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Juventus predicted lineup vs Bologna - Serie A

Craig Vickers
Allegri on the touchline
Allegri on the touchline / Maurizio Lagana/GettyImages
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Juventus face another potential banana skin on the road in Serie A as they travel to face Bologna this weekend.

The Old Lady lost ground in their quest for a return to the top four after they stumbled to a 1-1 draw away to newly promoted Venezia last time out.

Massimiliano Allegri is wrestling with a few injury problems, but he will view his side's remaining two fixtures before the winter break - Juve host Cagliari next midweek - as an opportunity to get points on the board.

Here's how Juve could line up.


Juventus predicted lineup vs Bologna - Serie A

1. Goalkeeper & defenders

Lassana Coulibaly (US Salernitana) and Luca Pellegrini (...
Pellegrini has forced his way into Allegri's plans / Pacific Press/GettyImages

Wojciech Szczesny (GK) - Has recovered from his early season malaise to produce a string of excellent displays.

Mattia De Sciglio (RB) - Made his return from injury last time out and looked surprisingly up to speed.

Leonardo Bonucci (CB) - Looked somewhat shaky against Venezia but you'd back the Italy international to respond this weekend.

Matthis de Ligt (CB) - The Dutchman is growing into a more mature defender alongside the experienced Bonucci.

Luca Pellegrini (LB) - Provided the assist for Morata's strike last weekend with a delicious delivery from out wide.

2. Midfielders

Federico Bernardeschi
Bernardeschi in action / Marco Canoniero/GettyImages

Juan Cuadrado (RM) - Has been forced to fill in at full back recently, but De Sciglio's return has meant a return to his more favoured position higher up the pitch.

Manuel Locatelli (CM) - The former Sassuolo man is an ever present under Allegri.

Rodrigo Bentancur (CM) - Capable of putting his foot on the ball even in the most pressurised situations for Juventus.

Federico Bernardeschi (LM) - Has looked particularly threatening in recent games, laying on a gorgeous assist for Moise Kean against Malmo earlier this month.

3. Forwards

Alvaro Morata
Morata in action / Nicolò Campo/GettyImages

Moise Kean (ST) - Paulo Dybala could miss out due to injury, opening the door for the Italian to start.

Alvaro Morata (ST) - Tends to miss chances but if you create enough for the Spaniard he will deliver.

You can read 90min's preview of Bologna vs Juventus here.


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