Juventus’ Medhi Benatia in contention for Inter Milan showdown

Comments()
Getty
The Morocco international could get some minutes of action in Derby d'Italia at the Allianz Stadium

Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri has included Medhi Benatia in his 20-man squad for their clash against Inter Milan in Friday’s Serie A fixture.

Having missed the Bianconeri's last two league games [vs. Fiorentina and SPAL], the 31-year-old is in contention to make his sixth Serie A appearance of the season against Luciano Spalleti's side.

Benatia’s last appearance for the league leaders was against AC Milan where he bagged a yellow card and also conceded a penalty in their 3-1 win back in November.

The Atlas Lions captain has played five league match this season with a total of 16 interceptions and 13 fouls conceded.

Article continues below

A win for Juventus will extend their unbeaten run and dominance at the summit of the Serie A standings, having won 13 of their 14 league games this season.

Next article:
I-League 2018-19: East Bengal bank on Jaime, Jobby combination in Kolkata derby
Next article:
Henry worried about Monaco's future more than his own
Next article:
PSG fined €100,000 by LFP for racial profiling potential signings
Next article:
'I am getting scared' - Emiliano Sala sent fearful messages to friends while aboard missing plane
Next article:
Acosta cut as Berhalter trims United States roster for Panama and Costa Rica friendlies
Close