JUVENTUS VS. PARMA: OPPOSITION IN FOCUS

Parma, 17 January 2020 – The Parma’s round of return fixtures begins with a trip to the Allianz Stadium in Turin. Let’s take a closer look at Juventus’ league campaign so far this season.

THE BIANCONERI SEASON SO FAR
The club’s coach this season is Maurizio Sarri, and under him they have been crowned winter champions as they have finished the first round of fixtures at the top of the table with 48 points. Juventus has won 25 points at home and 23 on the road in the first half of the season. They’ve picked up 15 wins, three draws and one loss, with 37 goals scored to 18 conceded.

PLAYER STATS
Cristiano Ronaldo is their current top-scorer in the league with 14 goals so far, followed by Dybala and Higuain with five each. Higuain leads the assist charts with four, alongside Bentancur. Miralen Pjanic is the player with the highest average distance covered per match with 11.6 km. Bonucci is the player to have played the most league minutes so far this season with 1819.

LAST MATCH
In Juventus’ last league game they beat Roma 2-1 at the Olimpico, and the following team played in that match: Szczesny; Cuadrado (68’ Danilo), Demiral (18’ de Ligt), Bonucci, Alex Sandro; Rabiot, Pjanic, Matuidi; Ramsey; Dybala (68’Higuain), Ronaldo. Substitutes: Buffon, Bernardeschi, Can, Douglas Costa, De Sciglio, Pinsoglio, Pjaca, Rugani.

THE PREVIOUS ROUND
In the previous Serie A meeting, which took place at the Tardini, Chiellini’s goal condemned the Crociati to a 1-0 defeat. Our team for that match looked like this: Sepe, Iacoponi, Inglese, Hernani Jr, Brugman (77’ Grassi), Laurini, Barillà (85’ Karamoh), B. Alves (cap.), Gervinho, Gagliolo, Kulusevski (57’).
Substitutes: Colombi, Dermaku, Machin, Cornelius, Scozzarella, Ceravolo, Kucka, Ricci, Sprocati.