Preview: Juventus vs AC Milan
It's safe to say that both Juventus and AC Milan have had vastly different starts to their respective 2021/22 seasons. For the Bianconeri, their Serie A campaign has been nothing but a disaster, and heading into matchday four, Massimiliano Allegri's men have picked up just one point from their first three games. As such, that leaves La Vecchia Signora closer to the drop zone than near competing for the Scudetto, albeit the season is still very young and much can happen between now and May.
As for Milan, the Rossoneri have been going from strength to strength. They've won their first three games, and are only behind Roma due to the Giallorossi having a better goal difference. After missing out on the Scudetto last season to cross-town rivals Inter, Stefano Pioli's troops will be determined to do one better this time around as they again seek to continue their rebuilding process and re-establish themselves among the elite sides in Italy.
However, Juventus did see an improvement in their fortunes in the Champions League, where they cruised to a comfortable 3-0 win over Scandinavian side Malmo. It was exactly the boost Allegri's side needed ahead of this clash. Milan, on the other hand, came out on the losing end during a five goal thriller against Liverpool. It's the first time the Diavolo are taking part in the Champions League since 2013/2014, but Pioli will hope that this setback won't derail his team's efforts in Serie A.
It will be a very interesting game for Allegri, as he was the man in charge the last time Milan won the Scudetto - which was ten years ago. Will he be able to mastermind a victory over the high-flying Rossoneri, or will Milan heap more misery on the struggling La Vecchia Signora and bring them crashing back down to earth?
Team news: Juventus vs AC Milan
Juventus: Both Federico Chiesa and Federico Bernardeschi remain in doubt due to thigh and knee injuries, and thus will have to be evaluated shortly before Sunday's game. Other absentees include Arthur, Mattia De Sciglio
Milan: Veteran striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic will again miss out due to an Achilles issue, so Olivier Giroud, who's now recovered from COVID-19 will lead the line for the visitors. Tiemoué Bakayoko also will miss this one due to injury.
Match facts: Juventus vs AC Milan
- Juventus have failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 17 league games
- Milan have lost just two of their last 27 away games in Serie A
- The Rossoneri have also kept a clean sheet in seven of their last eight Serie A games
Where to watch Juventus vs AC Milan live on September 19, 2021
Juventus vs Milan kick off at 11:45 PST/14:45 EST/19:45 BST/20:45 CET
USA: CBS Sports Network, Paramount+
Australia: beIN SPORTS 3, Kayo Sports
Canada: CBS Sports Network
UK: BT Sport 1, BTSport.com, BT Sport App
Juventus vs Milan Broadcast Information
Stadium: Allianz Stadium (Torino)
Canada: CBS Sports Network, fuboTV Canada
France: beIN SPORTS CONNECT, beIN Sports 1, Free
India: Voot Select, JioTV
Indonesia: beIN Sports Connect Indonesia, beIN Sports 1 Indonesia
Malaysia: beIN Sports Connect Malaysia
Netherlands: Ziggo Sport Voetbal
Nigeria: SuperSport Variety 3 Nigeria, Canal+ Sport 1 Afrique, DStv Now, SuperSport MaXimo 1
Portugal: Sport TV3, Sport TV Multiscreen
Turkey: S Sport+
United Kingdom: BT Sport App, BT Sport 1, BTSport.com
United States: CBS Sports Network, fuboTV, Paramount+