Sassuolo beat Verona to boost chances of playing in Europa League next season

Sassuolo beat Verona to boost chances of playing in Europa League next season

Serie A is considered to be one of the best leagues across the globe. The League has a massive following from fans globally. The League is, in most instances, depicted as the most tactical and defensively sound League, according to data collected recently. It is ranked third among the European Leagues, all thanks to the UEFA's coefficient.

Some of the most elite players such as Kaka, Ibrahimovic, Christiano Ronaldo, and many more have played in the League hence the reason it is considered one of the best. Juventus have been a dominant force over the years, but the 2020/2021 season seems to be taking a different twist.

Ever since Antonio Conte took charge of Inter and signed Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez's likes, his well-organized defence and counter-attacking football have propelled them to the top of the table leading by 65 points after just 27 games. Second-placed, AC Milan is second on 59 points, having played one game more than Inter.

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Betway Games: Sassuolo Beats Verona to Boost Europe’s Hopes
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Next is Atlanta on [55 points], Juventus [55 points], Napoli [53 points], AS Roma [50 points] Lazio [49 points] and position eight has been occupied by Sassuolo [39 points]. Sassuolo is among the teams fighting for places in the Europa League come next season. Europa league is the second-most coveted trophy in Europe, with number one being the Champions League. Fortunately for soccer betting fans, Betway offers the best odds on all games in both leagues, among many others.

Sassuolo has been in mixed form. Recently, they settled for a draw with Napoli [3-3], which was a magnificent performance before being hammered by Udinese 2-0. However, on 13th March, they emerged victorious by beating Verona 3-2 to keep their European hopes alive. Both games were available for wagering at Betway, which also comes with a very user-friendly app.

After beating Verona, they leapfrogged their opponents into the eighth position. One of their reliable stalwarts, Manuel Locatelli, got Sassuolo moving forward with a perfect shot ensuring the hosts were the first to go ahead and build the right momentum in the fourth minute of the game. Two minutes before halftime, Darko Lazovic made it 1-1.

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Shortly after the break, Filip Duricic restored Sassuolo's lead with a fine touch. However, goals were not going to dry up anytime soon since Verona equalized in the 79th minute through Federico Dimarco, who volleyed the ball past the keeper.

Football is the most exciting and unpredictable sport globally because, within three minutes, Sassuolo was back ahead, courtesy of the hardworking Hamed Traore. The goal proved to be the difference after the final whistle.

The game's dying minutes were tense and in the process, Ivan Juric, Verona coach, was shown a straight red after things got heated. Sassuolo moved above Verona and eight points below Napoli, which happens to occupy the 6th position.

Among the other teams chasing Sassuolo and keeping them on their toes is Fiorentina. Dusan Vlahovic scored a hat-trick in the first half paving the way for Fiorentina to emerge victorious with a 4-1 win at fellow Benevento.

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Dusan scored his opening goal in less than eight minutes into the game and doubled in the 26th minute. During stoppage time, the Serbian curled the ball from 25 yards in the first-half stoppage time in what was one of the weekend's sensational moments.

Consistency will be essential for Sassuolo if they are to mount a challenge in the Europa League race. However, they can still achieve their goal if they work in cohesion.

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