Empoli host a struggling Genoa side in matchday 12 of Serie A at the Carlo Castellani Stadium on Friday 5th November. Ahead of the game here is our Empoli vs Genoa live stream, preview and prediction details.
Empoli vs Genoa: Preview
Empoli made a comeback win against Sassuolo away from home in their last game. The game was well poised as both sides created decent chances with Sassuolo taking the lead just two minutes before halftime as Hamed Traore’s shot took a slight deflection off Empoli’s Lorenzo Tonelli beating the keeper at his near post.
Sassuolo continued to dominate the game but failed to put the game to bed missing some great chances and it came back to haunt them as Empoli was awarded a penalty as Patrick Cutrone was clipped by Vlad Chiriches. Andrea Pinamonti equalised from the spot. It was substitute Szymon Zurkowski stole the show as he scored the winner in the 92nd minute after he tapped in from close range with his shot coming off the bar with goal line technology confirming the goal.
Genoa played out a a 0-0 draw against Venezia at home as their wait for the first home win of the season continues. It was one of those days where both keepers were at the top of their game with Romero and Sirigu both making some crucial saves to earn a clean sheet. However the former Manchester United goalkeeper was the busiest of the two as the home side racked up a total of 19 shots in the game.
Empoli vs Genoa: Venue
Empoli will host Genoa to the Carlo Castellani Stadium in Empoli, Italy. It is home of Empoli since 1965 and is also used by the Italian national team for selected matches. It has a total capacity of 16,284 seats.
Empoli vs Genoa: Match Timings
|Friday, 5th November||12:45 PM||PST|
|Friday, 5th November||4:45 PM||ET|
|Friday, 5th November||7:45 PM||GMT|
|Friday, 5th November||8:45 PM||BST|
|Saturday, 6th November||1:15 AM||IST|
Empoli vs Genoa: Prediction
The confidence levels of the players at Empoli will be high after their injury time victory against an in form Sassuolo side. However things are not looking Davide Ballardini’s side as they’re just out of relegation zone due to a superior goal difference. However we predict a second straight win for the home side Empoli.
Empoli vs Genoa: Live Stream
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