Juventus have a great opportunity to maintain and widen the distance at the top of Serie A. This weekend they will host relegation zone dwellers club, Parma.
After the point equaled AS Roma after losing to Genoa, Juventus can move three points clear at the top after 10 last week. Victory gained over Empoli and I Lupi meltdown at the hands of Napoli is the cause.
This weekend Juventus has a chance to re-widen the distance with competitors. At Juventus Stadium squad made Massimiliano Allegri will host Parma. Status of Parma which is now in the order of 19 standings make the host in a very favored position.
The problem is a little confusing Allegri was injured in the row behind him. Martin Caceres, Andrea Barzagli and Patrice Evra is still recovering from injury. The latest Kwadwo Asamoah also had to pull up the next two weeks.
On the other hand, Parma came to Turin in high confidence. Last week they successfully overthrew Inter Milan by a score of 2-0, a victory that made Roberto Donadoni’s squad let go of his position as caretaker.
From Staidon Olimpico, Roma will try to keep a safe distance to the top of the league at home to Torino. After swallowing two successive defeats in Serie A and the Champions League (0-2 over Bayern Munich), Roman obviously did not want to suffer first defeat hat-trick in the match held on home soil.
The defeat of Torino is not only going to make Rome lagging further and further away from Juventus, but they could be followed by Lazio are now in position three. Lazio will try to extend the seven-match unbeaten record with a visit to Empoli.