Preview: Empoli VS Lecce

Empoli invite Lecce to the Stadio Carlo Castellani in Serie A action on Monday (December 11).

Empoli and Lecce meet again 8 months after the Serie A match which Empoli won 1-0. Empoli will be playing the match after a draw against Genoa on December 2 in Serie A.

Lecce are going into the fixture after playing 3 draws in a row against Bologna, Verona and AC Milan. They have been conceding goals for 10 consecutive matches now which puts additional psychological pressure on the team.

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Empoli have played a draw with Genoa in their previous match while Lecce are on a drawing streak – they have played a draw with Bologna, Verona and AC Milan in their previous 3 matches. Overall, Empoli have won 4 of their last 18 matches, losing 11 and drawing 3, while Lecce have won 6 of their last 20 matches, losing 5 and drawing 9.

Empoli have won twice (0-1 against Napoli on 12th of November and 0-2 against Fiorentina on 24th of October), lost 3 times (3-4 against Sassuolo on 26th of November, 2-1 against Frosinone on 7th of November and 0-3 against Atalanta on 31st of October) and drew once (1-1 against Genoa on 2nd of December) in their most recent 6 matches.

Lecce have lost 3 times (2-1 against Roma on 6th of November, 2-4 against Parma on 2nd of November and 0-1 against Torino on 29th of October) and drew 3 times (1-1 against Bologna on 3rd of December, 2-2 against Verona on 28th of November and 2-2 against AC Milan on 11th of November) in their most recent 6 matches.


Empoli and Lecce have met 4 times since January 2021. Empoli have won twice, 2 matches ended in a draw. The most recent match between them took place on April 4, 2023 at the Serie A of Italy where Empoli won 1-0. Empoli have scored 6 goals in these 4 head-to-head matches in total while Lecce have scored 4.

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