Juventus visit Sampdoria this evening in an early game of the 17th Serie A round, which is scheduled for the coming weekend.
Sampdoria welcome the Italian champions on the back of a late 1-0 victory in the famous Derby della Lanterna over their coss-town rivals Genoa.
It was the fourth win of the season for the Blucerchiati, as they sit in 16th on the league standings, only two points clear of the relegation zone.
Good news for the hosts is the fact that they’ve managed to beat Juventus the last two times they’ve hosted them – a 3-2 win in November 2017 and a 2-0 victory in the final round of the 2018-19 campaign back in May,
Cristiano Ronaldo found the net in a fourth consecutive game across all competitions, as Juventus eased past Udinese with a 3-1 victory over the past weekend.
The Bianconeri are now sharing the top of the league table with Inter, as Dusan Vlahovic denied the Nerazzurri the three points at Fiorentina with an injury-time equalizer on Sunday evening.
Maurizio Sarri’s boy are still sitting in second though, as they have a worse goal difference than their arch-rivals.
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Ronaldo is officially back at his best, as he scored five goals on his last four appearances in the black and white shirt of Juventus
The Portuguese striker is still one strike away from a double-digit amount of goals in top-flight Italian football and eight behind league’s leading goalscorer Ciro Immobile.