NEWS
Saturday December 1 2012
Line-ups: Juventus-Torino

The Turin Derby returns after three years, but Giorgio Chiellini is out so Juventus change to a 4-3-3 system.

Tonight Torino visit the Juventus Stadium for the first time in a big Serie A clash that means so much more than just three points.

The Bianconeri need a boost after their defeat to Milan cut the lead at the top of the table to only two points.

Martin Caceres is injured and Chiellini was set to make his comeback, but the right calf problem flared up again this afternoon.

Therefore Coach Antonio Conte and his assistant manager Angelo Alessio opted to transform the entire shape of the side to a 4-3-3, using Paolo De Ceglie and Stephan Lichtsteiner as full-backs.

Arturo Vidal is rested so he can regain full fitness ahead of the Shakhtar Donetsk trip on Wednesday, giving Paul Pogba a starting spot.

Emanuele Giaccherini steps in for Kwadwo Asamoah as part of a trident attack with Sebastian Giovinco and Mirko Vucinic.

Torino have practically a full squad at their disposal for this match and have lost only one of their seven away games this season.

Coach Giampiero Ventura always stands by his unusual 4-2-4 system with Rolando Bianchi spearheading the attacking quartet.

He is supported by Alessio Cerci, Mario Alberto Santana and Riccardo Meggiorini.

Angelo Ogbonna has also shaken off an injury to start at the back, while Kamil Glik is available after a nasty clash of heads with Luca Toni in last week’s 2-2 draw against Fiorentina.

Juventus: Buffon; Lichtsteiner, Barzagli, Bonucci, De Ceglie; Pogba, Pirlo, Marchisio; Giaccherini, Vucinic, Giovinco

Juventus bench: Storari, Lucio, Chiellini, Pepe, Padoin, Marrone, Isla, Asamoah, Vidal, Quagliarella, Bendtner, Matri

Torino: Gillet; Darmian, Glik, Ogbonna, D’Ambrosio; Basha, Gazzi; Cerci, Bianchi, Meggiorini, Santana

Torino bench: Gomis, Di Cesare, Rodriguez, Agostini, Masiello, Brighi, Vives, Birsa, Stevanovic, Verdi, Sgrigna, Sansone

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