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Crotone vs. Vicenza Virtus 11/26/2021 Serie B Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Crotone challenges Vicenza Virtus on 11/26/2021 at 2:30PM.

Vicenza Virtus encounters Crotone in a Serie B match. Crotone with a record of 1-5-7 this season comes into this game with a 0-1-5 record on the road. Vicenza Virtus is 1-1-11 this season and is 0-1-5 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Crotone and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. They lost their previous match and hope to bounce back from the disappointing setback. What better place to turn the ship around for Vicenza Virtus than game on their home pitch?

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Vicenza Virtus and it is an opportunity to get rolling. The bitter taste of disappointment is in the mouths of Vicenza Virtus after their previous game, which was a loss. However, there is an opportunity for redemption at home against Crotone.

The Crotone Roster

The Players to Watch for the Crotone

Salvatore Molina MF,DF



Salvatore Molina has 11 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Crotone teammates, Salvatore Molina had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Salvatore Molina has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Salvatore Molina has 0 Red Cards this season.

Samuele Mulattieri FW



As a scorer, Samuele Mulattieri had 12 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Crotone teammates, Samuele Mulattieri had 6 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Samuele Mulattieri has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Samuele Mulattieri has 0 Red Cards this season.

Simone Canestrelli DF



Simone Canestrelli has 9 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Crotone teammates, Simone Canestrelli had 2 assists this season. He has not been involved in setting up scoring opportunities this season as a distributor.

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

Miloš Vulić MF



As a scorer, Miloš Vulić had 9 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Miloš Vulić has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Miloš Vulić has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Miloš Vulić has 0 Red Cards this season.

Ionuț Nedelcearu DF



As a scorer, Ionuț Nedelcearu had 9 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Ionuț Nedelcearu has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Ionuț Nedelcearu has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ionuț Nedelcearu has 0 Red Cards this season.

The Vicenza Virtus Roster

The Players to Watch for the Vicenza Virtus

Davide Diaw FW



Davide Diaw has 9 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Vicenza Virtus teammates, Davide Diaw had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Davide Diaw has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Davide Diaw has 1 Red Cards this season.

Federico Proia MF



Federico Proia has 7 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Federico Proia has 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.

Federico Proia has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Federico Proia has 0 Red Cards this season.

Filippo Ranocchia MF



Filippo Ranocchia has 9 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Vicenza Virtus teammates, Filippo Ranocchia had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Filippo Ranocchia has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Filippo Ranocchia has 0 Red Cards this season.

Marco Calderoni DF,MF



Marco Calderoni has 7 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Marco Calderoni has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

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

Alessandro Di Pardo MF,DF



As a scorer, Alessandro Di Pardo had 8 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Vicenza Virtus teammates, Alessandro Di Pardo had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Alessandro Di Pardo has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Alessandro Di Pardo has 0 Red Cards this season.

Crotone Team Stats

The Crotone Offensive Stats and Metrics

Crotone scored 0.92 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, Crotone was able to score 0.69 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, Crotone was able to score on 0.25 of their shots on target. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Crotone attempted 3.69 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense falls in the middle when it comes to the number of shots on goal they take per game. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Crotone attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 28.1% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. The shot quality of all shots attempted has been poor. Inefficient shot attempts are a problem.







Crotone Defensive Stats and Metrics

Crotone gave up 1.54 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Crotone plays below-average defense and puts a lot of pressure on their offense to score to make up for it. Crotone goalkeepers fended off 4.38 shots per 90 minutes. Fans are holding their breath when the ball crosses over into their defensive territory.

Crotone goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 61.4% of the time. Shots on goal tend to become goals against this porous defense and goalkeeping unit. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 0.0% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Crotone. This defense and goalkeeping crew is really struggling, expecting a clean sheet is unreasonable.







Crotone Utility Stats

Crotone tried 17.85 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Crotone is in the top 45 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Crotone has successfully intercepted 9.23 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Crotone in the top 88 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Crotone commits 15.69 fouls. This puts Crotone in the top 84 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Crotone drew 12.38 fouls. Crotone is in the top 57 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Crotone committed an offside 1.23 times. Crotone is in the top 24 percentile in offside calls against them.







Vicenza Virtus Team Stats

The Vicenza Virtus Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Vicenza Virtus was able to score 0.69 goals. This offense is incredibly impotent thus far. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Vicenza Virtus was able to score 0.46 goals off assists. Compared to other teams, the concept of sharing the ball is quite foreign.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Vicenza Virtus was able to score on 0.18 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.

Vicenza Virtus attempted 3.77 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense falls in the middle when it comes to the number of shots on goal they take per game. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Vicenza Virtus attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 31.0% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. The shots are not reaching the goalkeeper enough, they must improve.

Vicenza Virtus Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Vicenza Virtus was able to hold opponents to 1.92 goals. The defensive effort has been pitiful, maybe it will improve, but this is not working. Nobody should be proud of this. Vicenza Virtus goalkeepers fended off 4.62 shots per 90 minutes. Fans are holding their breath when the ball crosses over into their defensive territory.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 58.3% of shots on target were saved by Vicenza Virtus goalkeepers. Shots on goal tend to become goals against this porous defense and goalkeeping unit. Vicenza Virtus goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 0.0% of the time. This defense and goalkeeping crew is really struggling, expecting a clean sheet is unreasonable.

Vicenza Virtus Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Vicenza Virtus had 20.62 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Vicenza Virtus is in the top 18 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Vicenza Virtus has successfully intercepted 10.46 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Vicenza Virtus in the top 67 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Vicenza Virtus commits 18.77 fouls. This puts Vicenza Virtus in the top 97 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Vicenza Virtus drew 13.69 fouls. This puts Vicenza Virtus in the top 41 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Vicenza Virtus had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.85 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Vicenza Virtus in the top 66 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Crotone vs. Vicenza Virtus Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Crotone 1 Vicenza Virtus 2

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