Spezia vs Lecce Match Analysis & Prediction
08/01/2023 5:00 pm
Lecce will be bidding to extend their winning streak to four games in Serie A when they make a trip to Stadio Alberto Picco to face a struggling Spezia in their Matchday 17 tie on Sunday evening.
Lecce endured a difficult start to Serie A campaign this season, but have found a good form lately and are currently pushing for a place in the top half of the table.
Marco Baroni;s side have gone unbeaten in their last four league matches, winning the last three including the 2-1 win over Lazio last time out. The run has left them sitting 12th on 18 points, two points behind the top 10. Another win therefore on Sunday could leave them sitting in the top half, which will a big deal for a newly promoted side.
Lecce have have had the edge in this fixture, winning the last two meeting with the last one victory coming at Alberto Picco in the Coppa Italia in 2021. Therefore, they should fancy their chances on Sunday.
Spezia have made a disappointing campaign and are just hovering above the relegation zone, with one place and five points separating them and the danger zone after picking 14 points from 16 games.
Luca Gotti’s side began 2023 with a 2-2 draw against Atalanta and they will be looking to build on it as they seek their first win this year. A win will help them climb further off the relegation zone, but they need to be on top of their game on Sunday.
Spezia vs. Lecce Head to head
Both sides have met in eight encounters since 2006 with Lecce claiming three wins, while Spezia have won twice and there have been three draws.
Spezia Team News
Spezia will be without Daniele Verde and Bartlomiej Dragowski due to injuries, while Jeroen Zoet and M’bala Nzola are doubts.
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Lecce Team News
Lecce will be without Kastriot Dermaku due to injury, while Morten Hjulmand will miss through suspension, and Thorir Johann Helgason and Marin Pongracic are doubts.
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Spezia vs. Lecce: Odds and Predictions
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