Juventus vs Tottenham Hotspur
International Champions Cup 2019
Date: Sunday, 21st July 2019
Kick off at: 12.30 pm UK time
Venue: Singapore National Stadium, Singapore
Two top European teams, Juventus and Tottenham Hotspur are battling against each others in this latest edition of International Champions Cup 2019. Having major targets for next summer, the two teams will try to start their preseason in positive manner.
Juventus vs Tottenham Hotspur possible Lineups
Here are the possible lineups for both teams as they prepare themselves up for their ICC opener next Sunday. Let’s take a look at the potential lineups and formation that they could be setting up to help them getting a win.
Expected Formation: 4-3-3
Probable Lineups:Szczesny(g); Cancelo, De Ligt, Bonucci, De Sciglio(def); Pjanic, Rabiot, Matuidi(mid);Mandzukic, Ronaldo, Bernardeschi(att)
Expected Formation: 4-2-3-1
Probable Lineups: Lloris(g);Foyth, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Walker-Peters(def);Ndombele, Winks(mid);Son, Alli, Lucas(att mid);Kane(att)
Before heading into this weekend International Champions Cup preseason match tie, both teams have been involved in other matches. Let’s check out the latest results that they have been getting to have an idea about their current form.
Recent form in all competition (last five matches): DDLDL
Making several exciting signings already so far, Bianconeri keen on starting their preseason with a win. Juventus so far are yet to start any preseason matches as their game against Tottenham will be their first.
The Turin giant’s last game was in Italian Serie in which they were beaten by Sampdoria. Maurizio Sarri will be looking to see whether his players already understand what he wants.
Recent form in all competition (last five matches) :LLWDL
Ending their season with a disappointing loss in the Champions League, Spurs are looking to start something new in a better way. Just like their opponent, Mauricio Pochettino’s side are yet started their official pre season matches.
Battling against Juve won’t be an easy task for Tottenham as their facing a strong team. Nevertheless, Pochettino’s men will try to show that they are a worthy UCL finalist.
The Turin giant didn’t have their best preparation as some of their players won’t be available. Sarri won’t be able to use Aaron Ramsey, Kean, Chiellini, Paulo Dybala, Alex Sandro and Juan Cuadrado.
However, new signings such as Adrien Rabiot and Matthijs De Ligt will be available for selection. Cristiano Ronaldo could also play, which will provide tons of affection for the fans.
Spurs themselves can also play their new arrival, Tanguy Ndombele, who could even start the match. Losing Kieran Trippier who has moved to Atletico Madrid, Pochettino might start Juan Foyth at right back.
Harry Kane can also play from the start as he is keen on getting himself immediately on shape before the new season start. Lucas Moura and Heung Min Son should also get the nod as they will support Kane up front.
Head to Head Records:
In their previous four meetings, Juventus have the edge on their opponent with two wins, one draw and one defeat.
Their latest match up was in the Champions League knock out stage back on May 7th which was won by Juve 2-1.
Tottenham might have a slight advantage in terms of fitness as they most likely started their camp earlier. However, Juve do have massive talents who can prove decisive in this type of matches.
Both teams will try to give their best performance, though winning might not be the ultimate goal. Juventus might be favorite to win on paper, but Spurs’ chemistry can cause problems for the Turin giant.
Final Score: 1-1