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Empoli - Bologna predictions and free betting tips [15/03/2024]

Soccer
Italy - Serie A
Empoli
Empoli
Home
15.03.2024, 19:45
0 : 1
0:1 (0:0)
Bologna
Bologna
Away
Handicap2 (0)
Odds: 1.51Stake: 5/10
Pinnacle
win
+2.6

On Friday, 15th March, as a part of the 29th round of the Italian Serie A, Empoli will welcome Bologna on their home ground. Last weekend, the visitors ended their prolonged victorious streak, succumbing to Inter Milan (0:1). However, a victory over the hosts will help them consolidate in the Champions League top four.

Predicted Line-ups

Empoli: Caprile; Bereszynski, Walukiewicz, Luperto; Gyasi, Zurkowski, Marin, Maleh, Pezzella; Niang, Cambiaghi.
Bologna: Skorupski; Posch, Beukema, Calafiori, Kristiansen; Freuler, Ferguson, Fabbian; Orsolini, Odgaard, Saelemaekers.

Empoli

Empoli ranks 17th in the Serie A league table and is only one point away from the relegation zone. The appointment of Davide Nicola as coach in January completely revitalised the team, which managed to escape the bottom three thanks to a six-match unbeaten run (3 wins and 3 draws). However, in their last two rounds, the hosts again disappointed their fans: they first lost at home to Cagliari (1:0), a direct competitor for survival, and then capitulated at San Siro against Milan (1:0).

After the match against the solid Bologna, Nicola's players still have to visit Inter, Atalanta, and Lazio, as well as host Napoli and Roma, so they need to fight for every ball with every opponent. Furthermore, the matches against Lecce, Frosinone, and Udinese in the second half of the season look like must-wins, or else the Tuscan side faces relegation. Empoli has performed poorly at home this season, amassing only 10 points in 14 home games, scoring 9 goals and conceding 19. 

Bologna

This season, Bologna has surpassed all fan expectations and sits in 4th place in the Serie A table, three points ahead of fifth-placed Roma. Qualifying for the Champions League would be a significant achievement for the Rossoblu, and such a scenario seems more than likely. Last weekend, Thiago Motta's charges put in a very decent performance but failed to avoid defeat against leaders Inter (0:1) thanks to a goal from Jan Bisseck in the first half.

Moreover, the underdog had more shots on Inter's goal than the Nerazzurri (19:5) and didn't allow Inzaghi's team a single shot on Skorupski in the second half. Bologna's very positive streak of 6 consecutive league wins came to an end. However, it should be noted that the visitors have only won one of their 11 opening Serie A away matches, although they have been successful in the last two. With 25 goals conceded, Bologna ranks third in the league for defensive reliability. 

Head to Head

In the first round, Empoli lost heavily to Bologna by 3:0. But prior to that, Empoli had won three of the previous four head-to-head matches.

Match Prediction: Empoli vs Bologna

Under the stewardship of Thiago Motta, Bologna is thriving, playing pragmatic but effective football. The visitors are in dire need of points in the race for Champions League qualification and have secured five victories in their last six rounds. Empoli is considerably inferior in class and has been unimpressive in recent weeks. I don't see how the hosts can muster even a point this Friday – I'm backing the favourite to win with a handicap of 0.

Total Prediction

In three of the previous four head-to-head duels, at least one team did not score. Bologna is renowned for its reliable defence and will not let Empoli, in crisis, score more than once (Individual Total Under 1).

Corner Prediction

Bologna will dominate the game and attack the opponent's goal from the very beginning – I predict a victory for the visitors in terms of corners.

Yellow Card Prediction

Both teams have slightly more than two yellow cards per game this season, and in the first round, the referee gave out a total of six bookings. I predict the total number of bookings to be over 3.5.

Exact Score Prediction

I will back a 0:1 scoreline in favour of Bologna.

