Genoa took a breath of oxygen in Bergamo, where he managed to beat Atalanta 2-0 (Dzemalli 79 Pavoletti). Thus “rossoblu” ended a series of five consecutive defeats (1-2 Carpi, 0-1 Inter 0-1 Bologna 0-2 Roma 2-3 Sampdoria). Gian Piero Gasperini coached squad finished the championship round on a disappointing 17th place, just above the relegation line. Frosinone in the previous round, occupying the 18th position, lost at home to Napoli so that Genovese 4 points ahead of it. To “Grifone” will follow two matches with Palermo and Verona, they are obliged to earn as many points, because the next opponents will be Fiorentina, Juventus, Lazio and Milan.
The hosts have players injured or suspended, except Alassane Tambor. Right defender from Mali, borrowed from Royal Antwerp, is injured. Will return after a phase of Argentine Diego Perotti far left suspension, which is an undisputed holder of the Genoese.
Genoa has no equal in recent 7 rounds (2 wins and 5 defeats)
“Rossoblu” have three consecutive defeats at home
Gian Piero Gasperini’s team has 4 wins in nine home games
► Next opponent: Hellas Verona (Away)
Results from the previous season:
24/11/2014: Genoa – Palermo 1-1
04/19/2015: Palermo – Genoa 2-1
The tour – 23/08/2015: Palermo – Genoa 1-0 (El Kaoutari 90 + 1)
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US Città di Palermo (16th, 21p)
After losing to Sampdoria (0-2 away) and Fiorentina (1-3 at home), Palermo managed a win in Verona, defeating 1-0 (Vasquez 27) Hellas. Even if he won the last stage, Davide Ballardini sacked coach of Maurizio Zamparini owner who was unhappy that his team finished the championship round on position 16, 6 points of relegation. Guillermo Barros Schelotto Argentine technician, aged 42, was named Monday as the new coach of the Sicilian team, although not experienced entailing far only Club Atlético Lanús in Argentina. Zamparini originally wanted to restore it on the technical bench Giuseppe Jachin, but eventually decided to bet on South America. “Rosanero” and they have great need of points, because they are in the relegation zone and with a new coach will try to get at least a point in Genoa.
Guests can count on stopper Roberto Vitiello and midfielder Francesco Bolzoni central who are injured. The lot will be central midfielder Enzo Maresca and that was not called in the previous round.
Palermo has no draw in last 6 stages
Guillermo Barros Schelotto’s team has 3 wins in 9 trips
“Rosanero” have never won on the field of Genoa
► Next opponent: Udinese Calcio (home)
► probable teams Genoa – Palermo:
► Genoa (3-4-3): Perin – Izzo, Burdisso, Ansaldi – Rincón, Dzemail, Rigoni, Laxalt, Suso – Pavoletti, Perotti
Reserves: Lamanna, Diogo Figueiras, De Maio, Muñoz Ntcham, Gakpé, Pandev
► Palermo (3-4-2-1): Sorrentino – Goldaniga, González Andjelkovic – Morganella, Hiljemark, Jajalo, Lazaar – Vázquez, Trajkovski – Gilardino
Reserves: Colombi, Struna, Brugman, Quaison, Maresca, Arteaga Đurđević