Sampdoria lost 2-1 at Udinese last time out to make it three losses from their last four as they struggle at the wrong end of the table. Going into the weekend they sat 15th with just four points between them and the relegation zone. Their leading scorers this season are Antonio Candreva and Francesco Caputo both of whom have seven goals. They are a physical side with a remarkable three players having over ten bookings.
At home, they have won their last two matches and continuing to pick up points at home is important going forward if they wish to stay out of trouble. Nine of their last 11 in front of their own fans has seen both teams score. Francesco Caputo has two in his last three here while Fabio Quagliarella grabbed a brace last time out at this ground. In each of their last five at their own place Sampdoria have scored in the opening 45 minutes.
Juventus are in good form with victories in their last two and no defeat in their last 14 in all competitions. In three of their last four have both teams found the back of the net. Dusan Vlahovic has three in his last four from all competitions. They sit fourth in Serie A some six points above Atalanta in fifth.
On the road, they have gone unbeaten in their last eight league fixtures taking maximum points in five of these. Nine of the last ten away goals the Old Lady have scored in Serie A have come from different sources. Three of their last four away ties have seen both teams score with two going over 2.5 goals. The only time they have blanked this season away was at title chasing AC Milan in a goalless draw.
Sampdoria vs Juventus: Match Stats
Dusan Vlahovic has three goals in his last four appearances and will fancy his chances against a leaky Sampdoria defence here. He already netted against the earlier in the season for Fiorentina. He looks value to net at any time in this fixture.
Sampdoria are one of the most aggressive teams in Serie A and have three players with ten or more booking this season. One such player is Swede Albin Ekdal who has ten bookings and one red card this campaign. He has a booking in each of his last three and looks value to continue the trend here.
18 January 2022- Juventus 4-1 Sampdoria- Coppa Italia
26 September 2021- Juventus 3-2 Sampdoria- Serie A
30 January 2021- Sampdoria 0-2 Juventus- Serie A
20 September 2020- Juventus 3-0 Sampdoria- Serie A
26 July 2020- Juventus 2-0 Sampdoria- Serie A
These two sides have met twice already in the season (once in the league and once in the Cup) with Juventus winning both games. Both games this season have seen both teams net and Juventus win. Paulo Dybala has netted in each fixture against Sampdoria this season.