Chievo Verona will be playing on Thursday as time edges closer to this impending Serie B - Play-offs meeting against Venezia.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Venezia v Chievo Verona are shown below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Venezia head into this fixture following on from a 1-1 Serie B drawn game vs Cittadella.
In that game, Venezia had 51% possession and 15 attempts at goal with 8 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Venezia was Riccardo Bocalon (33'). For their opponents, Cittadella had 11 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. Enrico Baldini (50') scored for Cittadella.
Over their preceding 6 fixtures, Paolo Zanetti's Venezia have hit the back of the net a combined total of 10 times giving them an average number of goals per match equal to 1.67.
Chievo Verona will come into the clash following a 3-0 Serie B win with the defeat of Ascoli in their previous outing.
In that match, Chievo Verona managed 39% possession and 9 shots at goal with 7 on target. For Chievo Verona, the goals were scored by Luigi Canotto (19', 57') and Luca Garritano (80'). Ascoli had 11 attempts on goal with 2 on target.
Looking at their form, and Chievo Verona have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, conceding 8 goals in all. Defensively, Mussi Volanti just haven’t been too solid at all. We will just have to find out whether or not that trend will be continued on in this game.
Team News: Venezia
Lauri Ala-Myllymäki (Knee Injury), Antonio Junior Vacca (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Luca Lezzerini (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) will not be taking part for Venezia gaffer Paolo Zanetti.
Team News: Chievo Verona
Owing to a fully healthy group to choose from, Chievo Verona boss Alfredo Aglietti has no fitness concerns at all coming into this clash.
We’re of the opinion that Chievo Verona will have to play well to put one past this Venezia side who we reckon will score one, at least.
We’re therefore anticipating a very even contest with a 1-0 advantage for Venezia at the end of the match.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadio Pier Luigi Penzo (7,389)
Captain: Marco Modolo
Chairman: Duncan Niederauer
Manager: Paolo Zanetti
Competitions: Serie B position 5, Serie B - Play-offs (Preliminary Round)
🔑 Key Player: Francesco Forte
Customarily played in the Striker position, Francesco Forte was born in Rome, Italy. After making a first senior appearance for Inter Milan in the 2012 - 2013 season, the gifted Forward has managed 14 league goals in the Serie B 2020 - 2021 campaign to date in a total of 33 appearances.