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Juventus vs Cagliari Prediction & Betting tips
In the opening game for the new Serie A season, anything but a victory from Juventus would be a huge surprise. After six championships in a row, the “old lady” is the big favorite in this game. Although the preparation of the record champion was not optimal, Cagliari Calcio, as a table finisher of the past season, remains merely the outsider role. The venue for the opening game is the Allianz Stadium in Turin.
During the summer break, Juventus Turin reported some inflows and departures. With Leonardo Bonucci and Dani Alves, two defenders left the club. Other departures of the club were Mario Lemina, Simone Zaza, Filippo Romagna, Francesco Cassata and Neto. In return, the “Old Lady” with Federico Bernadeschi, Wojciech Szczesny, Mattia De Sciglio, Rodrigo Bentancur, Douglas Costa and Dario Del Fabro strengthened. The test games were not as hoped for, as there were defeats against Real Madrid, Tottenham and the FC Barcelona. In the Italian Supercup, they also lost Lazio Rome 2-2.
Most recently, Juventus won the championship six times in Italy. The strengths are mainly on the defensive. Last season Juve had only 27 opponents. In addition, they won 29 of their 38 games, 18 of them with at least two goals difference. Coach Massimiliano Allegri will be without Cagliari Calcio on supplementary player Marko Pjaca, which is due to a cross-band injury. Otherwise all stakeholders are at his disposal.
With Nicola Murru and Dario Del Fabro left two important defenders in this transfer phase Cagliari Calcio. The latter joined the next opponent, Juventus. Filippo Romagna moved from Juve to Cagliari in return. In addition, they signed the left-back defender Senna Miangue, Marco Andreolli and midfielder Paolo Farago. In friendlies during the season preparation there were among others a draw against Brescia Calcio as well as a brief defeat against Fenerbahce Istanbul. In the Coppa Italia they reached the next round after a victory in the penalty shoot-out against US Palermo.
The last season ended Cagliari Calcio in eleventh place. The defensive was too unstable with 76 opponents. In front of a foreign audience the team lost by coach Massimo Rastelli 14 of the 19 away games. The two games against Juventus lost them with at least two goals respectively (0: 4/0: 2). In the opening game against Juventus Turin midfielder Federico Melchiorri is injured. The midfielder Alessandro Deiola is questionable.
Juventus vs Cagliari head to head matches
12.02.17 SA Cagliari Juventus 0 : 2
21.09.16 SA Juventus Cagliari 4 : 0
09.05.15 SA Juventus Cagliari 1 : 1
18.12.14 SA Cagliari Juventus 1 : 3
18.05.14 SA Juventus Cagliari 3 : 0