Cagliari will welcome Udinese to Sardegna Arena on Sunday for the teams last game of the season in Serie A. The hosts have little to play for in this one as they ensured their survival among the best in Italy in the previous round, but their opponents from Udinese are three points above the relegation zone and need at least a draw to prevent them going down.
Cagliari vs Udinese Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Cagliari||Loss||7 W/ 5 D/ 8 L||5 W/ 2 D/ 3 L|
|Udinese||Win||8 W/ 5 D/ 7 L||3 W/ 2 D/ 5 L|
Last game between the teams: 29.12.2018 Udinese – Cagliari 2:0; Ignacio Pussetto 39′, Valon Behrami 57′; Luca Ceppitelli from the visiting side was sent off with straight red card in the 51′; Kevin Lasagna missed a penalty for the home side in the 61′; Rolando Mandragora from the home side was sent off with straight red card in the 79′
Last game at this venue: 14.04.2018 Cagliari – Udinese 2:1; Leonardo Pavoletti 21′, Luca Ceppitelli 84′; Kevin Lasagna 10′
Worth mentioning: Just one draw has been registered in the last ten meetings between the two teams, while there is only one victory recorded by the visiting sides in the previous nine encounters. Three of the last five matches featured over 2,5 goals and witnessed goals at both ends, with each of them finishing in 2:1 after the final whistle. Cagliari won each of the previous four games at home, as all produced over 2,5 goals, while the last three saw both sides scoring.
Cagliari vs Udinese Stats
|As of 25.05||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Cagliari||Draw||4 W/ 2 D/ 4 L||3 W/ 0 D/ 2 L|
|Udinese||Win||4 W/ 3 D/ 3 L||1 W/ 1 D/ 3 L|
Last game Cagliari: 18.05.2019 Genoa – Cagliari 1:1; Domenico Criscito 89′ (penalty); Leonardo Pavoletti 40′; Giuseppe Pezzella from the home side was sent off with straight red card in the 90′
Last game Udinese: 18.05.2019 Udinese – Spal 3:2; Samir 6′, Stefano Okaka 31′, 35′; Andrea Petagna 53′, Mattia Valoti 59′
Top performers Cagliari: Leonardo Pavoletti 15 goals 1 assist, Joao Pedro 7 goals 2 assists, Artur Ionita 3 goals 2 assists.
Top performers Udinese: Rodrigo De Paul 9 goals 9 assists, Kevin Lasagna 6 goals 2 assists, Stefano Okaka 6 goals 1 assist.
Worth mentioning: Cagliari will be looking for their first victory in five games when facing Udinese, but at least ended their three game losing streak in the previous round against Genoa. No draw has been registered in the last eight Cagliari’s games at home, but despite losing the most recent to Lazio, the team still managed to win five of the other.
Udinese won two back-to-back games recently and are unbeaten in their last three matches. The team have not kept a clean sheet in any of their previous nine away games seven of which were losses, but did not concede more than twice in the last five, after receiving thirteen goals across four visits earlier.
Cagliari vs Udinese News
Missing players Cagliari: Paolo Farago will miss the game. Luca Ceppitelli, Alberto Cerri and Leonardo Pavoletti are under question.
Missing players Udinese: Valon Behrami and Marvin Zeegelaar will miss. Seko Fofana, Svante Ingelsson, Sandro, Nicholas Opoku and Antonin Barak are doubtful.
Cagliari vs Udinese Predictions
Udinese to win – 3.00 @ bet365