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SPAL vs Juventus: Seria A Match Preview

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Juventus will turn their attention to Seria A for their away game against SPAL on Saturday.

A win in the game against SPAL will ensure the Seria A title for the Juventus. Their eight titles in last eight seasons.

Form

SPAL – LWWWL

SPAL lies at a sixteenth position in the Seria A table. They have won three of their last five and lost two. Two of those wins came against Roma and Lazio at home. But Juventus will be a different challenge for Seria A strugglers.

Juventus – LWWWD

Juventus has been out of form in recent weeks despite their victories. They were dominated by the young Ajax team in their quarter-final tie in Amsterdam. They have lost only one game this season in Seria A and that defeat came against Genoa a few weeks back.

Injury/Suspensions

SPAL

Vasco Regini will miss this game for Juventus due to injury. Jasmin Kurtic is also doubtful for the Juventus game and is likely to miss out.

Juventus

Andrea Barzagli, Martin Caceres, Giorgio Chiellini are all likely to miss the game due to injury. Cristiano Ronaldo is also expected to be on the bench for the game against SPAl after returning from his injury in midweek.

Probable Line-ups

SPAL

Formation: 3-5-2

Viviano; Cionek, Vicari, Felipe; Lazzari, Missiroli, Murgia, Kurtic, Fares; Petagna, Antenucci.

Juventus

Formation: 4-3-3

Szczesny; Sciglio, Bonucci, Rugani, Spinazzola; Khedira, Pjanic, Matuidi; Dybala, Kean, Costa.

Stadium

Stadio Paolo Mazza

Possible Outcome

Juventus will be giving rest to Cristiano Ronaldo for the game against SPAL. He is likely to be on the bench after returning from his injury in the midweek fixture against Ajax.

One win and Juventus will ensure another Seria A title goes to them. They are expected to win the match and wrap up the title before they can preparing for Ajax’s visit.

Juventus is expected to dominate the ball and their biggest attacking threat will be Douglas Costa.

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