Our prediction for this Serie B match:
There will be fireworks when Benevento and Cosenza take on each other at Stadio Ciro Vigorito in the Serie B round 9. Benevento have suffered only one loss this season, but they need to start winning on a regular basis if they are to take part in the playoffs. Colombia international Tello, who found the net in the draw with Cremonese, will be one of the men to watch in the home team.
Ricardo Improta remains in the recovery room. Cosenza, on the other hand, head into the match following a 1-1 draw with Frosinone. The Rossoblu have been having their ups and downs of late, and seeing that they were more than fortunate not to suffer a loss in their last league match, home win should be considered. There should be no absentees in the away team.
Highlighted Player (Gianluca Lapadula):
Gianluca Lapadula, also known as Lapagol, due to his goalscoring abilities, was born in Turin and started his career at Juventus youth team, but was released because he wasn’t doing well in his studies. After the departure with Juventus, Lapadula perfected his goalscoring skills in lower Italian leagues and even spent one year in NK Gorica, Slovenia.
During his spell in Ravenna, he managed to finish the season 2012/13 as the top scorer in the group, netting 24 goals in the process. For a long period of time, the 28-year-old was Parma’s player, but he went on loans often, and, after Parma went bankrupt, Lapagol moved to Pescara. With 30 goals in 43 appearances, the striker caught the eye of Serie A giant Milan. He netted his first goal for the Rossoneri only three minutes after he came on as a substitute.
The following season Lapagol became the striker of Genoa. Even though he was called to play for Peru, the Genoa hitman decided to represent Italy, getting his first call to the senior squad in November 2016. However, he never made an official appearance for Italy, since he only played an unofficial friendly against San Marino, when he scored a hat-trick.