Napoli-Juventus: the probable formations

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Napoli-Juve likely formations

The 18th day of Serie A opens Friday night with the big match at the San Paolo Napoli-Juventus. The leading team faces the third in the standings in one of the most heartfelt challenges in the top Italian league.

Spalletti will rely on his standard lineup, while Raspadori and Simeone could come in as the game progresses. Allegri, back from eight consecutive victories without taking goals, will have to do without stars Pogba, Bonucci, Vlahovic and Cuadrado: 3-5-2 with Chiesa initially on the bench and Di Maria behind Milik.

The likely lineups.

Napoli (4-3-3): Meret; Di Lorenzo, Rrahmani, Kim, Mario Rui; Anguissa, Lobotka, Zielinski; Politano, Osimhen, Kvaratskhelia. All. Spalletti.

Juventus (3-5-1-1): Szczesny; Danilo, Bremer, Alex Sandro; McKennie, Fagioli, Locatelli, Rabiot, Kostic; Di Maria; Milik. All. Allegri.

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