The international break is finally over. This means Juventus is back in action. This means there’s a lineup vote to participate in!
Juventus heads into the Sao Paolo on Sunday to take on Napoli in the Serie A portion of their doubleheader. This will be the first trip back to the San Paolo for Gonzalo Higuain, who of course joined Juventus from Napoli this past summer. Here’s hoping that nothing stupid happens to him before, during, or after the game while he’s in Naples.
Napoli comes into this game sitting in third place on the table, and a win for them could see them surpass Roma in the standings if Roma drops points. Napoli boasts quite the attacking core, led this year by Dries Mertens who has 20 goals and seven assists so far. Juventus has played them twice already this season, winning 2-1 in October, and 3-1 in February. Jose Reina and Elseid Hysaj are listed as doubtful with injuries.
Juventus unfortunately has some new injuries to deal with. Marko Pjaca will unfortunately miss the rest of the season with his ACL injury. There is an optional vote as to how devastating this injury will be to our Champions League chances. Additionally, Mehdi Benatia, Moise Kean, and Mario Mandzukic are doubts to be able to play for this game.
Juventus’ next game is also against Napoli in the second leg of the Coppa Italia semifinals on Wednesday. After that they take on Chievo next Saturday, then Barcelona on the following Tuesday.
All things considered, who would you like to see start on Sunday? Remember, this is who YOU would start, not who you think Max will select.