ROM vs JUV Dream11 Match Prediction: AS Roma have another stern test ahead of their 2-0 defeat to Torino as they go on to face the defending Serie A champions, Juventus. Maurizio Sarri’s men also have an opportunity to climb back up at the top of the table as rivals Inter Milan ended up drawing their game 1-1 against Atalanta. Juventus with 45 points is just a point behind Inter, whereas, AS Roma occupy the fourth spot with 35 points on board.
Date- Monday, January 12
Kick-Off- 1:15 AM (IST)
Venue- Stadio Olimpico
Henrik Mkhitaryan has been ruled out for weeks due to a muscular injury, while Davide Santon, Javier Pastore and Justin Kluivert are also ruled out due to injuries. Leonardo Spinazzola is likely to come in place of Alessandro Florenzi in defence.
Rodri Bentancur will miss out due to being suspended. Meanwhile, Giorgio Chiellini and Sami Khedira are on the sidelines due to injuries. Having said that, Sarri should opt for the same starting eleven which featured in the 4-0 win over Cagliari.
AS Roma- Lopez; Kolarov, Smalling, Mancini, Spinazzola; Veretout, Diawara; Perotti, Pellegrini, Zaniolo; Dzeko
Juventus- Sczesny; Cuadrado, Bonucci, Demiral, Sandro; Rabiot, Pjanic, Matuidi; Ramsey, Higuain, Ronaldo
Edin Dzeko will be lethal uptop for AS Roma. The former Manchester City man has seven goals, three assists and a pass accuracy of 69% from 1532 minutes.
Cristiano Ronaldo will the be the most obvious danger man for Juventus. The former Ballon D’Or winner has 13 goals, two assist and a pass accuracy of 82% from 15 appearances in the league this season.
Lorenzo Pellegrini has been vital in AS Roma’s midfield. The 23-year-old has a goal, six assists and a pass accuracy of 81.5% from 1033 minutes in the league.
Gonzalo Higuain has also given value added support to Ronaldo uptop. The Argetine international has five goals, four assists and a pass accuracy of 79% from 16 appearances in the league.
Though the game is supposed to be a tight affair, but Juventus might just be able to nick a win here.
Goalkeeper- W Szczesny
Defenders- A Sandro, J Cuadardo, L Spinazzola, A Kolarov
Midfielders- M Pjanic, D Perotti, L Pellegrini
Forwards- E Dzeko, C Ronaldo (C), G Higuain (VC)
Goalkeeper- P Lopez
Defenders- A Sandro, M Demiral, L Spinazzola, C Smalling
Midfielders- B Matuidi, D Perroti, L Pellegrini
Forwards- E Dzeko (C), C Ronaldo (VC), G Higuain
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