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Juventus come up against guests Genoa at Allianz Stadium in the Serie A tie on Sunday.
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Juventus, buoyed by their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after a 2-1 Serie A victory against SSC Napoli.
In that match, Juventus had 46% possession and 12 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. For Juventus, goals were scored by Cristiano Ronaldo (13') and Paulo Dybala (73'). For their opponents, SSC Napoli got 14 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. Lorenzo Insigne (90') scored for SSC Napoli.
It’s been all too rare in recent times where Juventus have kept a clean sheet. In fact, Juve have been scored against in 6 of their previous 6 matches, letting in 8 goals during that time.
Going into this one, Juventus haven't been beaten in the league by Genoa in their previous 3 matches.
Previously, Genoa drew 1-1 in the Serie A tie with Fiorentina.
In that match, Genoa managed 56% possession and 8 attempts at goal with 1 on target. The only player to score for Genoa was Mattia Destro (13'). At the other end, Fiorentina had 10 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. Dušan Vlahović (23') was the scorer for Fiorentina.
The stats don’t lie, and Genoa have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 matches, with opponents netting 8 goals overall. Defensively, Il Grifone just haven’t been too solid at all. It will be interesting to see if that trend can be continued on into this next match.
Head to head
A look at their most recent head-to-head clashes stretching back to 20/10/2018 shows that Juventus have won 4 of these games and Genoa 1, with the number of drawn results standing at 1.
20 goals were scored between the two sides in this period, with 12 from Juve and 8 netted by Il Grifone. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 3.33.
Team News: Juventus
Federico Bernardeschi (Corona virus) and Leonardo Bonucci (Corona virus) are not available for Juve gaffer Andrea Pirlo.
Team News: Genoa
With a fully healthy group available to choose from, Genoa boss Davide Ballardini does not have any fitness worries to report coming into this game. Kevin Strootman is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
Our assessment is that Juventus have it within them to stay in control for long periods of time and should be able to convert a few of the chances that they create.
At the same time, Genoa will be up against it to make a breakthrough although we do think it’s probable that they will be pulling one back during this clash.
Our tip is for a fairly comfortable 3-1 margin for Juventus at the end of this one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Allianz Stadium (41,507)
Captain: Giorgio Chiellini
Chairman: Andrea Agnelli
Manager: Andrea Pirlo
Competitions: Serie A position 4, Coppa Italia (Final), Supercoppa (Final)
⭐ Key Player: Álvaro Morata
Normally taking up the Striker position, Álvaro Morata was born in Madrid, Spain. After having made a senior debut playing for Real Madrid in the 2011 - 2012 season, the goalscoring Forward has netted 7 league goals in the Serie A 2020 - 2021 campaign to date coming from a total of 23 appearances.