Venezia vs Genoa prediction, preview, team news and more
After ending their seven-game winless streak, Venezia will host Genoa at Stadio Pierluigi Penzo on Matchday 26 of the Italian Serie A on Sunday.
The visitors, on the other hand, have not tasted victory in any of their last nine games in all competitions and will be looking to end this drought.
Venezia finally gave their fans something to cheer about by securing a 2-1 away win against Torino.
Prior to that, they were on a seven-game losing streak, drawing two and losing five during that time.
With 21 points from 24 games, Venezia are currently 18th in the Serie A standings, but one game less.
Genoa, on the other hand, were involved in a share of the spoils for the third game in a row last time out as they played out a 1-1 draw with Salernitana.
They have now failed to win any of their last nine games in all competitions, claiming five draws and losing four in that span, including a 3-1 loss to AC Milan in the Coppa Italia.
Genoa are currently second from the bottom of the table, two points above Salernitana, who have two games in hand.
Venezia vs Genoa head to head
Genoa have been utterly dominant in this game’s history, claiming four wins in the last nine encounters between the teams. Venezia are yet to taste victory in this match, while five matches have ended.
Venice Form Guide: LDLLW
Genoa Form Guide: LLDDD
Venezia vs Genoa Team News
The hosts will take to the pitch without Arnor Sigurdsson and Sofiane Kiyine, who are recovering from injuries. Gianluca Busio and David Okereke are both suspended and out of the running for Venezia.
injured: Arnor Sigurdsson, Sofiane Kiyine
Suspended: Gianluca Busio, David Okereke
The visitors remain without the services of Mattia Bani, who has been sidelined with a thigh injury.
injured: Mattia Bani
Venezia vs Genoa Predicted XI
Venezia Predicted XI (4-3-3):Luca Lezzerini; Ethan Ampadu, Mattia Caldara, Michael Svoboda, Ridgeciano Haps; Tanner Tessmann, Domen Crnigoj, Michael Cuisance; Dennis Johnsen, Mattia Aramu, Thomas Henry
Genoa Predicted XI (4-3-3): Salvatore Sirigu; Silvan Hefti, Nikola Maksimović, Zinho Vanheusden, Johan Vásquez; Manolo Portanova, Milan Badelj, Stefano Sturaro; Caleb Ekuban, Mattia Destro, Kelvin Yeboah
Venezia vs Genoa Prediction
Venezia will approach Sunday’s game with renewed confidence after their win over Torino. However, we expect the loot to be split in this one, with both sides settling for one point each.
Prediction: Venezia 1-1 Genoa