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Friday December 16 2016
Allegri: 'Roma game not decisive'

Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri believes that the game against Roma on Saturday 'won't decide the championship.'

The Bianconeri take on Luciano Spalletti's side at the Juventus stadium at 7.45 GMT. Click here for a preview.

The Coach admits that victory will be important in order to remain top of the table at Christmas, but has he decided who will play up front for his side?

"We are too far from the game, there is today's training and also training tomorrow morning. We play tomorrow night, so I still have time to think about it.

"I have not decided, honestly. It can be Dybala playing with Higuain, but Higuain and Mandzukic can also play together, we'll see.

"I have to evaluate it a little bit today, but all three together is difficult.

"Roma in recent years, along with Napoli, have been the antagonist of Juventus.

"They are a very strong team because they have great quality players, as well as being well-organised.

"Regardless of who takes to the field we will see a tough Roma, because lately they are a team that compared the beginning of the season gives little away.

"Maybe they create fewer chances, but are more solid defensively.

"It’s a game that won’t decide the championship, but it is important for us because practically we play tomorrow with a one point advantage.

"If we are to remain top of the league at Christmas we have to get a result tomorrow, because then Roma play against Chievo at home and we will play the Super Cup in Doha."