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The Serie A fixture at Stadio Marcantonio Bentegodi on Sunday will see home side Hellas Verona locking horns with Sassuolo.
Our predictions, user poll and statistics for Hellas Verona v Sassuolo can be found here - along with the latest match odds.
Hellas Verona prepare for this match following on from a 2-2 Serie A stalemate against AC Milan.
In that game, Hellas Verona managed 35% possession and 7 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. For Hellas Verona, goals were scored by Antonín Barák (6') and Giangiacomo Magnani (27' Own goal). On the other side, AC Milan got 32 attempts on goal with 7 of them on target. Davide Calabria (19' Own goal) and Zlatan Ibrahimović (93') scored for AC Milan.
It’s been seldom in recent times where Hellas Verona have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. In fact, Verona have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, shipping 8 goals in the process.
Their prior results show that Hellas Verona:
- have not won against Sassuolo in their last 3 league matches.
- are undefeated in their last 5 league matches at home.
Last time out, Sassuolo drew 0-0 in the Serie A match with Udinese.
In that match, Sassuolo managed 62% possession and 4 attempts at goal with 1 of them on target. At the other end, Udinese got 2 shots at goal with 0 on target.
Showing their predisposition for high-scoring encounters, goals have been scored 25 times in the last 6 matches in which Sassuolo have played, giving an average of 4.17 goals for each clash. Opposing teams have got 8 from this total. Such a pattern won’t necessarily be continued into this game, however.
Pre-game facts show that Sassuolo:
- remain unbeaten by Hellas Verona when having played them away from home in the previous 3 league matches.
- are undefeated in their last 3 league matches away from home.
Head to head
A glance at their past head-to-head meetings dating back to 20/12/2015 shows that Hellas Verona have won 1 of these games and Sassuolo 3, with the tally of drawn games standing at 2.
An aggregate of 13 goals were shared by the two clubs in this period, with 6 of them for Verona and 7 netted by Sassuolo. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.17.
The last league clash between these clubs was Serie A match day 28 on 28/06/2020 which finished with the scoreline of Sassuolo 3-3 Hellas Verona.
That time, Sassuolo managed 69% possession and 20 shots on goal with 9 of them on target. The goals were scored by Jérémie Boga (53', 77') and Rogério (97').
Hellas Verona had 8 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. Darko Lazović (51'), Mariusz Stępiński (57') and Matteo Pessina (68') scored.
The match was refereed by Antonio Giua.
Team News: Hellas Verona
Matteo Lovato (Hamstring Injury), Darko Lazovic (Corona virus), Ronaldo Vieira (Muscle Injury), Davide Faraoni (Calf Injury), Koray Günter (Thigh muscle rupture), Kevin Rüegg (Hamstring Injury) and Marco Benassi (Calf Injury) won’t be playing for Verona boss Ivan Jurić. The players ineligible for this match because of suspension are Karim Laribi and Luigi Vitale.
Team News: Sassuolo
Sassuolo manager Roberto De Zerbi has some current player fitness concerns. Vlad Chiriches (Adductor problems) and Filippo Romagna (Patella rupture) will miss out on this game.
We’ve got the feeling that Hellas Verona are capable enough to score against this Sassuolo side, but a single goal might not quite be as many as the goals that they could concede.
Our tip is for both teams to score in a 1-2 advantage for Sassuolo at the end of the 90 minutes. Hopefully this is a good one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions <a href="https://sporita.com/?utm_source=fpred" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadio Marcantonio Bentegodi (39,211)
Captain: Miguel Veloso
Chairman: Maurizio Setti
Manager: Ivan Jurić
Competitions: Serie A position 8, Coppa Italia (4th Round)
🔑 Star Man: Antonín Barák
Typically taking up the Centre Midfield position, Antonín Barák was born in Czech Republic. Having made his senior debut playing for FK Příbram in the 2012 - 2013 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has netted 3 league goals in this Serie A 2020 - 2021 season to date in 6 appearances.