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Cagliari vs Juventus | Injury Update & Predicted Starting XI

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Juventus visit Cagliari on Saturday, The hots welcome the Bianconeri with concerns of relegation. Cagliari are current 17th, three points above relegation zone, meanwhile the Bianconeri are firmly placed on fourth spot with a lead of five points. Considering the fixture Juve have left, there should not be any problem in finishing in the top four.

Cagliari have lost all four previous games, they have also failed to score on three of those four occasions. Meanwhile, the Bianconeri were on a 16 game unbeaten run in the league before suffering defeat to Inter Milan.

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Reading these stats, it is quite evident, Juventus are huge favourites going into the game. Anything other than three points with a couple of goals will be a disappointment for the Bianconeri.

Masimmiliano Allegri announced in his press-conference that he’ll decide later whether to start Leonardo Bonucci who has been out for a couple of weeks tomorrow keep him on the bench. It seems like Bonucci will be starting from the bench. Luca Pellegrini is expected to start on the left flank.

All the three senior available midfielders should start, Alvaro Morata is suspended, Hence, Paulo Dybala will start alongside Dusan Vlahovic.

Mazzarri is expected to line Cagliari with a familiar 3-5-2. Alessio Cragno will be lining up in the goal behind a three man defence. Juventus have been linked with Bellanova reportedly and he’s expected to start on the right flank. The Bianconeri management and fans will be keeping an eye on young Italian right back. Joao Pedro and Keita Balde are predicted to start upfront.

Juventus: Szczesny, Danilo, De Ligt, Cheillini, Pellegrini, Arthur, Rabiot, Zakaria, Cuadrado, Dybala, Vlahovic.

Cagliari: Cragno, Lovato, Goldaniga, Carbonic, Bellanova, Rog, Marin, Deiola, Dalbert, Joao Pedro, Balde.

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