Juventus vs Napoli

Juventus have lost only twice this season against both the Milan sides; but now look back to playing on their home turf against a Napoli side. Juventus showcased their great form with a solid 4-1 victory in mid-week against Sampdoria with Chiellini, Mandzukic and Pjanic getting on the scoresheet. Juventus will look at star hit-man and record signing Gonzalo Higuain to showcase some great talent against the side where he came from in the summer window. Higuain hasn’t been in the goal as much as he would like but has been a constant threat in front of their opponents who have been leaking far more goals than they have last season. Defensively, Juventus have look vulnerable in recent times; but with just Benatia missing; we expect Juventus to get back to their strong defensive shape in this one.

Napoli have been struggling in recent weeks ever since the injury to Milik and now have another problem to contend with as back ups striker Gabbiadini is suspended after picking up a booking living Mertens to partner Insigne and Callejon up front. Defensive issues of Napoli have been their concern, conceding goals against Atalanta, Crotone, Besiktas, Roma, Benfica, Bologna, Milan, Pescara, Kiev so far this campaign. With Reina in goal with slower reflexes, he has shown to be liability at the back Maksimovic and Koulibaly who are playing their first season together against a strong Juventus attacking threat of Mandzukic and Higuain.

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