Match Events

S. Luperto
28
'
G. Pezzella
30
'
L. Cacace
46
'
57
'
R. Orsolini
V. Kovalenko
66
'
T. Ebuehi
66
'
72
'
S. Castro
72
'
T. Corazza
F. Caputo
75
'
A. Cerri
75
'
79
'
G. Fabbian
79
'
M. Aebischer
90
'
G. Fabbian
0 - 1
Y. Maleh
90
'
90
'
R. Freuler
Empoli
Bologna

Formation

Empoli
Empoli
Bologna
Bologna
shirt
Caprile
shirt
Bereszyński
shirt
Walukiewicz
shirt
Luperto
shirt
Pezzella
shirt
Gyasi
shirt
Marin
shirt
Maleh
shirt
Cambiaghi
shirt
Żurkowski
shirt
Niang
shirt
Skorupski
shirt
Beukema
shirt
Lucumí
shirt
Calafiori
shirt
Kristiansen
shirt
Urbański
shirt
Freuler
shirt
Ferguson
shirt
Ndoye
shirt
Odgaard
shirt
Saelemaekers

Team Lineup

Empoli
Empoli
avatar
Elia Caprile
Goalkeeper
25
avatar
Bartosz Bereszyński
Defender
19
avatar
Sebastian Walukiewicz
Defender
4
avatar
Sebastiano Luperto
Defender
33
avatar
Giuseppe Pezzella
Defender
3
avatar
Emmanuel Gyasi
Midfielder
11
avatar
Răzvan Marin
Midfielder
18
avatar
Youssef Maleh
Midfielder
29
avatar
Nicolò Cambiaghi
Midfielder
28
avatar
Szymon Żurkowski
Midfielder
27
avatar
M Baye Niang
Forward
10
Bologna
Bologna
avatar
Łukasz Skorupski
Goalkeeper
28
avatar
Sam Beukema
Defender
31
avatar
Jhon Lucumí
Defender
26
avatar
Riccardo Calafiori
Defender
33
avatar
Victor Kristiansen
Defender
15
avatar
Kacper Urbański
Midfielder
82
avatar
Remo Freuler
Midfielder
8
avatar
Lewis Ferguson
Midfielder
19
avatar
Dan Ndoye
Forward
11
avatar
Jens Odgaard
Forward
21
avatar
Alexis Saelemaekers
Forward
56

Substitute Players

Empoli
Empoli
avatar
Etrit Berisha
Goalkeeper
99
avatar
Samuele Perisan
Goalkeeper
1
avatar
Liberato Cacace
Defender
13
avatar
Saba Goglichidze
Defender
2
avatar
Simone Bastoni
Midfielder
30
avatar
Tyronne Ebuehi
Defender
24
avatar
Viktor Kovalenko
Midfielder
8
avatar
Mattia Destro
Forward
23
avatar
Stiven Shpendi
Forward
7
avatar
Alberto Cerri
Forward
17
avatar
Francesco Caputo
Forward
9
Bologna
Bologna
avatar
Federico Ravaglia
Goalkeeper
34
avatar
Nicola Bagnolini
Goalkeeper
23
avatar
Charalampos Lykogiannīs
Defender
22
avatar
Tommaso Corazza
Defender
16
avatar
Mihajlo Ilić
Defender
4
avatar
Lorenzo De Silvestri
Defender
29
avatar
Michel Aebischer
Midfielder
20
avatar
Oussama El Azzouzi
Midfielder
17
avatar
Nikola Moro
Midfielder
6
avatar
Giovanni Fabbian
Midfielder
80
avatar
Riccardo Orsolini
Forward
7
avatar
Santiago Castro
Forward
18

Injured Players

Empoli
Empoli
avatar
J. Fazzini
Yellow Cards
avatar
A. Grassi
Injury
avatar
A. Ismajli
Injury
Bologna
Bologna
avatar
J. Karlsson
Injury
avatar
A. Soumaoro
Knee Injury
avatar
J. Zirkzee
Muscle Injury
Questionable
Miss

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d
BolognaBologna
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l
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l
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w
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l
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w
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Lecce
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Sassuolo
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Head-to-head Statistics

Empoli
Empoli
7
Win
7
Draw
5
Win
Bologna
Bologna
01.10.2023
-
Serie A
Bologna
3
3 : 0
Empoli
0
04.05.2023
-
Serie A
Empoli
3
3 : 1
Bologna
1
17.09.2022
-
Serie A
Bologna
0
0 : 1
Empoli
1
06.02.2022
-
Serie A
Bologna
0
0 : 0
Empoli
0
26.09.2021
-
Serie A
Empoli
4
4 : 2
Bologna
2
27.04.2019
-
Serie A
Bologna
3
3 : 1
Empoli
1
09.12.2018
-
Serie A
Empoli
2
2 : 1
Bologna
1
07.05.2017
-
Serie A
Empoli
3
3 : 1
Bologna
1
11.12.2016
-
Serie A
Bologna
0
0 : 0
Empoli
0
01.05.2016
-
Serie A
Empoli
0
0 : 0
Bologna
0
19.12.2015
-
Serie A
Bologna
2
2 : 3
Empoli
3
01.05.2004
-
Serie A
Empoli
2
2 : 0
Bologna
0
05.01.2004
-
Serie A
Bologna
2
2 : 1
Empoli
1
22.02.2003
-
Serie A
Bologna
2
2 : 0
Empoli
0
05.10.2002
-
Serie A
Empoli
0
0 : 0
Bologna
0
20.02.1999
-
Serie A
Bologna
2
2 : 0
Empoli
0
16.10.1998
-
Serie A
Empoli
0
0 : 0
Bologna
0
02.05.1998
-
Serie A
Bologna
2
2 : 2
Empoli
2
10.01.1998
-
Serie A
Empoli
0
0 : 0
Bologna
0
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Italy - Serie A

