With Chievo Verona currently in free-fall, and Juventus flying-high, La Vecchia Signora will be confident of retaining their lengthy unbeaten run when the two sides face off at the Stadio Bentegodi on Saturday.
Rolando Maran's side currently occupy 13th position in Serie A - which isn't too concerning in isolation. However, it's the team's current form that will concern the home supporters and the manager ahead of their critical clash against Juve.
Since the home victory over
Juve are unbeaten against Chievo since a 1-0 at the Bentegodi in August 2009, followed by 10 wins and five draws home and away. As a result this game has become somewhat of a formality for the Turin giants in recent times.
Allegri's side flexed their dominance over a mid-table Chievo in a four goal rout to regain top spot in Serie A back in January 2016 - equalling their club record of consecutive league wins in a single season.
The now Chelsea ace Alvaro Morata opened the scoring on the day, poaching an incisive cross from Stephan Lichtsteiner. He quickly added to his first; securing his brace in similar fashion.
Brazilian left-back Alex Sandro bagged a rare goal at the back post shortly after, before Manchester United superstar Paul Pogba netted his fifth league goal of the season, putting an end to a miserable afternoon for Chievo.
The 27-year-old is currently at the height of his powers and acts as a catalyst to provide moments for the likes of
Dybala looks set to miss Saturday's game as he continues rehabilitation following a thigh injury sustained earlier this month.
Veteran midfielder Claudio Marchisio is also recovering from a muscle tweak, while Juan Cuadrado and Daniele Rugani are both sidelined through knocks.
Chievo midfielder Lucas Castro is out with a side-band injury while centre-forward Roberto Inglese is projected a return in February - suffering a knee contusion.
Potential Chievo Lineup:
Potential Juventus Lineup:
In terms of head-to-head statistics Juventus have won 21 of 29 clashes against Chievo; drawing seven and losing just once.
Chievo Verona 0-4 Juventus