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Sunday April 27 2014
Line-ups: Verona-Catania

Verona continue their fight for European places while Catania have the last roll of the Serie A dice in the early kick-off.

It starts at the Stadio Bentegodi at 11.30 UK time (10.30 GMT), click here for a match preview.

Hellas are locked in a huge battle to qualify for the Europa League, as there are five teams in a two-point radius going for just one spot.

On paper Verona have the easiest game of the weekend among those sides, as they host bottom of the table Catania.

However, the Sicilians aren’t quite done for yet and surprisingly beat Sampdoria 2-1 last week on Coach Maurizio Pellegrino’s debut.

Juan Iturbe had an ankle injury over the last few days, but has recovered in time to start with veteran hitman Luca Toni and Brazilian Marquinho.

Hellas are without Massimo Donati, Romulo and Raphael Martinho for this match, but Domenico Maietta, Jacopo Sala and Marco Donadel are back from their bans.

Catania look to Gonzalo Bergessio to lead their attack, while Fabian Rinaudo and Alexis Rolin return from suspension.

Sergio Almiron, Mariano Andujar and Giuseppe Bellusci are out of action, so Alberto Frison is again in goal.

This fixture has only been played twice before in Serie A with a 1-1 draw in 1970-71 and a 3-1 Verona victory in 1983-84.

Verona: Rafael; Pillud, Moras, Marques, Albertazzi; Sala, Donadel, Hallfredsson; Iturbe, Toni, Marquinho

Catania: Frison; Peruzzi, Spolli, Rolin, Monzon; Plasil, Lodi, Rinaudo; Leto, Bergessio, Barrientos

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