Cagliari and Juventus will close this Saturday, January 6, the twentieth round of the Italian Championship 2017/2018 version, the first of the second round. At the Sardegna Arena in Cagliari, the match has kick-off scheduled for 17:45 (Brasília time).
The recent performance of Cagliari
After six games without a win (four defeats and two draws), Cagliari managed to rehabilitate themselves by setting up a surprise and defeating Atalanta in Bergamo by 2 to 1 in the last round of the first round on 30 December.
In this way, he managed to reach 20 points (six wins, two draws and 11 losses) moving away from the relegation zone. In 15th place, it has five points of advantage in comparison with Crotone, eighteenth, which opens the sticking region.
At home, however, the team has not had good results. He has not won for three games (two defeats and one draw). He is only the fifteenth best captain of Serie A.
To try to improve this condition you will not be able to count on defender Senna Miangue (five games in the Italian Championship 2017/2018, no goal). He has been expelled already in the second half of the match against Atalanta and will have to comply with automatic suspension.
Another drop should be midfielder Daniele Dessena (nine games, no goal). In this case, by contusion. A thigh injury took him out of the last three games. The medical department will make further tests that will determine whether or not it can be used in the duel against Turin’s alvinegro.
The current form of Juventus
Napoli’s main striker in the Italian League title fight, Juve have not lost nine matches. Between November 22 and the end of December he won seven games and drew two. The most recent success was against Verona, 3-1 at home, which led the Turin team to 47 points (15 wins, two draws and two losses).
The coach Massimiliano Allegri can not count on a lot of time to prepare. On Wednesday, January 3, Juventus played with Torino the local derby. It won by 2 to 0 and secured its classification for the semifinals of Glass of Italy. You’ll have Atalanta ahead.
The short interval between matches may cause the coach to make some changes in the main team leaving the athlete’s bench that is more worn.
History of the matches Cagliari vs Juventus
Juve defeated Cagliari in their last three matches. The undefeated series, however, is even longer. It reaches 15 games (12 wins and three draws).
Although he has not had the best conditions to prepare for the clash and to play outside his dominions, the technical superiority of Juventus is so great that the team should continue to be considered the best guessing option for the game. It has a price of 1.37 in Rivalo. Draw presents prize of 4.70. Success of home owners multiplies the investment by 8.50.