Juventus and Salernitana face each other for the second time this week this Sunday (7) — but this time, for the Italian Championship at the Arechi stadium, in Salerno. Juve is currently second in the competition, with 43 points, while the home team is in last place, with 12 points. Check out where to watch Juventus x Salernitana live below.
In the match on Thursday (4), the Old Lady beat Salernitana 6-1 at the Allianz Stadium in the round of 16 of the Italian Cup. The green team opened the scoring in the first minute of the game with Chukwubuikem Ikwuemesi. However, Juve managed to turn things around in the first half.
With this result, the Turin team will face Frosinone next Thursday in the quarter-finals of the competition. Furthermore, he reached the mark of 14 unbeaten games counting all competitions — remembering that Juve does not compete in European competitions due to a UEFA punishment.
For the match, coach Massimiliano Allegri will not be able to count on midfielder Manuel Locatelli, who is suspended after receiving his fifth yellow card in the victory over Roma in the last round. In addition, Brazilian left-back Alex Sandro, defender Mattia De Sciglio and striker Moise Kean will be absent, all injured.
On the Salernitana side, coach Pippo Inzaghi will have the return of goalkeeper Vincenzo Fiorillo, who was suspended for receiving his fifth yellow card. However, goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa is doubtful for the match, while striker Boulaye Dia is recovering from injury.
The green team is not having a great season. In addition to being eliminated in the Italian Cup, the team is in last place in the Italian Championship. Salernitana has only two victories, the most recent being against Hellas Verona in the last round, when they won 1-0. With that, they reached 12 points and can now even dream of leaving the relegation zone.
Where to watch Juventus x Salernitana
The duel between Juventus and Salernitana at the Arechi stadium starts at 2pm, Brasília time, with live broadcast on ESPN 4 and Star+ (streaming).
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