The Serie A end-of-season run-in continues this weekend and these Cagliari vs. Sassuolo predictions look ahead to a busy weekend of action. Sassuolo find themselves on the edge of the European race with Cagliari still eyeing the drop zone.
Cagliari vs. Sassuolo odds
1 – Sassuolo to win – 7/5
2 – Over 2.5 total goals – 3/5
3 – Sassuolo over 1.5 total goals – 5/6
4 – BTTS – Yes – 8/15
5 – Sassuolo to win 3-1 – 17/1
The final weeks of the Serie A campaign will include battles at both ends of the table with the title race, European qualification and the relegation battle all on the agenda. However, Sassuolo’s trip to Cagliari this weekend is likely to be filed under ‘also ran’, with both sides unlikely to move significantly in the table before the end of the season.
Sassuolo have not given up hope on Europe, but they have a lot of ground to make up, despite a positive run of form. Cristian Bucchi’s charges head into this game on the back of five Serie A wins from their last seven outings, including key victories against defending champions Inter and Atalanta.
In comparison, Cagliari’s ongoing battle against being dragged into a relegation battle has seen them lose five straight games, with Sassuolo deservedly strong favourites to go on and clinch all three points this weekend.
Bucchi has also boosted their goal output following his mid-season arrival, with 19 goals scored in their last nine games, at an average just over two goals per 90 minutes. Within that run, Sassuolo have scored a minimum of two goals in every league game since the start of February, with nine goals in their last four away league games.
However, they have not matched their attacking form with defensive solidity, as Bucchi’s back line have shipped nine goals in their last eight league games, with no clean sheet in Serie A since winning 2-0 at San Siro on February 20.
Sassuolo will firmly fancy their chances of picking up another win in this game, but they are unlikely to keep Cagliari out and may have to rely on outscoring the home side.
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Cagliari vs. Sassuolo last five matches
Cagliari last five matches
Sassuolo last five matches
Cagliari top goalscorers
Sassuolo top goalscorers
Cagliari vs. Sassuolo line-ups
Cagliari (4-2-3-1): Consigli; Kyriakopoulos, Ayhan, Chiriches, Muldur; Rogerio, Lopez; Traore, Raspadori, Berardi; Scamacca.
Cagliari team news
Cagliari’s injury crisis continues to be one of the worst in Serie A, with up to five first team players missing this weekend. Luca Ceppitelli and Luca Gagliano are both expected back in action before the end of April though, with Kevin Strootman a week away from a return.
Sassuolo team news
Sassuolo head coach Bucchi only has one new injury problem to contend with this weekend, as Brazilian international Matheus Henrique is ruled out with a muscle strain. His absence is expected to be the only starting change for the visitors, with Rogerio slotting in as a replacement in midfield.