Massimiliano Allegri’s begin the brand new season towards Sassuolo with a renovated squad, new title ambitions and the clear goal of bringing again the Scudetto to Turin after two seasons the place Inter Milan and AC Milan received the title. Juventus completed fourth final season, their second straight fourth-place end after 9 straight Scudettos. Their opening week opponents, Sassuolo completed eleventh final yeah, declining from back-to-back eighth place finishes the 2 seasons earlier than that and begin a brand new chapter underneath coach Alessio Dionisi. Here’s what you’ll want to know:
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Viewing data and odds
Date: Monday, Aug 15 | Time: 2:45 p.m. ET
Location: Allianz Arena — Turin
Odds: Juventus -250; Draw +350; Sassuolo +450 (through Caesars Sportsbook)
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Juventus: Paul Pogba got here again on the membership this summer time however the French midfielder remains to be out with a knee harm and certain is not going to be again earlier than the tip of September. American worldwide Weston McKennie suffered a foot harm in February that compelled him to overlook nearly all of the remainder of the 2021/2022 season. He returned to play 14 minutes in a 2-0 loss to Fiorentina on the final day of the season. McKinnie scored three targets and created 20 possibilities in his first Juventus season, however he suffered a shoulder harm whereas on Juventus’ US tour final week and he’s anticipated to overlook a month.
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Sassuolo: The Neroverdi are going by a makeover this summer time after the membership offered Gianluca Scamacca to West Ham for round €40 million and there are negotiations on for the departure of Giacomo Raspadori to Napoli as nicely. The membership changed the Italian striker with former Empoli man Andrea Pinamonti, who was purchased from Inter Milan for round €30 million, add-ons included. Defensively, Sassuolo weren’t excellent final season. They averaged 16 clearances per sport (tied for twelfth within the league), had been final within the league in sort out share at 33%, and averaged 93 duels per sport, fourth fewest within the league. So with out their breakout star striker, it could possibly be a tough marketing campaign
Juventus should not anticipated to overlook the primary alternative of the season and will win the match fairly simply. PICK: Juventus 2, Sassuolo 0.