Juventus – Crotone: 21th May 2017
Juventus Torino is 90 minutes away from winning the sixth consecutive title of Serie A champion. “The Lady” seems unstoppable and after winning four days ago the Italian Cup final on “Olimpico” From Rome in front of Lazio (2-0), Saturday will play the trophy on the table in front of an arhipline arena to celebrate his superiority in Italy. Although defeated by this season’s final in Serie A, Crotone, Allegri’s band has to defeat “sharks” in order to focus on the UEFA Champions League final without putting a price on the outcome of the last round of the championship, In the trip from Bologna.
At the hand of opponents
Crotone ranks 18th in the Serie A standings, with 31 points gathered in 36 rounds. Thus, Davide Nicola’s band continues its absolutely sensational course in the championship, managing to raise not less than 17 points in the previous seven rounds. Even so, this impetus of “sharks” is not yet sufficient for a possible miraculous rescue from their relegation. Crotone is still at a point behind Empoli, two behind Genoa, and since it will be almost impossible to match “The Lady” on her own arena, she will rely on the motivation of To Atalanta and Torino to play honorably in parties with the sharks’ relegation contracandices.
Three direct confrontations took place between the two bands, but only the most recent may be considered relevant, as the other two have been disputed more than ten years ago;
In the tour, Juventus was forced to score 2-0 without emotion.
Juventus (4-2-3-1): Buffon-Lichtsteiner, Bonucci, Benati, Alex Sandro-Pjanic, Rincon- Cuadrado, Dybala, Mandzukic- Higuain
Absentees: Pjaca, Rugani, Khedira (injured)
Crotone (4-4-2): Cordaz- Rosi, Ferrari, Ceccherini, Martella- Rohden, Crisetig, Barberis, Nalini- Falcinelli, Trotta