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Serie A – Match-day 5: Salernitana v Hellas Verona

Salernitana vs. Hellas Verona

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Next Wednesday at 6:30pm GMT, on matchday 5 of the Serie A, we will see Salernitana play Verona at Stadio Arechi.

As it stands, Verona will go to Stadio Arechi in fourteenth place, Salernitana are currently in twentieth.

Struggling Salernitana, welcome fancied Hellas Verona this Wednesday

If Salernitana’s season is to maintain on track, they must put their recent poor form to an end in this game. In their last two outings, they lost 0-1 at Atalanta and 4-0 at Torino.

lost four meetings.

Playing at home, Salernitana have lost two fixtures.

A win in this fixture, would take Salernitana’s points from 0 to 3, so far this season.

Salernitana’s ever growing list of players missing due to injury or illness to be a concern for Fabrizio Castori, ahead of this Wednesday’s fixture against their opponents.

Hellas Verona arrive at this game, having secured three points so far this season

Verona will be keen to retain their winning form, having beaten Roma 3-2 in their last match.

Igor Tudor knows that a run of three losses in four matches for his Verona side, is going to be a tough run of form to change. However that is exactly what he must try to deliver. They currently sit in fourteenth place, with a total of three points having won one game and lost three fixtures.

Playing away from home, Verona have lost one game.

Hellas Verona will have 6 points so far this season, should they secure a win.

Good Attacking Performance

This has been a good season so far for Verona, in terms of goals scored (6). This has been largely down to the key attacking players: Ivan Ilic (2), Davide Faraoni (1), and Antonin Barak (1). Igor Tudor will know the risks of constantly leaking goals throughout the season, with nine goals conceded so far. He needs to find a way to shore-up the defence, in order that opponents are unable to take advantage of this.

Igor Tudor could be missing up to four of their players through injury or illness for the game on Wednesday.

Salernitana v Hellas Verona – Head-to-Head.

The two clubs have previously played each other 16 times with the record being seven victories and four draws for Salernitana. Additionally, Verona have not been able to over-turn Salernitana on the last two meetings. In their most recent meeting of this fixture was February 2019, when granate walked away as 1-0 winners. In their previous clashes, both sides got on the scoresheet and it’s rated at 55.56% that they both find the back of the net once again on Wednesday.

The match odds suggest a 48.08 percent probability of a Verona win.

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