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May 13, 2012 9:00 AM EDT
Juventus Stadium — Torino
Referee:‬ G. Gava‎
Attendance:‬ 36000‎
10′ Luca Marrone
90+1′ (PG) Andrea Barzagli

Serie A Preview: Juventus - Atalanta

The Bianconeri has already secured the domestic title, but will be keen to keep its 37-game undefeated run as it hosts the Orobici in the final league game of the term

Juventus celebrating
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Barzagli, Bonucci, Chiellini
Lichtsteiner, Vidal, Pirlo, Marchisio, Giaccherini
Vucinic, Borriello


Raimondi, Manfredini, Bellini, Peluso
Schelotto, Cigarini, Cazzola, Bonaventura
Gabbiadini, Denis

Juventus has lost Paolo De Ceglie for the rest of the season with a thigh problem, while Simone Pepe is doubtful for game. It is not yet clear who will partner Mirko Vucinic up front, with Marco Borriello and Alessandro Matri in contention to lead the front-line.

Atalanta has a number of injury concerns ahead of the match as first-choice goalkeeper Andrea Consigli is injured and will be replaced by Giorgio Frezzolini. Guglielmo Stendardo will also miss the game due to suspension after he received a red card in the game against Lazio in the last round of Serie A.

Defender Daniele Capelli, midfielder Matteo Brighi and attackers Guido Marilungo and Simone Tiribocchi are also out of contention as they are recuperating from knocks.

  • Juventus has conceded just 19 goals, which is the best defensive record for a team in Europe's big leagues this season. 
  • The Bianconeri has not lost to Atalanta in almost eight years.
  • Juventus has so far scored less goals than any other table-toppers in Europe's biggest leagues.
  • Atalanta has been defeated in its last two games in Serie A.
  • If it had not been penalized with a six-point reduction at the start of the season, the Orobici would be just seven points off from a spot in the Europa League.

  • Atalanta was promoted from Serie B last season, finishing first in the second tier of Italian football with 79 points.

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Head to Head
Serie A ‎(SR-A)‎ Dec 22, 2013 Atalanta 1 - Juventus 4
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Serie A ‎(SR-A)‎ May 8, 2013 Atalanta 0 - Juventus 1
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Serie A ‎(SR-A)‎ Dec 16, 2012 Juventus 3 - Atalanta 0
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Serie A ‎(SR-A)‎ May 13, 2012 Juventus 3 - Atalanta 1
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Serie A ‎(SR-A)‎ Jan 21, 2012 Atalanta 0 - Juventus 2
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Last Five Matches
Apr 12, 2014AS Roma 3 - Atalanta 1SR-A
Apr 6, 2014Atalanta 0 - Sassuolo 2SR-A
Mar 29, 2014Bologna 0 - Atalanta 2SR-A
Mar 26, 2014Atalanta 2 - Livorno 0SR-A
Mar 23, 2014Inter 1 - Atalanta 2SR-A
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78Giorgio FrezzoliniGoalkeeper
3Stefano LucchiniDefender
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6Gianpaolo BelliniDefender
13Federico PelusoDefender
-Ezequiel SchelottoMidfielder
10Giacomo BonaventuraMidfielder
11Maximiliano MoralezMidfielder
17Carlos CarmonaMidfielder
44Riccardo CazzolaMidfielder
19Germán DenisStriker
-Ciro PolitoGoalkeeper
-Michele FerriDefender
21Luca CigariniMidfielder
77Cristian RaimondiDefender
-Nadir MinottiMidfielder
11Manolo GabbiadiniStriker
-Simone TiribocchiStriker
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