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Napoli v Juventus: Match preview, team news and probable lineups

Max Statman

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Juventus will travel to Napoli in matchday 18 of Serie A on Friday at 20:45 local time.

After winning eight consecutive league games without being concended a single goal, The Old Lady will be hoping to win and close the gap to four points.

Massimiliano Allegri’s boys are on an eight-game winning streak and are in second place, seven points behind leaders Napoli.

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In the last game, Juventus beat Udinese 1-0 with Danilo scoring in the last minutes of the game on Saturday.

Luciano Spalletti’s Napoli beat Sampdoria 2-0 with goals scored by Victor Osimhen and Elif Elmas on penalty on the following day.

Team news and probable starting lineups

Juventus will welcome back Gleison Bremer who did not appear for the Udinese game as a precaution.

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Dusan Vlahovic, Paul Pogba, Leonardo Bonucci, and Juan Cuadrado and Mattia De Sciglio are all out.

For Napolli, there are no new injury concerns for Spalletti to worry about, so the only changes to his Napoli side could all be tactical.

Napoli possible starting lineup: Meret; Di Lorenzo, Kim Min-jae, Rrahmani, Olivera; Zambo Anguissa, Lobotka, Zielinski; Politano, Osimhen, Kvaratskhelia

Juventus possible starting lineup: Szczesny; Danilo, Bremer, Alex Sandro; McKennie, Rabiot, Locatelli, Fagioli, Kostic; Di Maria, Milik.

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