- Paulo Dybala scored in midweek and might be included in the starting XI here after a couple of games on the bench.
- Juventus short at right-back after another injury to Mattia De Sciglio. Meanwhile, Gianluigi Buffon will watch from the stands as he is still struggling with a muscular problem.
- Patrick Schick has featured more regularly of late but is unlikely to start against Juventus.
- Diego Perotti and Stephan El Shaarawy will instead join Edin Dzeko in the front three.
Roma have won 16 of their last 20 matches (Serie A).
Juventus are undefeated in 37 of their last 38 home matches (Serie A).
Juventus have won their last 7 home matches against Roma in all competitions.
Juventus have kept a clean sheet in their last 4 matches (Serie A).
Juventus have kept a clean sheet in 5 of their last 7 home matches against Roma in all competitions.
- Juventus leapfrogged Inter in the table last weekend and comfortably booked their name in the next round of the cup in midweek. The Bianconeri are now only one point off top as they look to put a stuttering start to the season behind them.
- Roma are unbeaten in their last nine league matches, but were surprisingly eliminated in the Coppa Italia in midweek. Now they owe their fans a good performance here.
- Juventus may deploy a similar game plan to the one used in the draw with Inter a few weeks ago and that could produce a similar outcome here.