Monday, July 20, will be held final match of the 34th round of the championship of Italy, where Juventus will take Lazio. Both teams are experiencing hard times, so each of them will try to score important points.
Series without a victory at Juventus lasts for 3 matches. In the last games Juventus lost to Milan, and also played a draw with Atalanta and Sassuolo. However, Juventus remains on the top of the standings. At the moment, the team of Maurizio Sarri 77 points. The Turin club are 5 points ahead of the nearest rival inter.
For the match against Lazio Juventus will approach some personnel problems. This match will miss Federico Bernardeschi because of two yellow cards. In the infirmary of the team remain Sami Khedira and Mattia De Sciglio. In question and Mattijs de Ligt. The defender strained shoulder. It is not excluded that the player will need surgery. In this case, he will miss the remainder of the season.
Lazio have failed to restart of the season in Serie A. Before the break, “biancocelesti” was a real contender for the championship. Now they occupy only 4-e a place in standings, lagging behind the same Juventus on 8 points. Lazio have lost 3 games in a row. Offenders “eagles” became “Milan”, “Lecce” and “Sassuolo”. In the previous match “biancocelesti” scored 1 point in the match against Udinese.
The “Lazio” serious personnel problems. Senad Lulić, Joaquin Correa and Adam marušić is injured. A few days ago, the hospital team was completed by Stefan Radu, who may miss the rest of the season. Patrick will miss the match against Juventus due to suspension. In question is Lucas Leiva who has renewed knee problems. The match against Udinese he missed.
Statistically the advantage Juventus. The “Bianconeri” 83 victory over this opponent. On account of “Lazio” 37 Victoria. 36 times the teams played to a draw. In the current season, “Lazio” double-beat “Juventus” with the score 3:1. First, the eagles crushed Juventus in the match of the 1st round of the Serie A and the Italian Supercup.
Bookmakers prefer Juventus. Experts also believe that the match will be scored less than three goals (cal. Of 1.84). This makes sense, given the downturn in the play of both teams. It is also logical that Juventus is the favorite in this confrontation. “Old Signora” we need to start winning to consolidate the lead in the standings. In addition, the “Bianconeri” though I miss a lot, but also score a lot. The “Lazio” problems in the defence, and in attack.
Juventus: Szczesny; Cuadrado, Swearing, Bonucci, Sandro; Rabiot, Pjanic, Bentancourt; Costa, Dibala, Ronaldo.
Lazio: Strakosha; Felipe Acerbi, Of Bastos; Lazari, Milinkovic-Savic, Parolo, L. Alberto, John. Lukaku; Immobile, Caicedo.
July 20, Monday
|Juventus — Lazio|
|Turin. The Juventus Stadium. 22:45|
|TV broadcast on channel “Football 2”|
|Juventus — Lazio. Online broadcast of the match|
|Forecast Sport.ua — 2:0|