2014-15 Serie A Match Previews: Week 6 (Part 1)

Updated: October 2, 2014
Italy Soccer Serie A

Hellas Verona vs. Cagliari

Match Date: 05 October 2014 (local)

Match Venue: Stadio M.A. Bentegodi

(Featured image: Cagliari | Source: Zeenews)


After four weeks of productive meetings, Verona tasted their first defeat of the season at the hands of fellow title chasers Roma. The goalless defeat saw the side concede two goals and failing to convert all chances. The first 74 minutes of the battle was stuck in a deadlock until Florenzi struck the opener and Destro doubled it a few minutes later. Verona are currently ranked seventh in the league table.


Cagliari’s inconsistency makes them less appealing as compared to Verona, but their resilience is also polarizing fans and critics alike. The squad entered the new season with a stalemate against Sassuolo before they suffered three consecutive defeats from the likes of Atalanta, Roma, and Torino. Fortunately, their out to the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza has finally given them with the much-needed three points. An opener by Sau and a hat-trick by Ekdal provided the side with a brilliant away success to pick them out of the relegation zone and sit four places above it.


Football betting tip: Verona and Cagliari will receive one point apiece after this face-off.




AC Milan vs. Chievo

Match Date: 05 October 2014 (local)

Match Venue: San Siro


Milan have already produced all the possible results in just the first five matches into the new season of Serie A. They were winners versus Lazio and Parma and were rendered equal with Empoli and Cesena. In the redder side of their sheet, they lost all the spoils to Juventus—the latter only needing Tevez’s goal to win the battle. Chievo, meanwhile, have spent the most part of their new campaign in the losing end, which they did three times. With a win from Napoli and a draw with Empoli, the squad seized four points to keep them a few places above the relegation zone.


Sports betting tip: Milan will win against Chievo.