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Juventus make the trip to Stadio Alberto Picco on Sunday for the Serie A tie with home side Spezia.
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Spezia will be looking for a repeat result of the 0-2 Coppa Italia success versus Cittadella.
The only player to score from Spezia was Daniele Verde (49'). Amedeo Benedetti (63' Own goal) scored for Cittadella.
Matches with Spezia have often been absorbing ones of late with plenty of scoring being the norm. Over their past half dozen games, a grand total of 20 goals have been scored for both teams combined (at an average of 3.33 goals per game) with 9 of these belonging to Spezia. Despite that, we must now wait to see whether that pattern shall be sustained in this match.
Ahead of this meeting, Spezia have not won at home in their last 4 league games. Things will have to change soon.
After a loss in their previous game against Barcelona in Champions League action, Juventus will be hoping to turn things around here.
At the other end, FC Barcelona got 13 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. Ousmane Dembélé (14') and Lionel Messi (90') scored for Barcelona.
Andrea Pirlo's Juventus have managed to stick the ball in the net 9 times in the course of their most recent six matches. The aggregate of goals that they have conceded during that same period equals 6.
Their previous form shows that Juventus:
- are unbeaten in their last 2 league matches away from home.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 6 matches in the league.
Team News: Spezia
Jeroen Zoet (Thigh Problems), Giulio Maggiore (Corona virus), Juan Ramos (Unknown Injury), Federico Mattiello (Disrupted Calf Muscle), Giuseppe Mastinu (Strain), Riccardo Marchizza (Corona virus), Andrej Galabinov (Leg Injury) and Elio Capradossi (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) are not available for Spezia boss Vincenzo Italiano.
Team News: Juventus
Juve manager Andrea Pirlo has multiple availability issues to deal with. Giorgio Chiellini (Muscular problems) and Alex Sandro (Hamstring Injury) will not be playing here.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Juventus are likely to convert a lot of goal-scoring opportunities.
At the same time, Spezia will not find it easy getting on the scoresheet but we do think that it’s more than likely that they will be scoring here as well.
We’re tipping a controlled 1-3 win for Juventus when all’s said and done.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadio Alberto Picco (10,336)
Captain: Claudio Terzi
Chairman: Stefano Chisoli
Manager: Vincenzo Italiano
Competitions: Serie A position 14, Coppa Italia (3rd Round)
⭐ Star Man: Andrey Galabinov
Generally taking up the Striker position, Andrey Galabinov was born in Bulgaria. Having made his senior debut playing for Livorno in the 2010 - 2011 season, the goalscoring Forward has managed 3 league goals in this Serie A 2020 - 2021 season so far in a total of 3 appearances.