October 31, 2020 – 8:02 pm
Juventus will tackle Spezia in a Serie A tournament for the primary time in historical past, however will accomplish that with out two key defenders.
Each Giorgio Chiellini and Matthijs de Ligt can be lacking towards the newly-promoted facet, whilst Leonardo Bonucci isn’t 100% however will nonetheless function day after today.
Leo limped off all the way through remaining weekend’s draw with Hellas Verona, however was once in a position to take part within the midweek loss to Barcelona, however the supervisor mentioned that he needed to teach one at a time all the way through the week.
Cristiano Ronaldo alternatively is about to go back finally, having been unavailable for the remaining 4 fits following his sure Coronavirus check all the way through the world ruin, adopted via successive sure exams over the past fortnight.
“The destructive results of the second one swab has additionally arrived, so lately Cristiano Ronaldo can be referred to as as much as the group. He’s nice and has been coaching in my opinion this morning. I don’t assume he’s going to get started from the start, we will be able to see the way it is going day after today,” Pirlo mentioned in his pre-match press convention (as translated via the membership’s professional web site).
“For Matthijs de Ligt, we need to wait any other week, as mentioned via the orthopedist. Leonardo Bonucci educated one at a time the day before today, however lately with the group. He’ll be to be had towards Spezia, while Giorgio Chiellini is probably not referred to as up so as to proceed his restoration paintings. He’s higher, however now not but to be had.”
Would Bonucci be rested if we had different choices to be had? Will Juventus be pressured so as to add any other senior defender to the squad in January?