Udinese vs. Chievo Verona Preview: Udinese Strikes Another Major Win

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Updated: February 7, 2014
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Udinese are hailed as online betting favorite in their match against Chievo Verona. It is a difficult feat to defeat a club fueled by the possibility of bringing home the Coppa Italia trophy and underwent a tight win over one of the strongest clubs in Serie A.

 

Match Date: 08 February 2014 (local time)
Venue: Stadio Friuli

Team Form

Udinese

A significant victory in the Coppa Italia seemed to bring back Udinese to its winning ways as it clinched another important win during the Bologna encounter.

 

The Zebrettes are already on the verge of being relegated after suffering their 4th consecutive defeats in the domestic league. However, a sudden turn of events reminded its supporters and rivals that they are far from being a fading prima donna when they took the lead in the first leg of the Coppa Italia semis.

 

The win sparked a revolution of inspiration for it generated another success when they visited Bologna.

 

Udinese’s current form is a far flung shot from what they have achieved last season. Nevertheless, there is no doubt that they show some improvements and are doing everything not only to survive, but also to secure a possible silverware this season.

 

Chievo Verona

Chievo Verona continued its losing streak after a 2-0 defeat to Lazio. The club has not won a single match in their last six (6) encounters.

 

Indeed, there is truth to what Eugenio Corini stated—that resilience is probably the best word to describe the club’s attempt to survive the current season.

 

Losing to Lazio prevented the club from veering away from the relegation zone. Instead, they found themselves trapped in a fierce battle to stay in Italy’s top-flight league. Corini is hopeful that with the acquisition of new players, they will be able to remain and appear the next season.

 

Prediction: Udinese

Stopping Udinese’s momentum will prove to be a difficult task as they are also eyeing to leave their relegation prone status. As for Chievo, the match will take more than resilience so they can ensure their survival.

 

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