Spezia have announced another first-team player has tested positive for coronavirus.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s three Serie A games, Spezia-Benevento, Udinese-Sassuolo and Juventus-Lazio.
Benevento picked up a precious point thanks to January signing Adolfo Gaich’s debut Serie A strike, but Daniele Verde earned a deserved Spezia equaliser.
Adolfo Gaich scored his debut Serie A goal to give Benevento a much-needed point, but Spezia were frustrated after hitting the crossbar twice.
Benevento coach Filippo Inzaghi has excluded Roberto Insigne and Pasquale Schiattarella from today’s match against Spezia after the duo clashed in training.
There have been 163 cases of COVID-19 in Serie A, take a look at the impact coronavirus has had on the teams in the Italian top flight.
Vincenzo Italiano said Spezia prepare for ‘an important’ match against Benevento on Saturday but stressed the Aquilotti have ‘an eternity’ left.
The IFAB has revised the handball rules, confirming the ‘accidental handball’ leading to a goal will no longer be an offence.
Spezia announce Ivan Provedel and a member of Vincenzo Italiano’s staff tested positive for COVID.
The AIA has announced the referees for Serie A Week 26, with Davide Massa overseeing Juventus-Lazio and Maurizio Mariani in charge of Inter-Atalanta.
Federico Bernardeschi assures Juventus ‘still believe in the Scudetto’ after last night’s 3-0 win over Spezia and trust they can get past Lazio and Porto too.
Emmanuel Gyasi played his 100th game with Spezia last night and despite his side's defeat against Juventus, he could celebrate with a gift from Cristiano Ronaldo.
Juventus took an hour to finally break Spezia down, Federico Bernardeschi creating goals for Alvaro Morata and Federico Chiesa before Cristiano Ronaldo’s 20th of the season.
Wojciech Szczesny explains his penalty save against Spezia and warns Juventus ‘certainly need to improve so that we can play well for 90 minutes.’
Vincenzo Italiano leaves the Allianz Juventus Stadium with ‘regrets’ after Spezia fell 3-0. ‘The result is far, far too harsh for the game we saw.’
Andrea Pirlo wishes he ‘had more’ options to come off the bench and shake things up after his substitutions transformed Juventus against Spezia.
Alvaro Morata admits he ‘missed scoring goals, but above all missed feeling strong,’ as the Juventus striker was debilitated by a virus.
Federico Bernardeschi came off the bench and changed the game for Juventus, providing assists for Alvaro Morata and Federico Chiesa before Cristiano Ronaldo’s third on the counter against Spezia.
Join us for the build-up and action as it happens from tonight’s Serie A game, as Juventus try to get back on track against giant-killers Spezia.
Fabio Paratici confirms Matthijs de Ligt’s injury for the Spezia game and insists Juventus have full faith in Andrea Pirlo. ‘We are convinced it is the right path.’