Serie A – Hellas Verona to face Spezia Calcio on Match-day 15
Verona, currently sitting twentieth, host seventeenth placed Spezia on Sunday.
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Verona must take a positive approach to this game, if they are to get anything out of, following their recent defeat to Juventus at Stadio Marcantonio Bentegodi.
Also, Verona will be hopeful of shaking off the poor form that has seen them lose nine fixtures this Serie A season. Now they have 1 matches won, 11 games lost and 2 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in twentieth place, with a total of five points having won one game, drawn two matches, and lost 11 meetings.
Verona have won one game and lost six fixtures of their seven League matches at home this season.
A victory for Hellas Verona would put them on 8 points.
Injury and illness have depleted Salvatore Bocchetti’s Verona and they will likely be missing four key personnel for Sunday’s match.
It’s 10 points so far for Spezia Calcio this season, going into this match
Luca Gotti’s men were held to a disappointing draw against Udinese in their last fixture, he will be keen to improve on that in this game.
Also, Spezia need to get out of the losing habit, with eight recorded in the last 13 meetings. With 10 points (2W, 8L and 4D), they are established in seventeenth position in the League having won two matches, drawn four games, and lost eight meetings.
Spezia now travel, knowing that their current away form is woeful. So far this season they have lost seven meetings matches on the road.
Spezia Calcio will have secured 13 points so far this season, should they secure a win.
Spezia’s ever growing list of players missing due to injury or illness to be a concern for Luca Gotti, ahead of this Sunday’s fixture against their opponents.
Hellas Verona v Spezia Calcio – Head-to-Head.
Regarding their historical duels Verona and Spezia have faced each other 15 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Verona’s favour (9 – 3). Further, Spezia have tasted defeat against Verona in nine out of the previous 15 games with them. Their most recent encounter in this competition was January 2022 and the score line ended up with a 1-2 away win for Spezia Calcio.
Other players of note for Verona are Josh Doig and Thomas Henry with two goals each and for Spezia are M’bala Nzola and Simone Bastoni with five goals both.