Juventus vs AS Roma: Match Preview, Team News and Predictions | Serie A 2018-19
The Romans have had a season to forget so far with the team from the capital languishing in the 7th position with just 24 points of their 16 matches.
Eusebio Di Francesco will be hoping to turn his team's luck around by inflicting the defending champions' first domestic defeat of the season.
Juventus vs AS Roma: Kick-off Information
Date: 22nd December 2018
Time: 20:30 (local time), 01:00 (IST)
Venue: Allianz Stadium, Turin
Juventus vs AS Roma: Team News
Rodrigo Bentancur will be available for the Old Lady of Turin after missing out with suspension in the last match.
Daniele De Rossi, Lorenzo Pellegrini and Stephen El Shaaraway are all doubtful for the fixture while Edin Dzeko might make his first appearance in nearly a month.
Juventus vs AS Roma: Probable Line-up
Juventus: Szczesny, De Sciglio, Bonucci, Chiellini, Sandro, Bentancur, Pjanic, Matuidi, Dybala, Mandzukic, Ronaldo
Roma: Olsen, Florenzi, Fazio, Manolas, Kolarov, N'Zonzi, Cristante, Under, Zaniolo, Kluivert, Dzeko
Juventus vs AS Roma: Form Guide
The last 5 competitive matches
AS Roma: W-L-D-D-L
Juventus vs AS Roma: Prediction
Juventus are one of the 4 teams in Europe that are yet to taste defeat in their domestic season. The Old Lady of Turin has been on a 7-match winning streak in the domestic season and the reigning champions are expected to make it 8 in a row, especially against a struggling Roma side.
Prediction: Juventus 3-1 AS Roma