Our prediction for this Serie A match:
Stadio Luigi Ferraris will host Saturday’s football game between Sampdoria and Lecce, the two relegation-threatened teams. La Samp continue to struggle in the 2022/2023 Serie A campaign, with the team extending their losing run to three game at Torino, but this match could be the turning point for Dejan Stankovic’s troops. The Serbian tactician surely feels pressure ahead of the visit of Lecce, and we are positive that his men are going to leave their hearts on the field this time out.
Mehdi Leris is back from suspension, while all Abdelhamid Sabiri, Harry Winks, and Manuel De Luca should miss out with injuries. The Giallorossi, on the other hand, did remarkably well to beat Atalanta at home in midweek, but given the importance of Saturday’s clash for Sampdoria, we predict that the hosts are going to give fans some cheer this weekend. There are no fresh injury worries in the away team.
Highlighted Player (Jeison Murillo):
Jeison Murillo is a 24-year-old Colombian defender who plays for Inter Milan in Serie A. The centre back started in the youth teams of Deportivo Cali but made his senior professional bow with Udinese and Granada, as part of the partnership agreement between the clubs.
He moved on a permanent basis to Granada in 2011 but spent most of his time on loans at fellow Spanish league clubs Cadiz and Las Palmas. His talent was there for everyone to see and soon he would end up moving to Inter Milan in 2015. Murillo made his international debut for Colombia in 2014.
He was also a member of the 2015 Copa America squad and scored his solitary goal in national colors against Brazil. He would go on to win the “Best Young Player” of the tournament. Murillo is a hard-tackling no-nonsense centre back and is regarded as a ball-playing defender, which is almost a rarity in world football.
Highlighted Team (Lecce):
When you imagine a yellow-red shirt, Lecce must be the first club that comes to your mind. Founded back in 1908, Lecce are Italian club that will compete in the Serie A in the 2019/2020 season. The Giallorossi return to the Italian top flight following a seven-year absence and, as always, they will host their rivals at Stadio Via del Mare.
The venue which was opened on September 11, 1966 can hold up to 33,876 people. The likes of Antonio Conte, Graziano Pelle, Javier Chevanton, Juan Cuadrado, Mirko Vucinic, Fabrizio Miccoli and Massimo Oddo are one of the most notable footballers who played for the Italian club in the past.
Lecce and Gallipoli face each other in the Salento derby and there have been fireworks in meetings between the two clubs since the 2009/2010 Serie B season when they first met in the league.