SPAL have more than held their own in the first half, as they keep Juventus to a 0-0 draw going into the break.
SPAL Coach Leonardo Semplici said his team “are in good form and will try to be up to the task tonight” against leaders Juventus.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from Udinese-Sassuolo and leaders Juventus travelling to battlers SPAL.
Juventus director Beppe Marotta assured they have “absolutely no fear” of Real Madrid, but are trying to focus on SPAL and await Emre Can.
Giorgio Chiellini continued to ignore Napoli and rely on the Juventus “mentality” against SPAL, but is concerned by the atmosphere.
Juventus visit relegation scrappers SPAL in a bid to go seven points clear at the top and field practically a first-choice XI.
SPAL striker Mirco Antenucci reveals then-President Massimo Cellino forced Leeds United to stop playing him, as he was scoring too many goals.
Napoli are reportedly putting the squad in a training retreat to prepare for Sunday’s meeting with Genoa.
Leonardo Semplici insists SPAL won’t “change our identity” just because they are hosting Juventus this evening. “I want us to keep possession.”
Max Allegri has warned Juventus that they ‘can’t not beat’ SPAL on Saturday but expects the game ‘to be much harder than people think.’
Juventus will be without Medhi Benatia, Sami Khedira, Juan Cuadrado and Federico Bernardeschi for Saturday’s Serie A match against SPAL.
Benedikt Howedes is likely to miss Juventus’ trip to Spal, as the defender has picked up another injury.
The referees have been announced for Week 29 of Serie A, with Paolo Tagliavento assigned to Sampdoria-Inter.
Spal goalkeeper Alex Meret is “pleased” to be linked with Napoli, but “right now I’m only thinking about Spal”.
Striker Mirco Antenucci has officially extended his contract with SPAL until June 2020.
Join us for all the action as it happens from eight Serie A games, including Juventus-Udinese, Genoa-Milan and Inter-Napoli.
Beppe Iachini believes Sassuolo ‘have improved’ since he took over as Coach after today’s 1-1 draw with SPAL.
Leonardo Semplici was satisfied with SPAL’s 1-1 draw at relegation rivals Sassuolo this afternoon.
Paulo Dybala’s brace allowed Juventus to see off Udinese, Lazio snatched a dramatic 2-2 draw at Cagliari, Atalanta beat Bologna and Crotone crushed Sampdoria 4-1.
Check all the official line-ups for this afternoon’s Serie A games, including Juventus-Udinese, Cagliari-Lazio and Bologna-Atalanta.