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Wednesday January 20 2021
Mancini: 'Insigne covers too much ground'

Italy coach Roberto Mancini explains why Lorenzo Insigne isn’t quite as effective this evening for Napoli against Juventus. ‘He has too much ground to cover.’

The CT spoke to RAI Sport at half-time, when it was 0-0 in the Supercoppa at the Mapei Stadium.

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Wednesday January 20 2021
Mario Rui 'studied Juve carefully'

Napoli full-back Mario Rui assures they have ‘studied Juventus carefully and hope it all goes to plan’ in the Supercoppa.

It kicks off at 20.00 GMT, click here for the line-ups and LIVEBLOG.

“Juve are one of the most important clubs in the world. We have studied our opponents carefully and hope it all goes to plan,” Mario Rui told RAI Sport.

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Wednesday January 20 2021
Chiesa: 'Trophy best Juve response'

Federico Chiesa believes facing Napoli in the Supercoppa and ‘bringing home the first trophy of the season’ is the best Juventus response.

It kicks off at 20.00 GMT, click here for the line-ups and LIVEBLOG.

The fixture comes just days after their embarrassing 2-0 Serie A defeat to Inter at San Siro.

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Wednesday January 20 2021
Paratici has 'faith in Pirlo'

Juventus director Fabio Paratici insists they have ‘great faith’ in coach Andrea Pirlo ahead of the Supercoppa with Napoli.

It kicks off at 20.00 GMT, click here for the line-ups and LIVEBLOG.

Juan Cuadrado was only given the all-clear from COVID-19 this morning, was rushed through a medical and now starts at the Mapei Stadium.

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Wednesday January 20 2021
Giuntoli revives Napoli-Juve rivalry

Napoli director Cristiano Giuntoli pointed to the fact they beat Juventus in the Coppa Italia Final to set up tonight’s Supercoppa clash.

It kicks off at 20.00 GMT, click here for the line-ups and LIVEBLOG.

“It’s a very important match, there’s a trophy up for grabs, we come here because we won the Coppa Italia and beat Juventus in the Final,” the director told RAI Sport.

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Wednesday January 20 2021
Supercoppa line-ups: Juventus v Napoli

Juan Cuadrado is rushed back into the starting XI after recovering from COVID-19, helping a decimated Juventus defence with Dejan Kulusevski upfront, while Napoli look to Chucky Lozano, Lorenzo Insigne and Andrea Petagna.

The Supercoppa Italiana kicks off at the Mapei Stadium in Reggio Emilia at 20.00 GMT.

You can follow all the build-up and action as it happens on the LIVEBLOG.

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Wednesday January 20 2021
Cuadrado to start in Supercoppa?

Reports are growing rapidly that Juan Cuadrado will be whisked straight into the Juventus XI against Napoli for the Supercoppa just hours after recovering from COVID.

It kicks off at 20.00 GMT at the Mapei Stadium in Reggio Emilia.

Cuadrado had originally been ruled out by COVID-19, but he was given the all-clear this morning and fast-tracked his medical with the Lega Serie A.

The Colombian then travelled to Reggio Emilia to join the squad and there are growing reports he will be thrown straight into the starting XI this evening.

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Wednesday January 20 2021
Probable Supercoppa line-ups: Juventus v Napoli

Juventus are expected to use Federico Bernardeschi as a left-back and Dejan Kulusevski upfront in the Supercoppa against Lorenzo Insigne and Hirving Lozano’s Napoli.

It kicks off on Wednesday at the Mapei Stadium in Reggio Emilia at 20.00 GMT.

The trophy, played between the Scudetto and Coppa Italia holders, will be decided after 90 minutes, extra time or even penalties.

Juve have very few options available to them in defence, as Merih Demiral has pulled out with injury, adding to COVID-19 cases Matthijs de Ligt and Alex Sandro.

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Tuesday January 19 2021
Pirlo wary of Napoli 'pace and technique'

Andrea Pirlo warns Napoli ‘pace and technique’ can make the difference in the Supercoppa, but Juventus want to ‘prove we’re not the team we saw’ against Inter.

It kicks off on Wednesday at the Mapei Stadium in Reggio Emilia at 20.00 GMT.

“Napoli are a very strong team with a lot of pace and technique in the side, so we must be wary of them,” said the coach in his press conference.

“They have a defence that works very tightly, so we must make the most of the scoring opportunities that we create.”

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Tuesday January 19 2021
Danilo: 'Juve prove ourselves in Supercoppa'

Danilo insists the Supercoppa against Napoli is the opportunity for Juventus to ‘prove not what we want to be, but what we are.’

It kicks off on Wednesday at the Mapei Stadium in Reggio Emilia at 20.00 GMT.

The match comes just days after the 2-0 defeat to Inter in the Serie A Derby d’Italia.

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