In the sixth round match of Italian Serie A this Sunday we have a big clash between the last season’s Serie A winner, Juventus and the runner-up AS Roma. Both teams opened a new season with max five wins, which only suggests that these teams are standing and for the biggest favourites to win the league title this season.
Last season Juventus have won both Serie A matches, while AS Roma were better in the Italian Cup.
Juventus vs AS Roma Live Streams
October 5, 2014 • 17:00 • Juventus Stadium, Torino
Referee: G. Rocchi
A triple consecutive Italian champion, Juventus, regardless of departure of the longtime strategist Conte and the arrival of Allegri on the bench, maintained with good results and Juventus again stands for the biggest favourite to win another league title. Five opening wins with any goals conceded suggest that. Last week Juventus celebrated in Milan with 1-0 while during this week the Italians entered a minimum win in the Champions league game in Spain against Atletico Madrid.
Allegri rotates a lot Juventus attack and defence while only Vidal, Pogba and Marchisio remain a constant block of Juventus team. This big derby due to injuries will miss defenders Barzagli and Marrone, midfielders Pirlo and Romulo and the striker Morata, while on the left side Asamoah should replace the French Evra.
Juventus probable lineup : Buffon – Caceres, Bonucci, Chiellini – Lichtsteiner, Pogba, Marchisio, Vidal, Asamoah – Llorente, Tevez
AS Roma on the best possible started a new season which just reaffirmed that with Juventus again the Romans stand for the biggest favourite to win the Scudetto, while in a return to the Champions League they want to go a step further.
Garcia’s side in the opening five matches of Serie A enrolled the same number of wins, and by doing so they scored 9 goals and conceded only one. In the Champions league after high 5-1 home win against CSKA Moscow, AS Roma grabbed a points from Etihad against Man City, while Garcia’s side were close to even win that game. Defenders Castan, Astori and Balzaretti, midfielders De Rossi, Strootman and UCAN and striker Borriello are sidelined for this match.
AS Roma probable lineup : De Sanctis – Maicon, Manolas, Yanga-Mbiwa, Cole – Pjanić, Nainggolan, Keita – Florenzi, Totti, Gervinho