By Sajak Upadhyaya on
February 8, 2014 |
14:00 GMT – 9th Feb 2014
Stadio Marc’Antonio Bentegodi – Verona
Juventus travel to Verona looking to maintain their 9 point gap over Roma when they go head to head against the home side who have been impressive this season.
Possible Lineups :
Verona : Rafel ; Agostini , Moras , Marques , Cacciatore ; Romulo , Cirigliano , Hallfredsson ; Taleb , Toni , Iturbe.
Juventus : Bufforn , Caceras , Chiellini ,Bonucci ; Lichsteiner , Vidal , Pirlo , Pogba , Asamoah ; Osvaldo , Tevez.
Hellas Verona play host to Juventus at Stadio Marc’Antonio Bentegodi as they look to continue their chase to the Champions league spot in the Italian Seria A table. The Gialloblu currently sit 5th on the league table 9 points behind third played Napoli.
Juventus meanwhile looking to maintain their mammoth lead at the top of the table as they sit comfortably 9 points clear of the second placed Roma.
The hosts have two injury concerns to worry as Domenico Maietta and Massimo Donatti are out for the Gialloblu. Ezequiel Cirigliano is likely to start as the play maker against the leaders.
There can be a change in the left back spot as Agostini is favored ahead of Giorgio Albertazzi.
Antonio Conte meanwhile have no injury concern but the Juventus lineup can see some changes as Martin Caceres could start the fixture ahead of Andrea Barzagli.
Gianluigi Buffon returns between the sticks after completing his one match suspension while Pablo Osvaldo , signed on loan on the winter transfer window could start ahead of Fernando Llorente.
Current Form :
Verona : W L L L W
Juventus : W W W D W
Editor’s Prediction :
Verona have been very good this season and particularly at home have played fearlessly but defeating the league leaders could prove too hard for them. Expecting Juventus to get a hard fought win.
Full Time Score : Hellas Verona 1-2 Juventus