Empoli will play at home with Udinese in the 16th round of the Italian Serie A. The match will take place on December 6.
“Empoli” has in its asset after 15 meetings held 20 points, with which it occupies 11th place in the standings of the Italian championship, being ten points away from the danger zone.
The Serie A newcomer has won six matches, two draws and seven defeats in the current championship. Moreover, the club had four losses from serious rivals.
Over the past five games, the Tuscans have only one fiasco. Also during this period they won twice and painted the world. In the last round there was a 2: 2 away draw with Torino, and a little earlier there was a home victory over Fiorentina – 2: 1.
Empoli has earned only seven of 20 points in this championship in its own arena, having won twice with one world and four failures.
Udinese with 16 points are in 14th place in the standings of the Italian Serie A, having a margin of six points in front of the relegation zone.
Within the framework of the championship, Friulians achieved victories only three times, ended seven meetings with a draw and lost in five cases, scored 20 goals, conceded four more.
In the previous round, the “little zebras” unexpectedly parted with Lazio 4: 4 on the road, escaping defeat in the 9th stoppage minute, and earlier they shared the points with Genoa at home – 0: 0.
Outside their home walls, Udinese was able to score only six points, winning once with three world results and defeats.
The last time these clubs played against each other was in the 2018/19 season. And then, within the framework of Serie A, they exchanged home victories – 2: 1 and 2: 3.
Forecast and rate
In the upcoming match, 1xbet app download give a slight preference to the hosts: Empoli win – 2.68, Udinese win – 2.79, draw – 3.40.
“Empoli” this season is the “riding” team, and Udinese often play productive games away. Hence, we assume that the number of goals in the upcoming confrontation will exceed 2.5.