Cristiano Ronaldo was benched for the visit to Atalanta, but still managed to become his team hero, by coming on as a substitute and earning his side a draw. Juve missed the chance to continue their winning streak in Seria A, by dropping points just for second time all season. Sampdoria won in midweek against Chievo and currently occupy 5th place in the table, just 2 points adrift of 4th placed Lazio and the last spot giving a Champions league qualification.
Juventus vs Sampdoria Head to Head
|Last 20 H2H games||Last 10 games at Juventus||Last meeting|
|Juventus||9 W/ 7 D/ 4 L||5 W/ 4 D/ 1 L||Win|
|Sampdoria||4 W/ 7 D/ 9 L||1 W/ 4 D/ 5 L||Loss|
Worth mentioning: The last time Sampdoria won at this stadium dates back to 2013. There have been at least 5 goals scored in five of the last eight H2H games at this stadium. Juve have kept just 3 clean sheets in the last 10 games with the goal difference being 27:11.
Last game between the teams: 15.04.2018 Juventus – Sampdoria 3:0; Mario Mandzukic 45’, Benedikt Howedes 60’, Sami Khedira 75’
Last game at this venue: 15.04.2018 Juventus – Sampdoria 3:0; Mario Mandzukic 45’, Benedikt Howedes 60’, Sami Khedira 75’
Juventus vs Sampdoria Stats
as of: 28.12.2018
|Last game||Last 10|
|Juventus||Draw||7 W/ 1 D/ 2 L||4 W/ 0 D/ 1 L|
|Sampdoria||Win||5 W/ 3 D/ 2 L||1 W/ 2 D/ 2 L|
Worth mentioning: Sampdoria have scored in their last 6 away games in Seria A. The referees have awarded a penalty in any of the three recent visits of Sampdoria in the league. Juve score the first goal in their home games in the last 8 outings. Juventus are on a run of three succesive 1-0 home wins, with Mario Mandzukic scoring in all of them.
Last game Juventus: 26.12.2018 Atalanta – Juventus 2:2; Duvan Zapata 24’, 56’; Berat Djimsiti (own goal) 2’, Cristiano Ronaldo 78’; Rodrigo Bentancur was sent off in the 53’.
Last game Sampdoria: 26.12.2018 Sampdoria – Chievo 2:0; Fabio Quagliarella 47’; Gaston Ramirez 59’
Top performers Juventus: Cristiano Ronaldo 12 goals, 5 assists; Mario Mandzukic 8 goals, 3 assists; Paolo Dybala 2 goals, 1 assist.
Top performers Sampdoria: Fabio Quagliarella 11 goals, 5 assists; Gregoire Defrel 6 goals, 1 assists; Gianluca Caprari 5 goals 2 assists.
Juventus vs Sampdoria News
Missing players Juventus: Andrea Barzagli, Juan Cuadrado, Joao Cancelo, Moise Kean are all sidelined with injuries and will miss the game. Blaise Matuidi and Federico Bernardeschi have a chance to recover on time and feature, while Rodrigo Bentacur is suspended.
Missing players Sampdoria: Bartosz Bereszynski resumed training, but is still doutbful. Joachim Andersen is suspended.
Juventus vs Sampdoria Predictions
Juventus to win & over 2,5 goals
Cristiano Ronaldo to score