Picking the Best Potential Juventus Lineup to Face Hellas Verona on Saturday

​​Juventus will be irked by being in the unfamiliar position of second in the Serie A table, and will hope that victory over Hellas Verona will be enough to put them in pole position for the title once again.


Their narrow victory over tricky customers Roma could be a springboard for Massimiliano Allegri's men as they look to overtake high-flying ​Napoli - who currently sit a point ahead - in the second half of the season.


Here's the side Allegri will likely deploy to secure the away win on Saturday:

Goalkeeper

  • Szczesny
    Szczesny23

​Under the wing of one of the best goalkeepers of all time in Gigi Buffon, Wojciech Szczesny has become a real asset to the Old Lady and will continue being selected on Saturday.

Defence

  • Barzagli
    Barzagli15
  • Benatia
    Benatia4
  • Chiellini
    Chiellini3
  • Alex Sandro
    Alex Sandro12

The back four deployed against Roma will likely be selected again, as this rearguard has managed to secure eight consecutive clean sheets in all competitions.

Mehdi ​Benatia has capably replaced Leonardo Bonucci next to the formidable Giorgio Chiellini, while the versatile Andrea Barzagli has developed into a great right back when called upon. Alex Sandro has also returned to first team duties after somewhat of a rough patch.

Midfield

  • Cuadrado
    Cuadrado7
  • Khedira
    Khedira6
  • Pjanic
    Pjanic5
  • Mandzukic
    Mandzukic17

Miralem Pjanic will provide the flair from central midfield, while the steely Sami Khedira focuses on ball recoveries and physically dominating his attacking counterparts.


Juan Cuadrado - currently on three goals and four assists in the ​Serie A this term - will look to trick his way into dangerous areas and assist the front men​, while his left counterpart Mario Mandzukic will give his side a direct option, link play in the final third and make a nuisance of himself from set pieces.

Forwards

  • Dybala
    Dybala21
  • Higuaín
    Higuaín9

Paulo ​Dybala has returned to form after a dry spell in November and is currently the team's top scorer on 12 goals. He will look to continue his fine form displayed in the last round of the Copa Italia.


Gonzalo Higuain is the go-to front man for Allegri and will look to net his 10th goal of the current campaign against a waning Verona defence. 

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