Gigi Del Neri confirmed Marco Storari replaces Gigi Buffon in the Juventus goal against Genoa and urged his men “not to get ahead of themselves.”
The Bianconeri are aiming for a third consecutive victory, something they have been unable to achieve all season, but the Italy goalkeeper is still suffering from flu symptoms.
“Buffon had this problem that affected his joints, so he has been out and not recovered yet. Storari played a good game against Roma and will keep the place on Sunday, because Buffon isn't in the squad,” explained the Coach.
“Marco Motta is alright, Alberto Aquilani was rested as a precaution after a tiring run of games. I hope to bring Alessandro Del Piero on to the bench, otherwise we'll rest him for the final weeks of the campaign.”
Although Juve are still in seventh place, they are much closer to the dream of a Champions League spot.
“I must say there are many head-to-head confrontations and clearly Juve cannot make a mistake. That's not because the team could get ahead of themselves. Instead I want to see them playing every weekend like against Roma, with that same hunger.
“The important thing is to give it our all, then we have no control over what the others do. This is such a strange and complex season that anything can still happen. We have to be ready so that we can't look back with regret over the points we've lost.”