Juventus leader opens this Friday the 25th day of Serie A Italian, with reception at Juventus Stadium, Palermo. The vecchia signora has already gone six games without losing consecutively and returns home, where he still has not lost points, this season, after two games away from his fans. Meanwhile, the Palermo that remains in the downhill, threatened a reaction with the arrival of the new coach at the beginning of the month, but comes from being defeated at home and arrives in Turin very in need of points.
Juventus reach this match after having defeated Calgiari (2-0) in Sardinia last Sunday in a game that was decided by two Higuain goals with 10 minutes difference between the end of the first half and The beginning of the second. The men trained by Massimiliano Allegri added their sixth consecutive victory and their fifth match without receiving any goal in the last six, maintaining the lead and seven points ahead of AS Roma. Suman 20 wins and 4 losses in what is played in the League and scored to date 49 goals, being the defense less beat of the competition with 16 received. Gonzalo Higuaín is also the leader of the scoring chart, with the same 18 goals as Edin Dzeko of Roma. For the party on Friday, Allegri does not have Chiellini injured and Mandzukic sanctioned and is expected to make several changes in the eleven, bearing in mind that his team plays in the middle of next week, an important match with Porto, in The first leg of the Champions League knockout round. Thus, Alves, Rugani, Benatia, Pjanic and Pjaca should be news in the alignment of the Italian coach.
Probable team: Buffon – Benatia, Rugani, Alex Sandro – Pjanic, Marchisio – Square, Dybala, Pjaca – Higuain.
Serie AThe Palermo come to Turin after conceding the first defeat since the arrival of the new coach, in his third party as coach of the Sicilian team. Those of the Mediterranean island lost at home with Atalanta (1-3) and remain the 18th place in the table, first of the drop zone to Serie B, with eight points less than the Empoli, 17th and with one Of advantage over the Crotone. The team rose only 3 wins, 5 draws and 16 defeats in what is played Serie A, with 20 goals scored and 45 received, with the Macedonian Nestorovski the top scorer with 9 goals. For the visit to the leader, the Uruguayan Diego López, does not have Rajkovic and Pezella, both injured and must bet to return ownership to Alessami on the left side and Gazzi in midfield, these being the only changes planned in the lineup for this Friday.
Probable team: Posavec – Rispoli, Goldaniga, González, Aleesami – Jajalo, Henrique, Gazzi – Packed, Trajkovski, Nestorovski.
Juventus is the clear favorite for this match, as it usually happens in any match that contests domestically. Vecchia signora has not yet lost points at home in Serie A, and given his recent defensive record, as well as Higuain’s good form in attack, he is likely to achieve a comfortable victory here, against a Palermo going for the Fourth coach of the season and seems to target the Serie B.
Prediction: Over 2,5 goals