Juventus vs Empoli prediction: With Wojciech Szczesny’s mistake, Juventus dropped the victory on the opening day. Returning to the Allianz Stadium in round 2, their goal is nothing but the first victory. Only having to welcome rookie Empoli is a good opportunity for Juventus to aim for 3 points.
- Match date: 06:45 p.m – 2021/08/28
- Event: Serie A
- Stage: Matchday 2nd
- Location: Allianz Stadium
JUVENTUS VS EMPOLI PREDICTION: TEAM COMPARISON & TIPS
This will be an easy trip for Empoli to go back and forth. Can coach Carlo Castellani’s students get their points back?
Juventus’ form in the last 5 matches: W W L W D
Juventus’ pre-season preparations are pretty good. Specifically, with 4 friendly matches before the season, Juventus has earned themselves 3 victories. There was only one battle that the Old Lady of Turin had to lose. It was a 0-3 loss in a friendly against Barcelona. However, that preparation could not bring them victory on the opening day. Recently, when coming to Udinese as a guest, Juventus drew 2-2.
Specifically, with the last 5 matches played, the number of victories that Salernitana holds is 3. However, there have also been 2 matches where they had to lose. Thus, the corresponding loss rate of this team is 40%. Looking at Serie B last season, Salernitana played well in home games. Over 19 matches, they won 11 matches and drew 6 times. However, Serie A will be a much tougher arena.
Empoli’s form in the last 5 matches: W W L W L
Just a rookie team this season, Empoli is being underestimated. Not only that with having to face the former king of the tournament, but the chance for Empoli to have a point is also almost zero. In their last match, Empoli played at home Carlo Castellani to welcome Lazio. Facing a stronger opponent, Empoli lost quickly. The final score was 3-1 for Lazio.
With this defeat, Empoli’s recent form has not been effective. Considering the last 5 matches played, the number of defeats they received is 2. The corresponding loss rate is 40%. In contrast, Aurelio Andreazzoli and his students got themselves 3 victories. Empoli’s last win was against L.R. Vicenza 4-2 at Coppa Italia.
Select: Juventus FT.
From 1997 until now, Juventus and Empoli have had the opportunity to face each other 22 times. Not surprisingly, Juventus overwhelmed the opponent with 17 matches. Meanwhile, Empoli only owns 2 victories. The remaining 3 matches were stopped by the two teams in a draw.
Notably, the last win for Empoli was from December 2007. Followed by 1 draw and 9 wins for Juventus. The last time the two teams competed was in 2019, Empoli received a 0-1 away defeat.
Select: Juventus FT.
Despite having stable results in the last 5 matches, the defense is still the weak point that Juventus has. Specifically, the worst they have to receive is 8 goals. Thus, an average of 1.6 goals appeared in a match. Besides, the attack owns 10 goals, equivalent to 2 goals/match.
Like the opponent, Empoli is also facing a weak defense. Over the past 5 appearances, they conceded 6 goals, equivalent to 1.2 goals/match. On the contrary, the attack was quite impressive with 17 goals. Therefore, an average game has 3.4 goals scored.
With Over/Under 3.25, Juventus’ last 5 matches have won 3 Over times, corresponding to a rate of 60%. On the side of Empoli, Over won 3 times in the last 5 matches they attended.
Select: Under 3.25 FT.
Juventus vs Empoli Prediction: Juventus 3-0 Empoli FT (1-0 H1).
The above is information about the prediction in the 2nd match of Serie A between Juventus vs Empoli on 2021/08/28 of the CMD368 bookie.