Juventus – Udinese SOCCER PICKS
Juventus and Udinese meet at Juventus Stadium, in a match for the 27 th round of Serie A. In the last direct match for this edition of the league, on 06-10-2018, Juventus won by (0-2) . In this stadium, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which records 3 wins and 1 loss in the last 4 matches. In fact, the last time these two teams played a match in this stadium was on 11-03-2018, in a match for the Serie A that ended with the victory of Juventus by (2-0). The goals of the match were scored by P. Dybala (20 ‘and 49’) for Juventus.
The home team is currently in the 1 st position, with 72 points won, after 23 wins and 3 draws. In the penultimate match, they won in an away match against Bologna, by (0-1). In the last match, they won in an away match against Napoli, by (1-2).
For this competition, he does not lose 26 games. In their home league matches the most frequent result at half-time was the 1-0 (5 out of 13 matches). Their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored at least one goal in each of the last 10 matches for this competition. The team usually has no problem opening the scoring: it marked the first goal in 23 of the last 26 games for Serie A, of these 23 reached the break in advantage in 14 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘in 20 .
Juventus reach this day with a triumph, 1-2, in the displacement to Naples, adding the fourth victory in the Italian championship followed: the goals were scored by Pjanic and Emre Can. One of the strengths of this club is in home games, as it has won 11 of its 13 games. In this game against the weak Udinese, coach Massimiliano Allegri must keep the team in 4-3-3, favoring the maintenance of possession of the ball and slow attacks, especially through the flanks. Cristiano Ronaldo is the great highlight of this formation, as it is the best score, with 19 goals scored. For this game the coach does not have Pjanic and João Cancelo, both suspended, in addition to Cuadrado and Khedira, injured.
After 6 wins, 7 draws and 12 losses, the away team is currently in the 15 th position of the league, with 25 points won. In the last match, they have won at home against Bologna by (2-1), after in the previous match they have won at home, in a match against Chievo, by (1-0). In the last away game of the competition, they lost by (1-0) against Torino. In the last 10 away matches Udinese has a record of 1 win, 3 draws and 6 losses, so they have won 6 points out of 30 possible.
For this competition, they have not won any of the last 8 away matches. In their home matches there are a few frequent results at half-time: 1-0 (5 out of 11 matches) and 0-0 (5 out of 11 matches). They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 5 of the last 11 matches have ended with Under 1,5 goals. In 25 matches in this competition, he never got the comeback in the 13 games in which he suffered the first goal. There are 3 periods in the last 11 away matches for this competition: he scored 4 of his 8 goals between the minutes (61′-75 ‘) and 4 of his 8 goals between (76′-90′); He suffered 6 of his 15 goals between the minutes (31’-45 ‘).
The Udinese comes to this game with a win, 2-1, at the reception to Bologna, totaling the second consecutive victory in the Italian championship: the goals of the team were scored by Rodrigo de Paul and Pussetto. It should be noted that the visiting club won only 1 of the 11 games played away from home. Coach Davide Nicola often works with three men on defense, five in midfield and two in attack, with Okaka and Pussetto being the team’s most offensive references. However, the great offensive weapon of this formation is the Argentine Rodrigo de Paul, a very fast and eximious player in the hand to hand. For this game the coach does not have Rolando Mandragora, suspended, in addition to D’Alessandro, Hallfredsson, Badu and Barak, players recovering from injury.