The resulting corner from Karol Linetty (Sampdoria) is cleared by the defence.
There will be a minimum of 3 min. of added time.
Riccardo Meggiorini (Chievo) delivers a promising cross into the box, but it's cleared.
Perparim Hetemaj (Chievo) serves up a nice cross, but Emil Audero punches the ball away.
The game has come to an end for Dennis Praet. He has contributed as much as he could today. He will be replaced by the fresh legs of Jakub Jankto (Sampdoria).
Gaston Ramirez (Sampdoria) is yellow-carded.
Fabio Quagliarella (Sampdoria) takes the resulting free kick from the edge of the box. His rocket of a shot crashes against the crossbar! What a shot.
Rough tackle by Mehdi Pascal Marcel Leris (Chievo). The referee blows his whistle for a foul. Sampdoria earn a free kick which could lead to a goal-scoring opportunity.
Dennis Praet (Sampdoria) whips the ball into the penalty area, but one of the defenders is alert and spanks it away.
Gaston Ramirez (Sampdoria) should know this behaviour is beyond the rules. He was too careless with his challenge and left Antonio Giua no option but to blow his whistle.
Substitution. Gianluca Caprari walks off the pitch and Gregoire Defrel (Sampdoria) comes on as a substitute.
Some great play by Karol Linetty (Sampdoria) ends with a shot on the edge of the box towards the left side of the goal, but Stefano Sorrentino sees it all the way and makes a comfortable save.
Domenico Di Carlo has decided to make a change. Emanuele Giaccherini (Chievo) replaces Sofian Kiyine.
Dennis Praet (Sampdoria) takes the corner but it's cleared.
Substitution. Pavel Jaroszynski leaves the pitch and is replaced by Fabio Depaoli (Chievo).
Mehdi Pascal Marcel Leris (Chievo) makes a slide tackle, but referee Antonio Giua blows for a foul.
Gaston Ramirez (Sampdoria) with a wonderful piece of finishing. He makes a yard for himself after a well-taken pass inside the box and nets inside the left post.
Is that a yellow card in the referee's hand? It is! Joachim Andersen (Sampdoria) gets booked.
Pavel Jaroszynski (Chievo) pulls the shirt of his opponent and only escapes without punishment due to the benevolence of the referee.
Ivan Radovanovic (Chievo) commits a foul and Antonio Giua immediately signals a free kick.
Fabio Quagliarella (Sampdoria) latches on to a superb lofted pass just outside the box and fires a blazing shot inside the left post. The goalkeeper had no chance to make a save.
Marco Giampaolo has made a change at the break. Gaston Ramirez (Sampdoria) has come on in place of Riccardo Saponara.
Everything is set for the start of the second half.
The referee blows his whistle for half-time, bringing to a close the first 45 minutes of the match.
Dennis Praet (Sampdoria) picks up a short pass and immediately fires a shot towards the middle of the goal from distance, but Stefano Sorrentino hardly has to move and makes a very easy save.
We will have 3 min. of added time.
Pavel Jaroszynski (Chievo) is clearly asking for some medical attention with his painful gestures. The extent of his injury is yet to be discovered.
The referee points to the corner flag and Chievo will take a corner.
Pavel Jaroszynski (Chievo) delivers a lovely cross into the penalty area. Nevertheless, an opposition defender is alert and averts the danger with a brilliant clearance. The linesman points to the corner flag, Chievo are going to take it.
The referee blows his whistle as Albin Ekdal (Sampdoria) was too aggressive in his challenge.
Gianluca Caprari (Sampdoria) skips perfectly past challenges but misdirects his shot from the edge of the box. The ball flies a few yards over the bar.
Ivan Radovanovic (Chievo) sends a cross into the box, but Emil Audero comes off his line to gather the ball.
Ivan Radovanovic (Chievo) robs an opponent of the ball and explodes in anger when Antonio Giua blows for a foul.
Sofian Kiyine (Chievo) creates a good chance for himself and goes for goal from mid-range, but he misses the left post by a whisker.
Dennis Praet (Sampdoria) takes the corner but fails to find any of his teammates.
Fabio Quagliarella (Sampdoria) had a good opportunity when he latched on to a cross from the wing, but his strike from the penalty spot wasn't accurate enough and the ball went a few inches wide of the left post.
Mehdi Pascal Marcel Leris (Chievo) gets on the end of a pass on the edge of the penalty area and shoots towards the middle of the goal. He didn't put enough power into the effort, though, and Emil Audero pulls off an easy save.
Mehdi Pascal Marcel Leris (Chievo) cuts inside after a good run and goes for glory from the edge of the box. The shot, though, flies high over the bar into row Z.
Mehdi Pascal Marcel Leris (Chievo) sends the ball into the box from the side of the pitch, but his cross is blocked.
Riccardo Meggiorini (Chievo) hasn't suffered any serious injury which would see him leave the pitch. He's back in the game now.
The game is interrupted now, Riccardo Meggiorini (Chievo) picks up a knock and the physio has to come on.
Riccardo Meggiorini (Chievo) pounces on a great cross inside the box, but lashes his powerful first-time shot a whisker past the left post.
Pavel Jaroszynski (Chievo) crosses into the box from near the side line, but he doesn't connect as he wanted and it's cleared by the well-organized defence.
The ball is whipped in from the corner by Dennis Praet (Sampdoria), but one of the defenders gets it clear.
Dennis Praet (Sampdoria) serves up a nice cross, but the defence clears the danger. Now Sampdoria have a corner.
Problems for Domenico Di Carlo as Joel Obi is not able to play anymore. His injury is too serious and Perparim Hetemaj (Chievo) replaces him.
Ivan Radovanovic (Chievo) nicely brought down the pass, but his long-range effort was wild and went well wide of the right post.
Pavel Jaroszynski (Chievo) sends a lofted cross into the box which is headed clear.
Gianluca Caprari (Sampdoria) cracks a volley from just outside the box and his bad shot goes way wide of the right post. It will be a goal kick.
Mattia Bani (Chievo) finds himself beyond the last defender, but the game is stopped by the referee after the linesman signals for offside.
A rebound sits up nicely for Ivan Radovanovic (Chievo) and he needs no second invitation to shoot from distance. The effort, however, slides well wide of the left post and out for a goal kick.
Antonio Giua blows his whistle. Joel Obi (Chievo) commits a foul after dangerous play.
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Chievo will kick the game off.
Antonio Giua was nominated as the referee for this game.
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