Kevin Piscopo


Kevin Piscopo (born 6 February 1998) is an Italian football player. He plays for Empoli.

Kevin Piscopo
Personal information
Full name Kevin Piscopo
Date of birth (1998-02-06) 6 February 1998 (age 23)
Place of birth Vercelli, Italy
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Empoli
Youth career
0000–2014 Santhià
2013–2014Genoa (loan)
2014–2016 Genoa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2019 Genoa 0 (0)
2016–2017 → Montecatini (loan) 33 (13)
2017–2018Carrarese (loan) 20 (3)
2018–2019Carrarese (loan) 34 (8)
2019– Empoli 5 (0)
2020Carrarese (loan) 5 (0)
2020–2021Carrarese (loan) 36 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 May 2021

Club career


Genoa

Born in Vercelli, Piscopo was a youth exponent of Genoa.

Loan to Montecatini

On 31 August 2016, Piscopo was signed by Serie D club Montecatini on a season-long loan. On 4 September, Piscopo made his debut in Serie D and he scored his first goal for Montecatini and the winning goal in the 51st minute of a 1–0 away win over Argentina Arma, he was replaced after the 71 minutes. On 11 September he played his first entire match for Montecatini, a 2–2 home draw against Ponsacco. On 2 October, Piscopo scored his second goal in the 45th minute of a 3–1 away win over Sestri Levante. On 13 November he scored his third goal in the 86th minute of a 1–1 home draw against Gavorrano. On 16 November, Piscopo made his first hat-trick in his career, in a 3–2 away win over Sporting Recco. On 9 April 2017 he scored his tenth goal in the 29th minute of a 3–2 away defeat against Lavagnese. Piscopo ended his season-long loan to Montecatini with 33 appearances and 13 goals.

Loan to Carrarese

On 20 July 2017, Piscopo was loaned to Serie C club Carrarese on a season-long loan deal.[1] On 27 August he made his Serie C debut for Carrarese in a 1–0 away win over Cuneo, he played the entire match.[2] On 10 September, Piscopo scored his first goal for Carrarese, as a substitute, in the 72nd minute of a 4–3 away defeat against Viterbese Castrense.[3] On 4 October he scored his second goal in the 40th minute of a 5–2 away win over Prato.[4] On 21 April 2018 he scored his third goal, as a substitute, in the 75th minute of a 1–1 home draw against Pistoiese.[5] Piscopo ended his season-long loan to Carrarese with 21 appearances and 3 goals.[6]

On 12 July 2018 he returned on loan to Carrarese for another season.[7] On 29 July he started his second season with Carrarese as a substitute replacing Tommaso Biasci in the 71st minute of a 1–0 home defeat against Imolese in the first round of Coppa Italia.[8] On 16 September he played his first Serie C match of the season as a substitute replacing Tommaso Biasci in the 46th minute of a 5–1 away win over Arzachena.[9] One week later, on 23 September, he scored twice in a 4–0 home win over Juventus U23.[10] On 27 September he scored his third goal, as a substitute, in the 85th minute of a 2–2 away draw against Lucchese.[11] Three days later, on 30 September, he played his first entire match of the season, a 2–1 home win over Pro Patria.[12] Piscopo ended his second loan to Carrarese with 38 appearances, 9 goals and 6 assists.[6]

Empoli

On 8 July 2019, Piscopo signed to Serie B side Empoli.[13] On 5 October he made his debut for the club as a substitute replacing Stefano Moreo in the 75th minute of a 2–0 away defeat against Pordenone.[14] Two weeks later, on 20 October, he played his first entire match for the club, a 1–1 home draw against Cremonese.[15]

Loans to Carrarese

On 15 January 2020, he joined Carrarese once again on loan until the end of the season.[16] Four days later, on 19 January, Piscopo made his league debut for the club as a substitute replacing Cassio Cardoselli in the 66th minute of a 3–1 home win over Robur Siena.[17] On 17 July he scored his first goal of the season, as a substitute, in the 92nd minute of a 2–1 away defeat after extra-time in the play-off semi-final against Bari.[18] Piscopo ended his 6-month loan to Carrarese with 7 appearances, all as a substitute, including 2 in the play-off matches, and 1 goal.[6] After appearing for Empoli as a late substitute in their 2020–21 Serie B opening game against Frosinone and, also as a substitute, in the Coppa Italia game against Renate, on 5 October 2020 he was loaned to Carrarese once again.[19]

Career statistics


Club

As of 10 August 2020
Club Season League Cup Europe Other Total
League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Montecatini (loan) 2016–17 Serie D 33 13 33 13
Carrarese (loan) 2017–18 Serie C 20 3 0 0 1[lower-alpha 1] 0 21 3
2018–19 Serie C 34 8 1 0 3[lower-alpha 1] 1 38 9
Total Carrarese 54 11 1 0 4 1 59 12
Empoli 2019–20 Serie B 4 0 1 0 5 0
Carrarese (loan) 2019–20 Serie C 5 0 2[lower-alpha 1] 1 7 1
Career total 96 24 2 0 6 2 104 26
  1. All appearance(s) in Serie C play-off.

References


  1. "UFFICIALE: Carrarese, arriva Piscopo in prestito dal Genoa - TUTTOmercatoWEB.com". Retrieved 2018-07-14.
  2. "Game Report by Soccerway". Soccerway.
  3. "Viterbese Castrense vs. Carrarese - 10 September 2017 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2017-12-29.
  4. "Prato vs. Carrarese - 4 October 2017 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2017-12-29.
  5. "Carrarese vs. Pistoiese - 21 April 2018 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2018-05-28.
  6. "Italy - K. Piscopo - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2018-05-28.
  7. "UFFICIALE: Carrarese, dal Genoa torna Piscopo - TUTTOmercatoWEB.com". Retrieved 2018-07-14.
  8. "Carrarese vs. Imolese - 29 July 2018 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2018-08-09.
  9. "Arzachena vs. Carrarese - 16 September 2018 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2018-09-19.
  10. "Carrarese vs. Juventus II - 24 September 2018 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2018-09-25.
  11. "Lucchese vs. Carrarese - 27 September 2018 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2018-10-11.
  12. "Carrarese vs. Pro Patria - 30 September 2018 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2018-10-11.
  13. "UFFICIALE: Empoli, arriva Piscopo a titolo definitivo dal Genoa". Retrieved 9 July 2019.
  14. "Pordenone vs. Empoli - 5 October 2019 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2020-02-03.
  15. "Empoli vs. Cremonese - 20 October 2019 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2020-02-03.
  16. "Nuova iniezione di fantasia per mister Baldini: Kevin Piscopo di nuovo a Carrara" (Press release) (in Italian). Carrarese. 15 January 2020.
  17. "Carrarese vs. Robur Siena - 19 January 2020 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2020-02-03.
  18. "Bari vs. Carrarese - 17 July 2020 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2020-08-10.
  19. "Bentornati a Piscopo e Valietti" (in Italian). Carrarese. 5 October 2020.