Juventus vs Milan Live Stream and Highlights
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Date: April 21, 2013; Time: 7:45 PM BST;
Venue: Juventus Stadium — Torino.
Milan will try to get positive result with Balotelli missing. The Bianconeri will try to make another step to the Sudetto with a win, but the visitors are also in need of points to close down to the 2nd-placed Napoli.
Juventus stands at the top of Serie A table with 74 points from 32 games, having 23 wins, 5 draws and 4 losses. The Bianconeri are 11 points ahead of 2nd-placed Napoli and have great chances to win their second consecutive Serie A title. Their present form has seen 3 wins and 2 losses from last five games. All defeats came form Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter-finals. Last five home matches the Bianconeri have finished with 4 wins and 1 loss. Juve beat Lazio 0-2 last weekend. Also, they have recorded 5 straight wins in Serie A. Juventus lost the last league game between these two sides 1-0.
Milan goes 3rd in the Serie A league table with 59 points from 32 games, winning 17, drawing 8 and losing 7 so far this season. The Rossoneri are 4 points behind 2nd-placed Napoli. Their present form has seen 3 wins and 2 draws with Napoli and Fiorentina from last five games. Last five away matches the Rossoneri have finished with 2 wins, 1 loss and 2 draws. AC Milan have turned over their poor start of this season and now have a 14 games unbeaten run and a Champions league spot. Their best forward Stephan El Shaarawy has 16 goals.
Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini hasn’t recovered in time. Nicolas Anelka have played just 35 minutes for his new club Juventus and remain sidelined for this game due to a calf muscle injury. Forwards Sebastian Giovinco and Simone Pepe are other absentees for the hosts.
Mario Balotelli is banned for Milan. Mathieu Flamini is suspended too after he was sent-off against Napoli. Nigel de Jong is the only injured player of the visitors.
Juventus line-up: Buffon, Barzagli, Bonucci, Peluso, L’steiner, Vidal, Pirlo, Pogba, Asamoah, Marchisio, Vucinic.
Last three matches:
Lazio 0 – Juventus 2;
Juventus 0 – FC Bayern München 2;
Juventus 2 – Pescara 1.
Milan line-up: Abbiati, De Sciglio, Zapata, Mexes, Constant, Ambrosini, Montolivo, Muntari, Niang, Pazzini, El Shaarawy.
Last three matches:
AC Milan 1 – SSC Napoli 1;
Fiorentina 2 – AC Milan 2;
Chievo 0 – AC Milan 1.