Monza will play at home against Udinese in the 3rd round of the Italian championship. The match will take place on August 26, starting at 16:30 GMT.
The hosts, who made their way to Italy’s top flight for the first time, had a poor start to their league, losing their first two games.
In the first round of Serie A, Monza lost to Torino with a score of 1:2, and then lost to Napoli with a score of 0:4.
At the moment, the team, after two played rounds, is on the last line, having 0 points, and goal difference (1-6).
In the 1/32 of the Coppa Italia, Monza was able to beat Frosinone 3:2 in a goal match and, thanks to this, will continue to fight for the trophy.
Udinese, meanwhile, is in 15th place in the Serie A standings with one point.
In the first round, I met with the current Italian champion Milan on the road and even managed to open an account in the 2nd minute of the match, but after the team exchanged goals again, and the second half completely won Milan, the final score (2-4).
In the second round, the club had the first home match of the new season, in which they could not determine the strongest with Salernitana (0-0).
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This will be the first meeting between the two rivals since 1989. In total, the teams played 16 times in the competition and were equal.
Udinese have a slight 6-5 lead in wins and five games have ended in draws. The last three meetings between the two teams ended in a draw.
|Monza win 3.16||Draw 3.53||Udinese win 2.35|
Monza endured a poor start to their first Serie A campaign and scored just one goal, conceding six in two games. Meanwhile, Udinese recovered from their defeat on the first day, having drawn the last time.
Monza may need a few more weeks to get used to Serie A.
Prediction for this match: match total over 2.5.
- Monza win this match