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Juventus-Lazio: Match preview and probable starting XI




Juventus will play their last home game of the season against Lazio on Monday. It will be the final game in front of the Bianconeri fans for Giorgio Chiellini and Paulo Dybala.

Lazio needs a win to secure their position in the Europa League as they have a two-point cushion over Roma and three points over Fiorentina and Atalanta. The Old Lady have already guaranteed themselves a Champions League spot for next season.

After the defeat in the Coppa Italia to Inter last week, Chiellini announced that this season would be his last for Juventus. The legendary defender played 17 seasons with the club and will look to end his last home game with a win.

After a full squad on Wednesday, Massimiliano Allegri is short of playing options again. Allegri said Danilo is out for the rest of the season, Arthur is injured again, and Denis Zakaria picked up a knock and is not available. However, Fabio Miretti will get his third consecutive start in Serie A.

That said, the Biancocelesti have lost 12 of their last 15 meetings with Juventus. Lazio has doubts about Ciro Immobile being able to play tomorrow as he picked up an ankle injury during training.

Hopefully, the Bianconeri can get one last win at home with what has been a disappointing season. Chiellini and Dybala will wave goodbye to the home fans and look toward a new beginning with Chiellini mulling over retirement or a move to the USA and Dybala weighing offers from Italy and abroad.

Juventus form (all competitions): D-W-W-W-L-L

Lazio form: W-W-D-L-W-W

Predicted Juventus XI: Szczesny; De Sciglio, Bonucci, Chiellini, Pellegrini; Rabiot, Locatelli, Miretti; Dybala, Kean, Vlahovic