MILAN (Sporting Alert) — The following are the starting lineup for today’s exiting early Italian Serie A clash between defending champions Juventus and Inter Milan at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza.
Starting today for Juventus in the attack are Carlos Tevez and Mirko Vucinic, while the loaded midfield includes the talented and improving Paul Pogba and veteran maestro Andrea Pirlo.
Starting in the middle also are Kwadwo Asamoah, Arturo Vidal and Stephan Lichtsteiner, while the familiar three-man back has Giorgio Chiellini, Andrea Barzagli and Leonardo Bonucci.
Again, Sebastian Giovinco, Fernando Llorente and Fabio Quagliarella start on a very strong bench for Juventus.
Meanwhile, striker Rodrigo Palacio is feeling good and he leads the Inter Milan attack alongside Ricky Alvarez in the early top of the table clash here.
In midfield Saphir Taider has been handed the starting place ahead of Mateo Kovacic, with several players including Javier Zanetti and Cristian Chivu still not ready feature.
Diego Milito, back from injury, starts on the bench for Inter Milan, but could feature at some point during the game, if really needed.
Inter Milan: Handanovic; Campagnaro, Ranocchia, Juan Jesus; Jonathan, Guarin, Cambiasso, Taider, Nagatomo; Alvarez, Palacio
Subs: Castellazzi, Carrizo, Andreolli, Samuel, Pereira, Rolando, Kovacic, Kuzmanovic, Wallace, Belfodil, Icardi, Milito
Juventus: Buffon; Barzagli, Bonucci, Chiellini; Lichtsteiner, Vidal, Pirlo, Pogba, Asamoah; Tevez, Vucinic.
Subs: Storari, Citti, Ogbonna, De Ceglie, Peluso, Motta, Giovinco, Padoin, Isla, Llorente, Quagliarella