Date: 27th November 2020 at 6:21pm
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aim to maintain their perfect record in Serie A against Benevento when they travel there on Saturday evening (kick-off 18:00).


Benevento (4-2-3-1): Montipo; Letizia, Glik, Caldirola, Barba; Hetemaj, Schiatarella, Ionita; Insigne, Caprari; Moncini.

Unavailable: Tula, Falque, Dabo, Foulon.

Juventus (4-3-1-2): Szczesny; Cuadrado, De Ligt, Danilo, Sandro; Bentancur, Athur, Rabiot; Kulusevski; Morata, Ronaldo.

Unavailable: Bonucci, Chiellini, Demiral.


– Benevento have scored in both Serie A matches against Juventus, however they have lost both games.

haven’t won in three of their last four away Serie A games against newly promoted teams (D2 L1), failing to keep a clean sheet in each of their last six matches.

– Benevento have three wins in eight Serie A games this season (L5), the same number of victories they had in their first 29 matches in their only previous Serie A campaign in 2017/18.

have won only one of their last eight away Serie A games (D4 L3): 4-1 against Spezia – and they have conceded at least once in each of their last nine league matches on the road (17 in the period, 1.9 on average).

have conceded the fewest goals in Serie A for the first time since matchday 32 of last season (only six goals conceded so far). The could keep two clean sheets in a row in the competition for the first time since a run of three in June 2020.

– Only Sassuolo (five) have scored more goals from outside the box than Benevento in Serie A this season (four). However, haven’t conceded a goal from outside the box so far.

– The current Benevento and coaches, and Andrea Pirlo, played 156 Serie A matches as teammates with AC Milan. As opponents they faced each other four times in the competition, most recently Juventus-Brescia in April 2001.

– Gianluca Lapadula has been involved in five of Benevento’s last seven goals in Serie A (three goals and two assists), however he hasn’t faced any team in the top-flight more than Juventus without ever scoring or providing assists (four matches, level with AC Milan).

netted the last of his three Serie A hat-tricks against Benevento at Ciro Vigorito in April 2018. The Juventus forward is the first – and so far, only – player to have scored three goals in a single match in this stadium in the top-flight.

– Juventus’ has scored 29 goals in Serie A in 2020: he could reach 30 league goals in a single calendar league year for the ninth time in his career. In Serie A, only 11 players have reached this milestone, most recently Ciro Immobile in 2017.