Probable Lineups

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Probable Lineups Statistical Comparision

(59) 38 Goals 21 (34)
(18) 10 Assists 4 (7)
(6.8) 7 Average Ratings 6.9 (6.6)
27.8 Average Age 28.9
180.7 Average Height (cm) 181.8
(0.8) 0.9 Shots pg 1.3 (1)
(44%) 42% Aerial Duel Success 52% (49%)
(0.7) 0.7 Dribbles pg 0.6 (0.7)
(2.1) 1.7 Tackles pg 1.6 (2.1)
* Values in brackets (x) are overall player statistics in Serie A.

Missing Players

Player Reason Status Rating
Giovanni Pasquale Out 6.73
Player Reason Status Rating
Abel Hernández Out 6.36
Andrea Mantovani Out 6.48
Michel Morganella Out 6.61

Team News

  • Benatia and Domizzi are currently working with the rest of the group, but Guidolin may select Angella and Heurtaux again.
  • The coach is trying to get more balance in the midfield, and therefore he could field Pereyra behind Di Natale instead of a true attacking player.
  • Armero will play on the left in Pasquale's absence.
  • Club owner Zamparini is already talking about the January transfer window, stating that he's going to buy a player for the left side.
  • In the meanwhile, since Mantovani is injured, Garcia is Gasperini's only option for that side.
  • Arevalo Rios is battling to get a spot in the starting XI.

Prediction

  • Udinese are recovering most of their injured players, no longer have any European duties and are clinging on to the upper half of the table after victory over Sampdoria.
  • Palermo lost to Inter and Juventus in two very difficult matches, but the relegation zone is now looming for the Rosanero they need points to avoid becoming involved in the relegation scrap.
  • This match will most likely have a high tempo and a lot of traffic in midfield, where both teams will try to stem the threat of the others' play makers. Guidolin seems to have found balance for his team, while Gasperini still needs to do some tweaking. This match will probably decide which battle both teams will have to fight in the future of their campaign.
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