Juventus vs. Inter, match preview
Team— Mar 8th 2020
The Nerazzurri will return to action at 20:45 CET on Sunday evening at the Allianz Stadium
MILAN – At 20:45 CET on Sunday 8 March, Antonio Conte's Nerazzurri will face Sarri's Juventus on matchday 26 of the Serie A TIM season.
THE STATISTICS FOR JUVENTUS VS. INTER
Previous meetings in Serie A
Sunday’s match will be the 174th Serie A meeting between Juventus and Inter, the match which has been played the most in the Italian league, level with Inter vs. Roma. There have been 28 Serie A fixtures played between Juventus and Inter in March, with Nerazzurri’s last success dating back to 1993.
Attack and defence
Inter and Juventus are the two teams who have failed to score in a game on the fewest occasions in Serie A this season: only once has this happened for both sides. With 22 goals conceded, the Nerazzurri boast the best defensive record in the league, ahead of Lazio (23) and Juventus (24).
Inter away vs. Juventus at home
Inter are the team with the highest number of goals away from home (29). On the other hand, only Lazio (36, but having played two games more) have picked up more points at home this campaign compared to Juventus (34). Romelu Lukaku didn’t score in Inter’s last away fixture against Lazio. Since becoming an Inter player, he hasn’t gone two consecutive matches without scoring on the road. The Belgian striker has scored the most goals away from home in the Top Five European leagues this season (twelve).
ANTONIO CONTE'S WORDS
“Every match has its own story, it’s inevitable that in this type of game the small details will make the difference. We know we’re facing a very strong team and we have the upmost respect for what they’re doing. On our part, we have the hunger and determination to work hard and get as close as possible, and it’s important for us to raise the bar. Juventus against Inter will be a great game, but the important thing is that behind it there are big repercussions regarding the league table. This is testiment to the work that the players have done and I’ll always be grateful to them for what they give every day and for the fact that they themselves have the ambition to be competitive.”
Inter's last five results
Inter 2-1 Ludogorets
Ludogorets 0-2 Inter
Lazio 2-1 Inter
Inter 0-1 Napoli (Coppa Italia)
Inter 4-2 Milan
Juventus' last five results
Olympique Lyon 1-0 Juventus
Spal 1-2 Juventus
Juventus 2-0 Brescia
Milan 1-1 Juventus (Coppa Italia)
Verona 2-1 Juventus
SUSPENSIONS AND THOSE WALKING THE TIGHTROPE
No players are suspended for the match between Juventus and Inter. The players one booking away from suspension are: D’Ambrosio (Inter), Cuadrado, de Ligt, Dybala (Juventus).
Marco Guida will be the referee for Juventus vs. Inter. Guida will be assisted by Meli and Carbone, while Maresca has been named as the Fourth Official. Mazzoleni will be in charge of VAR with Paganessi as his assistant.