Date: 4th December 2020 at 7:00pm
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welcome Torino across the city for the first Derby della Mole of the season on Saturday evening (kick-off 18:00), aiming to extend their recent dominance in this fixture.

PROBABLE LINE-UPS

Juventus (4-4-2): Szczesny; Cuadrado, De Ligt, Bonucci, Danilo; Kulusevski, Arthur, Rabiot, Chiesa; Dybala, Ronaldo.

Suspended: Morata.

Injured: Buffon, Demiral, Chiellini.

Torino (3-5-2): Sirigu; Izzo, Lyanco, Bremer; Singo, Meité, Rincon, Linetty, Rodriguez; Zaza, Belotti.

Unavailable: Baselli, Millico, Ujkani, Vojvoda, Lukic, Gojak, Verdi.

KEY STATISTICS

have only lost one of their last 28 matches against Torino (W21 D6): that defeat coming in April 2015, 2-1 with Torino’s goals coming from Matteo Darmian and Fabio Quagliarella.

– Torino have lost more matches against than against any other team, 72 defeats in 150 games. The last time the Granata won a derby away from home against the Bianconeri in the Italian top flight was back in April 1995.

– In each of the last six home derbies against Torino in Serie A, have always scored at least one goal from the 80th minute onwards.

have drawn five games in the current league season, the last time they drew at least six of their first 10 matches was back in 1965/66.

– With six points in nine games, Torino equalled the worst start in their history in Serie A (six also in 2002/03), when assuming three points for a win. In that season they lost the 10th game 4-0 against Juventus.

– This will be the fixture between the team that have conceded the most goals in the second half in this season (Torino, 16) and the side that conceded the fewest in the same period (Juventus, two).

are averaging 4.9 passes per sequence, a record in Serie A this season, with an average sequence time of 13 seconds (another record). These are also higher values than Maurizio Sarri’s Juventus (4.6 passes and 11.9 seconds respectively).

– Andrea Pirlo could become the first coach, in his first top flight experience, to remain unbeaten in the first 10 Serie A games ever in the three points for a win era (including 3-0 win awarded v Napoli).

– Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 29 goals in Serie A in 2020: he could reach 30 goals in a single calendar league year for the ninth time in his career. In Serie A, only three players have reached this milestone with Juventus, the most recent Omar Sivori in 1961.

– Andrea Belotti (99) is close to score his 100th goal with Torino in all competitions. Since he joined with the Granata in 2015/16, only three Serie A players have reached this milestone with a single club: Ciro Immobile with Lazio, Edin Dzeko with Roma and Dries Mertens with Napoli.