TURIN (Sporting Alert) — The following are the starting lineups for today’s Italian Serie A clash between defending champions Juventus and Torino at the Stadio Olimpico in Turin.
Goalscoring machine Carlos Tevez will once again lead the attack for Antonio Conte’s side after impressing so far with three goals in his five games since moving from Manchester City in the summer.
Midfield maestro Andrea Pirlo is only on the bench today ahead of the Champions League fixture in midweek against Galatasaray, but Paul Pogba, Kwadwo Asamoah and Arturo Vidal all start.
Sebastian Giovinco has been given the nod to start alongside Tevez in the attack, with Fernando Llorente, Fabio Quagliarella and Mirko Vucinic all starting on the bench for the reigning champions.
Alessio Cerci, who has already netted five goals this season leads the attack for Torino and he will have to be closely marked
Torino: Padelli; Rodriguez, Glik, Moretti; Darmian, Brighi, Vives, El Kaddouri, D’Ambrosio; Cerci, Immobile
Subs: Gomis, Berni, Basha, Pasquale, Farnerud, Bovo, Masiello, Maksimovic, Bellomo, Meggiorini
Juventus: Buffon; Barzagli, Bonucci, Chiellini; Lichtsteiner, Vidal, Pogba,Marchisio, Asamoah; Tevez, Giovinco
Subs: Storari, Citti, Ogbonna, De Ceglie, Peluso, Motta, Padoin, Pirlo, Isla, Quagliarella, Vucinic, Llorente