Juventus vs Fiorentina Prediction, Allegri’s Last Hope Saves The Old Lady’s Bad Season – 1NEWS

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Juventus vs Fiorentina Prediction, Allegri's Last Hope Saves The Old Lady's Bad Season


In an effort to maintain their remaining title hopes at the end of this season, Juventus will host Fiorentina in the Coppa Italia semifinal second leg match on Thursday (21/4) early morning WIB at the Juventus stadium.

Crazy Ball – Manager Massimiliano Allegri came under intense pressure last weekend even from the heir to the Agnelli family as his side came close to losing at home to Bologna before being saved by two visitors’ red cards to lead the hosts to an injury-time equalizer through Dusan Vlahovic .

While already out of the Champions League and not in contention for the Serie A title this season, the 54-year-old still has a chance to salvage his side’s messy season by winning the only title hope left in the Coppa Italia after they took a 1-0 lead. at the first meeting at the Artemio Franchi.

Fiorentina, meanwhile, qualified for this round after beating Atalanta in the quarter-finals and Napoli in the last 16 to show how far their potential has come this season, even after Dusan Vlahovic’s departure to Juventus.

La Viola also currently in superb form since their first loss against Juventus in the Coppa Italia with them since then unbeaten in six games and now on a three-game winning streak in their last three.

Meeting Record

In the last 33 head-to-head encounters between these two sides, Juventus have taken the lead having won 19 matches, lost five and drawn nine. Their most recent meeting was in the first leg of this Coppa Italia which ended with the score 0-1 for the visitors to win.

Team News

Massimiliano Allegri remains without winger Federico Chiesa, American midfielder Weston McKennie, Brazilian striker Kaio Jorge, midfielder Manuel Locatelli and French winger Marley Ake. There are doubts over the availability of Brazil international Arthur Melo.

Fiorentina could be without experienced midfielder Giacomo Bonaventura, but he is the only problem absentee for Vincenzo Italiano’s side.

Player Estimate

Juventus XI (4-2-3-1): Wojciech Szczesny; Mattia De Sciglio, Matthijs de Ligt, Leonardo Bonucci, Alex Sandro; Denis Zakaria, Adrien Rabiot; Alvaro Morata, Paulo Dybala, Juan Cuadrado; Dusan Vlahovic

Fiorentina XI (4-3-3): Pietro Terracciano; Alvaro Odriozola, Nikola Milenkovic, Lucas Martinez Quarta, Cristiano Biraghi; Gaetano Castrovilli, Sofyan Amrabat, Lucas Torreira; Nicolas Gonzalez, Krzysztof Piatek, Jonathan Ikone

Prediction

Juventus ended their 16 game unbeaten run in Serie A with a 0-1 loss to Inter earlier in the season, and since then they have won 1-2 over Cagliari and drew 1-1 with Bologna in a disappointing and drab form.

Fiorentina, meanwhile, are unbeaten in their last seven matches and won in a row in their last three in Serie A. Vincenzo Italiano’s side have great potential and it wouldn’t be surprising if they could pick up a surprise result here, although the hosts are still expected to win. advance to the finals.

Score Prediction: Juventus 2-2 Fiorentina

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