Angelo Palombo is out of Sampdoria's clash with Lecce due to an injury, joining other absentees.
The captain had been struggling with a muscular problem and missed last week's game against Chievo.
He was hoping to recover in time for Sunday's trip to the Stadio Via del Mare, but is not even in the squad.
Samp also miss Franco Semioli, Luciano Zauri and Marco Padalino, plus the outcast Antonio Cassano.
Sampdoria squad: Curci, Da Costa, Fiorillo; Accardi, Cacciatore, Gastaldello, Lucchini, Volta, Ziegler; Dessena, Guberti, Koman, Mannini, Poli, Sammarco, Tissone; Fornaroli, Marilungo, Pazzini, Pozzi