Genoa vs Sassuolo Preview, Tips and Odds

Genoa will host Sassuolo in a game of round 22 of the Italian Seria A on Sunday afternoon. One spot separate the teams in the standings, with the hosts occupying 13th place with 23 points, nine more than the first team in the relegation zone. Sassuolo are 11th and hold a six point advantage over their Sunday opponents. Last week Genoa sold their top scorer Krysztof Piatek to Milan.

Genoa vs Sassuolo Head to Head

Head to HeadLast gameLast H2H gamesLast games home/away
GenoaLoss4 W/ 2 D/ 5 L3 W/ 1 D/ 1 L
SassuoloWin5 W/ 2 D/ 4 L1 W/ 1 D/ 3 L

Last game between the teams: Sassuolo – Genoa 5:3; Kevin-Prince Boateng 34′, Pol Lirola 38′, Khouma Babacar 41′, Nicolas Spolli 45′ (own goal), Gianmarco Ferrari 62′; Krysztof Piatek 27′, 83′, Goran Pandev 70′
Last game at this venue: 06.01.2018 Genoa – Sassuolo 1:0; Andrey Galabinov 80′

Worth mentioning: Only the last of the six most recent meetings saw the two sides scoring and featured over 2,5 goals, with each of the teams keeping three clean sheets in the process. In the five games played at Stadio Luigi Ferarris, the two sides managed to score in the same game just twice and only those games featured over 2,5 goals.

Genoa vs Sassuolo Stats

As of 30.01Last gameLast 10 gamesLast 5 games home/away
GenoaWin2 W/ 4 D/ 4 L1 W/ 3 D/ 1 L
SassuoloWin3 W/ 4 D/ 3 L1 W/ 1 D/ 3 L

Last game Genoa: 26.01.2019 Empoli – Genoa 1:3; Giovanni Di Lorenzo 63′; Cristian Kouame 18′, Darko Lazovic 70′, Antonio Sanabria 73′
Last game Sassuolo: 26.01.2019 Sassuolo – Cagliari 3:0; Manuel Locatelli 9′, Khouma Babacar 45′ (penalty), Alessandro Matri 87′

Top performers Genoa: Cristian Kouame 4 goals 3 assists, Darko Lazovic 2 goals 3 assists, Goran Pandev 2 goals.
Top performers Sassuolo: Khouma Babacar 6 goals 1 assist, Domenico Berardi 3 goals 3 assists, Alfred Duncan 3 goals 3 assists.

As of 30.01Last gameLast 10 gamesLast 5 games home/away
GenoaWin2 W/ 4 D/ 4 L1 W/ 3 D/ 1 L
SassuoloWin3 W/ 4 D/ 3 L1 W/ 1 D/ 3 L

Worth mentioning: Only the last of the recent five outings for Genoa featured over 2,5 goals, while in two games both teams managed to score. They had scored 1 goal in four fixtures, prior to the win over Empoli. Genoa managed to keep only a single clean sheet in the last five home games. Both teams to score was a loosing bet in the last three Sassuolo games. Just two of their last five visits featured over 2,5 goals and saw the two sides finding the back of the net.

Genoa vs Sassuolo News

Missing players Genoa: Gianluca Lapadula, Oscar Hiljemark, Sandro and Andrea Favilli are injured. Esteban Rolon is suspended.
Missing players Sassuolo: All players are available for selection.

Genoa vs Sassuolo Predictions

Draw – 3.25 @ bet365

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