Saturday February 25 2012
Line-ups: Genoa-Parma

Genoa make numerous changes to their line-up as they welcome Parma to Marassi in a crucial game for Pasquale Marino.

The Grifone Coach is already on thin ice ahead of today’s 17.00 UK time kick-off, coming from three consecutive defeats, and has a particularly tough test on his hands.

Giuseppe Sculli and Davide Biondini both sit out bans, while Luca Antonelli, Cesare Bovo and Alberto Gilardino are injured.

This means Rodrigo Palacio is partnered by Belluschi and Bosko Jankovic.

Parma are missing Gabriel Paletta, Raffaele Palladino and Brandao, but are led by former Genoa Coach Roberto Donadoni.

The Ducali held Juventus to a 0-0 draw in their rescheduled tie and were beaten 1-0 at Roma last week.

They adopt a 3-5-2 system with Sebastian Giovinco and Sergio Floccari, as Jonathan Biabiany is sent out wide.

Both teams need a breakthrough, as neither Parma nor Genoa have scored since February 5.

Genoa: Frey; Rossi, Granqvist, Kaladze, Moretti; Kucka, Veloso, Constant; Belluschi; Jankovic, Palacio

Genoa bench: Lupatelli, Carvalho, Ze Eduardo, Birsa, Alhassan, Jorquera, Mesto

Parma: Mirante; Zaccardo, Ferrario, Lucarelli; Biabiany, Mariga, Musacci, Galloppa, Gobbi; Giovinco, Floccari

Parma bench: Pavarini, Jonathan, Morrone, Okaka, Modesto, Santacroce, Valiani

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