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Juventus take on visitors Sassuolo at Allianz Stadium in this Serie A tie on Sunday.
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Juventus will be looking for a repeat result of a 1-3 Serie A success versus AC Milan.
In that game, Juventus managed 58% possession and 14 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target. For Juventus, goals were scored by Federico Chiesa (18', 62') and Weston McKennie (76'). AC Milan had 20 attempts at goal with 8 of them on target. Davide Calabria (41') was the scorer for AC Milan.
It’s been a rare occasion in recent times where Juventus have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. In fact, Juve have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 matches, leaking 7 goals on the way.
Their previous form shows that Juventus:
- have not lost a league tie with Sassuolo in their previous 9 games. A long run without a loss.
- have not emerged victorious against Sassuolo in their last 2 matches in the league.
Sassuolo will come into the clash after a 2-1 Serie A win with the downing of Genoa in their previous fixture.
In that game, Sassuolo had 63% possession and 17 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. For Sassuolo, the goalscorers were Jérémie Boga (52') and Giacomo Raspadori (83'). On the other side, Genoa had 7 shots at goal with 2 of them on target. Eldor Shomurodov (64') was the scorer for Genoa.
Sassuolo have been a threat going forward leading up to this encounter, scoring 9 goals in their last 6 matches. Having said that, Sassuolo can also improve defensively after being scored against in 5 of those same games. We shall soon find out if that trend will end up being continued on in this game.
Head to head
An inspection of their past head to head results stretching back to 17/09/2017 shows that these encounters have been disappointments for Sassuolo. They’ve not been able to get themselves any victories whatsoever whereas Juventus have been dominant against them, beating them in 67% of those ties.
Loads of goals were seen in those games, too - 27 overall at an average of 4.5 goals per meeting.
The last league meeting featuring the two was Serie A match day 33 on 15/07/2020 when it ended Sassuolo 3-3 Juventus.
On that occasion, Sassuolo managed 57% possession and 22 attempts on goal with 11 on target. Goals were scored by Filip Đuričić (29'), Domenico Berardi (51') and Francesco Caputo (54').
Juventus had 21 attempts at goal with 5 on target. Danilo (5'), Higuaín (12') and Alex Sandro (64') scored.
The referee was Paolo Valeri.
Team News: Juventus
Álvaro Morata (Muscular problems), Alex Sandro (Corona virus), Juan Cuadrado (Corona virus) and Matthijs de Ligt (Corona virus) won’t be available for Juve gaffer Andrea Pirlo.
Team News: Sassuolo
Sassuolo manager Roberto De Zerbi has a number of players out of action. Federico Ricci (Unknown Injury), Filippo Romagna (Patella rupture) and Domenico Berardi (Muscular problems) can’t be considered.
Sassuolo could really find it hard to score against a Juventus side who have all the attributes to really boss this match.
We think that it’s going to be a convincing 3-0 victory for Juventus after 90 minutes.
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 5, Coppa Italia (5th Round), Champions League (Last 16)
🔑 Key Man: Álvaro Morata
Normally taking to the field in the Striker position, Álvaro Morata was born in Madrid, Spain. Having made a first senior appearance for Real Madrid in the 2011 - 2012 season, the skilful Forward has scored 4 league goals in the Serie A 2020 - 2021 season so far from a total of 11 appearances.