Tuesday October 25 2011
Di Livio predicts Turin tie

Angelo Di Livio thinks Tuesday's encounter between Juventus and Fiorentina, his two former clubs, will end in a draw.

The duo meet at the Juventus Stadium tonight looking for a win which could kick-start their stuttering campaigns.

"It will be a difficult game for both teams," the former Italian international told La Nazione on Tuesday. "I'm not saying that to just be nice to the two teams…

"I'm convinced that Juventus-Fiorentina will be a beautiful and spectacular encounter, but it will be a tough one.

"I think it'll end in a nice draw."

Di Livio did suggest that the Viola would need a good performance from two of their players in particular to pick up a result.

"Stevan Jovetic and Alessio Cerci are decisive players and their work down the flanks is fundamental to their side," Di Livio added.

"However, when JoJo and Cerci don't influence as much as they can or when their opponents can contain them, that's when Fiorentina can become a bit flat. They are certainly more vulnerable.

"Fiorentina's wide players are both their extra weapon and their biggest weakness."

Meanwhile, Juventus have confirmed their squad for tonight's game. As expected, Arturo Vidal returns from injury, but Gigi Buffon is still out.

Juve squad: 3 Chiellini, 5 Pazienza, 7 Pepe, 8 Marchisio, 10 Del Piero, 11 De Ceglie, 13 Manninger, 14 Vucinic, 15 Barzagli, 17 Elia, 18 Quagliarella, 19 Bonucci, 21 Pirlo, 22 Vidal, 26 Lichtsteiner, 27 Krasic, 28 Estigarribia, 30 Storari, 31 Branescu, 32 Matri, 33 Sorensen.