Serie A – Hellas Verona – Juventus on Match-day 14
Thursday Serie A action from the Stadio Marcantonio Bentegodi, as Verona take on Juve.
This clash sees twentieth placed Verona, welcome fifth placed Juve to the Stadio Marcantonio Bentegodi.
Home Fans Nervous About Relegation, as Hellas Verona Host Juventus on Thursday
With a win in their previous game, (2-0) against AC Monza, Verona will likely be in a positive frame of mind.
Also, these are challenging times for Salvatore Bocchetti’s Verona, having suffered eight losses in eight meetings, and taking them into relegation territory. This is a run of form that has to be stopped quickly. They currently stand twentieth in the League, with five points for a total of 1 wins, 10 losses and 2 draws having won one game, drawn two games, and lost 10 fixtures.
Playing at home, Verona have won one game and lost five fixtures.
Hellas Verona will have secured 8 points so far this season, should they secure a win.
Going into Thursday’s game, Salvatore Bocchetti without six of his players, due to illness or injury.
Juventus arrive at this meeting, having secured 25 points so far this season
Juve come to this game on the back of a victory, having beaten Internazionale 2-0 at the Allianz Stadium.
Also, Juve’s League position speaks for itself, as The Old Lady continue their rich vein of winning form. Their last win, was the 4th in a row. Now they have 7 matches won, 2 games lost and 4 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in fifth place, with a total of 25 points having won seven matches, drawn four meetings, and lost two games.
Juve’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Verona. In the 6 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won two fixtures, drawn two meetings, and lost two matches.
A victory for Juventus would put them on 28 points.
Good atacking and defensive team
Juve have conceded seven goals so far, so their defence can be considered to be strong. Juve have a good scoring record this season, with 20 netted so far (19 from open play and one penalty). This season, their stand-out attacking players have been Dusan Vlahovic (6), Arkadiusz Milik (3), and Adrien Rabiot (3).
Juve’s ever growing list of players missing due to injury or illness to be a concern for Massimiliano Allegri, ahead of this Thursday’s fixture against their opponents.
Hellas Verona v Juventus – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Juve with a greater number of wins. In the last 25 meetings, they have enjoyed 16 wins, to Verona’s four victories. Also, Juve have won all fifteen of the last 20 fixtures played against Verona. The last time they played each other in this competition The Yellow and Blues secured a 2-0 home win.
Other standout players for Verona are Josh Doig and Thomas Henry with two goals both and for Juve are Arkadiusz Milik and Adrien Rabiot with three goals and three goals respectively.