Hellas Verona 2-1 Parma – Home win for Hellas Verona as they ease past Parma 2-1

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Technical card:
Hellas Verona: Luigi Sepe, Andrea Conti, Mattia Bani, Yordan Osorio, Riccardo Gagliolo, Jasmin Kurtic, Juraj Kucka, Alberto Grassi, Yann Karamoh, Andreas Cornelius and Gervinho
Parma: Marco Silvestri, Koray Gunter, Matteo Lovato, Mert Cetin, Darko Lazovic, Ivan Ilic, Adrien Tameze, Federico Dimarco, Kevin Lasagna, Ebrima Colley and Antonin Barak
Stadium: the Stadio Marcantonio Bentegodi
Goals: Juraj Kucka (0-1, min. 8), Alberto Grassi (1-1, min. 13) and Antonin Barak (2-1, min. 61)

Verona enjoyed a mesmerising home victory against Parma at the Stadio Marcantonio Bentegodi on Monday. With each team arriving on the back of a league defeat, they were both keen to pick up points. Hellas Verona were hoping to get something from this game after losing 2-0 to Udinese in their previous fixture whilst Parma lost 3-0 in the last match they played against Bologna. As the table looks today, Hellas Verona are in 9th place, with 33 points from 22 matches, while Parma sit in 19th, with 13 points from 22.

Parma started the first half well, following a goal from Juraj Kucka, 8 minutes in. However, they didn’t maintain the lead for long though, an equalizer from a Alberto Grassi in the 13th minute brought Hellas Verona level, thereby seeing the first half to a 1-1.

Hellas Verona continued to pile on the pressure the second half and were rewarded, thanks to Antonin Barak opening the scoring, 61 minutes in. The game ended with a 2-1 victory for Hellas Verona.

For Hellas Verona Daniel Bessa, Giangiacomo Magnani and Miguel Veloso came on for Ebrima Colley, Federico Dimarco and Ivan Ilic, while Parma brought on Joshua Zirkzee, Simon Sohm, Valentin Mihaila, Giuseppe Pezzella and Dennis Man to replace Andreas Cornelius, Alberto Grassi, Yann Karamoh, Yordan Osorio and Andrea Conti.

There were bookings for Marco Silvestri, Federico Dimarco, Koray Gunter and Matteo Lovato from Verona and Andreas Cornelius and Valentin Mihaila for Parma.

Hellas Verona will next play Genoa away, with Parma facing Udinese at home.

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