Stefano Sorrentino was in the right place at the right time to intercept a cross from a free kick by Daniel Bessa (Genoa).
It looks like Mariusz Stepinski (Chievo) saw red with that tackle. Manuel Volpi won't tolerate such behaviour on the pitch and blows for a foul. Genoa will take a free kick near the side line.
Mariusz Stepinski (Chievo) is offside and the linesman raises his flag.
Pavel Jaroszynski (Chievo) takes the corner but it's cleared.
Cristian Kouame (Genoa) picks up a caution.
Perparim Hetemaj (Chievo) earns the yellow card.
Daniel Bessa (Genoa) swings in a dangerous cross from the resulting corner kick, but none of his teammates manage to outjump the defence.
Cristian Kouame (Genoa) wastes a good opportunity as his pass into the box is blocked by the defence. Genoa have been awarded a corner kick.
Pavel Jaroszynski (Chievo) launches a powerful cross from the corner into the box, but the ball is intercepted by the defender.
Riccardo Meggiorini (Chievo) whips the ball into the penalty area, but one of the defenders is alert and spanks it away. Corner kick. Chievo will have an opportunity.
Here is a change. Antonio Sanabria is going off and Cesare Prandelli gives the last tactical orders to Goran Pandev (Genoa).
The referee signals a substitution. Filip Djordjevic (Chievo) is brought on as a substitute for Nicola Rigoni.
Great teamplay by Genoa as they control the ball with a lot of short passes. Patience is the key if they want to find a gap in the defence to score.
Cristian Kouame (Genoa) finds space in the box and tries a looping header at goal from the corner, but the ball goes just over the bar. Unlucky!
Davide Biraschi (Genoa) steps up to send the ball in.
That will be all from Esteban Rolon who is being replaced by the fresh legs of Miguel Veloso (Genoa).
Daniel Bessa (Genoa) takes the corner but fails to find any of his teammates.
Antonio Sanabria (Genoa) times his run too early and the linesman raises his flag for offside.
Davide Biraschi (Genoa) takes the free kick and sends the ball into the penalty area. The opposition's defence outnumbers the attacking players inside the box and they manage to make a clearance.
Domenico Di Carlo has decided to introduce fresh legs, with Assane Diousse (Chievo) replacing Sofian Kiyine.
Sofian Kiyine (Chievo) is penalised for holding. Manuel Volpi signals a set piece. Genoa are given an advantage. They have a free kick.
It will be a substitution. Darko Lazovic (Genoa) is ready to enter the pitch as Lukas Lerager walks off.
Mehdi Pascal Marcel Leris (Chievo) collects a pass, sees the keeper off his line and shoots from long range, but the effort is disappointing and goes high over the bar.
The game is interrupted. Riccardo Meggiorini (Chievo) has violated the rules in the battle for the ball. No protests or gestures are being made as he is quite aware of what he did.
Close! Sofian Kiyine (Chievo) takes the resultant free kick from 20 metres out and his shot goes just wide of the right post.
Ervin Zukanovic (Genoa) is obviously not following the Golden Rule: „Treat others as you want to be treated.“ He makes a bad challenge and leaves Manuel Volpi with no other option than to blow for a foul. Chievo have a free kick from a promising distance.
Daniel Bessa (Genoa) swings in the corner, but fails to find any of his teammates. One of the defenders reacts superbly to get it clear.
Davide Biraschi (Genoa) looks to break free, but an opposing player clears the ball away. Genoa force their opponents to concede a corner.
The second half gets underway.
The referee blows his whistle to end the first half and the players are now heading to their respective dressing rooms.
A beautiful low pass from the side is received by Cristian Gabriel Romero (Genoa), who was waiting for his chance. However, the defence is alert and spanks the ball away.
Antonio Sanabria (Genoa) is caught offside!
The foul by Sofian Kiyine (Chievo) is worthy of a card and a yellow is duly shown by Manuel Volpi.
Domenico Criscito (Genoa) takes the free kick which is inaccurate and the defence has no problem with the clearance.
Mariusz Stepinski (Chievo) skips past his man but can't keep the ball in play.
Lukas Lerager (Genoa) sees a yellow card from Manuel Volpi after he sent one of the opposing players to the ground.
Domenico Criscito (Genoa) goes down in the box after a challenge from the defender. Possibly unsighted, the referee just waves play on.
Daniel Bessa (Genoa) takes the corner and sends it into the penalty area, but the opposition's defence is ready and makes a good clearance.
Cristian Gabriel Romero (Genoa) strikes a powerful volley towards goal, but one of the defenders blocks his attempt. Genoa force a corner. They send men into the box.
Sofian Kiyine (Chievo) was too fierce in his attempt to get the ball from his opponent and Manuel Volpi blows for a foul.
Daniel Bessa (Genoa) takes the corner with a short pass.
Antonio Sanabria (Genoa) fails to send a pass into the box as his effort is cut out. The ball is out of play and the linesman points at the corner flag. Corner to Genoa.
Antonio Sanabria (Genoa) is penalised for a foul. Manuel Volpi had a clear view and blows his whistle.
Mariusz Stepinski (Chievo) finds himself some space inside the box and gets on the end of the corner. He lashes the ball towards the left post, but Andrei Radu pulls off an amazing save to thwart him.
Mehdi Pascal Marcel Leris (Chievo) will take the corner.
Chievo enjoy a period of possession as they are exchanging some passes and waiting for an opportunity to strike.
Davide Biraschi (Genoa) makes a reckless foul in order to win the ball from his opponent. Manuel Volpi has a clear sight of it and blows his whistle.
A dangerous looking corner kick from Mehdi Pascal Marcel Leris (Chievo) is cleared to safety by the defence.
Riccardo Meggiorini (Chievo) received a clever through ball which could have put him in a promising position, but the defence was alert to the danger.
The referee blows his whistle and we are underway.
The players are on the pitch and Chievo will have the kick-off.
Manuel Volpi got the nomination for today's game and will try his best to be a fair judge and not make any mistakes.
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