After scoring a hat-trick remaining day trip, Cristiano Ronaldo plans to destroy in additional targets to lend a hand revive Juventus’ identify bid towards Benevento.
Juventus welcome an out-of-form Benevento to Turin on Sunday afternoon hoping to near the distance to Serie A leaders Inter Milan right down to seven issues.
In what’s a must-win event for Andrea Pirlo, the Juventus boss will face his previous teammate Filippo Inzaghi. The duo made 235 appearances in combination as footballers for AC Milan and the Italian nationwide group. They now meet as managers for the second one time, having settled for a 1-1 draw from their first showdown in November.
Not like remaining time, then again, Cristiano Ronaldo is to be had. The goal-hungry Portuguese ace enters the conflict recent from his first hat-trick of the season and able to pile extra distress on a suffering Benevento facet.
Juventus Shape & Stats
Ronaldo took handiest 32 mins to close his critics down through placing Cagliari to the sword with a first-half treble remaining weekend. The celebrity now holds a four-goal lead within the Capocannoniere race. He’s additionally handiest 3 targets shy of Paulo Dybala’s target tally for Juventus, having scored 95 targets in 122 appearances in comparison to the Argentine’s 98 targets in 244 video games.
Due to Ronaldo’s hat-trick, Juventus bounced again from a painful Champions League go out. The Bianconeri have now received 5 in their remaining six video games in all competitions (D1) to stay hopes of a home double alive. To leapfrog Inter, then again, they’ll preferably want to win each and every in their remaining 12 league outings.
Juventus are on a three-match unbeaten (W2 D1) towards Benevento. Pirlo’s males have additionally received their remaining seven house league video games through a minimum of a two-goal margin, scoring 20 targets and conceding handiest 3 times. And because the hosts may just take second-place from AC Milan, they will have to be fired up for this one.
Key Group Stats
- Received through a minimum of 2 targets of their remaining 7 house league video games.
- Received to nil in Four in their remaining five house league video games.
- Over 2.five targets of their remaining three house league video games.
- Unbeaten in three league video games towards Benevento (W2 D1).
- Registered five corner-kicks in three in their remaining Four league video games.
- Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 7 targets in his remaining Four league begins.
- Cristiano Ronaldo has scored the primary target 3 times in his remaining Four league begins.
- Federico Chiesa has equipped three assists in his remaining Four league video games.
- Alvaro Morata is solely 1 target clear of equaling Fernando Llorente (23 targets) as Juventus’ best Spanish goalscorer in Serie A.
Benevento Shape & Stats
The drive is on for Filippo Inzaghi. Benevento’s 11-match winless run (D5 L6) is the worst of any Serie A membership, and a overdue relegation tussle may well be on because the 16th-placed facet sit down handiest 4 issues above Cagliari in 18th. They want to get out in their present hunch of sort. Faster slightly than later.
The Sorcerers have achieved reasonably higher at the street than at house this season, regardless that. They’ve misplaced six instances in 13 video games (W4 D3), even if 3 of the ones defeats have come of their remaining 5 journeys (D2). That features a 2-Zero loss to Napoli in southern Italy and a 4-Zero thumping by the hands of Inter at San Siro.
It’s no secret Benevento are on a foul patch of sort. Regardless of a promising begin to existence again in Serie A, Inzaghi’s males have stumbled. Just one win has are available in 2021 (D5 L7), the targets have dried up slightly, they usually even suffered three-goal defeats of their remaining two house video games.
Key Group Stats
- On an 11-match winless run (D5 L6).
- Misplaced three in their remaining five away league video games (D2).
- Below 2.five targets of their remaining three away league video games.
- Failed to attain in three in their remaining five league video games.
- Filippo Inzaghi is winless in Four video games towards Juventus as a supervisor (D1 L3).
- No newly-promoted membership has long past unbeaten in a season towards Juventus since Sampdoria in 2012/13.
- Gianluca Lapadula has scored only one target in his remaining 20 league begins.
Out: Juan Cuadrado, Paulo Dybala, Aaron Ramsey, Merih Demiral.
Out: Fabio Depaoli, Gaetano Letizia, Iago Falque, Pasquale Schiattarella, Kamil Glik.
(Notice: The picture will trade to the authentic XI after they’re each introduced)
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