Roma vs Sampdoria Preview and Prediction Coppa Italia 2017
Competition: Italian Coppa Italia 2016-17
Date: Thursday, 19th January, 20:00 GMT
Stadium: Stadio Olimpico (Roma).
AS Roma: A very strong team (Recent form: WWWLW)
Hosts are a big favorite in this match. However, the big question is how much they want to invest their energy in this type of competition. In any case, they will try to pick up the victory in this match. Otherwise, they have a match against Cagliari for 3 days in Serie A. In any case, they are a very strong team. Otherwise, they are currently on the 2nd place with 14 wins, 2 draws and 4 defeats with 41:18 goal differences with 44 points after 20 rounds. On the other hand, they have 5 wins in row with a goal difference of 14:4 in the last five games at home. Otherwise, it must be said, they have 2 wins, 1 draw and 2 defeats in the last five head to head matches. Otherwise, their coach Spalletti can count on solid team.
Player to watch: Dzeko (13 goals)
Probable line-ups: 1 Szczesny, 44 Manolas, 20 Fazio, 3 Jesus, 13 Peres, 6 Strootman, 5 Paredes, 33 Emerson, 4 Nainggolan, 92 El Shaarawy and 9 Dzeko.
UC Sampdoria: Five games without a victory (Recent form: DLDLL)
Visitors are very average team. They picked up a win over Bassano in Coppa Italia. In any case, that at the paper does not have a chance in this match. However, they will try to provide a strong resistance. Otherwise, they are currently on 13th place with 6 wins, 6 draws and 8 losses with a goal difference of 22:26 with 24 points so far. On the other hand, they have 2 draws and 3 losses with a goal difference of 5:10 in the last five games on the road. Otherwise, coach Giampaolo can count on solid team.
Player to watch: Muriel (6 goals)
Probable line-ups: 1 Puggioni, 13 Pereira, 17 Palombo, 37 Skriniar, 19 Regina, 18 Praet, 34 Aveiro, 16 Linetty, Alvarez 11, 14 Schick and 9 Muriel.
After all, this will be an excellent opportunity for the host. However, they will probable go into this match with a combined team. They have many appetites. On the other hand, visitors do not have anything to lose. In any case, they will try to pay attention to their defense.
Roma vs Sampdoria: over 2.5