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Serie A – Season Continues – Juventus v Empoli on Match-day 2

Juventus vs. Empoli

Saturday Serie A action from the Allianz Stadium, as Juve take on Empoli.

This clash sees ninth placed Juve, welcome eighteenth placed Empoli to the Allianz Stadium.

Juventus’ Serie A season, has so far seen them gain one point, going into this game

Having dropped a total of four points in their past two games, Massimiliano Allegri won’t be devastated by those results, but will be eager to secure a consistent run of form.

They currently sit in ninth place, with a total of one point drawn one game.

Juventus will have 4 points if they manage to secure a victory.

Good Attacking Performance

This has been a good season so far for Juve, in terms of goals scored (2). This has been largely down to the key attacking players: Paulo Dybala (1), Juan Cuadrado (1), and Wojciech Szczesny. Massimiliano Allegri will know the risks of constantly leaking goals throughout the season, with two goals conceded so far. He needs to find a way to shore-up the defence, in order that opponents are unable to take advantage of this.

Juve are likely to be missing two of their key players when they start Saturday’s game, due to injury and illness.

Struggling Empoli go to the Allianz Stadium on Saturday and hope for a positive result

Only a positive result will be acceptable for Aurelio Andreazzoli’s men, following their recent home defeat at the hands of Lazio in their last match.

lost one game.

Winning this fixture will see Empoli on 3 points.

Empoli’s ever growing list of players missing due to injury or illness to be a concern for Aurelio Andreazzoli, ahead of this Saturday’s fixture against their opponents.

Juventus v Empoli – Head-to-Head.

Juve and Empoli have faced each other 22 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Juve’s favour (17 – 2). Additionally, Empoli have tasted defeat against Juve in fifteen out of the previous 20 meetings with them. The last time they played each other in this competition was March 2019 and the score line ended up with a 1-0 away win for The Old Lady. Previous matches between these teams have been high-scoring affairs and the odds of both sides finding the net on Saturday are high (54.95%) so it should be an entertaining match.

Juve to win – odds are 78.74 percent in favour.

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