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Sampdoria will be facing guests Hellas Verona at Stadio Luigi Ferraris in the Serie A game on Saturday.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Sampdoria v Hellas Verona, scroll down - plus the latest match odds.
Sampdoria are hoping to win again after their last result, the 0-2 Serie A victory over Salernitana.
In that game, Sampdoria managed 46% possession and 13 shots at goal with 6 on target. The scorer for Sampdoria was Antonio Candreva (43'). Salernitana had 18 attempts on goal with 2 on target. Francesco Di Tacchio (40' Own goal) scored for Salernitana.
At least three goals per match were recorded in 5 of the past 6 fixtures where Sampdoria have played. Opposing sides scored 12 times in these games whereas Sampdoria totted up 7. Nonetheless, we must now wait to see whether such a trend shall be sustained in this match or not.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Sampdoria:
- haven't been beaten in the league by Hellas Verona in their last 3 games.
- haven’t won at home in the past 2 league matches.
Hellas Verona come into this game after a 2-1 Serie A win versus Empoli in their previous outing.
In that match, Hellas Verona managed 57% possession and 22 shots on goal with 5 on target. For Hellas Verona, the goalscorers were Antonín Barák (49') and Adrien Tameze (91'). For their opponents, Empoli got 9 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Simone Romagnoli (67') was the scorer for Empoli.
Illustrating their penchant for high-scoring matches, goals have been celebrated 20 times in the last six matches in which Hellas Verona have taken to the pitch, yielding a mean average of 3.33 goals for each fixture. Opposition teams have got 8 from this total.
Pre-game facts show that Hellas Verona:
- are undefeated in their previous 2 away league matches.
- are without a win away from home in their last 10 league games. What a terrible run of away results.
Head to head
A glance at their prior head to head clashes dating back to 20/09/2017 shows that Sampdoria have won 4 of these games & Hellas Verona 1, with the number of drawn results standing at 1.
In all, 14 goals were shared by the two clubs throughout the course of those matches, with 9 of them from i Blucerchiati and 5 created by Verona. That’s an average goals per game of 2.33.
The previous league meeting between the two was Serie A match day 31 on 17/04/2021 when the final score was Sampdoria 3-1 Hellas Verona.
On that occasion, Sampdoria had 49% possession and 12 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. Goals were scored by Jakub Jankto (46'), Manolo Gabbiadini (73') and Morten Thorsby (82').
On the other side, Hellas Verona had 19 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. Darko Lazović (13') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by Federico Dionisi.
Team News: Sampdoria
The Sampdoria boss Roberto D'Aversa does not have any fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this match with a completely healthy group ready to go.
Team News: Hellas Verona
Thanks to a fully healthy squad to pick from, the Hellas Verona boss Igor Tudor doesn’t have any fitness worries to report before this clash.
Hellas Verona and Sampdoria should play out a closely-fought contest here.
Will be interesting to see how this one goes, with a good chance of a draw. We therefore think that it’s going to be a close game with a 1-1 scoreline at the end of the 90 minutes.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadio Luigi Ferraris (36,599)
Captain: Fabio Quagliarella
Chairman: Massimo Ferrero
Manager: Roberto D'Aversa
Competitions: Serie A position 16, Coppa Italia (2nd Round)
🔑 Key Player: Francesco Caputo
Customarily deployed in the Striker position, Francesco Caputo was born in Italy. Having made his senior debut playing for AS Bari in the 2008 - 2009 season, the talented Forward has managed to score 3 league goals in the Serie A 2021 - 2022 season to date in 13 appearances.