Matthijs de Ligt pulled out in the warm-up for Juventus, so Gianluca Frabotta will replace him in the starting XI against Spezia.
Adrien Rabiot warns Spezia ‘can beat anyone, so we must be concentrated’ this evening, as Juventus still believe in the Scudetto.
Cristiano Ronaldo is again supported by Dejan Kulusevski and Federico Chiesa, but Spezia have top scorer M’Bala Nzola back in the starting XI.
Andrea Pirlo has announced the squad list for Juventus’ home game against Spezia tonight, and both Alvaro Morata and Nicolò Fagioli have been called up.
Danilo returns for Juventus, who seem set to continue with Dejan Kulusevski and Cristiano Ronaldo up front against Spezia.
Juventus forward Alvaro Morata has not fully recovered but could be back on the bench against Spezia tonight and reportedly aims to return against Lazio.
Spezia found quite a unique way to release their squad list for the upcoming Serie A clash against Juventus, showing a conversation with coach Vincenzo Italiano on Whatsapp.
Juventus’ injury crisis continues and Andrea Pirlo could start Nicolò Fagioli or Aaron Ramsey against Spezia tomorrow.
Andrea Pirlo said Juventus still ‘believe’ they can win the Scudetto and said Federico Chiesa will ‘not play as a second striker...
Vincenzo Italiano only had ‘two days to prepare for one of the most difficult games’, but said Spezia will ‘come out with our heads high’ against Juventus.
Spezia coach Vincenzo Italiano said Andrea Pirlo was ‘aware of the difficulties he would encounter’ at Juventus. ‘If the Bianconeri call, you jump at the chance’.
Spezia coach Vincenzo Italiano said he has always ‘lived for football’ and claimed ‘safety would have more value than a Scudetto’ for the Aquilotti.
Juventus prepare for three important home games in one week, as pressure mounts on coach Andrea Pirlo.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s Serie A games, with relegation battle Spezia-Parma, Lazio taking on Bologna and Juventus visiting Hellas Verona.
There will be an historic moment on Sunday, as Serie A referee Daniele Orsato will be a guest on Italian television to discuss his decisions.
Yann Karamoh’s rocket and a cheeky Hernani finish on the free kick gave Parma the lead, but Emmanuel Gyasi’s brace clawed back a point for Spezia.
Spezia coach Vincenzo Italiano explains why they struggle more against Parma than Milan, while he warns against suggesting they are safe. 'I was twice relegated with 39 points...'
Roberto D’Aversa has ‘regrets’ after Parma dropped another 2-0 lead for their draw with Spezia. ‘We deserved something more.’
For the second week running, Parma fumbled a 2-0 lead for a 2-2 draw, as Spezia fought back through an Emmanuel Gyasi brace.
Vincenzo Italiano said Spezia must avoid to ‘make mistakes’ but stressed ‘nothing changes’ ahead of the important match against Parma in the relegation battle.