Gianvito Plasmati of AS Varese celebrates his second goal during the Serie B match between AS Varese and Reggina Calcio at Stadio Franco Ossola on March 24, 2012 in Varese, Italy. (credit: Marco Luzzani/Getty Images)
There are two crucial Serie B Play-Off semi-finals being streamed live online with Varese and Sampdoria hoping to keep hold of their leads.
Teams finishing third to sixth in Serie B play-off in the semi-finals to reach the final with the eventual winner joining champions Pescara Calcio 1936 and AC Torino in Italy’s elite division, Serie A, next season.
Sampdoria won the first leg thanks to a 2-1 home victory and they will be looking to hold onto that lead in order to keep their Serie A dreams alive.
Eder put Sampdoria ahead in the first leg before Sassuolo levelled after Nicola Pozzi put through his own goal. Pozzi later redeemed himself as he grabbed the winner to put Sampdoria in the driving seat.
Varese are just 90 minutes from reaching the Serie B Play-Off Final as they look to keep their Serie A dreams alive when they travel to take on Hellas Verona on Saturday.
The first leg took place on Wednesday with Varese taking the spoils with a 2-0 victory.
The Varese goalscorers on the night were Jasmin Kurtic and Christian Terlizzi and they will be looking to find the target once more.
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Serie B Live Streaming:
17:30 - Hellas Verona v Varese
20:00 - Sassuolo v Sampdoria