NEWS
Saturday February 16 2013
Line-ups: Chievo-Palermo

Stefano Sorrentino returns to face his former club, as do Alberto Malesani and Eugenio Corini, in today’s Chievo-Palermo match.

The Stadio Bentegodi hosts the 17.00 GMT kick-off, click here for a match preview.

Palermo are increasingly desperate and propping up the Serie A table, as new Coach Malesani made his debut in a 1-1 draw with Pescara last week.

Josip Ilicic and Fabrizio Miccoli are back in the squad, but are not fit to start, while Abel Hernandez and Andrea Mantovani are still out of action.

Malesani picks a 4-3-3 system with January signings Diego Fabbrini, Mauro Formica and Mauro Boselli.

It is a very special game indeed for goalkeeper Sorrentino, who left Chievo in bitter circumstances in January when he refused to attend training until a transfer to Palermo was pushed through.

Both Coaches have history with the other club, as Malesani started his management career with Chievo and Corini was Rosanero captain.

Gennaro Sardo, Boukary Drame, Adrian Stoian and the suspended Luca Rigoni are unavailable for the Flying Donkeys.

Chievo: Puggioni; Andreolli, Dainelli, Acerbi; Frey, Cofie, Guana, Hetemaj, Jokic; Thereau, Paloschi

Chievo bench: Ujkani, Spyropoulos, Seymour, Luciano, Cesar, Sampirisi, Vacek, Farkas, Hauche, Pellissier, Papp, Provedel

Palermo: Sorrentino; Morganella, Munoz, Aronica, Garcia; Barreto, Arevalo Rios, Kurtic; Fabbrini, Formica, Boselli

Palermo bench: Benussi, Dossena, Dybala, Miccoli, Anselmo, Faurlin, Sperduti, Nelson, Donati, Von Bergen, Ilicic

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