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Cosenza vs. Cittadella 1/15/2022 Serie B Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Cosenza meets Cittadella on 1/15/2022 at 07:30 AM.

Cittadella challenges Cosenza in a Serie B match. Cosenza with a record of 4-4-10 this season comes into this game with a 0-3-6 record on the road. Cittadella is 8-5-5 this season and is 5-2-2 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Cosenza and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. The bitter taste of disappointment is in the mouths of Cittadella after their previous game, which was a loss. However, there is an opportunity for redemption at home against Cosenza.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Cittadella and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their last match, Cittadella played to a draw. While it is not a loss, Cittadella is itching for an opportunity to take advantage of their home pitch and gain a victory over Cosenza.

The Cosenza Roster

The Players to Watch for the Cosenza

Marco Carraro MF



As a scorer, Marco Carraro had 17 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Marco Carraro has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Marco Carraro has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Marco Carraro has 0 Red Cards this season.

Gabriele Gori FW



Gabriele Gori has 16 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Gabriele Gori has 5 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Gabriele Gori has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Gabriele Gori has 1 Red Cards this season.

Michele Rigione DF



As a scorer, Michele Rigione had 18 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Michele Rigione has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Michele Rigione has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Michele Rigione has 0 Red Cards this season.

Andrea Tiritiello DF



Andrea Tiritiello has 14 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Cosenza teammates, Andrea Tiritiello had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Andrea Tiritiello has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Andrea Tiritiello has 0 Red Cards this season.

Giuseppe Caso FW



Giuseppe Caso has 12 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Giuseppe Caso has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Giuseppe Caso has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Giuseppe Caso has 0 Red Cards this season.

The Cittadella Roster

The Players to Watch for the Cittadella

Davide Adorni DF,MF



Davide Adorni has 17 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Davide Adorni has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Davide Adorni has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Davide Adorni has 0 Red Cards this season.

Mirko Antonucci MF,FW



As a scorer, Mirko Antonucci had 13 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Cittadella teammates, Mirko Antonucci had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Mirko Antonucci has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Mirko Antonucci has 1 Red Cards this season.

Simone Branca MF,FW



Simone Branca has 14 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Cittadella teammates, Simone Branca had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Simone Branca has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Simone Branca has 0 Red Cards this season.

Alessio Vita MF



Alessio Vita has 14 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Cittadella teammates, Alessio Vita had 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Alessio Vita has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Alessio Vita has 0 Red Cards this season.

Enrico Baldini FW,MF



As a scorer, Enrico Baldini had 14 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Enrico Baldini has 7 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Enrico Baldini has 4 Yellow Cards this season. Enrico Baldini has 4 Red Cards this season.

Cosenza Team Stats

The Cosenza Offensive Stats and Metrics

Cosenza scored 0.72 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This offense is incredibly impotent thus far. Cosenza scored those goals off assists 93.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.67 assists. This is not a team sets up goals off assists as often as others.

Cosenza converted on 0.22 of attempted shots on goal. One of two things are happening here, this is a team that is extremely able to take shots on goal or they are just taking poor shots.

Cosenza attempted 3.28 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. They are not attempting shots on goal enough. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Cosenza is able to get 35.1% of their shots to be on goal(target). They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.







Cosenza Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Cosenza was able to hold opponents to 1.39 goals. Cosenza plays below-average defense and puts a lot of pressure on their offense to score to make up for it. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 4.56 shots were saved by Cosenza goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Fans are holding their breath when the ball crosses over into their defensive territory.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 68.3% of shots on target were saved by Cosenza goalkeepers. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 11.1% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Cosenza. This defense and goalkeeping crew is really struggling, expecting a clean sheet is unreasonable.



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Cosenza Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Cosenza had 13.33 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Cosenza is in the top 65 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Cosenza has successfully intercepted 10.06 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Cosenza in the top 78 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Cosenza has committed 11.39 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Cosenza in the top 28 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Cosenza drew 14.06 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Cosenza is in the top 16 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Cosenza committed an offside 1.17 times. Cosenza is in the top 8 percentile in offside calls against them.







Cittadella Team Stats

The Cittadella Offensive Stats and Metrics

Cittadella scored 0.94 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Offensively, they are quite disappointing in their ability to put the ball in the back of the net. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Cittadella was able to score 0.72 goals off assists. This is not a team sets up goals off assists as often as others.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Cittadella was able to score on 0.20 of their shots on target. One of two things are happening here, this is a team that is extremely able to take shots on goal or they are just taking poor shots.

Cittadella attempted 4.61 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Cittadella attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 34.0% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.

Cittadella Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Cittadella was able to hold opponents to 0.94 goals. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. Cittadella goalkeepers fended off 3.61 shots per 90 minutes. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

Cittadella goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 73.8% of the time. The defense and goalkeeper effort as a collective does an excellent job together forcing weaker shots on target and preventing shots from becoming goals. Cittadella goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 44.4% of the time. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.

Cittadella Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Cittadella had 23.11 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Cittadella is in the top 4 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Cittadella has successfully intercepted 10.33 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Cittadella in the top 72 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Cittadella has committed 18.56 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Cittadella is in the top 100 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Cittadella drew 13.06 fouls. Cittadella is in the top 28 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Cittadella committed an offside 2.33 times. Cittadella is in the top 85 percentile in offside calls against them.

Cosenza vs. Cittadella Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Cosenza 2 Cittadella 3

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