(Sporting Alert) — Leaders Juventus will go into today’s game against rivals Inter Milan in the Serie A clash at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza looking for three points to keep their cushion at the top of the lead.
French young midfielder Paul Pogba is on the bench after his red card dismissal for the national team in the defeat to Spain their World Cup qualifier at home.
However, Andrea Pirlo, Arturo Vidal and Simone Padoin all starts in the middle, while Fabio Quagliarella starts in the attack along with Alessandro Matri.
The good news for Juventus in the backline is that centerback Giorgio Chiellini, who pulled out of international duties with an ankle injury is fit enough to start today.
Meanwhile, the injured hit Inter Milan start with Rodrigo Palacio and Antonio Cassano as the goal getters, while Walter Samuel returns in defence.
Inter Milan v Juventus
Inter Milan: Handanovic; Ranocchia, Samuel, Chivu; Zanetti, Kovacic, Gargano, Pereira; Alvarez; Palacio, Cassano
Sub: Belec, Carrizo, Silvestre, Guarin, Kuzmanovic, Rocchi, Cambiasso, Benassi, Jonathan, Pasa, Nagatomo
Juventus: Buffon; Barzagli, Bonucci, Chiellini; Padoin, Vidal, Pirlo, Marchisio, Asamoah; Quagliarella, Matri
Subs: Storari, Rubinho, Pogba, De Ceglie, Giovinco, Peluso, Anelka, Giaccherini, Marrone