Juventus vs Bologna: TV channel, live stream, squad news & preview

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Cristiano Ronaldo & Co. will be out to extend their lead atop Serie A when they take on an under-performing Bologna side this week

Juventus sit atop Serie A, and Cristiano Ronaldo has found form as the club prepare to face Bologna in Serie A.

Juve have won all five of their fixtures thus far this season, and Ronaldo has scored three goals in his last two games.

Bologna, meanwhile, have won just once, and have taken four points from a possible 15.

Game Juventus vs Bologna
Date Wednesday, September 26
Time 8:00pm BST / 3:00pm EST

TV Channel, Live Stream & How To Watch

In the United States (US), the game will not be televised but will be livestreamed on ESPN+.

US TV channel Online stream

In the United Kingdom (UK), the game will be shown and livestreamed on Eleven Sports.

UK TV channel Online stream
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Squads & Team News

Position Juventus players
Goalkeepers Szczesny, Pinsoglio, Perin
Defenders De Sciglio, Chiellini, Benatia, A. Sandro, Bonucci, Cancelo, Rugani, Spinazzola
Midfielders Pjanic, Costa, Matuidi, Cuadrado, Can, Bentancur, Hallfredsson, Crisetig
Forwards Dybala, Ronaldo, Mandzukic, Kean, Bernardeschi

Mattia De Sciglio and Sami Khedira are both out with injuries, while Douglas Costa is suspended.

Paulo Dybala starts on the right flank, but Federico Bernardeschi does not make the XI despite scoring in the 2-0 win over Frosinone.

Juventus XI: Perin; Barzagli, Bonucci, Benatia; Cuadrado, Bentancur, Pjanic, Matuidi, João Cancelo; Dybala, Cristiano Ronaldo

Position Bologna players
Goalkeepers Da Costa, Skorupski, Santurro, Pirana
Defenders Gonzalez, De Maio, Paz, Brignani, Mattiello, Mbaye, Helander, Danilo, Corbo, Calabresi, Dijks, Kastrati
Midfielders Pulgar, Nagy, Poli, Donsah, Valencia, Dzemaili, Svanberg
Forwards Orsolini, Santander, Krejci, Destro, Palacio, Okwonkwo, Krastev, Falcinelli

Bologna beat Roma last time out, and such a fine performance is unlikely to lead to many changes.

There is only one change in the starting XI with Mattia Destro replacing Federico Santander up front.

Likely Bologna XI: Skorupski; Nehuén Paz, Danilo, Calabresi; Mbaye, Dzemaili, Nagy, Dijks; Falcinelli, Krejici, Mattia Destro

Betting & Match Odds

Juventus are priced at odds of winning 1/6 according to  bet 365 , while a draw is available at 13/2. A win for Bologna is set at 16/1.

Click here to see all of bet 365's offers for the game, including goalscoring markets, correct score predictions and more.

Match Preview

Federico Bernardeschi Cristiano Ronaldo Frosinone Juventus

Ronaldo's form is a good omen for Juve as they head into a game against one of the worst-performing teams in the division.

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The Portugal international has regularly been touted as something of a flat-track bully, and that bodes well as Juve look to pile the misery onto Bologna this week.

His three goals thus far is a solid if unspectacular return and he will be out to add to his tally.

Bologna, meanwhile, endured a difficult start to the season but there are signs of a revival; a 2-0 win over Roma last weekend was a spectacular result, and they will be confident of taking something from their encounter with the league leaders.