Sunday September 22 2013
Mandorlini: 'Verona like Copenhagen'

Andrea Mandorlini warns Hellas Verona will “try to imitate Copenhagen” at the Juventus Stadium today.

It kicks off in Turin at 14.00 UK time (13.00 GMT), click here for a match preview.

“We made many sacrifices to reach this important challenge,” said the Coach of the newly-promoted club.

“We are very happy, as we’re in a good position in the table and will aim to pick up points in Turin.”

Verona have already caused an upset this season with their 2-1 victory over Milan and also beat Sassuolo.

Luca Toni and Michelangelo Albertazzi are back in the side after injury, though Domenico Maietta and Raphael Martinho are sidelined.

Meanwhile, Juve are fresh from Tuesday’s disappointing 1-1 Champions League draw with FC Copenhagen.

“As far as we are concerned, we have all due respect for an historic and important club like Juventus. However, in football nothing can be taken for granted and Juve would do well to remember that today.

“We will do everything we can to bring home a positive result, even if that means we’ll try to imitate Copenhagen...”