4 storylines to look out for: Sassuolo vs Juventus

Well, Juventus is currently out of the Champions League spot. A going behind Napoli with three games in hand. Their schedule is tough with Inter and Roma on the horizon after the Sassuolo match. They are a team defeated but must press on to somehow salvage this season.


Here are 4 things to watch out for as to how this match might unfold.


1) Juventus pride. As was shown in the Milan game, the Old Lady showed no pride and heart. Juventus has to find some will in their hearts and play hard no matter how the season ends. Looks like Arthur will be replacing Betancur in the lineup which will be a big plus for the midfield. When healthy Arthur shores up the midfield and opens lanes for Ronaldo and the other strikers.


2) Buffon Swang song. From all media reports, it looks like this will be Buffon's last year with Juve. Well, what a way to go out, as he will be starting. He is the heart and soul for Juventus and he is still playing at a higher level. It seems when Buffon plays, the backline is more set and organized, as he gets them to play in position.

3) Which lineup will Pirlo send out. This will be the 25th different starting lineup that Andrea Pirlo will put out this season. This doesn't bode well for the team, as it leaves them confused and not sure where they are on the pitch. Pirlo has them playing in different positions and most times, they are just standing around and waiting for something to happen when it doesn't. Hopefully, they can have some pride and play as a unit.


4) Dybala in the starting lineup. Dybala has to start as he makes this team go. He has been injured most of the season but when he does play he runs the show and Juventus usually wins as the numbers indicate.


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