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Juventus vs. Cagliari 4/9/2022 Serie A Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Juventus visits Cagliari on 4/9/2022 at 02:45 PM.

Cagliari encounters Juventus in a Serie A match. Juventus with a record of 17-8-6 this season comes into this game with a 8-5-2 record on the road. Cagliari is 5-10-16 this season and is 2-6-7 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Juventus and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. They lost their previous match and hope to bounce back from the disappointing setback. What better place to turn the ship around for Cagliari than game on their home pitch?

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Cagliari and it is an opportunity to get rolling. How does Cagliari bounce back from a tough loss? They will get to answer that question on their home pitch against Juventus.

The Juventus Roster

The Players to Watch for the Juventus

Matthijs de Ligt DF



Matthijs de Ligt has 25 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Juventus teammates, Matthijs de Ligt had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Matthijs de Ligt has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Matthijs de Ligt has 0 Red Cards this season.

Juan Cuadrado DF,MF



As a scorer, Juan Cuadrado had 24 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Juan Cuadrado has 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Juan Cuadrado has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Juan Cuadrado has 0 Red Cards this season.

Álvaro Morata FW



As a scorer, Álvaro Morata had 22 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Juventus teammates, Álvaro Morata had 8 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Álvaro Morata has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Álvaro Morata has 1 Red Cards this season.

Adrien Rabiot MF



As a scorer, Adrien Rabiot had 19 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Juventus teammates, Adrien Rabiot had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Adrien Rabiot has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Adrien Rabiot has 0 Red Cards this season.

Manuel Locatelli MF



Manuel Locatelli has 22 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Juventus teammates, Manuel Locatelli had 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Manuel Locatelli has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Manuel Locatelli has 0 Red Cards this season.

The Cagliari Roster

The Players to Watch for the Cagliari

João Pedro FW



João Pedro has 30 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Cagliari teammates, João Pedro had 11 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

João Pedro has 3 Yellow Cards this season. João Pedro has 4 Red Cards this season.

Răzvan Marin MF



As a scorer, Răzvan Marin had 26 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Cagliari teammates, Răzvan Marin had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Răzvan Marin has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Răzvan Marin has 0 Red Cards this season.

Alessandro Deiola MF



Alessandro Deiola has 19 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Alessandro Deiola has 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Alessandro Deiola has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Alessandro Deiola has 0 Red Cards this season.

Dalbert Henrique DF,MF



As a scorer, Dalbert Henrique had 18 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Dalbert Henrique has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Dalbert Henrique has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Dalbert Henrique has 0 Red Cards this season.

Andrea Carboni DF



As a scorer, Andrea Carboni had 20 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Andrea Carboni has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Andrea Carboni has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Andrea Carboni has 0 Red Cards this season.

Juventus Team Stats

The Juventus Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Juventus was able to score 1.32 goals. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Juventus was able to score 0.84 goals off assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Juventus converted on 0.29 of attempted shots on goal. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Juventus attempted 4.58 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Juventus is able to get 32.9% of their shots to be on goal(target). Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.







Juventus Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Juventus was able to hold opponents to 0.81 goals. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. Juventus goalkeepers fended off 2.94 shots per 90 minutes. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Juventus truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

Juventus goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 72.5% of the time. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 41.9% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Juventus. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.







Juventus Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Juventus had 10.94 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Juventus in the top 88 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Juventus had 14.0 interceptions. This puts Juventus in the top 25 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Juventus has committed 15.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Juventus is in the top 82 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Juventus drew 14.68 fouls. Juventus is in the top 13 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Juventus committed an offside 1.77 times. This puts Juventus in the top 50 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.







Cagliari Team Stats

The Cagliari Offensive Stats and Metrics

Cagliari scored 0.84 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Offensively, they are quite disappointing in their ability to put the ball in the back of the net. Cagliari scored those goals off assists 73.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.61 assists. This is not a team sets up goals off assists as often as others.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Cagliari was able to score on 0.30 of their shots on target. This offense creates high quality shots.

Cagliari attempted 2.81 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. Struggles to get shots on goal are common for this offense. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Cagliari attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 26.7% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. The shot quality of all shots attempted has been poor. Inefficient shot attempts are a problem.

Cagliari Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Cagliari was able to hold opponents to 1.77 goals. The defensive effort has been pitiful, maybe it will improve, but this is not working. Nobody should be proud of this. Cagliari goalkeepers fended off 5.06 shots per 90 minutes. This defense plays with fire far too often due to their inability to prevent shots on goal.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 66.2% of shots on target were saved by Cagliari goalkeepers. The struggles are real when it comes to defending shots on target. Cagliari goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 3.2% of the time. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.

Cagliari Utility Stats

Cagliari tried 11.35 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Cagliari in the top 85 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Cagliari had 16.84 interceptions. Cagliari is in the top 7 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Cagliari has committed 15.48 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Cagliari is in the top 91 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Cagliari drew 14.42 fouls. This puts Cagliari in the top 18 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Cagliari had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.84 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Cagliari in the top 56 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Juventus vs. Cagliari Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Juventus 2 Cagliari 0

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