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Not long now until Coppa Italia action happening on Wednesday when Juventus play Genoa.
Scroll down for all of our predictions, poll and stats for the Juventus v Genoa game - along with the latest match odds.
Juventus will want to continue from where they left off last time out with a 3-1 Serie A success versus Sassuolo.
In that match, Juventus had 55% possession and 23 attempts at goal with 8 of them on target. For Juventus, the goalscorers were Danilo (50'), Aaron Ramsey (82') and Cristiano Ronaldo (90'). Sassuolo had 10 attempts at goal with 2 on target. Grégoire Defrel (58') was the scorer for Sassuolo.
Fixtures featuring Juventus have proved to be absorbing affairs lately with a lot of goalmouth action the rule rather than the exception. Over their past six games alone, a grand total of 22 goals have flown in for both teams combined (at an average of 3.67 goals per game) with 15 of them coming from Juve. Historical results aside, we’ll just have to find out if that pattern shall continue on here in this match.
Genoa will go into this clash after a 2-0 Serie A win in the defeat of Bologna in their most recent match.
In that match, Genoa managed 35% possession and 10 shots at goal with 7 of them on target. For Genoa, the goalscorers were Miha Zajc (44') and Mattia Destro (55'). On the other side, Bologna had 14 shots at goal with 3 on target.
The stats don’t lie, and Genoa have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, letting opponents get 8 goals in all. In defence, Il Grifone have clearly had some problems.
Head to head
A look at their past head to head meetings dating back to 22/01/2018 shows us that Juventus have won 4 of these and Genoa 1, with the tally of drawn matches standing at 1.
A total of 16 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 10 from Juve and 6 coming from Il Grifone. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.67.
The previous league fixture featuring these sides was Serie A match day 11 on 13/12/2020 when the final score was Genoa 1-3 Juventus.
In that match, Genoa had 29% possession and 3 attempts on goal with 2 on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Stefano Sturaro (61').
On the other side, Juventus got 18 attempts at goal with 10 on target. Paulo Dybala (57') and Cristiano Ronaldo (78', 89') scored.
The match was refereed by Marco Di Bello.
Team News: Juventus
Alex Sandro (Corona virus), Juan Cuadrado (Corona virus), Matthijs de Ligt (Corona virus) and Paulo Dybala (Medial Collateral Ligament Injury) will not be taking part for Juve manager Andrea Pirlo.
Team News: Genoa
Genoa boss Davide Ballardini has some current player fitness concerns. Francesco Cassata (Muscle Injury), Davide Biraschi (Shoulder Injury), Goran Pandev (Muscle Fatigue), Luca Pellegrini (Adductor problems), Vittorio Parigini (Muscular problems) and Cristián Zapata (Muscular problems) will not be playing here.
Genoa could really find it hard to put one past a Juventus lineup who appear set to score a lot of goals.
We are predicting a convincing 3-0 win for Juventus when all is said and done.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 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 (5th Round), Champions League (Last 16)
🔑 Star Man: Cristiano Ronaldo
Normally played in the Striker position, Cristiano Ronaldo was born in Funchal, Portugal. After making a first senior appearance for Sporting Lisbon in the 2002 - 2003 season, the dangerous Forward has struck 14 league goals in the Serie A 2020 - 2021 season so far in 12 appearances.