Juventus may be tomorrow/Saturday for the eighth consecutive time champion of Italy. A point on the field of staartploeg SPAL is sufficient for a new Scudetto. Coach Massimiliano Allegri is planning a number of players rest with the eye on the return against Ajax in the quarter-finals of the Champions League. More Cristiano Ronaldo will be a Saturday afternoon to watch.
“It makes no sense tomorrow, to take risks with Cristiano,” said Allegri on Friday during a press conference. “For him, as for many other guys that they have played during the interlandonderbreking. Nevertheless, I will be a solid and competitive team that is ready for the challenge.”
Ronaldo has just recovered from a hamstring injury. Wednesday, he made his comeback against Ajax in Amsterdam. The Portuguese was right for the only goal of Juve, that 1-1 gelijkspeelde. Next Tuesday is the return in Turin on the program.
In the Serie A, the Old Lady, with still seven days to go, a lead of 20 points on the Napoli Dries Mertens. “Tomorrow is a special day,” said Allegri. “We will celebrate for an eighth title in a row address, that would be extraordinary. The Scudetto win would make me very proud. It is especially for a club which will allow you to five times in a row champion.”