Connect with us

Match Coverages

Lazio v Juventus: Match preview, team news and probable lineup

Max Statman



Juventus are aiming to secure a fourth consecutive Serie A win when they face second-placed Lazio in Rome on Saturday.

Despite a controversial draw against Inter Milan in the Coppa Italia, which saw several players sent off, Juventus remain focused on securing a top-four finish. They currently trail Lazio by 11 points in the league table and must work hard to catch up. Juventus will look to reduce the gap to eight points by winning against their capital city opponents.

Last Tuesday, Juventus played Inter Milan in the Coppa Italia, and Juan Cuadrado’s goal seemed to have secured a victory. However, Inter substitute Romelu Lukaku scored an equalizer from the spot in the dying minutes of the game.


Following Lukaku’s goal, several players were sent off due to their aggressive behavior during the game. The incident has strained the relationship between the two teams, and Juventus will look to put it behind them and focus on winning against Lazio.

Juventus must maintain their winning form, given that they have been severely impacted by a 15-point penalty imposed at the start of the year. Their third straight league win over Verona last weekend has helped keep them within touching distance of the top six.

However, they must continue to win if they hope to achieve their goal of a top-four finish. They also have to prepare for their Europa League quarter-final match against Sporting.

Lazio is Italy’s best defensive team, having kept the most clean sheets and conceded the fewest goals in Serie A this season. Despite their 3-0 loss to Juventus in November, Lazio is confident in their recent performances.


They have suffered only one loss in their last 12 league games and have little fear of facing a resurgent Juventus. Ciro Immobile should return as Lazio’s skipper for the match. If he starts, he will join Mattia Zaccagni in Lazio’s familiar front three.

Team news and probable lineups

As a result of Massimiliano Allegri’s flu-related illness, Juventus will be without their head coach, leaving Marco Landucci to serve as an interim replacement.


Moise Kean, who recently served a suspension after being sent off against Roma, is currently serving a second suspension, thus Juve’s erratic attacker will not be able to build on his goal last week and his brace in the rematch from November.

The imminent suspension for Juan Cuadrado only pertains to the Coppa Italia, so he can start on the opposition’s right wing once more. Dusan Vlahovic will have to beat out Arkadiusz Milik for the starting spot up front.

Leonardo Bonucci is back and has been called up for the game but will only be available for the bench, Mattia De Sciglio left out for the game due to fatigue, while Paul Pogba remains sidelines despite being part of first team training session this week.

The joint-top scorer for Lazio, Ciro Immobile, returned from injury last Sunday and is now eligible to start. The Aquile captain would be joined by Mattia Zaccagni, who has nine goals in Serie A this year, in a recognizable front three.


As an alternative, Maurizio Sarri might decide to keep Pedro in the starting lineup and deploy Felipe Anderson as a false nine; Immobile, who is currently recovering from injury, might then contribute from the bench.

After serving his suspension, Adam Marusic should be able to replace Manuel Lazzari in one of the full-back positions for the hosts’ defense.

Lazio probable starting lineup: Provedel; Hysaj, Casale, Romagnoli, Marusic; Milinkovic-Savic, Cataldi, Alberto; Anderson, Immobile, Zaccagni.

Juventus probable starting lineup: Szczesny;Gatti, Bremer, Sandro; Cuadrado, Fagioli, Locatelli, Rabiot, Kostic; Di Maria; Vlahovic.



Max Statman is a reliable and trusted reporter known for his insightful coverage of Juventus and Italian football. With a keen eye for detail and a passion for delivering accurate news, Max has established himself as a go-to source for fans seeking the latest reliable updates on their favorite club as well as stats.



Mercato43 mins ago

Juventus targets Teun Koopmeiners as a priority signing, Huijsen and Adeyemi could be involved

Juventus has identified Teun Koopmeiners as their top priority for midfield reinforcement this summer. The Bianconeri’s sporting director, Cristiano Giuntoli,...

Mercato2 hours ago

Juventus eyes a swap deal involving Federico Chiesa and two Man United stars

Juventus could be involved in a sensational new transfer swap, featuring two European football stars: Federico Chiesa and either Mason...

Mercato3 hours ago

Two new clubs bids interest in Weston McKennie

Recently, Weston McKennie declined a move to Aston Villa due to financial reasons. He was initially set to be part...

Mercato11 hours ago

Alfredo Pedulla provides fresh updates on Di Lorenzo and Emil Holm

While Napoli coach Antonio Conte desires to retain Giovanni Di Lorenzo, Alfredo Pedulla reports that sources advise that the club...

Mercato13 hours ago

Juventus eyes Khéphren Thuram to bolster midfield

Juventus is on the lookout to reinforce its midfield, targeting two potential signings: Douglas Luiz and Khéphren Thuram, according to...

Mercato17 hours ago

Juventus captain Danilo shed light on his future at Juventus

Juventus defender Danilo has shut down all speculation surrounding his departure, pledging his full commitment to the club as they...

