Palermo – Carpi
Palermo welcomes Carpi in a match from the 32th round of the Italian Serie B. Let’s have a look at this game in the beautiful Sicily.
Palermo are working hard to ensure their return to the Serie A. They are currently 3rd in the league standings with 51 points, trailing on three points behind the 2nd Frosinone. But they have a game in hand as well. Palermo’s record so far shows 13 wins, 12 draws and 5 defeats. Alongside the leader Empoli and the 2nd Frosinone, Palermo are the team with the less amount of losses since the beginning of the campaign.
In their last five matches Palermo are showing an inconsistent form – two wins, two draws and a loss. After suffering a 0-1 defeat during the visit to Perugia, the Sicilians are in a positive run of four consecutive games without a defeat. And they will try to make it five in a row against Carpi.
Speaking of Carpi, they are 9th in the Serie B standings with 44 points, being on par with the 8th Parma. Carpi are almost touching a return to the Top 8 and the playoff zone, so most surely they will try to achieve a positive result against Palermo in Sicily.
So far Carpi’s record shows 11 wins, 11 draws and 8 defeats. Just like Palermo, Carpi are in a run of four consecutive matches without a defeat. Their last loss came against Foggia away from home. Carpi won their last two games against Pescara and Pro Vercelli, which allowed them to return in the fight for promotion.
This is a game between two teams who are fighting for a promotion to the Serie A. Palermo are in the better position, of course. They can even hope of a direct promotion to the Calcio. Carpi on the other hand are hopeful of a Top 8 finish.