Serie A

Overall
Home
Away
#TeamPWDLGDGPTS
1Inter3829726789:2294
2AC Milan3822972776:4975
3Juventus38191452354:3171
4Atalanta38216113072:4269
5Bologna38181462254:3268
6AS Roma38189111965:4663
7Lazio38187131049:3961
8Fiorentina38179121561:4660
9Torino38131411036:3653
10Napoli38131411755:4853
11Genoa38121313045:4549
12Monza38111215-1239:5145
13Verona3891118-1338:5138
14Lecce3881416-2232:5438
15Udinese3861913-1637:5337
16Cagliari3881218-2642:6836
17Empoli389920-2529:5436
18Frosinone3881119-2544:6935
19Sassuolo387922-3243:7530
20Salernitana3821125-4932:8117
213012-24:61
1Inter191441044:1146
2Atalanta191324042:1641
3Bologna191252033:1241
4AC Milan191243038:1740
5Juventus191171026:1140
6AS Roma191243038:1940
7Fiorentina191054037:2235
8Lazio191045023:1434
9Torino19892018:933
10Genoa19865027:2230
11Napoli19676024:2725
12Cagliari19676028:3225
13Frosinone19748028:3225
14Monza19667023:2624
15Verona19667023:2624
16Lecce19667017:2724
17Empoli19559015:2320
18Sassuolo19559023:3420
19Udinese191117021:2914
20Salernitana191513017:388
21220006:06
1Inter191531045:1148
2AC Milan191054038:3235
3Juventus19874028:2031
4Atalanta19847030:2628
5Napoli19775031:2128
6Bologna19694021:2027
7Lazio19838026:2527
8Fiorentina19748024:2425
9AS Roma19658027:2723
10Udinese19586016:2423
11Monza19568016:2521
12Torino19559018:2720
13Genoa19478018:2319
14Empoli194411014:3116
15Verona193511015:2514
16Lecce19289015:2714
17Cagliari192512014:3611
18Frosinone191711016:3710
19Sassuolo192413020:4110
20Salernitana191612015:439
21220005:06
Promotion - Champions League (League phase: )
Promotion - Europa League (League phase: )
Promotion - Conference League (Qualification: )
Relegation - Serie B
PPlayed
WWins
DDraws
LLosses
GGoals
GDGoals Difference
PTSPoints

Team Comparison

Empoli
Empoli
vs
Bologna
Bologna
Italy
Country
Italy
Empoli
Venue City
Bologna
R. D'Aversa
Coach
T. Motta
1920
Founded
1909
Stadio Carlo Castellani – Computer Gross Arena
Venue Name
Stadio Renato Dall'Ara

Italy - Serie A

Empoli
Empoli
vs
Bologna
Bologna
6
Rank
3
0
Win
18
0
Lose
6
0
Draw
14
0
Goals Scored
54
0
Goals Conceded
32
0
Clean Sheet
17

Goal Statistics

Avg First Goal Scored
Empoli
-
Bologna
37m
Avg First Goal Conceded
Empoli
-
Bologna
38m
Avg Goals Per Game Scored
Empoli
0
Bologna
1.42
Avg Goals Per Game Conceded
Empoli
0
Bologna
0.84

Trophies

Empoli
Empoli
Serie B (Italy)
Winner2
2020/2021, 2017/2018
2nd Place3
2013/2014, 2004/2005, 1996/1997
Bologna
Bologna
Serie A (Italy)
Winner7
1963/1964, 1940/1941, 1938/1939, 1936/1937, 1935/1936, 1928/1929, 1924/1925
2nd Place3
1965/1966, 1939/1940, 1931/1932
Winner2
1995/1996, 1987/1988
2nd Place1
2007/2008
Winner2
1973/1974, 1969/1970

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