Venezia meet visiting opponents Pordenone at Stadio Pier Luigi Penzo in the Serie B fixture on Friday.
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Venezia prepare for this match after a 2-2 Serie B drawn result versus Pisa.
In that match, Venezia had 57% possession and 16 attempts on goal with 5 on target. For Venezia, goals were scored by Youssef Maleh (77') and Francesco Forte (90'). For their opponents, Pisa had 21 attempts at goal with 7 on target. Michele Marconi (37') and Davide Marsura (42') scored for Pisa.
It’s not been often in recent games that Venezia have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The facts show that Arancioneroverdi have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, letting in 8 goals during that time. Historical results aside, we will just have to wait and see if such a trend might be maintained in this next game.
Going into this encounter, Venezia are undefeated in their previous 2 home league matches.
Since suffering a loss in their previous game against Salernitana in Serie B action, Pordenone and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
In that game, Pordenone managed 62% possession and 10 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. The only player to score for Pordenone was Gianvito Misuraca (69'). On the other side, Salernitana had 11 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Cedric Gondo (6') and Gennaro Tutino (90') scored for Salernitana.
Maurizio Domizzi's Pordenone have seen their efforts on goal rewarded a total of 9 times throughout their latest six matches. The number of goals that have been scored against them during those matches equals 7.
Ahead of this meeting, Pordenone have not won away from home in their last 7 league matches.
Head to head
The previous league game between these clubs was Serie B match day 18 on 16/01/2021 and the score finished Pordenone 2-0 Venezia.
That day, Pordenone had 34% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. The scorers were Davide Diaw (34') and Patrick Ciurria (76').
At the other end, Venezia had 17 attempts at goal with 5 on target.
The match was refereed by Antonio Di Martino.
Team News: Venezia
Antonio Junior Vacca (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Luca Lezzerini (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) won’t be able to feature for Venezia gaffer Paolo Zanetti.
Team News: Pordenone
Pordenone manager Maurizio Domizzi has not got a full squad to pick from. Mattia Finotto (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Claudio Morra (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) will miss out on this game.
In our opinion, Pordenone have the firepower to find the back of the net against this Venezia side, although it is unlikely to be as many as they’ll concede.
We’re going for both teams to score in a 2-1 winning margin for Venezia at full-time. We’ll have to see what happens.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 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
⭐ Key Man: Mattia Aramu
Usually taking up the Striker position, Mattia Aramu was born in Ciriè, Italy. After having played his first senior match for Trapani in the 2014 - 2015 season, the goalscoring Forward has managed 9 league goals in this Serie B 2020 - 2021 season to date coming from a total of 32 appearances.