PARMA ROME, THE ADVERSARY – After the setback suffered in the Europa League, the Rome is preparing to dive back into the championship. The team of Fonseca has again been mocked by the Mönchengladbach, taken the lead at the last breath at Borussia Park. Now the European path gets complicated, but the Rome she is still the master of her destiny. No stopping after the challenge against the Germans, the Giallorossi are already at Parma where will the team of D'Aversa. The challenge, valid for the twelfth day of Serie A, is scheduled for Sunday at the grade of 18 at Tardini.
Parma-Roma (12th round of Serie A, 10 November at 6.00 pm, Tardini Stadium)
Bologna-Parma (13th round of Serie A, November 24 at 12.30, Stadio Renato Dall’Ara)
Parma-Milan (14th round of Serie A, 1 December at 3.00 pm, Tardini Stadium)
Parma-Frosinone (4th round of the Italian Cup, December 5th, 6.00 pm, Tardini Stadium)
How Parma gets to the challenge with Roma
The Parma is currently in tenth place in the standings, with 14 points. The last day of the championship saw the team of D'Aversa committed against the Fiorentina. The Gialloblù went ahead at 40 'with the usual network Gervinho, but the hosts equalized on 67 minutes with the goal scored by Castrovilli. So far the balance of the Crusaders in the league is negative: they have collected 4 victories, 2 draws and 5 defeats.
Gervinho, the former of the match
Gervinho is preparing to face the Rome for the third time with the shirt of Parma. The Ivorian has spent three seasons in the capital, from 2013 to 2016, collecting 88 appearances and scoring 26 goals. The first year in the Gialloblù was unforgettable for the attacker, who reached the double figure in Serie A for the first time. He went very close in 2013-2014 (he achieved 9), when on the bench of the Rome sat Rudi Garcia. Gervinho has already hurt the Giallorossi: last season it hit the Olimpico, but his goal was not enough to Parma, wrought 2-1.
Strengths and weaknesses of the Crusaders
The team of D'Aversa has not tasted victory for a while: the last success dates back to October 20, against Genoa, beat 5-1. The next 3 races brought 2 draws and a home defeat against the Verona. The budget at home for the Parma it is neither negative nor positive: 3 victories and 3 defeats came to Tardini. The goals scored were 10 and those conceded 8. So far the Crusaders have scored 16 goals in 11 Serie A matches, a number that is not exorbitant but already a record for the Emilia club: it did better only in the 2003-2004 season. Currently the best scorer of gialloblù is Cornelius, at 4 networks. Immediately thereafter Gervinho, author of 3 goals and 3 assists. The team of D'Aversa it runs like few others: it is third in the classification of the kilometers covered in the field (108.73). The Parma has so far collected 15 goals, a non-exorbitant number, however Sepe he was the 4th most committed goalkeeper in the championship, performing 45 saves. In addition, the Gialloblù are in 5th place in the ranking of the shots they have suffered (106, 43 of which are in the goal) tied with the Sampdoria, but their extreme defender boasts a better percentage of parades (76.75%). The Crusaders are also one of the four Serie A teams with the lowest ball possession: an average of 22 minutes totaling 90, only 9 in the opposing half. A look at the stopwatch reveals that the Gialloblù tends to be more dangerous between 30 ′ and 45 ′ and more vulnerable during the first half.
The choices of Aversa for Parma-Rome
4-3-3 is the team's trademark D'Aversa. Even the technician of Parma will have to deal with some important absences in view of the challenge against the Rome. For the moment the injured are out Grassi, English is Karamoh. The attacker owned by theInter will remain in the pits until the end of the month, due to a partial lesion of the lateral collateral ligament. Bruno Alves, stopped by a muscular problem, he has recently returned to training with the rest of his companions and should be back at the disposal of the coach. The conditions of LAURINI which in recent days has carried out differentiated work. In goal against the Giallorossi there will be Sepe, with Darmian, Iacoponi, Dermaku and one among Pezzella is Gagliolo to complete the defensive department. In midfield the recovered Kucka, with Scozzarella is Barillà. The attacking trident will be formed by Gervinho and the two ex Atalanta arrived in the summer, Kulusevski is Cornelius.
The probable formation
PARMA (4-3-3): 1 Sepe; 36 Darmian, 2 Iacoponi, 3 Dermaku, 97 Pezzella; 33 Kucka, 21 Scozzarella, 17 Barillà; 44 Kulusevski, 27 Gervinho, 11 Cornelius.
To avail.: 88 Adorante, 10 Hernani, 93 Sprocati, 15 Brugman, 23 Camara, 28 Gagliolo, 53 Alastra, 34 Colombi.
All.: Roberto D’Aversa
ballots: Barillà-Hernani, Gagliolo-Pezzella.
UNAVAILABLE: 7 Karamoh (partial lesion of the lateral collateral ligament), 8 Fat (operation at the right knee), 9 English (ankle sprain).
IN DOUBT: 22 Bruno Alves (muscle problem), 16 Laurini (head injury).
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