Since the return to the post-pandemic Covid-19, Juventus did not reap the results good enough. Army coach Maurizio Sarri Air strenuous AC Milan 0-0 in the Coppa Italia semi-finals, then lost in the final after Napoli always penalties. With this defeat, the dream to eat three of the Turin club officially broken.
Ronaldo played bad against Napoli in the Coppa Italia final
More than ever, Juventus needed a victory to regain the spirit, in the context they are being chased closely Lazio in the Serie A title race with a distance of just 1 point. So, teachers coach Maurizio Sarri of Bologna march turnout tonight with the determination to get all 3 points.
There are certain concerns with Juventus. 2 match was over, Juventus attacking them were duds before AC Milan and Napoli. In his second match, Cristiano Ronaldo play fully, while other stars like Paulo Dybala, starring Douglas Costa.
The weakness in the attack Juventus coach Sarri was exposed in the newspapers, when he publicly criticized Ronaldo and teammates. So tonight match has important implications for Ronaldo. He needed to prove to the coach that criticism Sarri was completely wrong, and CR7 is the locomotive where the attack.
Unfortunately for Juventus in these difficult circumstances, Bologna appeared as a blessing. Remember, the Turin club maintain victorious achievement in the 8 most recent confrontation before Bologna. Meanwhile, the home team is experiencing instant circuit not win 3 games, which lost 2.
Bologna Juventus went into the game with a severely weakened line. They absence to four pillars, of which three players suspended in this round include Mattia Bani, Federico Santander and Jerdy Schouten. The coach Sinisa Mihajlovic's game hardly filling that vacuum with the bench.
And that will be the opportunity for Ronaldo, Dybala, Douglas Costa and satellites around breakthrough. It should be emphasized that even with the most powerful force, Bologna defense still played extremely bad. The home side conceded 42 goals in Serie A, the worst in the team in the top half.
Juventus defensive line (gray shirt) usually play well at Bologna
This season, Bologna is not really good playing at home. 9 times in welcoming the recent opponents, teachers coach Mihajlovic won only a mere 2 victory. In the context of the game, not to play on the audience, a rare advantage of Bologna as destroyed.
Juventus can play worse in Cup arena, but in Serie A, they remain the dominant power for 8 consecutive years championship. At this front, the Turin club won 9 of 11 recent games. The reason is because the abundant resources in the hands of coach Sarri, with many options for tactical plan when necessary.
Confrontation Bologna, Juventus determined to get all 3 points to hopefully cut tail Lazio in the race to the Scudetto crown. More than ever, Ronaldo and teammate in need of a victory as a springboard for crispy pounding sprint last season.
Bologna: Lukasz Skorupski, Mitchell Dijks Danilo Larangeira Stefano Denswil, Takehiro Tomiyasu, Andrea Poli, Gary Medel, Musa Barrow, Riccardo Orsolini, Roberto Soriano, Rodrigo Sebastian Palacio.
Juventus: Gianluigi Buffon, Leonardo Bonucci, Alex Sandro, Danilo Luiz da Silva, Matthijs de Ligt, Blaise Matuidi, Miralem Pjanic, Rodrigo Bentancur, Cristiano Ronaldo, Douglas Costa, Paulo Dybala.