• Cagliari and Chile midfielder Mauricio Isla.

Cagliari and Chile midfielder Mauricio Isla. (Photo : Getty Images)

Newly-promoted sides FC Crotone (3-18-4, 13 points) and Cagliari Calcio (8-13-4, 28 points) are set to face one another in a 2016-2017 Serie A season match at the Ezio Scida Stadium on Sunday, Feb. 26.

Start Time and Streaming Info

The game starts at 9:00 a.m. ET. It can be viewed live online thru FuboTV.

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Crotone continues to struggle in their Italian top flight campaign as the team has been winless in five of their last six matches. They are still in the bottom three at the moment and nine points away from getting out of the relegation area with 13 rounds left in the season.

The Pitagorici was nipped by contending Atalanta, 0-1, in their most recent Serie A fixture last Saturday on the road at the Atleti Azzurri d'Italia Stadium to succumb to their fourth straight defeat, as per USA Today.

Atalanta defender Andrea Conti provided the lone goal in the 48th minute of the match with a short-range right-footed shot from a pass by Italian forward Andrea Petagna.

Head coach Davide Nicola's squad failed to score a goal for the fourth consecutive match as the team is evidently having issues with their offense.

Meanwhile, Cagliari, last season's Serie B champions, is coming off a 1-1 draw with middling squad Sampdoria also on the road at the Luigi Ferraris Stadium last Sunday, via Sporting Life.

Chilean midfielder Mauricio Isla netted the opening goal of the match in the sixth minute with a right-footed shot from the center of the box off a headed assist by Moldova midfielder Artur Ionita.

Sampdoria was then able to equalize the count in the 22nd minute with a left-footer from Italian forward Fabio Quagliarella from the right side of the six-yard box.

The draw was the fifth straight winless performance of head coach Massimo Rastelli's side as the team dropped to the 14th spot in the 20-team standings, 14 points above the bottom three zone.

Prediction and Predicted Lineup

The predicted result is a tough 1-0 win by Cagliari.

Crotone starting lineup (3-4-2-1 formation): Cordaz; Ceccherini, Clayton, Ferrari; Rosi, Barberis, Crisetig, Sampirisi; Acosty, Stoian; Falcinelli

Cagliari starting lineup (4-3-2-1 formation): Gabriel; Padoin, Pisacane, Alves, Murru; Ionita, Tachtsidis, Dessena; Isla, Joao; Sau