Salernitana vs. Lecce Prediction, Tips and Odds – Sep. 16, 2022 20:45 CET
The seventh round in the Italian Serie A is opened by Salernitana and Lecce. The match between these two teams is scheduled for Friday at 20:45.
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We have to say that we are pleasantly surprised by how Salernitana looks at the beginning of this season. In 6 games played, they managed to win 7 points, which is a big improvement compared to last season. We have to say that the home team had a lot of offensive problems during the last season, but they overcame them, at least according to what they showed on the field in the first 6 games.
In the last round, they were very close to a big surprise against Juventus in Turin, but the decisive factor was their lack of experience. Despite the 2:0 lead at halftime, they were unable to preserve the advantage, and thanks to the VAR check in the last moments of the game, they were able to preserve the point won.
Considering that they have only one defeat so far, it is quite logical that they carry the epithet of favorites in this match. However, they will have a lot of problems breaking the resistance of the fighting guests who are known for their very “hard” way of playing, because at the beginning of this season we could see that Salernitana struggled offensively against teams that play rougher.
Lecce is one of the five teams in Serie A without a win yet. In the 6 games they played, they registered 3 draws and 3 losses, and they welcome this match in 17th place in the table. As for the goalscoring performance, they scored only 4 goals, while they took the ball out of their own goal 7 times.
Due to the not-so-great offensive line, they are forced to play games at a much slower pace, and with a lot of aggressiveness in defense. What could work in their favor is the fact that they conceded only 2 goals against Inter, and Napoli did not manage to beat them as expected. However, the focus on the defensive segment of the game cannot guarantee that they will avoid the fight for survival in the league, so they must try to solve the offensive problems.
At this moment, Salernitana is the ideal opponent to try for the first victory of the season, because despite the excellent game against Juventus, Salernitana very often shows numerous defensive weaknesses. All in all, we expect that the visiting team will approach this match with a lot of caution, and that they will look for their jeans in the mistakes of the home team.
Injuries and suspensions
Salernitana: Bohinen, Fazio, Lovato, Radovanović i Ribery.
Lecce: Cetin, Dermaku i Strefezza.
Salernitana vs. Lecce Prediction
Due to their current form, Salernitana is the favorite to win this match. In the previous part of the championship, they mostly played against teams that were not too focused on defense, so their current ranking is beyond the limits of their quality.
For the first time this season, they will play against a team that is extremely defensively oriented, so it will be interesting to see how the players of the home team will adapt to the rhythm of the game that they are not used to.
We expect that the guests will try to slow down the pace of the game as much as possible because they do not have too many attacking qualities to match their opponent.
Prediction: Bet Builder
1.Salernitana Under 2 goals
2.Over 0 corners in the second half