Date: 7th February 2020 at 5:30pm
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Hellas Verona put their best top flight unbeaten run in two decades on the line on Saturday night against the toughest opposition as they welcome Juventus to town.

PROBABLE LINE-UPS

Hellas Verona (3-4-2-1): Silvestri; Rrahmani, Kumbulla, Gunter; Faraoni, Amrabat, Miguel Veloso, Lazovic; Zaccagni, Pessina; Borini.

Unavailable: Salcedo.

Juventus (4-3-3): Szczesny; Cuadrado, De Ligt, Bonucci, Alex Sandro; Bentancur, Pjanic, Rabiot; Douglas Costa, Dybala, Ronaldo.

Unavailable: Chiellini, Khedira, Demiral, Danilo.

KEY STATISTICS

– Juventus have scored in each of their last 13 Serie A meetings against Verona (27 total goals), their longest scoring streak against them in the competition.

– Verona lost their last home league game against Juventus and could lose two in a row against them for the first time in their Serie A history.

– Verona are unbeaten in their last seven Serie A games, the last time they had a longest unbeaten run in the competition was back in October 2000.

– Verona are unbeaten in their last three home league games (W2 D1): they last went unbeaten in four in a row in February 2016 (W2 D2).

– Juventus have won 54 points in 22 games so far: in the three points for a win era, nine out of the 10 sides to have gained as many points at this stage of the competition eventually won the league – with the only exception being Sarri’s Napoli in the 2017/18 campaign.

– Juventus have lost two of their last four Serie A games on the road (W2), after having remained unbeaten in their first seven this season (W5 D2).

– Verona have kept the joint-most clean sheets in Serie A this season (eight), level with AC Milan and Inter. In their previous 13 Serie A campaigns, they only had more clean sheets after 22 games in 1988/89 (10).

– On average, Juventus and Verona make their first substitution of the match earlier than than any other Serie A sides this season: 48 minutes for the Bianconeri and 53 minutes for the Gialloblu.

– Verona’s striker Giampaolo Pazzini has had a hand in six Serie A goals against Juventus (four goals, two assists), but each of them came in his first eight meetings against the Bianconeri (none in his last 13) – he has also played more Serie A matches against them than any other team (21).

– Paulo Dybala has failed to score in his last five Serie A appearances: only between November 2018 and February 2019 has he recorded a longer goalless run in a single campaign for Juventus (10 in a row).