Saturday April 19 2014
Di Francesco: 'Chievo is the key'

Eusebio Di Francesco told Sassuolo that today’s clash with Chievo is “the key to Serie A safety.”

It kicks off at the Stadio Bentegodi at 14.00 UK time (13.00 GMT), click here for a match preview.

“I always said every game would be a Final, but this encounter with Chievo is going to be the key to Serie A safety,” said the Coach in his Press conference.

“It is a very delicate and very important match. We will face our opponents with the sole objective of victory.

“In games like this you have to reduce errors to an absolute minimum. Chievo are a physical and efficient side who are always very co-ordinated.

“Cyril Thereau and Alberto Paloschi are always dangerous in attack, so we’ve got to keep a close eye on them.”

Lorenzo Ariaudo is suspended, while Sassuolo are also without Marius Alexe, Matteo Brighi, Paolo Bianco, Tomas Manfredini, Luca Marrone and Francesco Acerbi.

Sassuolo squad for Chievo: Pegolo, Polito, Pomini, Antei, Cannavaro, Gazzola, Longhi, Mendes, Pucino, Terranova, Rosi, Ziegler, Biondini, Chibsah, Magnanelli, Missiroli, Berardi, Floccari, Floro Flores, Masucci, Sanabria, Sansone, Zaza