Genoa will be welcoming Verona for the Serie A fixture at Luigi Ferraris on Saturday at 10:30 PM IST. Genoa has acquired the 11th spot with 25 points while Verona has occupied the ninth position with 33 points.
Genoa played 22 games out of which they won six games, lost nine and had a draw on seven occasions while Verona also had 22 games, they won nine fixtures, lost seven games and drew six.
Genoa are unbeaten in their previous six league games and played a goalless draw at Torino in their previous fixture.
In their previous six games, Verona has three wins and three losses and are currently eight points ahead of Genoa in the Serie A standings.
In the head-to-head competition between the two teams, Genoa has the upper hand as they beat Verona on 26 occasions and lost to them in 19 fixtures while 28 games have ended in a draw. The last encounter between the two teams took place in October last year, the game ended in a draw at the Stadio Marcantonio Bentegoni.
For the home team, Davide Biraschi has been sidelined with a shoulder injury. Francesco Cassata and Alberto Paleari will be unavailable for the clash due to injuries. Domenico Criscito also got injured and Saturday’s game will be too early for the club captain. Milan Badelj marks his return after the one-match suspension and should start the game.
On the other hand, Verona will miss the services of Nikola Kalinic and Ebrima Colley, both the players got injured in their 2-1 win over Parma. Marco Benassi and Federico Ceccherini are long-term absentees. Marco Zaccagi and Marco Faraoni return from suspensions and should be featured against Genoa.