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The Serie A fixture at Stadio Marcantonio Bentegodi on Saturday will see hosts Hellas Verona do battle with opponents Juventus.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Hellas Verona v Juventus, scroll down - as well as the best betting odds.
Hellas Verona will play in this fixture following on from a 2-2 Serie A drawn result against Genoa.
In that match, Hellas Verona had 50% possession and 9 shots at goal with 3 on target. For Hellas Verona, goals were scored by Ivan Ilić (17') and Davide Faraoni (61'). Genoa got 14 shots at goal with 3 on target. Eldor Shomurodov (48') and Milan Badelj (94') scored for Genoa.
It’s been all too rare in recent times that Hellas Verona haven’t conceded. The facts show that Verona have been scored against in 6 of their previous 6 matches, leaking 10 goals along the way.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Hellas Verona:
- haven't lost in the league to Juventus in their last 2 matches.
- are unbeaten in their last 3 league matches at home.
Juventus go into this game following on from a 3-0 Serie A win as they beat Crotone in their last outing.
In that match, Juventus managed 59% possession and 27 attempts on goal with 8 on target. For Juventus, the scorers were Cristiano Ronaldo (38', 45') and Weston McKennie (66'). Crotone got 15 attempts on goal with 2 on target.
A run of effective showings by the Juventus defence has resulted in their ‘goals against’ tally amounting to 4 from their previous 6 clashes combined. During the same period, their forwards have scored 8. Historical results aside, time will tell if such a trend might continue on in this upcoming match.
Head to head
Looking at their most recent head to head meetings stretching back to 08/05/2016 tells us that Hellas Verona have won 2 of these & Juventus 3, with the number of drawn results being 1.
A combined sum of 18 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 8 from Verona and 10 belonging to Juve. The average number of goals per game works out to 3.
The last league game featuring these clubs was Serie A match day 5 on 25/10/2020 when the final score was Juventus 1-1 Hellas Verona.
On that day, Juventus had 61% possession and 22 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Dejan Kulusevski (77').
For their opponents, Hellas Verona had 6 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. Andrea Favilli (60') scored.
The match was refereed by Fabrizio Pasqua.
Team News: Hellas Verona
Kevin Rüegg (Distortion of the ankle), Nikola Kalinic (Muscular problems), Marco Benassi (Unknown Injury) and Ebrima Colley (Knee Injury) aren’t available for Verona boss Ivan Jurić.
Team News: Juventus
Juve boss Andrea Pirlo has multiple availability issues to deal with. Leonardo Bonucci (Muscular problems), Paulo Dybala (Medial Collateral Ligament Injury), Juan Cuadrado (Biceps femoris muscle injury), Giorgio Chiellini (Calf Problems), Arthur (Leg Injury) and Álvaro Morata (Virus Infection) are names that won’t be on the team sheet.
We’re of the view that Hellas Verona are likely to find the back of the net against this Juventus outfit, although one goal probably shouldn’t prevent defeat.
Our tip is for a close game with a 1-2 victory for Juventus at the end of this one. Hopefully this is a good one.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadio Marcantonio Bentegodi (39,211)
Captain: Miguel Veloso
Chairman: Maurizio Setti
Manager: Ivan Jurić
Competitions: Serie A position 9
⭐ Key Player: Antonín Barák
Customarily playing in the Centre Midfield position, Antonín Barák was born in Czech Republic. Having made a first senior appearance for FK Příbram in the 2012 - 2013 season, the gifted Midfielder has accumulated 5 league goals in the Serie A 2020 - 2021 season to date coming from a total of 20 appearances.