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Serie A preview | Venice vs. Salernitana: relegation battle in Venice continues

The two newcomers Venezia and Salernitana will meet on Tuesday when Stefano Colantuono gets the chance to make up for the terrible start against Empoli.

The game round during the week starts in Venice when the two promoted teams meet in Serie A week 10.

Venezia lost Gianluca Busio in the game against Sassuolo last time and will likely miss the next game against Granata this week.

Colantuono faces a host of absenteeism but is expected to make some changes ahead of the crucial game in the relegation battle.

Salernitana is at the bottom with four points from nine games, while Paolo Zanetti’s men are in 16th place in Serie A with eight points.

Form instructions: Venezia (LDDWL) Salernitana (DLWLL)

Statistical fact: In the 1998-99 Serie A, the teams met twice when the game in Venice ended in a 0-0 draw and the Granata in Arechi won 1-0.

Probable lineups

Venice (4-3-3): Romero; Ebuehi, Svoboda, Ceccaroni, Haps; Ampadu, Peretz, Crinigoj; Okereke, Henry, Kiyine

Exposed: none

Hurt: Aia-Myllimaki, Lezzerini, Johnsen, Vacca, Aramu, Heymans, Busio

We have a yellow card: Heymans

Salernitana (3-4-1-2): Belec; Aya, Strandberg, Gagliolo; Zortea, Kastanos, Di Tacchio, Ranieri; Ribéry; Simy, Gondo

Exposed: none

Hurt: Capezzi, Bogdan, Ruggeri, L. Coulibaly, M. Coulibaly, Gyomber

We have a yellow card: none

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