Spezia vs Juventus

Preview: Spezia vs Juventus – prediction, team news, lineups

Still seeking their first Serie A win of the new campaign, Italian giants Juventus hope to break out of the relegation zone with a win against Spezia on Wednesday night. Spezia vs Juventus live stream, Spezia vs Juventus stream, Spezia vs Juventus h2h, Spezia vs Juventus where to watch.

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Meanwhile, the hosts will look to claim their second win over the Old Lady, having previously won 3-2 against them when both teams competed in Serie B in 2007.

Match preview

After notching their first competitive win of the new Champions League campaign on the road against Malmo, Juventus were unable to follow that with their first Serie A win as they could only draw 1-1 at home to AC Milan. the last time.

Álvaro Morata gave the hosts the perfect start, tossing the ball over goalkeeper Mike Maignan in just the fourth minute to score his third goal in as many games in all competitions, and Juve held out until the 76th minute when Ante Rebic nodded from a Sandro. Tonali’s corner, forcing both sides to share the loot.

Massimiliano Allegri’s second spell at the helm has not gone as planned thus far, as he has overseen one of the club’s worst league starts in 60 years. For the fourth time in their history, Juventus have failed to win any of their first four Serie A games and did so for the last time during the 1961-62 season.

Sunday’s result has seen the Old Lady slide into the relegation zone, and they are already eight points behind Inter Milan and AC Milan at the top of Serie A.

While Morata and Paulo Dybala continue to impress Juve in the post-Cristiano Ronaldo era, their defensive weaknesses will be a concern for Allegri, as they have surprisingly conceded in each of their last 18 league games.

In fact, their last clean sheet in Serie A came against Wednesday’s opponent, Spezia, when they clinched a routine 3-0 win in March, while Juve’s other meeting with Aquilotti last season the saw comfortably win 4-1 on the road, so with these results in mind, Allegri’s men should be sure to claim their first three points of the new season.

After notching their first competitive win of the new Champions League campaign on the road against Malmo, Juventus were unable to follow that with their first Serie A win as they could only draw 1-1 at home to AC Milan. the last time.

Álvaro Morata gave the hosts the perfect start, tossing the ball over goalkeeper Mike Maignan in just the fourth minute to score his third goal in as many games in all competitions, and Juve held out until the 76th minute when Ante Rebic nodded from a Sandro. Tonali’s corner, forcing both sides to share the loot.

Massimiliano Allegri’s second spell at the helm has not gone as planned thus far, as he has overseen one of the club’s worst league starts in 60 years. For the fourth time in their history, Juventus have failed to win any of their first four Serie A games and did so for the last time during the 1961-62 season.

Sunday’s result has seen the Old Lady slide into the relegation zone, and they are already eight points behind Inter Milan and AC Milan at the top of Serie A.

While Morata and Paulo Dybala continue to impress Juve in the post-Cristiano Ronaldo era, their defensive weaknesses will be a concern for Allegri, as they have surprisingly conceded in each of their last 18 league games.

In fact, their last clean sheet in Serie A came against Wednesday’s opponent, Spezia, when they clinched a routine 3-0 win in March, while Juve’s other meeting with Aquilotti last season the saw comfortably win 4-1 on the road, so with these results in mind, Allegri’s men should be sure to claim their first three points of the new season.

Team News

Spezia center-back Martin Erlic is set for a period on the bench after limping in the first half against Venice with a hamstring injury. As a result, Petko Hristov will likely enter the last three to start alongside Kelvin Amian and Dimitris Nikolaou.

Motta is expected to stick with the same 3-4-3 formation he wore last weekend and it is unlikely that he will make too many changes to his starting lineup.

Rey Manaj, however, will be a player looking to make his way in the first XI and the Barcelona loan could replace Janis Antiste as a center forward.

As for Juventus, they will not have the Brazilian duo Arthur and Kaio Jorge, who suffer their respective injuries to their legs and thighs.

Wingers Federico Bernardeschi and Federico Chiesa had doubts facing last weekend’s match with AC Milan, however, they were in a position to be part of the team of the day, with the latter in the last 18 minutes, and both Italians will compete to start on Wednesday. .

Allegri could stick with a flat 4-4-2 formation, which will likely see him select 37-year-old Giorgio Chiellini alongside Leonardo Bonucci at the heart of the defense, leaving Matthijs de Ligt to start on the bench once more. .

Central midfielders Rodrigo Bentancur and Manuel Locatelli, who have started the last two games together, are expected to maintain their places in the first eleven, although players like Aaron Ramsey and Weston McKennie will also push to start.

Spezia possible starting lineup:
Zoet; Amian, Hristov, Nikolaou; Ferrer, Sala, Maggiore, Bastoni; Verde, Manaj, Gyasi

Juventus possible starting lineup:
Szczesny; Danilo, Bonucci, Chiellini, Sandro; Chiesa, Bentancur, Locatelli, Bernardeschi; Dybala, Morata

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