Serie A Review: Hellas Edge Verona Derby To Boost Relegation Survival Hopes

Hellas Verona have boosted their survival hopes in the Italian Serie A after they took the bragging rights in their Verona Derby clash with Chievo courtesy a 1-0 home win.

Antonio Caracciolo was the matchwinner for the hosts as he scored seven minutes after the interval to hand his side the very important win in the battle to escape the drop.

The win was enough to move Hellas Verona one place from 19th to 18th spot with 22 points as they are now just one point away from safety while their rivals Chievo stay in 15th position but they have been dragged into the relegation battle.

Chievo (25 points) are now three points above their rivals Hellas Verona who occupy the last relegation spot on the league table.