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Italian Seria A/ Salernitana Vs Lecce

Italian Seria A/ Salernitana Vs Lecce

Analysis:

Pick 1

Pick Under 2.5

AH (0/+0.5)


Salernitana staged a miraculous recovery to survive under Davide Nicola last term, and despite expectations of another long campaign, have kicked on. Nicola’s men stretched their unbeaten run to five games with a 2-2 draw at Juventus last week, though four of those matches have been draws. Only Roma have beaten Salernitana this term, and only seven Serie A teams have created more expected goals (7.8 xG) since the high-profile arrivals of Krzysztof Piatek, Antonio Candreva and others.

Lecce, meanwhile, have taken just three points so far this season, and their lack of ambition may well cost them. Baroni’s men are the only Serie A team to average below 40 per cent possession this term, and only Spezia have created less xG (3.9 to Lecce’s 4.1). Only Monza and Sampdoria (both three) have scored fewer than their four league goals this season, and a season of struggle looks likely.


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