You may already know that Juventus suffered a shocking 2-1 defeat against Hellas Verona last week. In today’s match, the Old Lady will, of course, be eager to return to winning ways when they host Brescia at their Allianz Stadium.
The Bianconeri look forward to regaining the top position in the SA standings. So the match must be spectacular and full of impressive moments. Ronaldo, who has set Juve record by netting in ten matches in a row, will be Bianconeri’s player to watch.
Sarri’s troops, of course, realize the significant importance of the match, anything, so they will do their best to prove they deserve the title.
Brescia, on the other hand, were very close to defeating Udinese at home in their last league match, but later the Zebrette netted a late equalizer to gain a point from the game. Anyway, Brescia is not considered to manage to handle against Juve’s. Accordingly, Juventus fans are positive and confident in their victory.
All of Juve’s last five SA matches have witnessed exactly three goals. Four of those games ended 2-1 (two wins and two losses), including their defeat against Hellas Verona last round. The Bianconeri have now lost two of their last three Serie A games. But noteworthy that Juve haven’t lost any back-to-back Serie A matches since Aug 2015.
Juventus have won ten of their eleven home league games (and one draw), netting in both halves in eight of these matches and scoring the opener in ten of them. A majority of their Serie A home matches witnessed them level at half-time.
Brescia, on the other hand, have netted the opener in seven of their 11 league road trips, finishing one match with a win, seven with a draw, and three with a loss. Brescia’s four Serie A victories were with a clean sheet. With an average of 1.83 goals conceded per Serie A match this term, Brescia are considered to manage to hold Juventus goalless.
Stat attack and Players to watch
Juventus: For now, Cristiano Ronaldo has netted in ten consecutive league games. He scored four of his last six Serie A goals after the break.
Brescia: Mario Balotelli has netted four of his five Serie A goals on the road. He scored all his four goals in the second half.
In nine of Bianconeri’s eleven Serie A home games, they produced over 2.5 goals. Brescia received an average of 1.33 yellow cards over their last three Serie A matches. On the other hand, Juve were awarded 14.5 corners on average in three of their last four league home games.