Juventus and Roma meet at Juventus Stadium, in a match for the 38 th round of Serie A. Juventus won by (1‑2) the last time they met in this edition of the league, on 12‑01‑2020 . The history of direct confrontations played in this stadium is favorable to the home team, which in the last 5 games has won 5. Indeed, the last time these two teams played a match in this stadium, on 22‑01‑2020, for for Coppa Italia, Juventus won by (3‑1). The goals of the match were scored by Cristiano Ronaldo (26 ‘), R. Bentancur (38’) and L. Bonucci (45 ‘), for Juventus, and G. Buffon (50’ Autogolo), for Roma.
The home team is currently in 1st position, with 63 points won, after 20 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses. In the penultimate match, they won in an away match against SPAL, by (1‑2). In the last match, they won at home against Internazionale, by (2‑0). In their last 10 home games for the championship, Juventus won 9 and tied 1, winning 28 points in 30 possible.
In this competition, they have won their last 6 home matches and haven’t lost any of their last 13 matches at home. His offense has scored consistently, as he has scored at least one goal in each of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 9 of the last 13 matches for this competition have ended with Over 2,5 goals. This is a team that usually scores many times first: they opened the scoring in 21 of their last 26 matches for Serie A, of these 21 they came to the break in advantage in 10 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘in 17 In 26 matches in the competition, he suffered the first goal 4 times, but managed the comeback in 3.
The Juventus team comes to this game unmotivated, as a result of the 2-0 defeat against Cagliari, thus adding the second defeat in the last three games played in this Italian league. It should be noted that the team has already won the Serie A title. Cristiano Ronaldo remains Juventus’ top scorer, with 31 goals scored. Outside of this game will be Khedira, Dybala, De Sciglio and Matthijs de Ligt and Douglas, all with physical problems.
The visiting team is currently in 5th position, with 45 points won, after 13 wins, 6 draws and 7 losses. In the penultimate match, they won at home against Lecce by (4‑0). In the last match, they won in an away match against Cagliari, by (3‑4). In its last 10 away games for the championship, Roma have recorded 5 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses, so they have won 17 points out of 30 possible. In their home league matches the most frequent final result at half-time was 0‑0 (5 in 13 matches). Defensive consistency hasn’t been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 26 games in this competition, he only got 2 comebacks in the 9 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Roma came to this match after a 2-3 victory over Torino, which added their third consecutive victory in the league: the team’s goals were scored by Dzeko, Diawara and Smalling. The team generally plays 3-4-3, favoring defensive organization and counterattacks. However, in some moments of the matches the team favors long passes for the attack, mainly towards striker Edin Dzeko: this player is the top scorer for the Roma team, with 8 goals. For this game the visiting coach cannot count on Patrick Schick, Pellegrini and Mirante, players who have presented physical complaints.