Serie A – Hellas Verona – Udinese on Match-day 8
Udinese go to the Stadio Marcantonio Bentegodi with Champion’s League dreams for next season very much alive. They currently sit in third as they take on seventeenth placed Verona.
Hellas Verona arrive at this meeting, having secured five points so far this season
Another victory would be a terrific achievement, but that is what Gabriele Cioffi will be asking from his team, as they go into this game on the back of strong results after beating Fiorentina 2-0 and Lazio 2-0
Also, some statistics are more relevant than others they say, and two losses for Verona seems very relevant. Now they have 1 matches won, 4 games lost and 2 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in seventeenth place, with a total of five points having won one game, drawn two games, and lost four meetings.
When Verona host Udinese, they will do so on the back of one win and two losses on their own ground.
Victory for Hellas Verona would take their points tally to 8 so far this season.
Verona may have to resort to second choice players, given the number of first choice players that are now unavailable through injury, illness or suspension.
Udinese have so far accrued 16 points in this season of the Serie A
Internazionale were beaten 3-1 at Stadio Friuli, the last time that Udinese played.
Also, another game and another win for Udinese, winning is becoming habitual for them and this is the mark of a team, which has contributed significantly to their rise up the table. With 16 points (5W, 1L and 1D), they are established in third position in the League having won five matches, drawn one game, and lost one game.
Udinese will travel to Verona with a win record on the road that is quite unremarkable, with two victories and one defeats.
A win in this fixture would take Udinese’s points to 19 in the League.
Good Attacking Performance
They have a good scoring stats of 15 goals. This season, their stand-out attacking players have been Beto (4), Iyenoma Destiny Udogie (2), and Lazar Samardzic (2). Udinese have conceded seven goals.
Andrea Sottil will be forced to make changes to the plans for his squad, as injury or illness has depleted him of two of his Udinese players.
Hellas Verona v Udinese – Head-to-Head.
Regarding their historical duels these two clubs have already played each other 22 times with the result being eight wins and eight draws for Verona. Further, the two teams have drawn three of the last five games played between them. Their most recent encounter in this competition The Yellow and Blues secured a 4-0 home win.