Sunday, the 19th day of Serie A ends with a shock between AS Roma and Juventus. Roma want to return to the podium while Juventus hopes to take the lead.
Roma vs Juventus Soccer Betting Prediction
4th in Serie A with a small point ahead of 5th place not qualifying for the next Champions League, Roma has done rather well so far. The Louve club is still surprised from time to time like the unexpected defeat conceded at home against Torino last weekend (0-2). This setback put an end to a positive dynamic of 5 games without setbacks (4 wins and 1 draw), including a very good result brought back from Inter in December (0-0).
2nd in Serie A with the same number of points as the current leader, Juventus is in the race to win a 9th Scudetto in a row this year. Undefeated in the first 14 days, the Old Lady fell, for the 1st time since the start of the championship, on the lawn of Lazio Rome (3-1). The Bianconeri resumed their march forward with 3 victories acquired against Udinese (3-1), at Sampdoria (1-2) and against Cagliari last Monday (4-0). Before the holidays, they lost the Italian Super Cup to Lazio (1-3).
The staff for Roma vs Juventus
The size of the Roma is reduced by the packages of potential incumbents Pastore, Kluivert and Mkhitaryan and defenders usually substitutes Zappacosta and Santon. Strong man of the Giallorosso this season, the playmaker Pellegrini is available, as are the offensives Zaniolo and Dzeko.
For Juventus, the important midfielder Betancur is suspended for this trip while the jailers Chiellini and Khedira are still injured. Author of a hat-trick last Monday, Cristiano Ronaldo is the 3rd top scorer in the championship with 13 goals.
The compositions for Roma vs Juventus
The likely composition of Roma:
Pau Lopez – Florenzi, Mancini, Smalling, Kolarov – Veretout, Diawara – Zaniolo, Pellegrini, Perotti – Dzeko.
Absent: Pastore, Kluivert, Mkhitaryan, Zappacosta, Santon (injured).
The planned tactical arrangement (4-2-3-1):
Florenzi – Mancini – Smalling – Kolarov
Veretout – Diawara
Zaniolo – Pellegrini – Perotti
The likely composition of Juventus:
Szczesny – Cuadrado, Demiral, Bonucci, Alex Sandro – Rabiot, Pjanic, Matuidi – Ramsey – Dybala, Ronaldo.
Absent: Betancur (suspended), Chiellini, Khedira (injured).
The planned tactical arrangement (4-3-1-2):
Cuadrado – Demiral – Bonucci – Alex Sandro
Rabiot – Pjanic – Matuidi
Dybala – Ronaldo
The history of confrontations Roma vs Juventus
Since 2008, there have been 27 meetings between the two clubs. With 15 wins, Juventus largely leads against Roma and their 7 wins. Otherwise, there were 5 draws
Key points for the match Roma vs Juventus
– Roma hopes to consolidate its place in the Top 4, synonymous with qualification for the C1.
– Juventus is today fighting with Inter for the Scudetto.
– Juventus’ last victory in the lair of Roma dates back to May 2014.
– This poster puts 2 of the 4 best defenses of the championship.
Soccer Betting Prediction Roma vs Juventus
Rarely victorious in Rome for some time, Juventus can lose precious points this Sunday during this perilous trip.
Prediction Today: Roma or draw