Juventus will play at home against Empoli in the 11th round of the Italian championship. The match will take place on October 21 in Turin, starting at 19:45 GMT.
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Serie A 2022-23
Juventus are in eighth place in the Serie A after ten games played, in which they scored 16 points. The backlog from Napoli, the leader, is already 10 points.
In the last round of Serie A, the team managed to achieve success, beating Torino (1-0) away. Dusan Vlahovic scored the only goal.
Before that, the team suffered two defeats – from Milan in the championship and Maccabi (Haifa) in the Champions League. In both cases with the score (0-2).
Juventus scored 11 goals in five previous matches of the Italian championship at home, which is a good result.
Empoli, meanwhile, is in ninth place after ten rounds in which they scored 11 points. The team has not been stable this season.
Empoli started the month with a (1-3) home defeat to Milan, but after that they had some successful matches.
These matches included a draw away from Torino with a score (1-1), as well as a victory in the last round at home against Monza with a score (1-0).
The goal of Nicolas Haas was the only and victorious and allowed to interrupt the series of two unsuccessful matches. It is noteworthy that this victory was the first home win for Empoli this season.
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Players to watch
Dušan Vlahović scored three goals in three matches against Empoli but was only on the winning side once, albeit in a Juventus jersey.
Nicolas Haas scored his first Serie A goal to give Empoli a valuable win last weekend, with four of his last five shots coming in the 35th minute.
Head to Head
Over the last 6 meetings between these teams, Juventus has the advantage, as they managed to win 5 times. Empoli meanwhile managed to win only one victory.
The last time both teams played each other was in February, within the framework of the Italian championship. Then on the road Juventus won with a score (3-2).
Juventus form guide: W–L–L–W–W
Empoli form guide: W–D–L–W–L
— JuventusFC (@juventusfc) October 20, 2022
|Juventus win 1.40||Draw 4.75||Empoli win 7.50|
Juventus in the last round got a victory in the derby over Torino, which to some extent helped the team to rehabilitate itself in front of the fans for the failures in the matches with Milan and Maccabi.
In this match, the hosts will try to win and move up the table, the hosts have no right to make a mistake and, given the difference in class, it makes sense to give preference to the favorite.
Prediction for this match: Juventus win by two goals.
- Asian handicap (-1).