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Venezia host away team Reggina at Stadio Pier Luigi Penzo in the Serie B fixture on Friday.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Venezia v Reggina can be seen below (inc. the best betting odds).
Venezia fans will want a repeat of their previous result, being a 1-4 Serie B triumph versus Monza.
In that game, Venezia had 37% possession and 12 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. For Venezia, the goalscorers were Mattia Aramu (6', 19', 56') and Sebastiano Esposito (86'). For their opponents, Monza had 13 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. Marco Armellino (58') scored for Monza.
Arancioneroverdi have been finding it hard to keep clean sheets recently, although they’ve also found ways to score goals themselves. Analysis of their previous 6 games shows that Arancioneroverdi have conceded in 6 of them in addition to getting on the scoresheet in 5 of those matches. We will just have to find out if that trend can be sustained here.
Ahead of this clash, Venezia are without a home win in the past 2 league matches.
In their last game, Reggina drew 1-1 in the Serie B match with Chievo Verona.
In that match, Reggina managed 54% possession and 5 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. The only player to score for Reggina was Germán Denis (89'). On the other side, Chievo Verona had 17 attempts on goal with 6 on target. Filip Đorđević (47') scored for Chievo Verona.
Marco Baroni's Reggina have fired home a total of 6 times in the course of their latest 6 matches. The overall goals that have been scored against them during those matches adds up to 6.
Coming into this meeting, Reggina are without a win away from home in their last 2 league matches.
Head to head
The previous league meeting featuring these sides was Serie B match day 12 on 14/12/2020 when it ended Reggina 1-2 Venezia.
On that day, Reggina had 40% possession and 11 shots at goal with 2 of them on target. Their only player to score was Kyle Lafferty (11').
For their opponents, Venezia had 14 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. Mattia Aramu (76') and Riccardo Bocalon (83') scored.
The referee was Fabio Maresca.
Team News: Venezia
Antonio Junior Vacca (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Luca Lezzerini (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) will not be taking part for Venezia manager Paolo Zanetti. Pasquale Mazzocchi will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
Team News: Reggina
Thanks to a fully injury-free squad to pick from, Reggina manager Marco Baroni does not have any fitness worries to speak of before this clash.
Our thinking is that Reggina might well have a job on their hands to score against this Venezia team who will likely score at least once to put them ahead.
Therefore, we predict a 1-0 victory for Venezia at the end of the 90.
Let’s see how it plays out.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadio Pier Luigi Penzo (7,389)
Captain: Marco Modolo
Chairman: Duncan Niederauer
Manager: Paolo Zanetti
Competitions: Serie B position 5
🔑 Key Player: Luca Fiordilino
Regularly taking up the Central Defensive Midfielder position, Luca Fiordilino was born in Palermo, Italy. Having made a first senior appearance for Palermo in the 2017 - 2018 season, the dangerous Midfielder has scored a sum of 4 league goals in this Serie B 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in 29 appearances.