Serie A is back with exciting matchups after the international break. Verona and Empoli will go head-to-head for the battle of the mid-table in the coming week to break their tie in the league table. Both teams will head to this match drawing their most recent game before the break, with tenth place Verona to host eleventh place Empoli. Exciting sports prediction and sports betting tips ahead!
Verona vs. Empoli
Marc Antonio Bentegodi Stadium, Verona
November 23, 2021, Tuesday 1:30 AM (GMT+8)
Verona will head to this match sharing spoils with leaders Napoli 1-1 in their last league match before the break. It was their second draw in 4 unbeaten games, winning the other 2 since losing to AC Milan 3-1. They have won only 4 of their last 10 league games, losing to 2 and drawing 4 that put them tenth in the league table with 16 points, tied with their opponent for this game.
Meanwhile, Empoli will come to this match with back-to-back draws in their most recent matches with Genoa 2-2 in the league and Perugia 1-1 in a friendly match. These are their only draws in the last 10 games across all competitions, winning 4 and losing the other 4. They have scored 9 goals in the last 5 games they played, conceding 8 and only 1 clean sheet in the last 10.
This will be the first time that these teams will meet in over 5 years. The last time they met was in 2016 where Empoli won 1-0 at home. It was the second time Empoli won against Verona in their last 5 head-to-head matches, with Verona winning only once and the other 2 ended in draws. Playing at home, Verona have won all 4 of their last 4 home games in the league, while Empoli have won 3 of their last 4 away games.
Verona 2 – 0 Empoli
Rayo Vallecano will win.
Verona 1.77 – Draw 3.95 – Empoli 4.10
FT.HDP – Verona 0.5-1
(Odds might change without prior notice)
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