beginning of April onwards, Franco Vázquez was the Parma player who registered the most goal contributions in Serie B: five, thanks to four goals and an assist.