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Football Data: Key stats on Sampdoria v Pescara


Football Data: Key stats on Sampdoria v Pescara

Samp form. Sampdoria would be seventh on 12 points if the season had begun at the halfway point, a return placing them behind only Roma and Juventus on 18 points, Napoli and Atalanta on 16 points, Inter on 15 and Lazio on 13. The Blucerchiati have won three, drawn three and lost just one (the 1-0 defeat at Atalanta) of their games in the second half of the season and are unbeaten in five.

Super subs. With eight, Sampdoria have had more goals scored by substitutes than any other team after 26 rounds of Serie A 2016/17. Patrik Schick is super sub in chief with five goals, while Bruno Fernandes has scored three from the bench.

Same old scorers. Sampdoria have had fewer different scorers than any other team in Serie A this season, with just six players finding the net (Edgar Barreto, Bruno Fernandes, Luis Muriel, Dennis Praet, Fabio Quagliarella and Patrik Schick).

Pescara options. Pescara have used 31 different players this season, a tally matched only by Genoa.

Slim pickings. Pescara have won just two matches this season, the worst record in the league. They’ve also conceded more goals than any other side, having let in 57 goals in 26 games.

Goal times. Pescara have conceded most of their goals in the first 15 minutes (13 goals) and final half an hour (25).

Away drought. Pescara haven’t won away in Serie A since 6 January 2013, when they beat Fiorentina 2-0 in Florence. Excluding Pescara’s default win over Sassuolo back in August, they have lost 18 and drawn four of their 22 away games since then, conceding at least one goal in every game for a total of 54 goals against.

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