After one of their greatest-ever Serie A results, Salernitana will play hosts to the struggling Cremonese in the Italian top flight at the Arechi Stadium just one week on from defeating Lazio in Rome to move up into 10th in the table.
It’s turning out to be a magical season for Salernitana, just one campaign after the club managed to survive in Serie A by just one point on the final day of the season. They are now into the top half of the table, but if Davide Nicola’s men intend to stay here ahead of the World Cup break coming up at the end of next week’s games, they must match the results of those around them and likely need to get at least one win.
The Salerno side went 1-0 down against Lazio last weekend, but with a goal from Antonio Candreva just six minutes into the second half, they then soon took the lead through Federico Fazio. Boulaye Dia sealed the deal with a goal 15 minutes from time as Salernitana finally managed to defeat a Serie A giants, just over a month after a brutal 2-2 draw with Juventus after a controversial VAR call.
Cremonese remain at the foot of the table and without a win in the league this season, meaning they are the worst side across Europe’s top five leagues at this point in the campaign. The club have drawn five times, however, to put them on five points and only three off 17th-placed Lecce.