18 February 2023
Dušan Vlahović made it three goals in three games when he netted against Nantes on Thursday - and it would have been four hadn't a fraction of his upper body put him in an offside position against Fiorentina last weekend.
Now the number 9 is shaping up to face Spezia, a side he has punished in the past, including a screamer of a free-kick at the end of August.
VLAHOVIĆ VERSUS SPEZIA
- Dušan Vlahović has scored five goals in five Serie A matches against Spezia - all however from four home games; this could be his first appearance at the Picco stadium in the top flight, given that his only away match against the Aquilotti, with the shirt of Fiorentina, was played at Cesena's Dino Manuzzi stadium while the Picco was being renovated.
- Since last season, no one has scored more goals from direct free kicks than Dušan in Serie A with three goals, equal with Roma's Lorenzo Pellegrini and Fiorentina's Cristiano Biraghi.
- Of the players with at least eight goals before Matchday 23, only Victor Osimhen (88) and Ademola Lookman (109) had a better minutes/goal ration than Dušan (128).
- Dušan has scored eight goals in thirteen appearances in Serie A, one less than opposition striker M'Bala Nzola, who has played five games more.