Sampdoria face Juventus in the Serie A 2022-23 at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris in Genoa on Tuesday, August 23. The match will start at 12:15 AM IST (Indian Standard Time).
Juventus’ brilliance was on show in the first match of the new Serie A season against Sassuolo as they won 3-0 thanks to a brace from Dusan Vlahovic and a first-half goal from new signing Angel Di Maria. The Turin-based club has won 36 Serie A titles but uncharacteristically finished fourth in the 2021-22 Serie A campaign, 16 points behind champions AC Milan. New signings Paul Pogba and Angel Di Maria along with star forward Federico Chiesa are ruled out against Sampdoria due to injuries.
The hosts, Sampdoria, had an unbeaten pre-season, however, they suffered a 2-0 defeat to Atalanta in the opening fixture of the Serie A season. The hosts have suffered three defeats in their last five league matches. Sampdoria finished 15th in the Serie A 2021-22 season with 36 points, only six points above the relegation zone. Club captain Fabio Quagliarella is injured and unavailable for the match against Juventus.
Sampdoria vs Juventus Serie A 2022-23 odds
Parimatch odds: Sampdoria: 6.10, Juventus: 1.59, Draw: 4.10
Betwinner odds: Sampdoria: 5.90, Juventus: 1.56, Draw: 4.08
Betway odds: Sampdoria: 6.00, Juventus: 1.57, Draw: 4.00
10CRIC odds: Sampdoria: 5.69, Juventus: 1.60, Draw: 4.07
Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.
Sampdoria vs Juventus head-to-head
Juventus have won 16 of the last 20 matches against Sampdoria in Serie A. The hosts won thrice along with one draw.
Sampdoria beat Juventus 2-0 at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris in the 2018-19 Serie A season, which was the last time the Genoa-based team beat the visitors.
In the 2021-22 season, Juventus won this head-to-head 3-2 and 3-1 in Serie A and sealed a 4-1 victory in the Coppa Italia.
Sampdoria vs Juventus Serie A 2022-23 squads
Sampdoria: Emil Audero (goalkeeper), Nikita Contini (goalkeeper), Nicola Ravaglia (goalkeeper), Carlo Romei, Maxime Leverbe, Jeison Murillo, Bartosz Bereszynski, Alex Ferrari, Omar Colley, Tommaso Augello; Ronaldo Vieira, Gerard Yepes, Valerio Verre, Simone Trimboli, Abdelhamid Sabiri, Gonzalo Villar, Tomas Rincon, Filip Duricic, Antonio Candreva, Manuel De Luca, Manolo Gabbiadini, Francesco Caputo, Fabio Quagliarella(captain).
Juventus: Mattia Perin (goalkeeper), Wojciech Szczesny (goalkeeper), Carlo Pinsoglio (goalkeeper), Mattia De Sciglio, Danilo, Leonardo Bonucci (captain), Bremer, Alex Sandro, Daniele Rugani, Angel Di Maria, Paul Pogba, Arthur, Mattia Compagnon, Denis Zakaria, Manuel Locatelli, Weston McKennie, Moise Kean, Federico Chiesa, Marko Pjaca, Kaio Jorge, Juan Cuadrado, Dusan Vlahovic, Filip Kostic.
Sampdoria vs Juventus probable starting lineups
Sampdoria: Emil Audero (goalkeeper); Bartosz Bereszynski (captain), Alex Ferrari, Omar Colley, Tommaso Augello; Ronaldo Vieira; Abdelhamid Sabiri, Gonzalo Villar, Tomas Rincon, Filip Duricic; Francesco Caputo.
Juventus: Mattia Perin (goalkeeper); Danilo, Leonardo Bonucci (captain), Bremer, Alex Sandro; Denis Zakaria, Manuel Locatelli, Weston McKennie; Juan Cuadrado, Dusan Vlahovic, Filip Kostic.
Sampdoria vs Juventus Serie A 2022-23 combined fantasy XI
Mattia Perin (goalkeeper); Bartosz Bereszynski, Leonardo Bonucci, Bremer, Alex Sandro; Abdelhamid Sabiri, Manuel Locatelli, Weston McKennie; Filip Duricic, Dusan Vlahovic (captain), Francesco Caputo.
Sampdoria top picks and players to watch vs Juventus Serie A 2022-23
Abdelhamid Sabiri: The German winger score three goals and made two assists in nine starts in Serie A 2021-22. Sabiri has 39.4 touches and a crossing accuracy of 33 per cent in the league last season. The 25-year-old has also played in the Bundesliga and the Premier League.
Filip Duricic: The 30-year-old made his return to Sampdoria in the summer after four seasons at fellow Serie A side Sassuolo. Duricic made three goal contributions in the league last season for Sassuolo in nine starts. He had an 80 per cent passing accuracy and averaged 0.9 key passes per game in Serie A 2021-22.
Juventus top picks and players to watch vs Sampdoria Serie A 2022-23
Dusan Vlahovic: After an impressive four-season stint at Fiorentina, Vlahovic signed for Juventus for a €75 million transfer fee in January 2022. The Serbian striker scored 21 goals in the Serie A 2020-21 season and followed it up with 24 goals in the league last season. Vlahovic scored a brace in the opening match of the season against Sassuolo.
Manuel Locatelli: The 24-year-old midfielder made seven goal contributions for Juventus in the Serie A last season. He has also scored three goals for the Italian national team in 24 appearances since his international debut in 2020. Locatelli’s passing range and strong defensive abilities make him a key midfielder for the Turin-based side.
Sampdoria vs Juventus Serie A 2022-23 prediction
Juventus have strengthened their squad in the summer 36-time Serie A champions started the season with a convincing win. Juventus are tipped to get the better of Sampdoria at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris in this encounter.
Meanwhile, Sampdoria have been struggling against the Turin-based side in the recent seasons and are unlikely to trouble Juventus in this Serie A 2022-23 match.