Genoa vs Lecce
Italy – Serie A
Date: Sunday, 19 July 2020
Kick-Off at 18:30 UK/ 19:30 CET
Venue: Stadio Luigi Ferraris.
This game for survival may not be as exciting as the title race at the top. But for both these teams, this is very crucial to guarantee their presence in the top tier. Genoa is currently where they finished last season- 17th. But only one point shields them from the relegation zone which is a very small cushion.
Lecce surprised everyone with the home win over Lazio. That was the start of a two-match unbeaten run as they added a point with a draw against Cagliari in the next game. But the defeat to Fiorentina has laid waste to all that effort. If they lose this one, they can ensure their place in the second tier after just a season at the top.
Genoa vs Lecce: Head-to-head (h2h)
- Genoa has not lost in a competitive match to this opposition in over 14 years.
- More than 2.5 goals were scored in seven of their last 8 meetings.
- Both sides found the net in six of those eight games as well.
- The hosts have a seven-match winning streak in head to head matches at this ground.
- More than 2.5 goals were scored in four of those seven games.
- The Wolves are winless in their four previous league games on the road.
Genoa vs Lecce: Prediction
The hosts had to face some heavyweights in the last few home games. They played Napoli, Juventus, Parma, and Lazio in the last five games here and lost every single match. But after that four-game losing run, they managed to win the most recent one against Spal. But overall they have a poor home season after losing 10 of their 16 matches at this ground. But we cannot write of Lecce who has won against Napoli not so long ago in an away fixture. So I think we are to see another stalemate on Sunday.
Both of them have defenses similar to a school team. Lecce has given away the most number of goals this season even more than the last team in the table. Similarly, the hosts have conceded 20 more goals than the 40 goals they netted this year. Both of them have found the goals in the majority of their recent head t head games as well. So we can see a draw with both teams netting goals.
Genoa vs Lecce: Betting Tips
Both teams to score @ 1.57 (4/7).
Match to draw @ 3.90 (29/10).