The title contenders, Juventus and Roma meet in the Serie A at an early stage as Juventus host Jose mourinho’s side on Saturday at the Allianz stadium.
The visitors are yet to lose a game in the Serie A this season and have gathered maximum points so far. On the other hand Juventus had a stop start to the season with a fantastic opening day victory but an unfortunate draw last time out. The match can set an early pace to the Italian league as there is not much of a difference between both the sides.
JUVENTUS vs ROMA
Max Allegri’s side have to close the narrow gap on the top after the goalless draw with Sampdoria and picking up points against the Europa Conference league winners could be the best way possible . The hosts will be without their summer transfer window signings , Di maria and Paul Pogba alongside Fedrico chiesa who wouldn’t be able to show their magic on the pitch. Dusan vlahovic has put a proper shift in since last season , he was even been the catalyst in Juventus’s opener for this season as he scored a brace.
INJURED: Paul Pogba, Chiesa , Szczesny, Di maria
The visitors are on cloud nine under jose mourinho’s reign as they have gathered maximum points this season. Paulo Dybala has settled well in at Roma who will also be looking forward to make his sensational return to Turin . The summer signing Wijnaldum is sidelined alongside his roma teammate zaniolo. Tammy Abraham has been a goal threat under Mourinho and the Juventus defense will be up for a challenge. Both the team’s defense looks strong this season as they are yet to concede a goal this season.
INJURED: Zaniolo , Wijnaldum , Darboe.
KICK OFF TIMINGS AND DATES of Juventus vs Roma:
The Clash is on Saturday, August 27.
Kick off: 10 PM IST, 5:30 PM BST
LIVESTREAMING , WHERE CAN I WATCH THE MATCH:
The match will be available on Sports18 alongside Sony liv app, voot and jiotv in India .
PREDICTION: 2-2 draw
The hosts are without their key players and Roma are slight favorites to win the tie . Juventus hasn’t done enough to impress and on the other roma are keen to extend their lead on the points table . A draw seems likely.