S
SEARCH
M
SW
Collect News Data
Nov 30, 2021 at 7.45pm UK
Hellas VeronaHellas Verona
0-0
CagliariCagliari

Gunter (35'), Simeone (49'), Lazovic (50'), Tudor (50')
FT

Balde (50'), Caceres (88')

Preview: Hellas Verona vs. Cagliari - prediction, team news, lineups

:Headline: Preview: Hellas Verona vs. Cagliari - prediction, team news, lineups:
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's Serie A clash between Hellas Verona and Cagliari, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Sports Mole

Cagliari will look to put an end to a six-game league winless run on Tuesday, when they travel to take on Hellas Verona.

In the midst of a poor run of form, the visitors sit 19th in the Serie A table, while their hosts remained in ninth spot after a defeat to Sampdoria at the weekend.


Match preview

Hellas Verona headed into the recent international break in style, having defeated giants Juventus and held league leaders Napoli to a 1-1 draw to stretch their unbeaten run to four games and establish their spot in the top half with 16 points from their 12 outings.

Igor Tudor's side picked up where they left off upon their return to action, defeating Empoli 2-1 thanks to Adrien Tameze's 91st-minute winner after Antonin Barak's opener was cancelled out.

However, their five-game unbeaten run that produced 11 points was put to an end at the weekend, as I Gialloblu were beaten 3-1 by Sampdoria, with goals in the final 15 minutes from Albin Ekdal and Nicola Murru sealing all three points for their opponents.

Having now seen their lead over sides in the bottom half cut down, Tudor's men will look to make a quick return to winning ways on Tuesday, when they welcome a struggling Cagliari side.

The visitors immediately sank to the bottom end of the Serie A table as they failed to win any of their opening seven matches of the season, before they finally arrested the slump with a 3-1 victory over Sampdoria to climb off the foot of the division.

Gli Isolani have been unable to build a positive run on those foundations though, with their solitary win immediately followed by a four-game losing run.

In that time, Walter Mazzarri's side fell short to Fiorentina, Roma, Bologna and Atalanta, conceding nine goals in the process and scoring just two.

They have now drawn back-to-back games since the break to see the winless streak stretched to six matches, as a commendable 2-2 draw with Sassuolo was followed by a clash with fellow strugglers Salernitana last time out.

Having failed to beat the league's basement side, who equalised in the last minute, Cagliari's position in the battle for survival has taken a hit, and they now sit on just eight points from 14 games, three points adrift of safety in 19th spot.

Hellas Verona Serie A form:
  • W
  • D
  • W
  • D
  • W
  • L

Cagliari Serie A form:
  • L
  • L
  • L
  • L
  • D
  • D

Team News

Hellas Verona will remain without Juventus loanee Gianluca Frabotta, who continues to battle with an injury.

Forward Nikola Kalinic should also miss out, with Giovanni Simeone likely continuing to lead the line in his absence.

He will again be flanked by Antonin Barak and Gianluca Caprari in an exciting front three, with Marco Faraoni and Darko Lazovic offering further width in wing-back roles.

Cagliari looked set to beat Salernitana until the late slip, and Mazzarri should stick with a relatively similar starting XI.

Leonardo Pavoletti, Sebastian Walukiewicz and veteran centre-back Diego Godin are all injured and will continue to miss out.

Even without Godin, Uruguay international Martin Caceres is an experienced head in the back three, and he should again line up alongside Luca Ceppitelli and Andrea Carboni.

Hellas Verona possible starting lineup:
Montipo; Casale, Dawidowicz, Ceccherini; Faraoni, Tameze, Ilic, Lazovic; Barak, Simeone, Caprari

Cagliari possible starting lineup:
Cragno; Caceres, Ceppitelli, Carboni; Bellanova, Nandez, Grassi, Marin, Dalbert; Pedro, Balde


We say: Hellas Verona 2-1 Cagliari

While the hosts will be wounded from the defeat last time out, a home clash against a Cagliari side devoid of confidence is a good opportunity to return to winning ways.

The visitors' failure to see out a win against the basement side last time out showed they are far from the peak of their powers, and we expect them to fall to a defeat away from home.



Top tip

Our expert tipster partners at Sporita.com are predicting under 3.5 goals in this match. Click here to find out what else they are predicting for this game and for more of their tried-and-tested football tips.Under 3.5:curl



body check tags ::

Previews by email

Click here to get Sports Mole's daily email of previews and predictions for every major game!


amp_article__471352 : Collect and Make Data not in DataBase  : 
last updated article - 2021-11-29 07:56:25:
html db last update - 2021-11-28 12:32:11 :

ex - 7200 : read : write cache and make html
Read more!

This page is available in multiple languages
Share this article now:

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Match previews - Daily
Transfer Talk Daily
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
UC
Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!
Serie A Table
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1AC Milan16122235181738
2Inter Milan16114139152437
3Napoli16113234122236
4Atalanta BCAtalanta16104235191634
5Juventus168352216627
6Fiorentina169072722527
7Roma168172419525
8Lazio167453230225
9Bologna167362327-424
10Hellas VeronaHellas Verona166553228423
11Empoli167272629-323
12SassuoloSassuolo165562625120
13Torino165472017319
14Udinese163762127-616
15Sampdoria164392232-1015
16VeneziaVenezia164391529-1415
17SpeziaSpezia1633101736-1912
18CagliariCagliari161781730-1310
19Genoa161781731-1410
20Salernitana1622121133-228
Scroll for more - Tap for full version

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Match previews - Daily
Transfer Talk Daily
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
UC
Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Premier League Table
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City1511223292335
2Liverpool15104144123234
3Chelsea1510323592633
4West Ham UnitedWest Ham158342819927
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs148151617-125
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd157352524124
7Arsenal157261822-423
8Wolverhampton WanderersWolves156361213-121
9Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton154831416-220
10Aston Villa156182124-319
11Leicester CityLeicester155462327-419
12Everton155371925-618
13Brentford154561921-217
14Crystal Palace153751921-216
15Leeds UnitedLeeds153751522-716
16Southampton153751421-716
17Watford1541102029-913
18Burnley141761421-710
19Newcastle UnitedNewcastle151771730-1310
20Norwich CityNorwich15249831-2310
Scroll for more - Tap for full version
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .