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Hellas Verona journey to Stadio Renato Dall'Ara on Monday for the Serie A showdown with hosts Bologna.
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Bologna go into this fixture coming off the back of a 0-0 Serie A draw against Atalanta.
In that match, Bologna managed 41% possession and 4 attempts at goal with 1 on target. On the other side, Atalanta got 22 shots at goal with 3 of them on target.
It’s been a rare occasion in recent times where Bologna have shown defensive steel. The facts show that Bologna have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 matches, leaking 15 goals in the process. It will be interesting to see if that trend can be sustained here.
Going into this encounter, Bologna are unbeaten in the league by Hellas Verona in their last 6 matches.
Following on from being beaten in their last game against Inter Milan in Serie A action, Hellas Verona and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
In that match, Hellas Verona had 43% possession and 8 shots at goal with 1 on target. The only player to score for Hellas Verona was Ivan Ilić (15'). For their opponents, Inter Milan got 15 attempts on goal with 7 of them on target. Lautaro Martínez (47') and Joaquín Correa (83', 94') scored for Inter Milan.
The stats don’t lie, and Hellas Verona have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing opposing sides hit 11 goals overall. At the back, Hellas Verona have been far from perfect.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Hellas Verona:
- have not emerged victorious against Bologna in games played away from home for the previous 3 matches in the league.
- have not won away from home in their last 4 league matches.
Head to head
Looking at their most recent head-to-head meetings stretching back to 20/11/2017 shows us that Bologna have won 3 of these and Hellas Verona 0, with the tally of drawn games being 3.
A combined total of 16 goals were shared by the two clubs during those clashes, with 10 from Rossoblu and 6 coming from Verona. That is an average goals per game value of 2.67.
The last league contest between these clubs was Serie A match day 37 on 17/05/2021 when it finished Hellas Verona 2-2 Bologna.
In that match, Hellas Verona managed 50% possession and 13 shots at goal with 2 of them on target. The goalscorers were Davide Faraoni (2') and Nikola Kalinić (53').
Bologna got 12 attempts on goal with 5 on target. Lorenzo De Silvestri (32') and Rodrigo Palacio (82') scored.
The referee was Matteo Marchetti.
Team News: Bologna
The Bologna manager Siniša Mihajlović has a full complement, with no fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this game thanks to a completely injury-free group to choose from.
Team News: Hellas Verona
Owing to a fully healthy group ready to go, the Hellas Verona boss Eusebio Di Francesco has zero fitness worries to report coming into this clash.
We’re of the view that Hellas Verona are likely to find the back of the net against this Bologna side, although that might not be as many as they’ll concede.
We reckon that it will be a narrow 2-1 victory for Bologna at full-time. Should be an interesting one.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadio Renato Dall'Ara (36,462)
Captain: Roberto Soriano
Chairman: Joey Saputo
Manager: Siniša Mihajlović
Competitions: Serie A position 7