Mercato18 hours ago

Juventus secure a significant percentage on Barrenechea’s future sale

Juventus and Aston Villa are finalizing a deal that benefits both clubs strategically and financially. Douglas Luiz is set to...

Mercato18 hours ago

Douglas Luiz deal to Juventus: Everything you need to know

Juventus has finalized the signing of Brazilian midfielder Douglas Luiz from Aston Villa, marking their first major summer transfer under...

Mercato19 hours ago

Douglas Luiz transfer to Juventus finalized after McKennie stalemate

The long-awaited Douglas Luiz transfer to Juventus is finally complete after overcoming a hurdle involving Weston McKennie. McKennie’s Demands Halt...

Mercato20 hours ago

Fabrizio Romano: Juventus and Aston Villa close to finalizing Douglas Luiz transfer

Juventus and Aston Villa are reportedly nearing the completion of a deal that will bring Brazilian midfielder Douglas Luiz to...

Mercato21 hours ago

Bologna eyes Juventus striker as Champions League reinforcement

Bologna is reportedly interested in signing striker Moise Kean from Juventus, despite his disappointing season at the Allianz Stadium last...

Mercato22 hours ago

Why McKennie snubbed Aston Villa move?

The mega-deal that will bring Douglas Luiz to Juventus appears to be on the verge of completion. This is despite...

Mercato22 hours ago

Medical exams set for two players joining Juventus

Juventus is moving fast to close a deal with Aston Villa that would bring Douglas Luiz and his partner Alisha...

Mercato1 day ago

Giuntoli next two priorities after Douglas Luiz deal revealed

The Douglas Luiz transfer to Juventus is almost done. An agreement is expected within days, maybe even hours. The deal...

Mercato2 days ago

Juventus considering buying Emil Holm but won’t stay at the club

Emil Holm’s loan spell at Atalanta is over, and he’ll return to Spezia. But his stay in Liguria might be...

Mercato2 days ago

Enzo Barrenenchea keen on Aston Villa move

With less than 10 days left until Aston Villa’s deadline of June 30th to comply with Financial Fair Play regulations,...

Mercato2 days ago

Juventus waiting on Rabiot decision but monitors alternatives

Adrien Rabiot’s future at Juventus remains undecided, according to Daniele Longo, a journalist for The French midfielder’s contract expires...

Mercato2 days ago

Romeo Agresti provides fresh updates on what’s happening at Juventus

Juventus’ summer transfer window continues to be a hive of activity, with developments on both incoming and outgoing fronts, according...

Mercato2 days ago

Juventus: The financial impact of the Douglas Luiz transfer

Juventus and Aston Villa are reportedly on the verge of completing a complex deal involving Douglas Luiz, Weston McKennie, Enzo...

Mercato2 days ago

Rabiot’s contract renewal situation at Juventus explained amid Real Madrid links

Adrien Rabiot’s future with Juventus remains in doubt, despite the start of the European Championship. The midfielder’s recent comments have...

Mercato2 days ago

Juventus set to part ways with Weston McKennie

Juventus and Weston McKennie appear headed for a split after the American midfielder’s demands stalled a potential transfer to Aston...

Exclusives2 days ago

Juventus set sights on Teun Koopmeiners after Douglas Luiz deal

Juventus are reportedly turning their attention to Atalanta midfielder Teun Koopmeiners after securing the transfer of Douglas Luiz from Aston...

Mercato2 days ago

Calafiori to Juventus has hit a roadblock

Juventus have been rumoured to sign Riccardo Calafiori from Bologna. However the club has hit a roadblock as Bologna do...

Mercato3 days ago

Juventus back on track for Douglas Luiz as Barrenechea saves the transfer

Juventus are closing in on the much-anticipated signing of Douglas Luiz after overcoming a hurdle involving Weston McKennie. The American...

Mercato3 days ago

Two Serie A clubs are keeping tabs on Juventus’s Matias Soulé

Argentine young forward Matias Soulé is attracting significant interest from multiple clubs, with Lazio now emerging as a potential suitor,...

Mercato3 days ago

Juventus explore strategic plan to complete Douglas Luiz transfer

Juventus’ plan for a mega-swap deal with Aston Villa involving Weston McKennie appears to be hitting a snag. Talks between...

Mercato4 days ago

Szczesny’s Juventus exit looms as Giuntoli’s strategy takes shape

The arrival of Michele Di Gregorio has sent shockwaves through the Juventus camp, casting doubt on Wojciech Szczesny’s future with...

Exclusives4 days ago

Sources: Juventus inquires about Alvaro Morata

Alvaro Morata emerges as a surprise target for Juventus, with the Italian giants reportedly inquiring about the striker’s availability, Forza...

Mercato4 days ago

Di Marzio: Douglas Luiz move to Juventus on hold as both clubs explore other options

The proposed deal involving Douglas Luiz, Samuel Iling Junior, Weston McKennie, and a cash component between Juventus and Aston Villa...

Mercato4 days ago

Juventus faces potential summer overhaul as departures could each €200 million

Juventus could be set for a significant squad overhaul this summer, with reports suggesting player sales could generate up to...