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May 13, 2012 2:00 PM BST
Juventus Stadium — Torino
Referee:‬ G. Gava‎
Attendance:‬ 36000‎
10′ Luca Marrone
90+1′ (PG) Andrea Barzagli

Juventus - Atalanta preview: Old Lady looking to finish Serie A season unbeaten as they host Stefano Colantuono's men

The Bianconeri have already secured the domestic title, but will be keen to keep their 37-game undefeated run as they host the Orobici in their 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 have 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 have 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 have conceded just 19 goals, which is the best defensive record for a team in Europe's big leagues this season. 
  • The Bianconeri have not lost to Atalanta in almost eight years.
  • Juventus have so far scored less goals than any other table-toppers in Europe's biggest leagues.
  • Atalanta have been defeated in their last two games in Serie A.
  • If they had not been penalised 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 were promoted from Serie B last season, finishing first in the second tier of Italian football with 79 points.

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Italy - Serie A ‎(ITA1)‎ May 8, 2013 Atalanta 0 - Juventus 1
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Italy - Serie A ‎(ITA1)‎ Dec 16, 2012 Juventus 3 - Atalanta 0
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Italy - Serie A ‎(ITA1)‎ May 13, 2012 Juventus 3 - Atalanta 1
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Italy - Serie A ‎(ITA1)‎ Jan 21, 2012 Atalanta 0 - Juventus 2
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Available Squads
78Giorgio FrezzoliniGoalkeeper
3Stefano LucchiniDefender
-Thomas ManfrediniDefender
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
Players to Watch
Arturo Vidal
Arturo Vidal
Position: Midfielder
Squad Number: 23
Games Goals YC RC
30 11 8 0
The Chilean midfield has been at the heart of Juventus' success this season, and will be keen to finish the season on a high note with a confident and prolific performance against Stefano Colantuono's men on Sunday.
Luca Cigarini
Luca Cigarini
Position: Midfielder
Squad Number: 21
Games Goals YC RC
29 2 11 2
The former Napoli and Sevilla man has found his feet since returning to the club he left in 201. His passing, vision and ability on the ball will be crucial to Atalanta's aspirations to get a result at Juventus Stadium.
Juventus are on a high, and will easily brush off Atalanta, who have little to play for in their final Serie A game of the season.
Editor's Prediction
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
Ciro Immobile Ciro Immobile
19 0
Carlos Tévez Carlos Tévez
18 1
Gonzalo Higuaín Gonzalo Higuaín
17 5
Luca Toni Luca Toni
Hellas Verona
17 2
Rodrigo Palacio Rodrigo Palacio
15 0