Chievo vs Udinese
Chievo faces Udinese in a match from the 5th round of the Italian Serie A. Let’s take a look at this game, which is going to be played in Verona on Saturday afternoon.
Chievo had the tough task to start the season with -3 points. After two draws they recorded in the first four rounds, now they have -1 point and they are sitting at the bottom of the standings. They currently have a record of two draws and two losses.
The Flying Donkeys started the season with two consecutive losses against Juventus and Fiorentina, which was followed by draws against Empoli and Roma.
In the previous round, Chievo fought bravely for a point against Roma. They were down with two goals, but after the break managed to equalize with goals from Valter Birsa and Mariusz Stepinski.
For Chievo, it’s going to be a tough fight against relegation, especially with their penalty to start the season with minus three points. But they don’t have any other option – they have to fight to survive.
Udinese is 13th in the current standings with 5 points and a record of one win, two draws and one loss. The club from Udine started the season with 4 points against Parma and Sampdoria, before suffering a defeat against Fiorentina. In the previous round, Udinese achieved another draw against Torino at home. Rodrigo de Paul gave Udinese an advantage, but Meite equalized for the Bulls.
Chievo could be without Filip Djordjevic, who is still recovering from a hamstring strain. Udinese, on the other hand, can’t use Svante Ingelsson, who’s not ready to play just yet.
This is our look at the match between Chievo and Udinese. The home team have an urgent need to win some points, but you can be sure that Udinese won’t just give it to them.