Genoa and Juventus meet at the Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris in a match for the 28th round of Serie A TIM. The two teams tied (1-1) on 20-10-2018, the last time they faced each other in this edition of the league. At this stage, the record of direct confrontations indicates balance between these two teams, since there have been 2 wins for each team in the last 4 games. However, the last time they faced in this stadium was in 26-08-2017, in a game for the Serie A TIM that ended the victory of Juventus by (2-4). The goals of the match were scored by M. Pjanić (1 'Autogolo) and A. Galabinov (7') for Genoa and P. Dybala (14 ', 45' and 90 ') and J. Squad (62') for to Juventus. In this match the home factor may play an important role, as Genoa presents significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor. After 7 wins, 9 draws and 11 losses, the home team is in 13th place, having won 30 points. In the last match, they lost with Parma away by (1-0), after in the previous game to have drawn at home, in a game against Frosinone, by (0-0). This is a team affected by the home factor, the stronger when you play in front of your fans, since in the last 30 matches you have 3 wins, 3 draws and 9 defeats as a visitor, with 19 goals scored and 29 conceded, against 4 wins, 8 draws and 3 home defeats, with 18 goals scored and 17 conceded. In the last 10 home games for the championship, Genoa have 2 wins, 6 draws and 2 defeats, having won 12 points out of 30. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 27 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 12 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard. Genoa enter this match after a 1-0 defeat in their visit to Parma, adding up to the third game without a win in the Italian championship. It is important to note that the principal crosses for a consistent moment at home, having suffered only 1 loss in the last 8 games. Coach Cesare Prandelli usually opts for the traditional 4-3-3, preferring a faster style of play, constant transitions, preferentially attacking the sides. It is worth mentioning that in this drawing, the three most advanced players are Kouamé, Lazovic and Sanabria. For this game the coach does not have Rudu and Hiljemark, both injured.
The visiting team is currently in 1st place with 75 points, after 24 wins and 3 draws. In the penultimate match, he won away to Napoli by (1-2). In the last match, won at home to Udinese by (4-1). This is a team slightly affected by the home factor, that is, presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 games has recorded 11 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses as a visitor, with a total of 24 goals scored and 12 conceded. Already inside the home, he won 12 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss, with a total of 32 goals scored and 9 conceded. The team arrives in this match after a home win with Atletico Madrid by (3-0). For this competition, do not lose as a visitor makes 13 games. His attack has scored regularly, as he has scored at least one goal in each of the last 10 games for this competition. This is a team that scores many times first: it opened the scoring in 24 of its last 27 games for Serie A TIM, of those 24 it reached the interval in advantage in 15 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 'in 21. The last 13 away games for this competition have been 1 period that stands out: suffered 3 of his 8 goals between the minutes (46'-60 '). Juventus enter this motivated round after a 3-0 victory against Atletico Madrid, advancing in this way for the next phase of the Champions League: Cristiano Ronaldo was the great hero after scoring all three goals. In the last game for the championship, the visitors beat Udinese 4-1. Like his opponent of this round, coach Massimiliano Allegri usually opts for 4-3-3, where the two most advanced are Cristiano Ronaldo, Bernardeschi and Mandzukic. The visiting club when it invests in the offensive process, usually does it through the right side, taking advantage of the depth offered by the lateral João Cancelo. For this game the coach does not have Squad, Khedira and Barzagli, all with physical problems.