Relegation down to Serie B has already been sealed for the Gialloblu and they are sitting bottom of the Serie A table with just 25 points after 36 games. Luigi Delneri’s side have lost four of their last five games, including a 1-0 defeat to Sassuolo in the previous round.
Top spot has been sealed in Italy and the Bianconeri currently have 88 points for the 2015-16 season. Massimiliano Allegri’s team have won their last 10 league fixtures and they have not been defeated in Serie A since they lost 1-0 to Sassuolo in October 2015.
In the previous league fixture between the two sides in Week 18, the Bianconeri emerged with a 3-0 victory at the Juventus Stadium thanks to goals from Alvaro Morata, Simone Zaza and Leonardo Bonucci. The last time the Mastini won in Serie A against Juve was in April 2000, when a double from Fabrizio Cammarata gave the Gialloblu a 2-0 win.
Delneri is expected to place his side in a 4-3-3 formation, with Juanito Gomez starting as a false nine while traditional centre-forward Luca Toni will be on the bench for the penultimate match of his career. Allegri will stick to his preferred 3-5-2, granting potential starts to Roberto Pereyra, Mario Lemina and Zaza while left-back Patrice Evra could start as a centre-back.
Samuel Souprayen, Mohamed Fares and Giampaolo Pazzini are injured so they won’t feature on Sunday evening for Hellas Verona. Hernanes, Stephan Lichtsteiner, Mario Mandzukic and Paul Pogba will be unavailable to play for Juventus because of suspension while Claudio Marchisio, Martin Caceres and Giorgio Chiellini will miss out through injury.
Form Guide: Hellas Verona (L-L-L-W-L) Juventus (W-W-W-W-W)
Expected Starting XIs
Hellas Verona: Gollini; Pisano, Bianchetti, Moras, Albertazzi; Greco, Marrone, Ionita; Wszolek, Gomez, Siligardi
Juventus: Buffon; Rugani, Bonucci, Evra; Cuadrado, Pereyra, Lemina, Khedira, Alex Sandro; Dybala, Zaza