Bologna and Empoli will clash on Saturday the 17th of September at 3:00 pm in the 7th week of the Serie A. The match will take place in Bologna at the Stadio Renato Dall’Ara. The referee will be Manuel Volpi.
Bologna is in the 12th place in the table with 6 points. It comes from a 2-1 win against Fiorentina in its last match in the Serie A. To date, it has won once, draw 3 times, and lost twice.
Empoli sits in the 17th place in the league with 4 points. It comes from a 1-2 loss against Roma in its last match in the Serie A. Thus far, it has draw 4 times and lost twice.
These are the projected line-ups according to our predictions.
Bologna has mostly adopted 2 line-ups: 3-5-2 and 3-4-1-2 (3 times or 50.00% each of them).
Overall, it adopted the following line-ups: 3-5-2 (3 times) and 3-4-1-2 (3 times).
Thiago Motta is expected to play against Empoli with the following players: Ł. Skorupski, C. Lykogiannis, J. Lucumí Bonilla, S. Posch, L. De Silvestri, G. Medel, J. Schouten, R. Soriano, M. Barrow and R. Orsolini.
Assuming that the line up is confirmed as above, the estimate average age of Bologna would be 28.30.
There are doubts about the presence of M. Arnautović.
Thiago Motta will probably not be able to employ N. Domínguez because of injury.
B. Soumaoro and N. Sansone will definitely miss the match.
Overall, it adopted the following line-ups: 4-3-1-2 (6 times).
Paolo Zanetti is expected to play against Bologna with the following players: G. Vicario, F. Parisi, A. Ismajli, S. Luperto, P. Stojanović, N. Haas, F. Bandinelli, R. Marin, M. Pjaca, S. Lammers and M. Satriano.
Granting that this will be the line-up, the projected average age of Empoli would be 25.36.
T. Ebuehi, L. Tonelli, N. Bajrami and M. Destro will definitely miss the match.
Paolo Zanetti will not be able to have the presence of J. Akpa Akpro who is suspended.