Juv vs Emp: Juventus’ relentless pursuit of Serie A continues and there are no signs of it stopping. For sure not this season. The gap between them and their main rivals is huge on the points table. Not to mention the quality at Massimiliano Allegri’s disposal remains as enviable as it ever was.
But Allegri is still under some pressure and it comes from the Champions League. The world knows that Cristiano Ronaldo wasn’t brought over to Italy for the Serie A alone. Juve’s main target is to win Europe. And failing to do that may prove fatal for Allegri.
Juventus vs Empoli Team News:
Injured – Cristiano Ronaldo picked up a muscle injury while on the international duty with Portugal. He is expected to miss the next three Serie A games.
While Cristiano Ronaldo, Douglas Costa, and Andrea Barzagli remain on the sidelines.
Key Players – Mario Mandzukic, Miralem Pjanic.
Injured – Antonino La Gumina will be missing the game for Empoli.
Key Players – Diego Farias, Francesco Caputo.
Juventus vs Empoli Playing 11
Juventus– Szczesny (GK), Sandro, Chiellini, Bonucci, Cancelo, Can, Matuidi, Pjanic, Bernardeschi, Kean, Mandzukic.
Empoli– Dragowski (GK), Veseli, Maietta, Dell’Orco, Lorenzo, Pajac, Bennacer, Krunic, Traore, Farias, Caputo.