JUVENTUS will aim to close the gap between themselves and Serie A leaders AC Milan when they come up against Parma in the league this evening.
- Start time: 7.45pm GMT
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Juventus and Parma's first ever encounter took place back in 1990 just two months after the World Cup competition, which was hosted by Italy.
Since then, Juve have prevailed 28 times out of a total of 57 matches, which saw the Crociati picking 12 victories.
Parma haven't managed to beat the Bianconeri at home since April 2015 when they won 1-0 thanks to a goal by Jose Mauri.
After that win the two sides have played twice at the Ennio Tardini stadium and both matches were won by Juventus.
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GOOD EVENING FROM PARMA
Welcome to our live coverage of the Serie A clash between Parma and Juventus at the Ennio Tardini Stadium.
Juve will look to extend their undefeated streak in the league against a once famous Crociati side but will have to do it without Paulo Dybala, who suffered a muscle strain during Friday's training.
Merih Demiral and Giorgio Chiellini have been excluded from Andrea Pirlo's squad as they have yet to recover from a muscle and a thigh injury respectively.
Arthur will also miss out after limping out from Juventus' clash with Atalanta on Wednesday and is expected to be replaced by Adrien Rabiot in midfield.
But Pirlo will still have a strong squad at his disposal with Serie A joint top goalscorer Cristiano Ronaldo leading the line.
Parma, on the other hand, will have Juraj Kucka back in midfield after the Slovakia international returned against Cagliari and could start against the defending Italian champions.
However, manager Fabio Liverani will have to make a late call regarding Giuseppe Pezzella and Matteo Scozzarella as they recover from injury.
Andreas Cornelius may replace Roberto Inglese in attack following a series of underwhelming performances from the latter who has yet to hit the back of the net this season.
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