Our football match prediction:
Stadio Marc’Antonio Bentegodi will host Sunday’s football game between Chievo and Palermo. The Mussi Volanti aim to build on a 2-1 win over Genoa and they are regarded as hot favourites to win the game against the relegation strugglers. Thanks to the victory over the Rossoblu Chievo put an end to their five-game losing run in the league and, no doubt, that gave them a confidence boost. Palermo, on the other hand, desperately needed a win against Fiorentina at the weekend and they managed to get one, but it is more than obvious that the Sicilians will compete in the Serie B next season. 17th-placed Empoli are ten points clear of Palermo in the Serie A standings and we do not believe that there is a big value in betting on the Rosanero this time out. Chievo proved their worth in the win over Genoa and we predict that they will give fans yet another reason for celebration on Sunday.
Highlighted Player (Lucas Castro):
Lucas Castro was born in La Plata, Argentina on 9 April, 1989. He played for his home-town club Gimnasia La Plata at the start of his senior career and the pacey winger made 68 league appearances for los Triperos from 2008 to 2011. Racing Club signed him for the 2011/2012 season and he scored five goals in 26 appearances for the club in the national championship. In 2012 he decided to move to Europe as he signed a five-year deal with Serie A side Catania for a fee of €2.5 million. The Argentine footballer scored 13 goals for the Sicilian outfit from 2012 to 2015 and on 29 June, 2016 he joined fellow Serie A side Chievo. Lucas Castro received Argentina call-up in 2011 for a friendly against Brazil, but he did not come from the bench. Castro is a winger, but he is capable of playing as a central midfielder. His market value on 15 July, 2016 was €6 million.
Highlighted Team (Palermo):
US Citta di Palermo is an Italian footballclub which is founded in 1898 as Anglo Panormitan Athletic and Football club. Palermo is currently active in the Serie A. The club from Palermo hosts it’s games in the Stadio Renzo Barbero. The Palermo stadium is one of the most modern stadiums in Italy and holds a capacity of 38 000 spectators. Palermo is known for it’s kit: the club colours are black and pink. The home kit of the club is in flashy pink. One of the most famous nicknames of Palermo is Rosanero which means Pink black.Palermo managed to play 5 times in the UEFA cup in the club’s history. In 1931/1932, 1968/1969 and 2013/2014 the club won the Serie B title. In 1974, 1979 and 2011 Palerma ended as runner up in the Coppa Italia. US Palermo never won a title in the highest division of Italy. Amauri, Barzagli, Bresciano , Luca Toni and Cavani are the most famous football players that played for Palermo.