(Sporting Alert) — Striker Carlos Tevez starts for defending champion Juventus in tonight’s Italian Serie A clash against Lazio.
Tevez starts in the attack alongside Mirko Vucinic, while Paul Pogba and Andrea Pirlo lead a five man strong midfield setup, which also includes Kwadwo Asamoah, Arturo Vidal and Stephan Lichtsteiner.
Both these teams met two weeks ago in the Italian Super Cup, and the Old Lady ran away 4-0 victors in the Stadio Olimpico.
Tonight Hernanes and Miroslav Klose are ready to avenged that healthy defeat and the pundits are expecting a very interesting contest.
Also starting for Lazio are Antonio Candreva, Lorik Cana, Alvaro González and Senad Lulic, but Abdoulay Konko is not available and Stefano Mauri still suspended.
Giorgio Chiellini, Andrea Barzagli and Leonardo Bonucci start in the back for Juventus, while strikers Fernando Llorente and Fabio Quagliarella are both on the bench.
Juventus: Buffon; Barzagli, Bonucci, Chiellini; Lichtsteiner, Vidal, Pirlo, Pogba,Asamoah; Tevez, Vucinic
Subs: Storari, Cáceres, Ogbonna, De Ceglie, Peluso, Motta, Pepe, Giovinco, Padoin, Isla, Llorente, Quagliarella
Lazio: Marchetti; Cavanda, Novaretti, Cana, Radu; Gonzalez, Biglia, Hernanes,Lulic; Candreva; Klose
Subs: Bizarri, Strakosha, Dias, Biava, De Freita Ribeiro, Ederson, Onazi, Ledesma, Keita, Pereirinha, Rozzi, Floccari