Friday January 27 2012
Vucinic misses Udinese

Juventus face Udinese this weekend without Mirko Vucinic, but are able to call up Claudio Marchisio, Simone Pepe and Elijero Elia.

Vucinic, Marchisio and Pepe all sat out the Bianconeri’s midweek Coppa Italia victory over Roma, but where the latter two have shaken off knocks sustained last weekend at Atalanta, Vucinic’s continuing struggles with his left knee mean he misses the Udinese match on Saturday.

Meanwhile, Elia has been included in the squad after last week’s confusion over his fitness. The Dutchman missed the Atalanta fixture with Antonio Conte explaining that he had not trained for a majority of the preceding week, even as the player claimed via social networking site Twitter that he was fit to play.

Full squad to face Udinese: 1 Buffon, 3 Chiellini, 7 Pepe, 8 Marchisio, 10 Del Piero, 11 De Ceglie, 13 Manninger, 15 Barzagli, 17 Elia, 18 Quagliarella, 19 Bonucci, 21 Pirlo, 22 Vidal, 23 Borriello, 24 Giaccherini, 26 Lichtsteiner, 27 Krasic, 28 Estigarribia, 30 Storari, 32 Matri, 34 Marrone

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