Juventus will play at home with Atalanta in the 19th round of the Italian championship. The match will take place on January 22, starting at 22:45.
Serie A 2022-23
Juventus began the season very weakly, regularly losing points in matches where they could count on the maximum. However, even in the first round, Massimiliano Allegri forced the team to add – before the winter break, the club was considered a contender for the Scudetto, being located in the table after Napoli.
After the winter break, Juventus were also very convincing, but failed away in a duel with Napoli (1-5), while managing to stay in the top four.
However, the Italian Football Federation removed 15 points from the team, due to which the club moved to the 10th line in the table and one can only dream of the Champions League – 12 points are not enough to the fourth Lazio.
Atalanta at the start of the season looked pretty decent and regularly took points, chasing Napoli in the table. However, unlike their rival, the Bergamasca did not keep up with the set pace for a long time, falling into a rather long crisis.
In this state, the team of Gianpiero Gasperini completed the first part of the championship, showing football, not of a very high level.
After the winter break, Atalanta had a difficult and unconvincing match with Spezia (2-2) away, but then gave out two powerful fights, where they left Bologna (2-1) and Salernitana (8-2) no chance ).
Thus, Atalanta managed to reach the fifth line in the table and the club lags behind the coveted fourth place only due to additional indicators. In the middle of the week, Atalanta beat La Spezia (5-2) in the Coppa Italia.
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Head to Head
Juventus have had excellent results against Atalanta lately and the club have won 30 of the last 46 matches played between the two teams, as opposed to Atalanta’s six wins.
The last meeting of the two teams took place last year in Serie A, and ended in a draw with a score (1-1).
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Juventus, after the news about the removal of 15 points, will obviously not be in the best mood, but they are unlikely to give up. The personnel situation is gradually starting to improve and the club is becoming more competitive.
At home, Juventus will certainly strive to win, Turin did not leave dry rivals in 12 matches in a row, it is unlikely that Atalanta will be able to interrupt this series.
Prediction for this match: Juventus win.