2018-19 Serie A – SPAL vs Sampdoria Preview & Prediction

THE FACTS

When does SPAL vs Sampdoria kick off? Sunday 3rd March, 2019 – 14:00 (UK)

Where is SPAL vs Sampdoria being played? Stadio Paolo Mazza

What television channel is SPAL vs Sampdoria on? SPAL vs Sampdoria will not be televised live in the UK

Where can I stream SPAL vs Sampdoria? Eleven Sports hold the rights to stream Serie A matches in the UK, so it is worth checking their streaming schedule

In the US, ESPN+ have the rights to stream Serie A matches. A free trial is available for those in the US by clicking here

Are tickets still available for SPAL vs Sampdoria?

SPAL – http://www.spalferrara.it/biglietti/vendita/

Sampdoria – http://www.sampdoria.it/biglietteria/

THE TEAM NEWS

SPAL

Predicted line-up (4-4-2): Viviano; Cionek, Bonifazi, Felipe, Fares; Valoti, Murgia, Missiroli, Kurtic; Petagna, Antenucci

Unavailable: Lazzari (Injured)

Doubtful: Jankovic (Injured)

SAMPDORIA

Predicted line-up (4-3-3): Audero; Bereszynski, Andersen, Colley, Murru; Praet, Ronaldo Vieira, Linetty; Gabbiadini, Quagliarella, Saponara

Unavailable: Ekdal (Suspended), Caprari (Injured), Barreto (Injured)

Doubtful: Ramirez (Injured), Tonelli (Injured)

THE PREDICTION

SPAL's cause is not helped by the expected absence of manager Leonardo Semplici due to recent illness. Incredibly six of their last seven home games in Serie A have ended in draws and do not rule out another here with Sampdoria hardly setting the world alight in recent weeks themselves.