Our prediction for this Serie B match:
Buoyed by back-to-back wins over Venezia and Cittadella, Parma will look to give fans yet another reason to celebrate when they take on Pisa in the Serie B round 25. The Gli Emiliani aim to take one more step towards automatic promotion, but the visitors should not be written off just yet. Switzerland midfielder Simon Sohm is pushing for a start following his fine performance in the triumph over La Citta, while there are no fresh injury worries in the home team.
The Nerazzurri, on the other hand, aim to build on a 2-0 win over Sampdoria, but given their ups and downs on the road, we are tempted to put our money on Parma this time out. As for the visiting side, both Marco D’Alessandro and Matteo Tramoni miss out with injuries. In the first half of the season Parma recorded a 2-1 win over Pisa at Arena Garibaldi.
Highlighted Team (Parma):
Founded in 1913, Parma is considered one of the most famous Italian clubs. The Gialloblu play home games in white shirts with a dark blue cross and dark blue shorts. Speaking of their away colours, Parma footballers wear yellow-blue kits on the travels. Parma have yet to win the Serie A trophy, but they did well to lift the UEFA Cup trophy on two occasions (1994/1995, 1998/1999).
To make things even better for Parma fans, the Gialloblu won the European Cup Winners’ Cup in the 1992/1993 season, with the team beating Royal Antwerp in the title game 3-1. A number of top-class footballers played for Parma in the past: Hernan Crespo, Roberto Mancini, Juan Veron, Roberto Mancini, Dino Baggio, Fabio Cannavaro and Gianluigi Buffon.
The Gialloblu welcome their rivals at Stadio Ennio Tardini, which was opened in 1923. The venue can hold up to 27,906 spectators. Bologna are considered Parma’s biggest rivals and there have always been fireworks in matches between the two sides.