Coach Bergodi is going to change the attacking trio completely from the defeat against Torino last week.
Vukusic, Caraglio and Bjarnason will play up front, leaving Celik and Jonathas on the bench.
D'Agostino will probably have make debut in a Pescara shirt in the playmaker role.
Sampdoria lost in Siena last week and threw away a chance of stretching the small gap between themselves and the relegation zone. Now it is mandatory that they beat Pescara to avoid dropping more points and conceding them to close rivals.
Pescara had a similarly disappointing result against Torino, but the club is working hard in the transfer market to bring in reinforcements, and that could lead to a small boost in morale.
Both teams will be wary and focus mainly on preventing easy goal scoring chances for their opponents, so the first half could be less entertaining compared with other matches they've played. Knowing Genoa's result in advance could lead to both teams settling for a draw, but Sampdoria, being hosts, may want to push for a little more.
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