Juventus are playing Lecce at the Serie A of Italy on September 26.
The last time these two sides met was 5 months ago, with Juventus narrowly edging out a 2-1 victory. Currently on an 8-match unbeaten run, Juve seems to be in sublime form, recently bagging wins against notable opponents Lazio and Empoli.
On the other hand, Lecce is riding their own wave of positivity. They recently notched a 1-0 win against Genoa, extending their unbeaten run to 9 matches. However, they’ve been noticeably shaky on defense, conceding in their last 3 away matches.
When it comes to recent form, both teams have shown promise. Juventus has emerged victorious in their last two matches against Lazio and Empoli. In their last 19 games, they’ve claimed 8 wins, suffered 5 losses, and played to 6 draws. Lecce’s recent record is quite similar, boasting 8 wins, 6 losses, and 6 draws from their last 20 outings.
Juventus is in formidable shape with 4 wins and 2 draws in their last 6 matches. However, Massimiliano Allegri has a couple of key players sidelined due to injury, including Paul Pogba and Mattia De Sciglio. Lecce, likewise, has 4 wins and 2 draws in their latest 6-match stretch. Manager Roberto D’Aversa will be without Lameck Banda, who is nursing a hamstring injury.
Juventus has the upper hand in their recent history, winning 3 out of the 4 matches they’ve played against Lecce since 2019. The latest encounter ended 2-1 in favor of Juventus, who have scored 8 goals to Lecce’s 2 in these matchups.
Both teams are on decent runs, but who will steal the spotlight this time? Stay tuned, and don’t forget to check out our predictions for a deeper dive into this thrilling encounter!