Juventus – Sassuolo
Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
Juventus, 2nd position with 6 points and a positive goal difference of +2
Sassuolo, 13th position with 3 points and a negative goal difference of -2
Juventus winning their first two games reaching 6 points just as Genoa and Sampdoria. Juventus will have the chance to jump to the first position in the case of Genoa losing to Fiorentina at the Luigi Ferraris Stadium and Sampdoria losing to Roma at the Olimpico di Roma Stadium. Currently, Genoa is in the first position because they have a better goal difference +4 compared to Juventus having +2.
Sassuolo with only 1 win after defeating Palermo on Round 1 at the Renzo Barbera Stadium. It’s a chance for the ex Juventus player forward Alessandro Matri to gain momentum, especially, if scoring against Juve to grab a draw or victory.
Here is the situation. Pressure is for Juventus to win this home game defeating Sassuolo who are highly motivated. Sassuolo is playing in the Europa League Group Stage while Juventus is playing in the Champions League Group Stage and will face Sevilla on September 14 at the Juventus Stadium. Sassuolo will face Athletic Club Bilbao on September 15 at the Mapei Stadium.
- There are only 3 precedents between Juventus vs Sassuolo in Turin. Stats showing Juventus with 3 wins. Overall, there are 6 precedents in Serie A and stats giving high votes to Juventus with 4 wins, 1 draw, and Sassuolo with 1 win (this at the Mapei Stadium).
Here is the probable formation for Juventus (3-5-2): Buffon; Barzagli, Bonucci, Benatia; Lichtsteiner, Pjanic, Khedira, Asamoah, Alex Sandro; Higuain, Dybala.
Unavailable: Marchisio, Sturaro, Mandragora
Unavailable: Terranova, Berardi, Sensi
Stats BEFORE the game. Top scorer of JUVENTUS: Sami Khedira with 2 goals
Top scorer of SASSUOLO: Domenico Berardi with 2 goals
|Khedira, Sami||2||2||Berardi, Domenico|
|Higuain, Gonzalo||1||1||Defrel, Gregoire|
Stats. Here are the last 3 games of JUVENTUS: 2 wins, 1 draw
|27/08/16||SA||Lazio – Juventus||0:1||2|
|20/08/16||SA||Juventus – Fiorentina||2:1||1|
|13/08/16||CFG||Juventus – Espanyol||2:2|
Here are the last 3 games of SASSUOLO: 1 win, 1 draw, 1 lost
|28/08/16||SA||Sassuolo – Pescara||0:3||2|
|25/08/16||UELQ||цз – Sassuolo||1:1||QR4|
|21/08/16||SA||Palermo – Sassuolo||0:1||1|
- Here are JUVENTUS 22official called up players by coach Massimiliano Allegri for the Serie A Week 3 game Juventus vs Sassuolo on Saturday 10 September 2016 at the Juventus Stadium in Turin, Italy at 18:00.
Goalkeepers: Gianluigi Buffon, Neto, Audero
Defenders: Giorgio Chiellini, Benatia, Alex Sandro, Barzagli, Bonucci, Dani Alves, Rugani, Stephan Lichtsteiner, Patrice Evra
Centrocampisti: Miralem Pjanic, Sami Khedira, Cuadrado, Hernanes, Lemina, Asamoah
Forwards: Gonzalo Higuain, Mandzukic, Pjaca, Paulo Dybala
- Here are SASSUOLO 23 official called up players by coach Eusebio Di Francesco for the game against Juventus:
Goalkeepers: Andrea Consigli, Gianluca Pegolo, Alberto Pomini
Defenders: Acerbi, Antei, Cannavaro, Gazzola, Letschert, Lirola, Peluso, Terranova
Midfielders: Biondini, Duncan, Magnanelli, Mazzitelli, Missiroli, Pellegrini
Forwards: Adjapong, Iemmello, Alessandro Matri, Politano, Ragusa, Ricci
Juventus – Sassuolo
Saturday 10 September 2016
Referee: DI BELLO
Assistants: MANGANELLI – RANGHETTI
Fourth Official: DI FIORE