TURIN (Sporting Alert) — Gianluigi Buffon is again on the bench for Juventus as they take on Cagliari in the Italian Serie A at Juventus Stadium on Saturday.
With The Old Lady already securing the Serie A crown manager Antonio Conte continues to give several of his players more playing time at the end of the season.
With Buffon rested, Marco Storari starts in goal, while Sebastian Giovinco and Alessandro Matri start in the attack with Nicolas Anelka, Fabio Quagliarella and Mirko Vucinic starting on the bench.
Andrea Barzagli starts at the back tonight after returning from a minor knock, but the likes of Kwadwo Asamoah and Simone Pepe are injured and Andrea Pirlo and Paul Pogba are both suspended.
Juventus vs Cagliari
Juventus team: Storari; Barzagli, Bonucci, Chiellini; Isla, Vidal, Marrone, Marchisio, Giaccherini; Giovinco, Matri
Subs: Buffon, Rubinho, Caceres, Vucinic, De Ceglie, Peluso, Anelka, Padoin, Lichtsteiner, Quagliarella
Cagliari team: Agazzi; Perico, Rossettini, Astori; Murru, Dessena, Conti, Ekdal, Nainggolan; Pinilla, Ibarbo
Subs: Avramov, Del Fabro, Eriksson, Cossu, Thiago Ribeiro, Nenè, Sau
Referee: Gianpaolo Calvarese