Empoli are set to play Juventus at the Stadio Comunale Carlo Castellani on Monday in Serie A.
Empoli come into this game on the back of a 1-1 draw against Dejan Stankovic’s Sampdoria in the league. A first-half goal from right-back Alessandro Zanoli for Sampdoria was canceled out by a late second-half goal from attacker Roberto Piccoli for Empoli.
Juventus, on the other hand, beat Cremonese 2-0 in the league. Second-half goals from midfielder Nicolas Fagioli and Brazilian center-back Gleison Bremer sealed the deal for Massimiliano Allegri’s Juventus.
Empoli vs Juventus Head-to-Head and Key Numbers
- In 11 head-to-head encounters between the two sides, Juventus have won 10 games and lost one.
- Forward Nicolo Cambiaghi has seven goal contributions in nine league starts for Empoli this season.
- Striker Francesco Caputo has seven goal contributions in 19 league starts for Empoli this season.
- Serbian striker Dusan Vlahovic has 12 goal contributions in 21 league starts for Juventus so far.
- Argentine winger Angel Di Maria has eight goal contributions in 14 league starts for Juventus this season.
Empoli vs Juventus Prediction
Empoli are currently 14th in the league and have won two of their last five league games. They are nine points behind 18th-placed Hellas Verona, but Hellas Verona have played a game more; Empoli are now guaranteed to play in Serie A next season.
Juventus, on the other hand, are 2nd in the league, and owe their points total to their excellent second half of the season. While the club did not fulfill expectations in Europe, Juventus will be fairly satisfied with being and finishing second in a season that has attracted attention to the club for all sorts of wrong reasons.
They are three points ahead of third-placed Inter Milan. While Simone Inzaghi’s men are in fine form, they have a Champions League final to prepare for, and it is likely that that will take precedence for them right now.
Juventus have to do surgery to the squad. Big-money arrival Dusan Vlahovic was touted to compete with Erling Haaland and Kylian Mbappe for the title of the next best player in the world, but the 23-year-old has found the going tough this season for Juventus.
Juventus are in good form and should be able to emerge victorious against Empoli.
Prediction: Empoli 0-2 Juventus
Empoli vs Juventus Betting Tips
Tip 1: Result – Juventus
Tip 2: Game to have over/under 2.5 goals – Under 2.5 goals
Tip 3: Juventus to keep a clean sheet – Yes
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