Stadio Marc'Antonio Bentegodi: Chievo vs Virtus Entella Serie B preview

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Competition: Italy Serie B
Competition: Fri 15.January
Match begins: 18:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stadio Marc'Antonio Bentegodi (42160 seats)

With their 10 point advantage in the league table, Chievo fans are hoping to see their team collect maximum points from this game against Virtus Entella.

Insights:
  • Chievo have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Virtus Entella has the the worst goal difference (-15) in Serie B

Chievo and Virtus Entella should both be in good shape for this meeting, as there's been enough days for both of them to train and rest since their last matches.

This pitch has grass, which is not Virtus Entella's usual surface at their own ground. When playing on grass Virtus Entella have performed like this: Played 39 matches resulting in 9 wins, 13 draws and 17 defeats with the goal stats 49-58 (scored/conceded).

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Chievo form and stats

When playing at home in the Serie B, Chievo have managed 3 wins, 2 draws and suffered 2 defeats from 7 games. Chievo have played two draws in a row on their own stadium.

A good away victory last time out for Chievo, who won 2-0 against Cremonese (placed 17th). Before that, Chievo drew at home versus Venezia.

There's a new game coming up fairly quickly for Chievo as they are travelling to their away game against Vicenza in the Serie B. That match is four days after this one.

Chievo has scored 10 league goals at home this season, in 7 matches. From these home matches, Chievo have conceded only 6 goals.

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Virtus Entella form and stats

Virtus Entella, who have the the worst goal difference (-15) in Serie B, have only collected 7 points from their away games in the Serie B, after 1-4-3 (8 played).

The Entella goalkeeper Alessandro Russo is collecting clean sheets like a laundry worker. It's been 294 league minutes without conceding a goal, and counting.

Entella won their last game, 1-0 versus Cittadella played at home. Ahead of that match was the victory versus Vicenza at their stadium, the result 1-0.

The attacking power of Entella when travelling is not overwhelming with 6 goals scored from 8 league matches away. Entella have conceded 12 goals in these games.

Head 2 Head

Head-to-head totals (for the last three meetings): Chievo won two games, one match ended with a draw and Virtus Entella has zero wins. Over 2,5 goals / under 2,5 goals: two / one

Top Goalscorers

Virtus EntellaM. Mancosu
M. Mancosu
5 goals
ChievoL. Garritano
L. Garritano
4 goals
ChievoF. Đorđević
F. Đorđević
3 goals

Chievo missing players

Virtus Entella missing players

Chievo Virtus Entella
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
15 7 2 Played P 3 8 17
6 3 2 Won W 1 1 3
6 2 0 Drew D 2 4 5
3 2 0 Lost L 0 3 9
20 10 5 Scored S 3 6 14
13 6 0 Conceded C 2 12 29
87% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 67% 75% 88%
73% 86% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 33% 62% 65%
40% 43% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 33% 50% 41%
13% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 33% 25% 24%
7% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 12% 18%
53% 57% 0% BTTS BTTS 33% 50% 41%
47% 43% 100% Clean Sheets C S 67% 38% 29%
13% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 33% 38% 41%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.8 2.1 2.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 4.3 3.5 3.3
4 3 1 Red cards R C 0 0 2
 
13.8 11.3 11 Shots (avg) S ( 7 8.8 8.4
3.9 3.9 6 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3 2.4 2.5
34% 37% 42% Goal Efficiency G E 33% 32% 33%
Key stats in Serie B this season:
  • Chievo have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Chievo have scored in all their home matches so far.
  • Chievo haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.
  • Virtus Entella has the most conceded goals in the second half (22) in Serie B
  • Virtus Entella has the the worst goal difference (-15) in Serie B
  • Virtus Entella have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored.
  • Virtus Entella have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Empoli 17 9 7 1 29 14 8 4 4 0 12 5 9 5 3 1 17 9 15 34
2 Salernitana 17 9 4 4 22 18 9 6 2 1 15 7 8 3 2 3 7 11 4 31
3 Monza 17 8 6 3 25 12 8 5 2 1 15 3 9 3 4 2 10 9 13 30
4 SPAL 17 8 5 4 23 16 8 5 2 1 15 6 9 3 3 3 8 10 7 29
5 Cittadella 15 8 3 4 27 14 8 5 2 1 16 6 7 3 1 3 11 8 13 27
6 Lecce 17 6 8 3 31 22 9 3 5 1 18 12 8 3 3 2 13 10 9 26
7 Venezia 17 6 7 4 21 16 9 4 2 3 11 8 8 2 5 1 10 8 5 25
8 Frosinone 16 7 4 5 17 16 9 3 3 3 7 9 7 4 1 2 10 7 1 25
9 Chievo 15 6 6 3 20 13 7 3 2 2 10 6 8 3 4 1 10 7 7 24
10 Pordenone 17 5 9 3 20 15 8 1 6 1 12 10 9 4 3 2 8 5 5 24
11 Brescia 17 5 6 6 26 28 9 3 3 3 16 15 8 2 3 3 10 13 -2 21
12 Pisa 16 4 8 4 23 29 7 2 4 1 8 9 9 2 4 3 15 20 -6 20
13 Vicenza 16 4 7 5 23 24 7 1 5 1 10 10 9 3 2 4 13 14 -1 19
14 Reggina 17 4 5 8 16 24 8 3 1 4 9 10 9 1 4 4 7 14 -8 17
15 Pescara 17 4 4 9 15 28 9 2 3 4 10 13 8 2 1 5 5 15 -13 16
16 Cosenza 17 2 9 6 11 14 9 0 5 4 4 9 8 2 4 2 7 5 -3 15
17 Cremonese 17 3 6 8 15 23 9 2 3 4 8 13 8 1 3 4 7 10 -8 15
18 Reggiana 16 4 3 9 15 27 8 2 2 4 9 9 8 2 1 5 6 18 -12 15
19 Virtus Entella 17 3 5 9 14 29 9 2 1 6 8 17 8 1 4 3 6 12 -15 14
20 Ascoli 17 3 4 10 15 26 8 3 1 4 7 11 9 0 3 6 8 15 -11 13

Read more about Serie B

Serie B is the second highest division in Italian football. It usually has 22 teams playing two fixtures against each other. The two top teams of the league table are automatically promoted, with a third following depending on standings and/or a playoff. Matches are usually played on Saturdays.