Roma at home against Empoli – Sunday – 6:00pm GMT – The Stadio Olympico.
Roma will travel to Empoli, hoping to take points from their higher ranked opponents.
Roma arrive at this meeting, having secured 12 points so far this season
Roma come to this fixture on the back of a 3-2 away loss against Lazio at the Stadio Olympico.
Roma keep finding ways to win, having secured four victories in their last six games is astonishing this season, which is responsible for their Champion’s League qualification position. With 12 points, they are established in fourth in the League having won four meetings and lost two fixtures.
Roma have won three matches of their three League matches at home this season.
A win in this fixture, would take Roma’s points from 12 to 15, so far this season.
Good Attacking Performance
Roma have a good scoring record this season, with 14 netted so far (13 from open play and one penalty). Their stand out attacking players have been Jordan Veretout (4), Lorenzo Pellegrini (3), and Tammy Abraham (2). Roma have conceded eight goals.
Going into Sunday’s game, Jose Mourinho without one of his players, due to illness or injury.
This season’s Serie A campaign, has so far seen Empoli achieve nine points
Following two straight wins for Empoli in their most recent games, they will be keen to continue that form going into this fixture.
Empoli keep finding the winning formula this season, that’s two in a row now. With nine points, they currently sit eighth in the League having won three fixtures and lost three meetings.
Empoli will travel to Roma with a win record on the road that is quite unremarkable, with two victories.
A victory for Empoli would put them on 12 points.
Good Attacking Performance
Empoli will be pleased to have a good goal scoring record so far this season (9). This is largely down to the efforts of their stand-out attackers – Nedim Bajrami (2), Leo Stulac (1), and Leonardo Mancuso (1). Teams that leak goals on a consistent basis, don’t tend to win anything, such is the situation with Empoli so far, having conceded 10 goals in their last matches so far.
Injury and illness have depleted Aurelio Andreazzoli’s Empoli and they will likely be missing two key personnel for Sunday’s match.
Roma v Empoli – Head-to-Head.
Roma and Empoli have faced each other 23 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Roma’s favour (16 – 2). Further, Roma have won all thirteen of the past 19 games against Empoli. The last time they played each other in this competition Giallorossi delivered a 2-1 home win. With both sides conceding goals in their most recent game together, the probability of both sides scoring on Sunday is 65.36%.
Its a 71.94 percent win probability for Roma in this game.