Juventus, the Champions tackle Torino, the rivals with their pride at stake with the top team of Italy returning to Serie A, the home comforts this week while recovering their fall in the games in Europe.
Juventus travel to Stadio Olimpico, cross-town planning on maintaining their 8 point edge at the topmost position of Serie A after an unbeaten record for a year away from home had come to an end with the Champions League defeat in Bern by Young Boys.
The pride of Cristiano Ronaldo had taken a beat in Switzerland. However, the defeat has been painless since Juventus still secured their won in the group finishing ahead of Manchester who was defeated in Valencia with 2-1. Inter Milan, as well as Napoli, crashed out of the European competition with Roma getting through the knock-out round at Viktoria Plzen fell 2-1.
AC Milan had been kicked-off the Europa League with a defeat of 3-1 to Olympiakos, the Greek club. Lazio had been beaten by Eintracht Frankfurt of Germany with 2-1 advanced to the last 32.
Everybody wants to get back on track in the first 4 games in the run-up of the year. Ronaldo has stated that he has come to realize that there are 2 games that Juventus hates losing, one is against Inter Milan and the other is against Torino. The thirty-year players have got the taste of win in the first Derby d’ Italia against Inter Milan with one goal from Mario Mandzukic.