Our match prediction:
Chievo welcome Inter at Stadio Marc’ Antonio Bentegodi in the opening match of the new Serie A campaign. The Mussi Volanti finished the last season in ninth place in the standings and they are now on a quest to establish themselves as a top-table side in the Italian top flight. Chievo face a difficult task at the start of the season as they take on Inter in the “City of Love”, but they are certainly capable of grabbing something from Sunday’s football match against Inter. The Nerazzurri will represent Italy in the Europa League group stages, but the team’s main goal is to finish the season in top three. New coach Frank de Boer is certainly capable of helping the team improve their game and considering that Argentine ace joined the club in the summer transfer window, we predict that the former Sevilla footballer is going to pose a big threat for the opposition defenders.
Highligted Player (Candreva):
Antonio Candrea is an Italian football player born on 28th of February 1987 in Rome. Candreva played in the youth academy of Udinese where he made his debut in season 2007/2008. After playing for Livorno, Juventus, Parma, Cesena he transferred to Lazio Roma, which didn’t pay any transfer fee. Cendreva plays for the Italian national team as well where he made his debut in November 2009. Candreva didn’t play for the Italian team during the EURO 2012 but did during the World Cup 2014 in Brazil.Candreva is a 181cm right-footed midfielder that is known for being multifunctional in the pitch. Bacause Candreva played for lots of clubs he is known for being very mature and having a great vision in the game. Candreva scored the most amount of goals in his career in the season 2013/2014. The only prize Candreva won was the Coppa Italia in 2012/2013 with Lazio Roma. Candreva’s nickname is Il Timido.
Highlighted Team (Chievo Verona):
Associazione Calcio Chievo Verona shortly Chievo Verona is an Italian football club founded in 1929 and is currently active in the Serie A. The club is hosting it’s games in the Stadio Marc’Antonio Bentegodi which holds a capacity for 42 000 football fans. Chievo Verona shares the stadium with their city rivals Hellas Verona. After a couple of years playing in the Serie B the club from Verona managed to reach the Serie A in 2009/2010. Since the club is active in the Serie A the best performance was in the season 2011/2012 where Chievo Verona was able to end 10th on the Serie A table.Chievo Verona never managed to reach the group stage in a European top league. In the past Chievo got knocked out several times in the UEFA cup qualifiers and one time in the Champions League qualification stage. Known players that wore the Chievo Verona kit in their career are: Amauri, Brighi, Perrotta and Barzagli