Soccer News – Cagliari-Juventus
Cagliari hosts Juventus in a match from the 20th round of the Italian Serie A. This game is going to be played on Saturday evening in Cagliari.
Cagliari are currently 15th in the Serie A standings with 20 points won so far. Their record in the league is 6 wins, 2 draws and 11 defeats. They have been in a negative run lately, but managed to record a win in their last clash against Atalanta.
Right now Cagliari are on just 5 points above the 18th Crotone and the relegation zone, so it’s too early to say that they are safe. They know that they could move very soon to the danger zone, so they need to be as consistent and convincing as they could be.
But now they will have a tough test, because the champion Juventus is coming to town.
Juve are currently 2nd in the Serie A standings, but being on just one point behind the leader Napoli. We can say that the title race in the Calcio this season is just thrilling. We got used to see Juventus winning the title without a problem, but right now it seems that they will have a serious competition for it.
Let’s have a look at the team news before the game.
Cagliari can’t use the suspended Senna Miangue and Joao Pedro Geraldino, while Nicolo Barella and Daniele Dessena are doubtful for the match. The good news come from the recovery of Gabriel, who is now fit and ready to play.
As for Juve, the manager Massimiliano Allegri can’t use the German defender Benedikt Howedes, while Juan Cuadrado, Mattia De Sciglio and Gianluigi Buffon are doubtful for the clash.
Juventus are the obvious favorite here. They know that they can’t allow mistakes in the title race with Napoli. Will they make a mistake against Cagliari?