Genoa vs Virtus Entella
Date: Thursday, 6 December 2018
Kick-Off at 17:00 UK / 18:00 CET
Venue: Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris (Genova).
Genoa continued to struggle on Sunday when they fell 2-1 away at Torino. They opened the game in a decent fashion, but it all fell apart when midfielder Romulo got booked twice within three minutes to leave his side with ten players from 28th minute of the game.
Il Rossoblu still managed to bag the opening goal through Christian Kouame nine minutes before the break. However, Torino bagged two goals in the first-half stoppage time to complete an amazing comeback as Genoa. It was the fourth defeat in last five games for Genoa. They are winless in past eight Serie A outings. The new manager Ivan Juric obviously needs some time to find the winning formula. Can Thursday’s Coppa Italia tie against a Serie C outfit Virtus Entella mark the turnaround point of the season for the hosts?
Genoa vs Virtus Entella: Head-to-head
The two teams are about to lock horns for the fourth time, but this will be their first official head to head meeting.
Genoa won two and lost one of past three friendlies.
Virtus Entella picked up a 2-1 victory when teams last met in August 2015.
Genoa vs Virtus Entella: Prediction
The visitors began the new season in a decent fashion in Serie C. Nevertheless, they have been on a poor touch of late with two draws and a loss in last three league outings. They shipped at least a goal in each of last four away matches in the third tier of the Italian football.
This clash should provide Genoa a fantastic opportunity to bounce back from a dreadful streak and boost up their confidence ahead of the upcoming top flight challenges. There are two divisions separating the two teams and we have to see the 1.50 odds offered for the home win as a banker bet in spite of Genoa’s slower run of form in most recent outings.
Genoa vs Virtus Entella: Bet Tips
Genoa to win @ 1.50 (1/2)
HT/FT Genoa/Genoa @ 2.25 (5/4).